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  1. Out of Africa with grand ambitions

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... with an average age of just 21, the Tunisians are quietly confident they will show their worth despite being drawn in a tough pool. Encouraged by their qualifying win in Tunis, the Tunisia Rugby Union ... This group that we have is very young,' said Sahraoui. 'The president of the Tunisia Rugby Union decided that we should give our young players the chance to train and gain experience while ...

  2. Fiji boss backs kids to earn an education

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Fiji coach Iliesa Tanivula wants his makeshift squad to stand up and be counted after the former champions sealed a place in the Cup quarter-finals last night. Tanivula is well aware of the task today- to win their first Hong Kong Sevens since 1999 with a band of rookies not used to the big stage. Fiji's star-starved squad- all their overseas-based players ...

  3. After shaky start, Fijians hit top gear to flatten Taiwan

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Perennial crowd favourites Fiji kicked off their campaign by blasting past Taiwan 33-0 in their opening match in pool E- but only after enduring a frustrating opening spell. ... have learned a thing or two from the legendary Waisale Serevi who coached the side in this tournament last year as they pushed themselves forward into Fiji's half. But Fiji, who ...

  4. Bounce back in Springboks' step

    Posted Mar 20th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... to us because South Africa are a tremendous team. The match was very close and they scored two tries against our solitary try. 'We play Fiji in the cup quarter-finals, which will be a very difficult match for us because Fiji play very good sevens rugby. South Africa played more in our territory. That's the key point of the match. The South African defence was very strong.' ...

  5. King Serevi steers Fiji to a new crown

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Perennial favourites Fiji grabbed World Cup Sevens glory again when they lifted their second Melrose Cup in front of 40,000 delirious fans at Hong Kong Stadium last night. The classy islanders defeated rivals and defending champions New Zealand 29-19 in a thrilling final. Fiji last won the World Cup in Hong Kong in 1997 and they proved yet again they are the true ...

  6. Baber following in grand slam footsteps

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff might seem like a million miles away, but Gareth Baber's charges are keeping Wales' Six Nations grand slam success close to their hearts as they compete in the Sevens with new verve and vigour.  ...

  7. It's sayonara from Tupuailei, but he will be back

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... playing rugby in Japan for six years. But this is my first year playing for the Japan national team though, having started with them in San Diego [IRB Series] in February,' he said. Tupuailei ...

  8. Ella 'proud' of his young Aussie battlers

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

    ... Nazvi Careem and Unus Alladin Two-times World Cup finalists Australia came close to scoring a shock victory over rivals New Zealand, going down 24-20 in their epic semi-final. Following a dramatic 15-14 victory over South Africa in the quarter-finals, the ...

  9. Just being here is a triumph

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... bag of results that included a 21-5 win over South Korea and a 42-12 loss to Fiji yesterday. Making their first appearance here in 10 years, the Zimbabweans had to call players from all over ... we all arrive from different parts of the world, all the problems go out the window. We just focus on Zim rugby. 'Our guys are based all over the world which poses some challenges but we ...

  10. Tunisia the stars of the day

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... The president of the Tunisia Rugby Federation rewarded his team by sending them for two months' training in Fiji. They also visited Samoa, where they competed in the Marist [Sports Club] tournament ... 'It was a great start and it gives us confidence for our next games. When you win these games, your morale is boosted. We want to go further and do better. 'We spent two months in Fiji ...




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