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  1. 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 ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Italy defiant ahead of contest with Rugby Union powerhouse All Blacks

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

    ... 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 ... Agence France-Presse Italy out to conquer 'Everest' New Zealand have made sweeping changes to the side that beat Scotland 51-22 last week, but what some may see as a charitable ...

  3. New Zealand swept up in Lions fever

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Moon

    ... Blacks v British and Irish Lions series certainly excites New Zealand's rugby officials, media, advertising gurus, public relations company executives and retailers. What of the grass roots ... Paul Moon in Christchurch All Blacks coach Graham Henry claims it will be the biggest event in New Zealand sporting history, the nation's major newspapers have published special ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Wallabies to allow players to move overseas

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 09:51am

    ... long-term commitments to Australian rugby and help us to minimise the number of players who permanently relocate to foreign leagues.” The New Zealand Rugby Union, which faces similar pressures, have ... and still retain their test eligibility for at least part of the season, the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) said on Thursday. Australia, like many other rugby nations, have increasingly become ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Australia coach dodges jibes from All Blacks ahead of rugby union clash

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia coach accused of lacking confidence in his World Cup side for today's clash with New Zealand Deans dodges jibe from All Blacks Australia coach Robbie Deans ... the world champions in Brisbane last year, but the All Blacks are touted to dominate the newly expanded southern hemisphere competition with South Africa and debutants Argentina. New Zealand coach ...

  6. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Lack of TV coverage hinders Asia’s hopes of joining Super Rugby family

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:34pm by Reuters

    ... Australian and five New Zealand sides. ARFU president Trevor Gregory thinks this is an unrealistic development given that even the biggest stars of southern hemisphere rugby, such as All Blacks ... coverage is essential if Super Rugby wants to build its profile in Asia sufficiently for the continent to host a team over the next five to 10 years, the head of the Asian Rugby Football Union has ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Union city blues

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the province of Canterbury, which surrounds it, are rugby union mad and were to have played a major role in New Zealand's hosting of the Rugby World Cup 2011, the sporting and entertainment ... a fact of life and we have to get on with things. 'What we are trying to do during the World Cup is turn events here into a rebirth of the city.' As chief executive of New Zealand Rugby ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    Steve Hansen defends rule change to bring back Sonny Bill Williams

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:17am by AFP

    ... of New Zealand's 2011 Rugby World Cup triumph, was a proven performer in rugby union. "You've got a quality, world-class player at your disposal and our job is to pick the best ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington Hansen backs moves to keep Sonny Bill sweet New Zealand coach Steve Hansen on Wednesday defended special treatment given to code-swapper Sonny Bill ...




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