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  1. The Pavlova palaver- why Aussies and Kiwis can't get along

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... players per capita than any other nation in the world. (The population of Sydney is about the same as all of New Zealand, and there are just over five times as many people living in Australia as New Zealand.) These are two nations who even fight about food. It starts with who invented the national dish, the Pavlova, the famous meringue, fruit and cream concoction named after ...

  2. Pilots prepare for touchdown at stadium

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... the box.' The Brisbane-born pilot loves the off-pitch antics as much as the play. 'There's always been a great rivalry between Australia and New Zealand in any sport but rugby heightens this. Everyone is passionate about their respective teams but the Kiwis around Bledisloe Cup or especially the World Cup take it very seriously. 'They're pretty cocky about their All ...

  3. Coach gives China a grilling despite win over Kiwis

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

    ... Alvin Sallay It was not all black for New Zealand last night. Two second-half goals brought smiles to the faces of the Black Sticks, who walked away with their pride intact despite going ... of wilting, the Kiwi defence hung in there and the midfield started stringing together moves to keep their fancied opponents quiet. The woodwork denied New Zealand twice before half-time as China led ...

  4. Hong Kong's Antipodean communities go head to head

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The battle lines are drawn and the Aussie-Kiwi enmity is out in the open- on and off the pitch. There is nothing like a good old Bledisloe Cup stoush to get the blood boiling. Over the next three days ROBBY NIMMO talks to Aussies and Kiwis who have made H ...

  5. A bad week for...

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... but that in fact Li was invited by HKU. Rugby World Cup organisers The organisers of the Rugby World Cup invited ridicule with two promotional events, which were quickly canned. First came the idea to have bikini models on motorbikes drive 1,000 sheep through Auckland, then the brainwave to urge fans to abstain from sex and save their passion for the team. Kiwis said it made their country ...

  6. Sport - RUGBY LEAGUE

    Sonny Bill Williams returns to rugby league

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 01:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Former All Blacks rugby union centre Sonny Bill Williams confirmed his return to rugby league by agreeing to a one-year deal with the Sydney Roosters in Australia’s National Rugby League. Williams, who was a member of New Zealand’s World Cup-winning team last year, revealed in July that he would quit rugby union and return to the 13-a-side rival code. ...

  7. Fee to watch Australia Network triggers row

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... for free. The station is popular not only with expatriate Australians, but also the city's extensive rugby community. It covers the Super 14 Rugby competition involving teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, and National Rugby League (NRL) competition. 'Australia Network pays substantial licensing fees to provide our viewers with exclusive rugby union, AFL ...

  8. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Benji has the Blues and just wants to get out

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:14pm by AFP, Reuters

    ... after struggling for game time with the Auckland Blues Super 15 side, the team confirmed on Monday. The former rugby league star with Wests Tigers switched to union and the Blues in a blaze of publicity late last year, saying he wanted to make the All Blacks national team. But the New Zealand-born playmaker has never been comfortable with his new code and played only 212 minutes ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    NZRU chief denies cover-up of players abusing sleeping pills

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 10:51pm by Reuters

    ... of the 2011 World Cup quarter-final against Argentina. The abuse of prescription drugs has been a hot issue in New Zealand since the country's rugby league governing body said it was probing ... Reuters in Wellington Steve Tew insists it did not try to hide misuse at 2011 World Cup by Cory Jane and Israel Dagg Cover-up on abuse of sleeping pills denied New Zealand Rugby Union ...

  10. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong urged to field team in Japan’s Top League

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to field a team in Japan's professional Top League- this time by Brave Blossoms' head coach Eddie Jones, who believes a franchise based here would help the national squad close the gap ... to the introduction of full-time professionals, mainly from Australia and New Zealand. "Just imagine having teams from Hong Kong and South Korea in this competition, or even playing in a regional club ...




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