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  1. Sport - Rugby

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

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

    ... expands in 2016, organisers said on Friday. A team from Japan will join the Kings from South Africa’s Eastern Cape and a team based in Argentina when Super 15 expands to 18 teams in two years. ... to working with the Japanese Rugby Football Union (JRFU) to expand what has been a southern hemisphere competition to new fans, territories and commercial markets. “Following the executive ...

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

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

    ... from Japan will join the Kings from South Africa’s Eastern Cape and a team based in Argentina when Super Rugby expands from its current 15 teams to 18 in 2016. International Rugby Board chief ... 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. ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    South Africa switch to Europe ‘inevitable’, says Saracens chairman

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:54pm by AFP

    ... such a move is bound to happen. Given their deep-rooted history as one of rugby union's pre-eminent nations, Wray was under no illusions about the effect of a South Africa "switch" ... At present, South Africa's main annual international event is the Rugby Championship, also including Argentina, Australia and New Zealand, with the European equivalent the Six Nations featuring ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    South Africa beat Wales 24-15

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 02:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Cardiff

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cardiff South Africa beat Wales 24-15 in a one-off rugby union international at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday. The Springboks scored three tries through ... Halfpenny penalties to their credit, meaning that under coach Warren Gatland, they have now lost 21 of their 22 Test matches against southern hemisphere giants New Zealand, South Africa ...

  5. Sport - Rugby - Bledisloe Cup

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

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 11:48am

    ... messages to a team official. I did not expect Ewen McKenzie to resign yesterday. I don’t even know who can get on a plane on Friday Bill Pulver New South Wales Waratahs coach Cheika is bound to top 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 ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    England seek to win physical battle over South Africa

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Lancaster has told his side they must win the "breakdown battle" if they are to overcome South Africa at Twickenham today. The hosts were well-beaten on that front during last ... hemisphere powers under Lancaster, losing the first two and drawing the third of three tests in South Africa in June before the defeat by the Wallabies. Victory over the Springboks would be a huge ...

  7. South Africa face Fiji with revenge and redemption for last year in mind

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... Michael Church A year on from the heartache of their narrow defeat to Fiji in last year's final, South Africa have been given an early chance for revenge. Paul Treu's team handed ... kick of the 2009 tournament to take the final into extra time as the South Africans chased their first-ever Hong Kong Sevens title. For a nation with such a fine record in the shortened form ...

  8. Sport - DOPING

    Kenyan sport rife with illegal performance-enhancers, report finds

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 11:03am by AP

    ... them to players. Treu coached South Africa to the IRB Sevens Series title in 2009 and joined Kenya’s team as head coach last year. The report also suggested the nation’s 15-a-side rugby head coach and assistant coach should face anti-doping disciplinary procedures. The Kenya Rugby Union and Wada’s office in South Africa didn’t immediately respond to telephone calls seeking comment ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. Out of Africa with grand ambitions

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... with an average age of just 21, the Tunisians are quietly confident they will show their worth despite being drawn in a tough pool. Encouraged by their qualifying win in Tunis, the Tunisia Rugby Union ... This group that we have is very young,' said Sahraoui. 'The president of the Tunisia Rugby Union decided that we should give our young players the chance to train and gain experience while ...




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