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  1. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Arrest warrant issued for Wallabies winger Ioane

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Melbourne Wallabies suffer triple injury blow in backline Pat McCabe and Digby Ioane have been ruled out of the rest of the series with Berrick Barnes, a third Australia back, sidelined for the all-important second test in Melbourne. The loss o ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    All Blacks ex-coach Graham Henry in hot water over referee comments

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

    ... the refereeing". Henry said a decision to issue a yellow card to Wallabies flanker Michael Hooper for a tip tackle in the same match was "madness" and referees appeared to be looking for excuses ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

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

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

    ... Force to take a break from the sport. O'Connor, who had been stood down by Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie after another investigation into off-field behavioural issues, had accepted the ARU ... employment overseas. "I want to apologise for any issues that I have caused and I want to express my respect for my teammates, the Wallabies and the jumper," O'Connor said. "There ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Pitch blackout increases burden on facilities for HKRFU ahead of new season

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... [Leisure and Cultural Services Department] has been very helpful and we know they also have to look after other sports. But the biggest issue in Hong Kong is that we need more space for recreation ... just about managed to keep pace with the expansion in teams. This problem has added a burden but we are coping with it," added McRobbie. "But the issue remains. The growth in playing ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Referee ruled at fault over Du Plessis dismissal

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by AP, Bloomberg

    ... Poite's decision "was wrong", as the tackle on Carter "was within the laws of the game". The yellow card issued against du Plessis, for raising his elbow as he went ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Australia's Ewen McKenzie optimistic ahead of Springboks rematch

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia coach believes beleaguered squad are making progress, brushes off scrum issues McKenzie urges optimism ahead of Boks rematch Ewen McKenzie has not had the start he wanted in his first 10 weeks as Australia coach but, rejecting any talk of crisis, the former test prop is busy plotting a first win over South Africa in Cape Town in two decades. ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

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

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

    ... has had a history of disciplinary issues, including being spotted at a burger bar at 4am three days before the must-win second test against the British & Irish Lions in June. He also ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    New rugby union scrum rule has unexpected consequence

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... as "great". "We have just created another issue, haven't we? So once we get that sorted out and halfbacks put the ball in straight we'll be fine," he said. "Obviously ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Piri Weepu victim of All Blacks' changing style

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... were. We just think it's time to say, 'you go away and see if you can sort out that issue and meanwhile young TJ can have a crack. "Perenara has got a similar skill set, a younger ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    O'Driscoll out as Lions make changes ahead of third test

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 03:59pm by Reuters

    ... of many when he took to the social network to describe Gatland's call as "mind boggling". O'Driscoll was expected by many to take the captaincy after Sam Warburton suffered ...




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