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Dual Code Rugby Internationals

Mason's learning curve leads to HK

Only weeks after switching codes, former rugby league star Willie Mason is hoping to pick up some useful pointers in the Chartis Cup encounter between the Asia Pacific Barbarians and the World XV at Hong Kong Football Club tomorrow.

Friday, 10 June, 2011, 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

Aborigines all set to break into big time

RUGBY union's recent switch to full professionalism may result in more Aborigines competing at senior level in Australia.

Tom Evans, a coach with the Australian Aboriginal Schoolboy team on their tour of Hong Kong, said there are a handful of players in the squad who have the potential to reach the top.

31 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Roosters falter as Raiders kick on

A TIGHT Australian Rugby League premiership clash between Canberra and Sydney City proved a tale of two field goals yesterday. Canberra's Ricky Stuart landed his attempt midway through the second half, while the Roosters' Andrew Walker missed his with seconds remaining as the Raiders scored a 17-16 win. 'That was the difference,' Roosters coach Phil Gould said.

25 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Second-string Raiders faced with the boot

AUSTRALIA'S rugby league glamour club Canberra have been threatened with expulsion from next year's World Sevens by the tournament organisers.

The move follows Canberra's announcement that they will not play any of their Kangaroo stars - Laurie Daley, Ricky Stuart, David Furner, Brett Mullins or Steve Walters - in next month's tournament.

20 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Heslop switches codes

ENGLAND rugby union winger Nigel Heslop has switched codes, leaving First Division side Orrell for rugby league Second Division club Oldham.

The 29-year-old policeman completed a deal based on the number of first team games he plays for Oldham between now and the end of the 1994-95 season.

18 Feb 1993 - 12:00am