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  1. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dublin Schmidt will 'manage pressure as Ireland boss' Paul O'Connell is confident Joe Schmidt will have no trouble adjusting to the international scene in his new role as Ireland coach after the New Zealander's successful spell in charge of Leinster. Schmidt twice steered the Irish province to European Cup glory, but now has ...

  2. Boks and Ireland eye date in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay A clash in Hong Kong between world champions South Africa and Ireland is on the drawing board for November. Reports in the Irish media said that it was '90 per cent' certain to go ahead on November 7 at Hong Kong Stadium, but the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) said discussions for the one-off international had just begun. 'We are in the very, very ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Hugh Watkins raises the bar for refs

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 12:57pm

    ... to progress here,” said Watkins, 50. The Welshman believes the Hong Kong Society of Rugby Football Union Referees (HKSRFUR) is keen to take on new ideas and there is a high level of interest. “My role ... on and keen to learn. I’m very excited,” Watkins said. The HKRFU has a pool of seven elite referees contracted on the equivalent of a semi-professional basis. Five are involved in the union’s academy ...

  4. HK cancels proposed Boks-Ireland clash

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The economic downturn has scuppered plans to stage a game between world champions South Africa and Ireland in Hong Kong in November. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union ... said HKRFU executive director Allan Payne. 'We are flattered South Africa and Ireland want to play here, but we said it is best we hold off this year.' Ireland team manager Paul ...

  5. Wood understands why frustrated fans want to see Ireland out on the field

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... by with no Ireland team playing, the Irish legend has had to deal with some irate fans. 'You could say that since I arrived I've had my ears burnt off about why there's been no Ireland team ... the tournament when playing for his club, Garryowen. In an illustrious career he played 58 times, a record 33 as captain, for Ireland and scored 15 international tries, the most for a forward. ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    All Blacks brace for aerial attack from Springboks in rugby union clash

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dunedin South Africa expected to mount an aerial attack to break down New Zealand's high-octane running game in Rugby Championship clash All Blacks brace for Boks' bombardment The All Blacks expect to be targeted by an aerial bombardment today as South Africa search for a way to break the world champions' stranglehold on the Rugby Championship. ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Depleted Ireland and SA set for fiery clash

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Both sides are without key players but the coaches expect a tight contest in Dublin Depleted Ireland and SA set for fiery clash The two sides may be short of some familiar faces but Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer and flyhalf Pat Lambie expect fireworks when the South Africans face Ireland at Dublin's Lansdowne Road today. The first rugby test ...

  8. rugby union

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Compiled by Paul Kay 1 Which country will host the Rugby World Cup in 2007? 2 In what year did Italy join Scotland, England, Ireland, Wales and France to form the Six Nations Championship? ... long: a) 18 seconds b) 28 seconds c) 38 seconds? 8 Which trophy do the winners of the Rugby Union World Cup receive? 9 Which team won the Olympic gold for rugby union in Paris in 1924, the last ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Australia seek to build momentum against Ireland

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dublin Australia look to build momentum Australia will be looking to confirm the impression that they are making their way back to the top table of rugby union with victory over Ireland at Lansdowne Road on Saturday. Even though Ewen McKenzie replaced Robbie Deans as Wallabies coach only after the series loss to the British and Irish Lions in July, he has ...

  10. Sport - Rugby

    Video: Women’s RWC highlights

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 07:47pm

    ... SCMP staff Watch highlights from Ireland’s stunning 17-14 victory over New Zealand in Tuesday’s second round of pool games at the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup in France. With the win, Ireland became the first team since 1991 to defeat the Black Ferns in a Women’s RWC match. Click below to watch highlights of Australia’s 25-3 win against Wales. Click below to watch highlights ...




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