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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Digby Ioane try lifts Wallabies to victory over Pumas

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 11:24am by Agence France-Presse

    ... mid-second half try to set up a 25-19 triumph over Argentina Saturday in a penalty-saturated final match of the Rugby Championship season. A Wallabies team severely depleted by injuries were clinging ... southern hemisphere championship that was dominated by New Zealand with six wins. The All Blacks recovered from a poor first half to outscore the Springboks by four tries to one in a 32-16 Soweto ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Pumas ready to challenge 'world's best teams'

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Tri-Nations when they play their opener in the Rugby Championship against the Springboks in Cape Town on Saturday. "It's tough... the first word I said to you was it would be a difficult ... [It's] tough." After years of being neglected by much of the top-tier rugby nations, Argentina began more intense lobbying, pleading and negotiating to join either the Six, or Tri-Nations ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Springboks on right track despite Australia defeat, says de Villiers

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... African captain Jean de Villiers insists the Springboks are on the right track despite a narrow defeat to a resurgent Australia in their Rugby Championship test. The Springboks led 13-3 at one ... those mistakes." The Springboks, who stand second in the Rugby Championship table with seven points, behind New Zealand (on 12), face a mammoth task against the all-conquering All Blacks ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Australia coach dodges jibes from All Blacks ahead of rugby union clash

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... refused to take the bait after being accused of lacking confidence in his World Cup side for today's opening clash of the Rugby Championship in Sydney. The Wallabies scored a rare win over ... Steve Hansen's jibe that picking only six starters from their 20-6 semi-final defeat by New Zealand at last year's World Cup was like an admission from Deans that he had got his ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong to host IRB junior tournament in 2014

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Junior World Championship.' Hong Kong will also bid to represent Asia at next year's Junior World Trophy. But to do that they will have to win the Asian Rugby Football Union Under-19 Championship later this month in Hong Kong. The 2014 Junior World Trophy is another feather in the cap of local rugby, which has hosted the Hong Kong Sevens and Asian Five Nations Top Five. Next June, ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport

    Wallabies' Will Genia hit by 'captain's curse' as injury forces him out

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 01:05am by AFP

    ... in the Rugby Championship at the weekend, but are suffering from “captain’s curse” with Will Genia out for six months.  Australia came from behind to win the test against the Springboks in Perth ... Pocock, who is out with a knee injury following the Wallabies’ first Rugby Championship test against the Kiwis. Pocock had replaced first-choice captain James Horwill, who was sidelined during ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    All Blacks skipper McCaw salutes his ‘worthy world champions’

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 01:57am by AFP

    ... McCaw, 31, from the Canterbury-based Super 15 outfit Crusaders, takes a long break after the Rugby Championship- renamed when Argentina joined the former Tri-Nations this season- to try ... champs' New Zealand proved they were worthy world champions by overwhelming Argentina in La Plata to win the maiden Rugby Championship, skipper Richie McCaw said. The All Blacks recovered from ...

  8. Sevens set for coveted 'elite' status

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong rugby chiefs were celebrating yesterday after the seven-a-side game ticked all the eligibility requirements needed to become an elite sport at the Sports Institute starting next April. The Josh Peters-led side finished runners-up at the Under-20 Asian Sevens Championship in Johor Baharu, Malaysia, to earn rugby the honour of becoming ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    Long-held dream comes true for battling Laos player

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Five series between Laos and Cambodia, which Laos won. He was also a member of the Lao national sevens team who captured the Bowl championship at the Thailand Sevens last month. Rugby ... worked hard for the past six months to contribute to this trip,' says Ollo, part of a representative side of senior and under-20 national team players from Laos. They will follow in the path ...

  10. Saturday's shenanigans have the makings of a perfect Gaelic storm

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... food and music, but of extra special significance is the England versus Ireland finale of the Six Nations Rugby Championship from Twickenham. 'St Patrick's Day rarely falls on a Saturday, but to have the rugby on, too, well, that's just asking for carnage,' says Davitt. The match kicks off at 1am (HK time). 'The rugby will be a great way to plan the night. ...




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