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  1. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Italy defiant ahead of contest with Rugby Union powerhouse All Blacks

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... move has not been designed to give the hosts a fighting chance in Rome. When it comes to Italy, still an emerging rugby power, and the All Blacks, two-time world champions and the most ... of Italy coach Jacques Brunel. "If New Zealand are the Everest of rugby, we must be ready to climb as far and as high as we can and make light of the cold and bad weather," Brunel said ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    Ewen McKenzie will remain Wallabies coach, says Australian Rugby Union

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 11:09pm by Reuters

    ... be imminent in the turmoil surrounding the Kurtley Beale-Di Patston texting scandal. "I can confirm the ARU [Australian Rugby Union] has not had any conversations with any other coaches regarding the Wallabies coaching position," Pulver said. I can confirm the ARU has not had any conversations with any other coaches regarding the Wallabies coaching position Australian Rugby Union CEO Bill ...

  3. Italy make historic breakthrough

    Posted Feb 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ....' rugby union Reuters in Edinburgh ... Italy stunned Scotland with three tries in the first six minutes and went on to win 37-17 at Murrayfield yesterday to secure their first-ever away victory in the Six Nations. The amazing ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Rugby to make a splash at inaugural Hong Kong Beach Festival

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 08:24pm

    ... Festival is also an important way for the union to further extend awareness of rugby in the wider community and we are delighted to be involved,” he added. The Krousar Thmey Foundation works ... Staff Reporter The sport of rugby has been selected as one of the showcase events for the inaugural Hong Kong Beach Festival 2014 and it will be the centrepiece of the action Saturday ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Japan slice through Italy to earn World Series berth

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 12:45am by Alvin Sallay

    ... look towards the Olympics." Trevor Gregory, president of the Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU), welcomed Japan's entry into the world stage. Japan will play in all nine legs ... in the World Series," Gregory said. "This has been a long time coming and Japan fully deserve to be there. But as chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, I'm sad that Hong Kong ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Japan beats Singapore to claim Asia’s spot in 2016 Super Rugby

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 11:01pm by AFP

    ... in this instance, Singapore presented a highly attractive bid and we will maintain a positive relationship with an eye to potentially working with them in the future.” New Zealand Rugby Union chief ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Japan has beaten Singapore as the preferred candidate for Super Rugby’s 18th team when the competition expands in 2016, organisers said on Friday. A team ...

  7. Japan beats Singapore in race to join Super Rugby family

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 03:11pm by AFP

    ... in a competitive tender process and Sanzar looked forward to working with the Japanese Rugby Union to expand what has been a southern hemisphere competition to new fans, territories and commercial markets. ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Japan has beaten Singapore as the preferred candidate for Super Rugby’s 18th team when the competition expands in 2016, organisers said on Friday. A team ...

  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 - Rugby

    X-factor can give Italy core-team status, says coach Andy Vilk

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 09:34pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Vilk, a member of the last England team to win at the Hong Kong Sevens- in 2006- was last June offered the challenge by the Italian Rugby Union to get the country into the World Series ... in the end." Hong Kong are drawn with Italy in the preliminary pool- Tunisia and American Samoa are the other two teams- and consider the Europeans as a danger with Dai Rees, Hong Kong Rugby Football ...

  10. Sport - Rugby - Bledisloe Cup

    Super Rugby-winning mastermind Michael Cheika in line for Wallabies job

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 11:48am

    ... Australian Rugby Union (ARU) chief Bill Pulver’s list of potential recruits after he brought the Super Rugby trophy to Sydney for the first time this year. Jake White, who coached South Africa ... the World Cup is only 11 months away. With a curtailed Rugby Championship and no June test series next year, a new coach that misses out on the tour of Europe, where Australia play World Cup group ...




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