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  1. Kiwis scrum down

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice Martin Snedden starred as a fast bowler in New Zealand's great pace attack in the glory days in the 1980s. He might have been even better at spin. The man organising Rugby World Cup 2011 can turn a forecast NZ$39 million (HK$221 million ...

  2. How best to referee the media scrum

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan The pushing and shoving last week between Beijing police and Hong Kong reporters covering the huge queues for Olympic tickets highlight a significant cultural gap. It is not the first time it has happened: a few weeks ago, Beijing police took ...

  3. 2 Minutes With... NIKKI KEMP

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there will be a demonstration drive of a Formula One car. The organisers have gone to extraordinary lengths to make it one big party. A media scrum this year? More than 1,000 from TV to newspapers. Next Sunday's ...

  4. An Awkward Truth

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson An Awkward Truth by Peter Grose Allen & Unwin HK$150 On the front cover of An Awkward Truth: The Bombing of Darwin, February 1942, tousled Australian troops pose in loose scrum formation, all smiles. They look scarcely out of their teens. Their boyish aura underscores how ill-equipped Australia was to face Japan's 1942 raid on its Northern Territory capital, ...

  5. Internet row

    Posted Nov 16th 2008, 12:00am by David Frazier

    ... Taiwan. As Zhang tried to back away from the scrum, he fell to the ground. Headlines described the incident using words such as 'attack' or 'assault', with the mainland's ...

  6. Clean up the rules and this game will fly, says Aussie O'Connor

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... for an offside line to be formed,' O'Connor said. 'This is one area I would like officials to look at. 'Scrums could probably be tidied up a little as well so they are not too messy ...

  7. Ones to watch

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Leigh Powell

    ... behind the wall, tireless scrum-half Agustin Pichot has a sniper's eye. Argentina are anxious to spring a surprise and are battle-hardened enough to do it. A semi-final showing is not out ...

  8. As China fumes, Japan turns up nose at orgy

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... generated all this fury to close its doors and go on holiday to avoid the media scrum, but you would be wrong. It was business as usual last week at the offices of Kouki Limited, a midsize ...

  9. Lifelong losers experience a new kinda town

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... 'It's just like rugby. They have a hooker on the field and yet when they scrum, no money is exchanged. Why do rugby players get a hooker for free? Beats me.' Then I told him about ...



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