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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hosting World Cup Sevens in 2018 ‘an insurance policy’, says Gregory

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:14pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com HKRFU boss says union has bid for showpiece event in case IRB doesn’t include Hong Kong as part of World Series World Cup 'an insurance policy' Hong Kong has bid to host the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens in a move described as an "insurance policy" by leading official Trevor Gregory. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union had ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Australian Rugby Union dumps James O'Connor after off-field incidents

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... playing future was left in tatters yesterday after the controversial utility back was released from his Australian Rugby Union (ARU) contract with immediate effect and then told by the Western ... the Perth-based franchise said. "The decision follows the Australian Rugby Union's announcement that it will not offer him a national contract for 2014. "Western Force remain open ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Israel Folau re-signs with Australian Rugby Union ending talk of NRL return

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... with the Australian Rugby Union. The ARU said yesterday that Folau, 24, had committed to the code after a stellar first season with the New South Wales Waratahs that led to his outstanding test debut for the Wallabies against the British & Irish Lions. Folau, a former rugby league international, has been a smash hit in union since switching codes from Australian rules football and scored two tries ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    New rugby union scrum rule has unexpected consequence

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... the scrum Rugby's new scrum law could simply see the crooked feed replace the collapse as the source of contention, and penalties, if the first outings at test level in the Rugby Championship on Saturday were anything to go by. The International Rugby Board (IRB) introduced the law with the aim of making the game safer for front-row forwards and are hoping for fewer scrum re-sets ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Benji Marshall switches to rugby union in bid for Olympic gold and All Blacks jersey

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington Marshall makes code switch in quest for gold Former New Zealand rugby league captain Benji Marshall completed his switch to rugby union by signing a two-year contract with Super Rugby's Auckland Blues yesterday as he begins his quest for an All Blacks jersey and an Olympic gold medal in sevens. The 28-year-old Marshall will leave Sydney's West Tigers ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Veteran flanker George Smith called into Australia rugby union squad

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... after some blistering performances for the ACT Brumbies in the Super Rugby competition this year. Tapuai, a hard running centre, has won seven caps for Australia since his debut on the November ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Brumbies score upset 14-12 rugby union win over British & Irish Lions

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... will boost Wallabies The ACT Brumbies' stunning upset of a second-string British & Irish Lions rugby union team yesterday should give heart to Australia that they can beat the tourists ... Super Rugby champions Brumbies, who were shorn of their best players by the Wallabies' training camp and had only 28 test caps to the nearly 600 of the Lions. But the home side played ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Israel Folau stakes strong claim for call-up to Australia rugby union squad

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... revelation Israel Folau will try to grab a final chance to impress national rugby union selectors tomorrow by starring in the Super 15 a day before Australia name their squad to face the Lions. The New South Wales Waratahs' athletic former rugby league test back is presenting an irresistible case for a call-up against the British and Irish tourists, with freakish attacking skills ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Pakistan looks to kabaddi to help build rugby union

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... into kabaddi converts Pakistan's rugby union chiefs are hoping to exploit the traditional tag-wrestling sport of kabaddi as they try to boost the game and build the country's fledgling ... strength, tackling and evasive running. In a country where anything other than cricket struggles to get a look in, the Pakistan Rugby Union (PRU) has grown rapidly since it was founded 10 years ago ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Brumbies face tough game against Sharks in Super 15 rugby union

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... their title credentials as they chase a third Super Rugby crown. The Canberra-based Brumbies have been transformed under the coaching of former World Cup-winning Springbok White and so far have accounted for the Queensland Reds, Melbourne Rebels and NSW Waratahs to top the Australian conference. "The challenge of Super Rugby is that you need to be able to adapt your style to be able ...




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