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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Hopes for global season a long shot, says New Zealand rugby chief

    Posted May 12th 2014, 06:39pm by Reuters

    ... shot", New Zealand Rugby Union chief Steve Tew has warned. The International Rugby Players' Association have campaigned for the June test window to be pushed back to the end of July to allow ... would increase player welfare and help safeguard the future of the game according to the IRPA, but would not require rescheduling of the Six Nations and Rugby Championship tournaments. Ahead ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    Green light for Asian team in Super Rugby

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:50pm by AP

    ... Super Rugby competition in 2016 with governing body Sanzar confirming on Wednesday that one of those nations will be home to the 18th team. Sanzar had already committed to expanding ... and ongoing sustainability. The addition of the three new franchises will see Super Rugby grow from three conferences to four. While the Australian and New Zealand conferences will continue to be made ...

  3. New Zealand Super 12 teams snub Tietjens

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Monday. Tietjens, who had been hopeful that he would get All Blacks winger Joe Rokocoko, who plays for the Blues, was left disappointed. And despite the assurance from the New Zealand Rugby Union ... of the current series and are the top seeds in Hong Kong. Meanwhile, the New Zealand Rugby Union will release two players to play for Samoa at the Rugby World Cup Sevens. They are Lome Fa'atau ...

  4. Millions lost on hosting Bledisloe

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and the New Zealand Rugby Union also made smaller profits than expected. 'We had to waive our management fee for hosting this match because ticket sales made it difficult to fund the teams. We ... between Australia and New Zealand. 'Those unions can decide if they want to play that third game at home, or offshore in a place like Hong Kong,' Gregory said. 'We want to continue ...

  5. New Zealand arrive minus skipper Iaosa

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

    ... New Zealand arrived last night missing inspirational captain Tafai Iaosa, who was a late withdrawal after injuring his knee in a four-day training camp last week. Iaosa has been a standout ... will replace Iaosa. Tietjens said Thomson deserved his selection. 'Adam is a very skilful player with a big, athletic frame and he offers us additional height.' New Zealand and Fiji are joint ...

  6. Australia-NZ rugby clash in HK won't be aired live on television

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Tomorrow's Bledisloe Cup rugby union international between New Zealand and Australia, to be played at the Hong Kong Stadium, will not be shown live on television ... Australia Network spokesman Elliott McKenna said. 'Unfortunately, our contract restriction with the Australian Rugby Union and the New Zealand Rugby Union requires a two-hour delay, ...

  7. Deans backs sevens inclusion in 2016 Olympics

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

    ... Alvin Sallay Robbie Deans is all for rugby becoming an Olympic sport. He added his voice to a growing group pushing the IOC to introduce rugby sevens at the 2016 Games. 'The Olympics is the pinnacle of most athletes' careers. For the Olympics to recognise rugby would be outstanding,' Deans said. All Black captain Richie McCaw has also supported rugby being re-admitted ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore opens glittering new National Stadium

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 04:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art National Stadium for the first time as the arena hosted a two-day international rugby 10s tournament. Organisers said the inaugural World Club 10s, ... Zealand’s Blues, captained by All Blacks scrum-half Piri Weepu, Australian powerhouse Brumbies and a selection of the Samoa national team. Also featuring are the Asia-Pacific Dragons, a team ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    New Zealand rugby to set up integrity unit to fight doping and corruption

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:56am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington NZRU to set up integrity unit on doping and graft The New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) will set up a dedicated integrity unit to combat corruption and doping in the sport, a senior official said Sunday. Neil Sorenson, NZRU general manager of professional rugby, said the governing body aimed to have the unit set up in six months, the New Zealand Newswire ...

  10. D'Acre not looking past New Zealand just yet

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... will be in October when the Asian qualifiers for the World Cup Sevens in Dubai are held here.' The Asian Rugby Football Union last week declared the two teams who would represent Asia - apart from hosts ... Alvin Sallay The Hong Kong squad will have next year's World Cup Sevens in the back of their minds when they leave on Tuesday for New Zealand to take part in the Marist Sevens. ...




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