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  1. Sport - Rugby - INTERNATIONALS

    McCaw set for milestone with All Blacks

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 11:25pm by Reuters, AFP, AP

    ... Richie McCaw will become the first player to captain an international rugby union team in 100 tests after New Zealand coach Steve Hansen reverted to virtually his first-choice selection to face ... backed Samoa's players over a dispute with the Samoa Rugby Union (SRU) and its chairman, the island nation's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi. A group of 10 New Zealand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1644802/mccaw-set-milestone-all-blacks
  2. Sport - Rugby - INTERNATIONALS

    I’m not Beale’s social worker, says Wallabies coach

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 12:25am by AFP

    ... hemisphere clubs thereby forfeiting the right to play for their country. "The ARU [Australia Rugby Union] is taking steps now to revisit some of its ideas going forward, I know they've been ... worker," said Cheika, who has guided the Wallabies to two wins and a defeat so far on the tour. "I'm just a rugby coach." Cheika, who coached top Irish province Leinster from 2005 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1645675/im-not-beales-social-worker
  3. Sport - Rugby

    Welsh rugby in crisis as talks break down

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 04:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cardiff National team captain Sam Warburton left isolated after signing WRU contract Welsh rugby was plunged into crisis on Friday after acrimonious talks between Regional Rugby Wales (RRW) and the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) over the future direction of the sport. The four regions which form RRW – the Blues, Dragons, Ospreys and the Scarlets – have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1552759/welsh-rugby-crisis-talks-break-down
  4. Sport - Other Sport

    Kangaroo juggernaut a tough test for Kiwis in rugby league world cup final

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 12:17am by AFP

    ... the ultimate test in their bid to defend the Rugby League World Cup title when they take on the might of a free-scoring, defence-strong Australian team on Saturday. The Kiwis pipped England 20-18 in their nail-biting semi-final at Wembley thanks to a last-minute converted try from Shaun Johnson, in what was undoubtedly one of the best games of rugby league for many a year. There was no such drama ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1365555/kangaroo-juggernaut-tough-test-kiwis-rugby-league-world-cup-final
  5. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Wallabies dump winger James O'Connor after alleged drunken airport incident

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... consistently do the right things on and off the field. "We'll continue to assess James on that basis before any team decisions are made about a return." The Australian Rugby Union, which ... after Australia beat Argentina in the Rugby Championship last Saturday. Police said a 23-year-old man, widely identified in the media as O'Connor, had been removed from Perth airport. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1314004/wallabies-dump-winger-james-oconnor-after-alleged-drunken-airport
  6. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Paul O'Connell confident new Ireland rugby coach can cope with pressure

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Series is only weeks away now and those weeks tend to go quickly when you are watching a lot of rugby and a lot of footage. "There are obviously challenges to build strength and depth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1316918/paul-oconnell-confident-new-ireland-rugby-coach-can-cope-pressure
  7. Sport - Rugby

    Steve Borthwick eager to keep up with Joneses in Japan

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... of rugby union's traditional strongholds. ... The 34-year-old lock will finally hang up his boots and call time on 16 years of top-flight rugby after leading Saracens against Northampton in the English Premiership final at Twickenham on Saturday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1520574/steve-borthwick-eager-keep-joneses-japan
  8. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Rugby star Sonny Bill Williams offered A$1 million to fight Joseph Parker

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... yesterday. Williams, who is expected to announce within the next week whether he will switch from rugby league to rugby union for the second time in his stellar career, has not yet responded ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington In-form New Zealander Parker taunts 28-year-old rugby star to prove his credentials in ring Rival offers Sonny Bill HK$7m to fight Rugby star Sonny Bill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1325882/rugby-star-sonny-bill-williams-offered-a1-million-fight-joseph
  9. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY LEAGUE

    Fitness cloud hangs over Slater

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 11:59am by AFP

    ... Slater will be fit for Saturday’s rugby league World Cup final against defending champions New Zealand after naming him in their initial 19-man squad. Slater turned a knee in the quarter-final victory over the United States and missed the semi-final win over Fiji, but has been studiously following a recuperation programme in a bid to get him back on the paddock. “Billy Slater has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1368566/fitness-cloud-hangs-over-slater
  10. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    James O'Connor looks to rebuild his career in England

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... in England Discarded Australia back James O'Connor has decided to quit rugby Down Under and seek a fresh start in England, but he hopes to return next year and break back into the Wallabies side for the 2015 World Cup. O'Connor, who was released from his Australian Rugby Union (ARU) contract earlier this month after being escorted by police from Perth airport, ended talks with his former ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1338235/james-oconnor-looks-rebuild-his-career-england

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