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  1. Sport - Other Sport - America's Cup

    NZ hints at America’s Cup funding

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 11:51am by Associated Press in Wellington, New Zealand

    ... Associated Press in Wellington, New Zealand The New Zealand government is likely to provide further financial support for Team New Zealand to challenge for the America’s Cup. Economic development minister Steven Joyce told a welcome home ceremony for Team New Zealand on Auckland’s waterfront Friday “this country and this Government stands ready to be part of the next America’s Cup ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    Sonny Bill Williams signs new deal with NZ union

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 12:04am by AP

    ... Zealand Rugby Union which might see him play for the All Blacks at the 2015 World Cup. The union said on Friday that Williams would return to the Hamilton-based Chiefs in Super Rugby under a deal ... the Super Rugby title last year. But he said Williams had made clear his ambition to regain an All Blacks jersey and to press for selection in the New Zealand rugby sevens team to the 2016 Olympics. ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY LEAGUE

    Sonny Bill Williams may be available, after all, for New Zealand World Cup defence

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 10:39am by Agence France-Presse in Wellington

    ... Roosters at the weekend. He had been coy about his intentions since the victory over the Manly Sea Eagles, with the New Zealand Rugby Union and Super Rugby champions the Waikato Chiefs keen ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington Sonny Bill Williams was reportedly poised to make a dramatic backflip and declare himself available for New Zealand in the Rugby League World Cup, after ...

  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 ... together and promising a more stable set piece. The first test of the law at a set piece at international level came after 10 minutes of New Zealand's 47-29 victory over Australia ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    England’s tour to New Zealand ‘is ultimate test’

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 12:49pm

    ... they tour New Zealand next year, the Rugby Football Union announced. The series starts at the All Blacks’ Eden Park fortress on June 7, continues at Forsyth Barr Stadium seven days later ... and a midweek match will give us the opportunity to take 35 to 40 players who will get a chance to lay down a marker 15 months out from the World Cup.” New Zealand Rugby Union chief executive Steve Tew ...

  6. News - World

    Australia wins Rugby League World Cup after beating New Zealand 34-2 in final

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 12:23am by AP

    ... MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Australia wins Rugby League World Cup after beating New Zealand 34-2 in final. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    New Zealand flyhalf Carter takes long break to recharge

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington New Zealand flyhalf, who has had niggling injuries, will have six-month sabbatical in move to extend career to World Cup campaign Carter takes long break to recharge New Zealand flyhalf Daniel Carter considered playing overseas and spoke to Richie McCaw before deciding to take a six-month sabbatical from rugby to boost his chances of extending his career ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    Gatland eyes coaching Lions for New Zealand tour in 2017

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 11:40am by AFP

    ... internationals, the Welsh Rugby Union said. World champions New Zealand, South Africa and Australia will all visit the Millennium Stadium in November together with Fiji. Wales lost to both South Africa ... Agence France-Presse in London Wales coach Warren Gatland says he would be interested in coaching the British and Irish Lions for a second time when they tour his native New Zealand ...

  10. Sport - Rugby

    I’m an alcoholic, Guildford says after NZRU reprieve

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

    ... Zealand Rugby Union professional rugby manager Neil Sorensen said strict conditions had been imposed on Guildford but the NZRU had decided to give him another chance because of his honesty ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington Troubled Guildford admits he's an alcoholic Troubled All Blacks winger Zac Guildford admitted he was an alcoholic yesterday after the New Zealand ...




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