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  1. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    The great Russian reinvention

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and then the 2018 soccer World Cup. When Sochi was selected in 2007 to host the Winter Games, the event quickly became a symbol of the new, resurgent Russia. The Sochi Games organising committee naturally ... in the country over the next few years will help define its newfound confidence. At the recent St Petersburg Economic Forum, the president of the Russian Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, stressed ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Ireland’s coach says they can recover from defeat

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 03:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Dublin

    ... said he did not regret selecting Ian Madigan instead of Ulster fly-half Paddy Jackson on the replacements bench even though he hardly gave his performance a ringing endorsement. Madigan, selected because he gave more cover in certain positions, had to come on for the whole of the second-half after Johnny Sexton suffered a hamstring injury which could see him miss the All Blacks ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    All Black Dan Carter set for 100th test match

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 09:49pm by Reuters

    ... are [they] going to make the World Cup?" added Hansen. Initially selected as an inside centre by John Mitchell in 2003, Carter moved into the number 10 jersey against France in 2004 and has held ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Toulouse hope to end road drought against Racing Metro in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 12:45am by Alvin Sallay

    ... his brother Thomas plays for WhichWay Valley in the local Premiership and is part of the organising committee behind this match- will relish the opportunity to lead the side in the absence ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Experimental France side tackle All Blacks' most experienced pack ever

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 01:04am

    ... with hooker Hartley coming in for new father Tom Youngs and Wilson replacing another Lion in Dan Cole. Lancaster, asked if he was taking a gamble in selecting Wilson ahead of Cole, replied: “No, ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    You have to be 'ugly' to lead the haka, says All Black Liam Messam

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 11:59pm by AFP

    ... 29, has been bestowed with the honour in recent matches, taking over from the likes of hooker Keven Mealamu or scrumhalf Piri Weepu- who has not been selected for this tour. And asked why he ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    James O'Connor looks to rebuild his career in England

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... O'Connor said he hoped to return to Australia in May, but his failure to sign with a local Super Rugby side has effectively ruled him out of selection for the Wallabies in 2014, despite hopes ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Experience in play in rugby match

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brisbane Aussies wary of Springboks' pack Australia expect the Springboks to target their understrength forward pack and offset the Wallabies' backline supremacy in the Rugby Championship test today. South Africa concede that the Wallabies have the edge in the backs and the visitors have selected a powerful forward pack as they seek a ninth ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Wallabies face daunting rugby challenge against Springboks

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... was retained at scrumhalf to give Australia a territorial foothold with his kicking, leaving the mercurial Will Genia on the bench. They are all selections that signal Australia will not rely ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Australian Rugby Union dumps James O'Connor after off-field incidents

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... moving back to the wing for the Rugby Championship, has won 44 caps since his debut in 2008. ARU chief executive Bill Pulver said O'Connor would be available for Wallabies selection next ...




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