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  1. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw fit for Rugby Championship decider at Boks

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

    ... Associated Press in Johannesburg McCaw fighting fit for championship decider Inspirational skipper Richie McCaw returns to New Zealand's starting line-up for the Rugby Championship ... point tomorrow to clinch the title, but are back at near full-strength and determined to finish with a perfect six wins from six in the championship. South Africa must win, score four tries ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Springboks wary of free-running Samoans in rugby final

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 09:18am by AFP

    ... Championship-winning team, is among several newcomers this season as Meyer seeks to broaden his player base ahead of stiffer Rugby Championship (formerly Tri-Nations) challenges. Crowd favourite Willie le ... Morne Steyn, and it would be a shock if the Springboks did not claim first place. The double-header kicks off with a third-place play-off between Six Nations championship rivals Italy ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Ewen McKenzie arrives to return order to Australian rugby

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... a five-time championship winner at provincial level, proved unable. Australian Rugby Union boss Bill Pulver said at McKenzie's coronation yesterday that discipline would be a "big area" ... said upon his appointment yesterday. But with a clash against bitter rivals New Zealand just six weeks away, most fans Down Under would care to disagree. McKenzie, who takes over from ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Wallabies dump winger James O'Connor after alleged drunken airport incident

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... ago." The Wallabies, third in the four-nation southern hemisphere Rugby Championship, are due to fly out of Australia in the coming days for the tour of South Africa and Argentina. NSW Waratahs ... after Australia beat Argentina in the Rugby Championship last Saturday. Police said a 23-year-old man, widely identified in the media as O'Connor, had been removed from Perth airport. ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Wallaby Genia back after six months out

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 01:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Former Wallaby captain Will Genia confirmed on Tuesday his return to the game after six months out with a knee injury, saying he would start for the Queensland Reds against Western Force at the weekend. The halfback was hurt during Australia’s Rugby Championship win over the Springboks last September and underwent surgery to reconstruct his right ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

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

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

    ... the Perth-based franchise said. "The decision follows the Australian Rugby Union's announcement that it will not offer him a national contract for 2014. "Western Force remain open ... off a plane at Perth airport after the Wallabies' 14-13 victory over Argentina in the Rugby Championship on September 14. The ARU launched an investigation into that incident and McKenzie ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Springbok legend Joost Van der Westhuizen in fight for his life

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ANDY CAPOSTAGNO

    ... waiting for the miracle The first time I ever saw Joost van der Westhuizen play was at Ellis Park in February 1992. It was my first view of rugby in South Africa and nothing was the same ... Putt, another of Joost's rivals for the Bok number nine jersey said: "He wasn't a scrumhalf's a***, but he was a hell of a rugby player." Now in a wheelchair for most ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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