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  1. Sport - Rugby

    There’s no one quite like Jonah Lomu

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 10:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline Legendary All Blacks winger is back in Hong Kong as a spectator The one and only Legendary All Black winger Jonah Lomu returned to Hong Kong for the first time in almost ... championship of sevens … this is the tournament you want to win Jonah Lomu "It's great to be back," said Lomu, 38, who played for New Zealand in three Hong Kong Sevens from 1994 to 1996. ...

  2. Jonah's wail of an Asian PR tale

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Star's admission that Japan would be good choice as host of World Cup sparks Kiwi fury What started out as just another public relations exercise for Jonah Lomu during ... Ali called the Post sports desk, saying: 'It is a hot topic and they [listeners] are slamming Jonah'. Lomu returned home on Wednesday with his wife Fiona (who is also his manager ...

  3. Today's questions

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fiji and New Zealand won nine Cup titles in the 90's. Who broke that stranglehold? A)Australia B)Samoa C)South Africa When did Jonah Lomu first play at the Hong Kong Sevens? A)1994 B)1995 C)1996. ...

  4. Upbeat Lomu works his magic

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Greatest' in his early days of Parkinson's syndrome- slightly hunched and leaden-footed. But for Jonah Lomu, he has found the light at the end of the tunnel. Lomu's debilitating kidney disease has manifested itself in his feet, swollen like a rugby ball and with no feeling. 'Eighty to 90 per cent of my body is as strong as can be,' Lomu said yesterday. 'It's ...

  5. Long live the Lomu dream

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Legendary wing's hopes of wearing All Black jersey again have been raised after finding a matching kidney donor, writes Alvin Sallay Memories flooded back for Jonah Lomu when he ... is where it all started. My rugby career really took off in Hong Kong and I will always be grateful for that,' says Lomu, who figured in New Zealand's triumphant hat-trick run from 1994 ...

  6. Beauty queens team up for good cause

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... he's the next Jonah Lomu. Seeing him play will be history in the making.' Both Schoeman and Lavers are representatives of children's charity Variety. 'We have been looking ...

  7. Vito destined for the biggest stage

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... coach Gordon Tietjens has a long tradition of unearthing future All Blacks in Hong Kong. His biggest discoveries have been Jonah Lomu and Christian Cullen, the Best and Fairest Player in 1996 ... that aura about him. He is the biggest name in the game and keeps the guys inspired to be like him. But at the end of the day there is never going to be another Jonah Lomu,' Vito said. ...

  8. Jonah's revenge

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... arrival on the world stage with seven tries in two games. New Zealand, meanwhile, suffered a huge blow when inspirational captain Eric Rush broke his leg playing against England. Jonah Lomu filled ... only for Australia to hit back and capitalise on an injury to Marika Vunibaka to claim a first win over their rivals for two years. In the final Australia simply had no answer to Lomu. The big ...

  9. Lomu: seven-man code ideal for Olympics

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice It's a match made in heaven- and Jonah Lomu is not talking about a new kidney. The former All Black says rugby sevens and the Olympics are made for each other. And who ... Jonah Lomu [as an ambassador]. We are discussing ways for Jonah to have more involvement and promote the game.' ...

  10. Lomu helps out NZ Sevens squad

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The New Zealand sevens team have the most famous water boy in the rugby world. All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu dished out refreshments during a taxing two-hour session coach Gordon Tietjens threw at his World Cup-bound squad in Rotorua yesterday, NZPA reported. Lomu is recovering from a kidney transplant and looking to make his comeback for Martin Johnson's ...




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