1. Rugby Union: All Blacks Lucky Against Awful Springboks

    It was brutal, it was ugly and at times it was downright awful. But somehow the All Blacks have escaped with a 21-11 win over the Springboks in their first test at Forsyth Barr Stadium...

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  2. All Blacks Claim Messy Win over Argentina

    The All Blacks have beaten Argentina in the first meeting of the two sides in the new Rugby Championship. It was a messy affair as both teams struggled to make play in what were extremely difficult conditions...

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  3. Rugby: All Blacks Shut out Wallabies to Win Bledisloe Cup

    The All Blacks have won the Bledisloe Cup for the tenth year in a row with a 22-0 shutout of Australia...

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  4. Rugby: All Blacks Beat Wallabies in Error-Ridden Game

    The All Blacks have got their Rugby Championship campaign underway with a 27-19 win against the Wallabies in Sydney...

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  5. Tai Webster: Nebraska Reportedly Leading Choice for Top Kiwi Recruit

    Nebraska is the leading school on the radar of top New Zealand prospect Tai Webster, as reported by Rivals.com . Webster, a 17-year-old guard, rose to prominence after an outstanding showing for the New Zealand national team earlier in the year...

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  6. Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake Reportedly in Talks to Join Twenty20 Cricket League

    Yes, you read that headline correctly. The world's two leading sprinters, Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake, are both in talks to play in the Australian Big Bash Twenty20 cricket competition this summer...

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  7. Super Rugby Awards 2012

    Another Super Rugby season has come to an end, with the Chiefs emerging as victors in a rather one-sided final after a highly competitive season...

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  8. Super Rugby: Chiefs Beat Travel-Weary Sharks in One-Sided Final

    The Chiefs have beaten the Sharks by 37-6 to claim their first Super Rugby championship. It was a one-sided affair that the Chiefs dominated from the word go, with the Sharks hardly firing a shot all night...

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  9. Super Rugby: 10 Most Promising Players of 2012

    As is the case every post-World Cup year, 2012 has seen a clean-out of many veterans from their Super Rugby franchises and has opened the door for a handful of young stars of tomorrow to ply their trade...

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  10. Super Rugby: Chiefs, Sharks Win Thrilling Semfinals to Advance to Final

    We are down to just two. The Chiefs and the Sharks will contest the 2012 Super 15 final in Hamilton next weekend after two tightly contested semifinals...

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  11. Super Rugby: Semifinals Weekend Preview

    Just four teams, three games and two weeks remain in the 2012 Super 15 season. That's right, it's semifinals time, and while it's been a great season to date, all that has happened ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 731 reads 2 comments

  12. Super Rugby: Crusaders, Sharks Through to Semifinals After Impressive Wins

    The Crusaders and Sharks have both won their first-round Super Rugby playoff matches, which ensure they will progress to next week's semifinals...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 355 reads 1 comments

  13. 2012 All-Super Rugby First Team

    The 2012 Super Rugby regular season has come to a conclusion, and now only six teams remain. It has been a close competition this year, with nine teams proving legitimate title contenders and eight still in the running come the final week...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 2,357 reads 16 comments

  14. Tai Webster: New Zealander Basketball's Next Top International Prospect

    You may not have heard of him just yet. He remains one of the most under-hyped prospects in basketball. But Tai Webster certainly knows how to play and if what he has shown thus far ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 1,004 reads 2 comments

  15. Basketball: Top Under-19 New Zealand College Prospects

    New Zealand hasn’t traditionally been thought of as a basketball powerhouse on the world stage. But the sport is growing, and many kids who in years past would have taken to ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 4,107 reads 0 comments

  16. Ireland vs. All Blacks: New Zealand Dominate in Annihilating Rugby Perfomance

    The All Blacks have shown what a difference a week can make, putting on a clinic to annihilate Ireland 60-0 in the third and final test of their New Zealand tour...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 2 years ago 1,236 reads 2 comments

  17. Rugby: Top 10 Locks in Super Rugby History

    Our series of the greatest players in Super Rugby history is back, with this edition looking at the top ten locks in the competition's history. Lock might not be the most glamorous position on the field...

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  18. All Blacks: Daniel Carter Drop Goal Steals Last-Minute Win over Ireland

    A Daniel Carter drop goal has seen the All Blacks escape with a 22-19 win over Ireland in what turned out to be a nail biter...

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  19. Rugby: Top 5 Blindside Flankers in Super Rugby History

    The tenth edition of the greatest players in Super Rugby history series looks at the sport's top five blindside flankers. Uses for a man in this position can vary largely, based on the team...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about almost 3 years ago 5,152 reads 7 comments

  20. Super Rugby: Top 5 Open-Side Flankers in Super Rugby History

    Super Rugby history has been littered with great open-side flankers. Since the inception of the competition in 1996, every season has seen multiple No. 7s being rated amongst the top players in the competition...

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  21. Rugby: Top 5 No. 8s in Super Rugby History

    This week we begin the eighth countdown in our series of the greatest players in Super Rugby history. With the backs all done, we now shift our attention to those who do the hard work up front in the forwards...

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  22. Rugby: Top 5 Halfbacks in Super Rugby History

    We are now into week seven of our countdown of Super Rugby's greatest players. This week we finish our time with the backs, by looking at the greatest players to wear the No. 9 jersey...

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  23. Top 5 Fly-Halfs in Super Rugby History

    This week we continue our series of the greatest players in Super Rugby history by looking at the best to wear the No. 10 jersey...

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  24. Rugby: Top 5 Inside Centres in Super Rugby History

    The series of Super Rugby’s greatest ever players continues this week by looking at the top five Inside Centers, or Second Five-Eighths in the competitions history...

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  25. Top 5 Outside Centres in Super Rugby History

    Week four of the countdown of Super Rugby's greatest players sees us shift our attention to the No. 13 jersey...

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