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  1. Taylor packs his diary like an All Blacks scrum

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... for HKFC. My eight-year old son, James, played and did the march past.' With a diary that seems more packed than an All Blacks scrum, Taylor said: 'Last Sunday seems like six months ago, ...

  2. A treat for fans but there's no scrum for tickets

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The fans- the few who turned up- gave a resounding thumbs up as they rubbed shoulders with their All Blacks and Wallabies heroes at So Kon Po yesterday. But if the Fan Day exercise was meant to sell tickets for the DHL Bledisloe Cup on Saturd ...

  3. Club refuse to take DeA for granted in Cup

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Luaflealo two. 'His absence in the front row will have a little bit of an impact on us,' said Clarke, worried about how Club's powerful forwards can be neutralised in the scrum. DeA ... news for DeA is that fullback Rowan Varty is back from a leg injury. Last week against Valley, DeA pushed winger Peter Clough to scrum-half in the absence of Fan Shun-kei, and Clough had ...

  4. Nine Lives

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Compiled by Diana McPartlin Nine Lives by Matt Dawson Collins Willow $124 Cocky, arrogant, brilliant. At times, scrum-half Matt Dawson has been described as all of these, yet he'll go down in history as one of only two Englishmen to have won rugby world cups in both the seven-a-side and 15-a-side versions of the game. In this routine autobiography, he relives his defining ...

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    England seek to win physical battle over South Africa

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

    ... weekend's 20-14 loss to Australia, with Wallaby openside flanker Michael Hooper dominating the breakdown and Australia on top in the scrum. England have yet to beat one of the major southern ... lack of creativity behind the scrum, they must impose themselves up front against the often ferociously physical Springboks if they are to give their backs the minimum requirement for attacking ...

  6. Contest without competition

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... had decided the scrums would be no-push before the game started. They might as well have resorted to rugby league type re-starts after an infraction as it amounted to a no-contest in the most crucial area of the game. APB coach David Campese sniffed when asked about the scrum, as did his World XV counterpart Chester Williams. They both chorused that what mattered was 'making ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Wales brim with confidence ahead of title decider

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 11:57am by Reuters in London

    ... Warburton was responsible for four of Wales’s nine turnovers against Scotland and the scrum, with Adams Jones to the fore and boosted by the return of British and Irish Lions lock Alun Wyn Jones, ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Australia coach Robbie Deans gets mixed reviews ahead of England clash

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

    ... weekend's crushing 33-6 defeat by France in Paris. Not only did Australia concede a penalty try to France from a scrum- something that will not have escaped the attention of England's forwards- ...

  9. Girls are keen to give it a try

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... says Chloe, who plays for the DeA Tigers and prefers a second-row position in the scrum. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has put a lot of effort into convincing the parents that it's ...

  10. Paul Haley

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... play can help understanding of how to referee the game. Scrum safety is overriding and always on the referee's mind. Using humour as a tool in scrum management to achieve law compliance ... to secure some co-operation and compliance. Only for a voice from within the French scrum to bellow, 'Yes, and you're not in the top 10', leaving Nigel to abandon humour for the time ...




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