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  1. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    All Blacks overpower Japan 54-6

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 06:51pm by AFP

    ... Blossoms' World rugby union champions New Zealand overpowered Japan 54-6 on Saturday with an experimental side, although the hosts emerged with some credit after a battling display in front ... “We got caught occasionally trying to play Japan’s game, which they play better than we do, a helter-skelter game. There were some lessons to be learned. But we scored eight tries so we can’t ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    All Blacks won't take Japan lightly

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 10:13am by Associated Press

    ... they plays their first official test in Japan on Saturday against a Japanese team eager to improve as they prepare to host the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Crusaders lock Dominic Bird and Blues winger Frank ... The last time the two teams met was at the Rugby World Cup in 2011, where New Zealand trounced Japan 83-7. “We are expecting the Japanese to be very competitive,” Hansen said. “It will be important ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Japanese clubs criticised over All Blacks test

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington Refusal to free players hampers test preparation for Brave Blossoms, says Japan coach Jones Japanese clubs criticised over All Blacks test Japan rugby coach Eddie ... in November. The match in Tokyo on November 2 will be the third official test between the two sides after they met in World Cup games in 1995 and 2011. The All Blacks also played two matches in Japan ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    England coach looks on the positive side after spluttering win over Argentina

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 02:04am

    ... Agencies Australia thrash Italy and Scotland labour past Japan in other test matches England rugby union coach Stuart Lancaster took plenty of positives from his team’s performance after ... for their speed, you can’t let that happen,” he said. Scotland laboured past Japan 42-17 at Murrayfield but they couldn’t put the Japanese in their rearview mirror until the 60th minute, when No 8 Ryu ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    James O'Connor looks to rebuild his career in England

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... O'Connor denied his move abroad was all about money. "If I was chasing money it's a lot more lucrative in Japan and France," he said. "England's going to be tough rugby ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Experimental France side tackle All Blacks' most experienced pack ever

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 01:04am

    ... for their European tour with a crushing 54-6 win over Japan in Tokyo last weekend, and will be looking to maintain their momentum before facing England and Ireland. Three All Blacks with 100-plus test caps ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    All Blacks coach frustrated at Kahui move

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:38pm by Agence France-Presse in Wellington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington  All Blacks coach Steve Hansen expressed disappointment on Tuesday at Richard Kahui’s decision to play in Japan next year, saying he was frustrated ... title last year. Kahui said last week that he decided to play in Japan to secure his future after a string of shoulder injuries, which has restricted him to just 17 Tests since his international ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    IRB has no plans to cut season, insists Brett Gosper

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and New Zealand Rugby Players Association chief Rob Nichol, with Hansen blaming the demanding season for the departure of a number of All Blacks to Japan. However, all previous attempts by the IRB ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hong Kong rugby union squad facing tough decisions

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Rees said. Hong Kong will open the A5N Top Five competition this season hosting the United Arab Emirates and defending champions Japan at home on successive weekends in late April. ... Kong lost to Japan and South Korea. Hong Kong, and perennial champions Japan, have never been relegated from the Top Five competition. A 15-strong sevens squad will start training next week ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    We need bigger stadium - and fast

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... doubts over plans to ask Japan to share some of the 2019 Rugby World Cup games with Hong Kong. But the bigger worry is the Hong Kong Sevens, which is part of the International Rugby Board's ...




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