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George Gregan


They were fierce rivals on the pitch, but Jason Robinson and George Gregan were on the same team last week, as they spread their knowledge of and love for the game as ambassadors for sponsors HSBC.

Sunday, 25 March, 2012, 12:00am

Barbarians given wake-up call as going gets tougher

Australia legend George Gregan has only just put his feet up after bringing an end to his glittering career, but the world's most capped player and his BGC Asia Pacific Barbarians teammates were handed a 'reality check' yesterday after scrapping into the Cup quarter-finals at the GFI HKFC Tens.

24 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Aboriginal players get their big chance

Australia's aboriginal players are being given a 'once in a lifetime opportunity' to compete alongside the likes of legendary countryman George Gregan at the Tens with the hopes of following in the footsteps of coach Glen Ella, his famous brothers and their trailblazing patron.

23 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Australian legend Larkham used to live and breathe clashes with the Old Enemy

With 102 caps for Australia, few know the pressures of the Bledisloe Cup better than Stephen Larkham.

Speaking at a KPMG lunch yesterday at Hong Kong Football Club, Larkham (pictured) said: 'I grew up in Canberra. As a kid I used to watch the Bledisloe on television with my father. The emotion would fill the room. I grew up really wanting to take part in one.

2 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Pumas set to pounce

IT was 30 years ago in South Africa that the Argentinian rugby team gained its nickname, Pumas.

It was the country's first international rugby tour and the emblem on the players' jerseys - a South American jaguarete - was mistaken for a puma.

25 May 1995 - 12:00am

Gregan is a star waiting to shine

A SOLID performance at the Hong Kong Sevens could gain George Gregan greater recognition within the Australian rugby ranks.

The 20-year-old, who will make his Hong Kong Sevens debut tomorrow, is one of the most talented players to emerge from the Australian Capital Territory in years.

''It's been a big rise for me this year and it's very exciting,'' said Gregan.

25 Mar 1994 - 12:00am