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  1. Warning bells ring over return of Ryder, Fiji's fleet-footed playmaker

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

    ... Alvin Sallay Twinkle-toed Fijian wonder William Ryder will make his first appearance in this season's IRB Sevens when he turns out at the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens. Fiji's playmaker has missed all four previous legs of the series due to commitments in Japan with Toyota. But the 15-a-side corporate league has ended and the door is open for Ryder ...

  2. Ryder to the rescue? Fiji hope so

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the globe like a colossus for two decades, he has stepped aside. It will be up to his protege and natural successor, William Ryder, to pick up the slack this weekend and bring salvation to a country starved of happy news from the sevens world. Ryder, who will be making his first appearance in the series this season, realises he has the weight of a nation on his shoulders.'I cried ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Ryder is ready to step into the boots of his hero

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Nazvi Careem

    ... Nazvi Careem Fiji's new star William Ryder is being hailed as the 'next Serevi'- and the youngster is eager to justify that tag. The 21-year-old flier could be mistaken ... would have been the ideal arena to pass the torch on to Ryder, who made the most of his debut here. 'It feels great to be able to play for Fiji and I always wanted to play in Hong ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. '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 ...

  7. Sorcerer's apprentice steps into the spotlight

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... William Ryder came to Hong Kong last year cast in the role as apprentice to the master, Waisale Serevi. A year later, he has earned the right to be known as a master craftsman in his own right. An uncut diamond 12 months ago, Ryder is the polished product today. Already this season, he has made his mark in no uncertain manner on the IRB Sevens circuit, leading the try-scoring ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Zhang sets his sights on a new goal

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... (China): 202 Ben Gollings (England): 182 Waisale Serevi (Fiji): 158 William Ryder (Fiji): 154 Simon Amor (England): 140 Santiago Gomez Cora (Argentina): 117 Uale Mai (Samoa): 111 Jovesa Naivalu ... Africa): 17 Karl Tenana (New Zealand): 17 Ben Gollings: 16 William Ryder: 16 Marius Schoeman (Russia): 16 Uale Mai: 15 Justin Wilson (New Zealand): 15 SOURCE: IRB ...




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