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David Campese

Australia coach Robbie Deans gets mixed reviews ahead of England clash

Robbie Deans has been a divisive figure in Australian rugby ever since the New Zealander was appointed to coach the Wallabies four years ago.

Saturday, 17 November, 2012, 3:04am

Scoring trumps scrums in World XV victory

It was all good fun - and nothing more - as the World XV won the Chartis Cup, defeating the Asia Pacific Barbarians 50-36 at Hong Kong Football Club yesterday.

12 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Campese takes positives in defeat

Despite falling short in yesterday's GFI HKFC Tens Cup final, BGC Asia Pacific Barbarians coach David Campese sees a bright future for the all-star invitational side with plans to reach out further across the region.

25 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Rain fails to dampen enthusiasm for first Fives

The suntan lotion stall had a quiet day, but the cold, wet weather failed to dampen the enthusiasm for the newest event yesterday in the run-up to next weekend's Hong Kong Sevens.

20 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Beach Fives warm-up for the Sevens has something for everyone

Rugby will be only part of the action at this weekend's Beach Fives event, which is an appetiser of sorts for the Hong Kong Sevens a week from now.

18 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Barbarians unveil strong Tens line-up

Household names of recent vintage like Wallaby scrumhalf George Gregan and All Blacks fullback Christian Cullen are included in a star-studded side to represent the inaugural Asia Pacific Barbarians at the GFI Hong Kong Football Club Tens this month.

1 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Every child needs a real hero

When Gareth Edwards, 63, was playing his unforgettable games in the golden era of Welsh rugby, Sean Fitzpatrick, 47, was watching his every move on his TV screen halfway across the world in New Zealand.

28 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Improving Aussies ready - boos or not

Australia are slowly but surely inching up the World Series standings, and will pose the biggest threat to the established triumvirate of New Zealand, Samoa and Fiji this weekend.

Lying in fourth place, Australia have reached the Cup semi-finals at the last two legs in Las Vegas and Adelaide, indicating they are on the brink of breaking through.

26 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

How Davies cracked code to come in from the cold

Jonathan Davies is not only one of rugby's most colourful characters but also one of its most controversial. And he's been around a bit.

The diminutive Davies was schooled in the Welsh language in Trimsaran - a Welsh former mining town 20 miles from Swansea. He left school with two A levels: for Welsh and geography.

29 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Kids are what it's all about - Campo

Life has changed for David Campese since he was last in Hong Kong for the Sevens in 2003. He has now embraced fatherhood and discovered that life is another world on Planet Parent.

30 Mar 2008 - 12:00am