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  1. Serevi treats Ryder with kid gloves

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Fiji star William Ryder has been wrapped in cotton wool by Waisale Serevi in the run-up to the Hong Kong Sevens this month. In a bid to protect his protege, Fiji's player-coach Serevi has ordered the fleet-footed Ryder- top try-scorer (22) in the IRB Sevens Series this season- not to take part in any of the domestic sevens tournaments dotted around Fiji ...

  2. Sorcerer and his apprentice

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Gifted Ryder relishing HK stage to show his progress as heir apparent to Fiji legend Serevi The mantle of being Waisale Serevi's anointed successor weighs heavily on his shoulders, admits William Ryder- the new nerve centre of the Fijian sevens game. But the will-o-the-wisp playmaker is unworried, and he has the same cheeky air that has taunted countless opponents ...

  3. 'With God on our side, anything is possible'

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay 'Do you believe in God?' shoots William Ryder, replying to a question on whether Fiji can do what no other team have done in the IRB Sevens this season - defeat ... to unsettle their opponents at the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens, but Ryder and company are not leaving anything to chance. 'It depends on God whether we win or not. We can make ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong Sevens Day Two- live blog

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 09:25am by James Porteous

    ... to six, then five men after yellow cards in quick succession and Australia unsurprisingly make them pay, Jesse Parahi the scorer. Greg Jeloudev gets another as Australia take advantage. Still ...

  5. Defence will win it for us, says veteran

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... were looking on improving our defence. That's what is going to win us the title.' If playmaker William Ryder also keeps producing the goods they'll have an even better chance. Ryder was instrumental in Fiji's wins over Zimbabwe (42-14) and Wales (15-0) that ensured they moved into a last-eight Cup encounter against Kenya. ...

  6. Fiji hit hard by loss of key players

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of giving the ball to [William] Ryder. I expected Jone to kick ahead as the England defence was all up. But he sent out a 50-50 pass and the ball was turned over, which eventually led to Gollings's try.' But Serevi admitted that his understudy, Ryder, would be used more this weekend. In Hong Kong, Ryder was used sparingly and always started on the bench. In the final, Ryder came ...

  7. The stars come out to play

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... respectively, Fiji banked on William Ryder and South Africa on Fabian Juries, both of whom have been here before. Ryder scored the first try of the tournament as he left a Madagascar player rooted ... were in for a further shock on the field as Fiji's seven stars got the ball rolling. The first try of the tournament by Ryder was on the board in less than a minute. Fiji fans ...

  8. Fiji's title hopes dented by star Naevo's absence

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... even without him,' said Fijian playmaker William Ryder, who like Naevo plays corporate rugby in Japan. Fiji were beaten 27-22 by Samoa in last year's final. They are in third place ... and hopefully we will be able to set the record straight this time,' added Ryder after being included in the 12-strong squad named over the weekend, alongside other veterans such as Marika ...

  9. Serevi inspires new generation

    Posted Mar 26th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Football Club yesterday. Overawed children from as young as four were happily surprised when Fijian legend Waisale Serevi and a number of his team, including Serevi's heir, William Ryder ... said. Fiji have not won the Hong Kong Sevens since 1999 but captured the World Cup here in 2005 Pointing to his protege Ryder, Serevi said he would be the player to watch when the Sevens gets ...

  10. Fiji have high hopes despite absence of cannabis-smoking star

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Kong, but they have included star player William Ryder, and will once again be led by peerless player-coach Waisale Serevi. Missing from the powerful line-up is giant forward Naqelevuki, who ...




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