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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ... of momentum after five successive wins on tour. "We'll see on Saturday, won't we?" the New Zealander said when asked whether his team could still head into the first test ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    New Zealand up next for Wales after Samoa loss

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 01:46am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cardiff Wales interim coach Rob Howley insists the prospect of facing world champions New Zealand, made slightly less daunting by the return of Warren Gatland, can ... that and I’ve told the players to look forward to when they’re winning again. We will stick together and we have two good games to come in New Zealand and Australia.” Ashley Beck gave Wales a 13-6 lead ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Mitchell still mad about New Zealand

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... But unhappy with the disappointing results in the 2003 World Cup- Australia beat the All Blacks in the semi-finals- the New Zealand Rugby Union replaced Mitchell with incumbent Graham Henry. Mitchell ... in France. And he predicts the players he unearthed will bring home the silverware- for the first time since 1987. 'New Zealand are looking good right now. We have got a lot of naturally ...

  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 - Rugby

    Kaka’s return boosts Tietjens as New Zealand aim to bounce back

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 10:04pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Kaka has thrown his lot in with sevens ahead of the 2016 Olympics. He is one of an unprecedented eight sevens players who were awarded full-time contracts last year by the New Zealand Rugby ... crucial for New Zealand to fight back All Blacks Sevens superstar Gillies Kaka passed a fitness test on Wednesday and will be back in the fray this weekend in a rejuvenated team bidding to put ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    All Blacks to bear sponsor’s logo after deal signed with insurance giant AIG

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in the 107-year history of the world's most successful rugby team, the New Zealand All Blacks jersey will have a sponsor's logo emblazoned across the front. The All Blacks rugby jersey will bear the logo of AIG after the New Zealand Rugby Union yesterday signed a 5½-year sponsorship deal with the American insurance giant. The logo of German sportswear manufacturer Adidas has been displayed ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    Questions remain as Japan, Singapore chase ‘super’ hero status

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 12:56pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... its hand. Surely, Japan is the only serious candidate. They have all the ingredients in place – a blossoming corporate rugby scene which includes many top players from Australia and New Zealand, and the financial clout. I would say ‘good luck’ to them as I understand the commitment needs to be for five years and... the cost of running a Super Rugby team is over A$20 million a year ...

  10. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Super Rugby to expand to 18 teams with Asia in the mix

    Posted May 01st 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... to 18 teams in 2016, with three new clubs coming from South Africa, Argentina and possibly Asia or the United States, officials said on Thursday. New Zealand Rugby Union chief executive Steve Tew said a revamp was needed in the southern hemisphere competition, which currently includes five teams from each of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. He said the expansion, which has ...




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