1. Cricket: Doug Bracewell Steers New Zealand to Historic Win; Australia Chokes

    A great Australian choke and a spell of brilliant bowling from Doug Bracewell has seen New Zealand win their first test against their great rivals since the 1992/93 season...

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  2. Rugby Sevens: New Zealand Claim Victory in Port Elizabeth Thriller

    New Zealand scored a last-minute try to win the Port Elizabeth leg of the IRB World Sevens Series, in a close battle with the home team South Africa in the final...

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  3. Cricket: Hughes, Warner Put Australia in Box Seat Heading into Day 4

    Australia are once again in the box seat in the second test against New Zealand after an unbeaten 72-run opening partnership has left them needing just 169 runs to win with two days to play...

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  4. Cricket: New Zealand Fight Back To Claim Dominance on Day 2

    New Zealand have fought back on day two of their test match against Australia to hold a handy lead 44 overs into their second innings...

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  5. Cricket: Pattinson Gives Australia Upper Hand on Day 1 Against New Zealand

    A five-wicket bag from new boy James Pattinson has given Australia the upper hand on Day 1 of the second Test between Australia and New Zealand in Hobart today...

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  6. 2011 World Rugby Awards

    It's hard to believe that a whole year has passed since I wrote this article last year, but I guess as they say, time flies when you're having fun. And 2011 was certainly an enjoyable year as far as rugby was concerned...

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  7. Rugby World Cup 2011: Tournament World XV

    Another Rugby World Cup has come to an end. And what a tournament it has been. We've seen upsets, controversy, heartbreak and success. Yes, this tournament had it all...

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  8. Rugby World Cup 2011: All Blacks Win World Cup on Back of Gutsy Defence

    They say defence wins games. This was never more true than in last night's Rugby World Cup Final as the All Blacks tackled their way to a 8-7 win over France in what was one of the most gutsy displays in World Cup history...

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  9. Rugby World Cup 2011: Wallabies Beat Wales to Win Bronze Final; Barnes Stars

    It's the game that no one wants to be in, and traditionally the game that no one wants to play. But for the first time in years we saw two teams who both looked as though they genuinely ...

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  10. Rugby World Cup 2011 Preview: All Blacks Will Win Final in Emphatic Fashion

    After four years of preparation, 40 pool games, two weeks of sudden death knockout games, we are finally down to just two teams...

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  11. Rugby World Cup 2011: Awesome All Blacks Suffocate Australia En Route to Final

    The All Blacks have booked their place in the Rugby World Cup Final after a dominant display against the Wallabies, running out winners 20-6...

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  12. Rugby World Cup 2011: All Blacks Must Play Tight Game to Beat Wallabies

    The All Blacks face their biggest test of Rugby World Cup 2011 thus far, a showdown with their trans-tasman rivals, the Wallabies...

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  13. Rugby World Cup 2011: Weepu Kicks All Blacks to Victory; Still Plenty to Ponder

    Piri Weepu kicked seven penalty goals to ensure the All Blacks will progress through to the semifinals of Rugby World Cup 2011...

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  14. Rugby World Cup 2011: Wales, France Claim Wins in 1st Quarterfinals

    Wales and France have both won brutal games to see them progress through to the semifinals of Rugby World Cup 2011. The results see that Ireland and England both go home, in what was a massive disappointment for both teams...

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  15. Rugby World Cup 2011: The All-Minnow Team

    With the pool stages of Rugby World Cup 2011 out the way, attention now moves to the playoffs, where the eight remaining teams will do battle to decide who will be crowned world champions...

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  16. Rugby World Cup 2011: Mixed Performance from All Blacks in Win over Canada

    The All Blacks delivered a mixed performance to beat Canada 79-15 in their final pool match in Rugby World Cup 2011...

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  17. Rugby World Cup 2011: Scotland Have Mountain To Climb After Loss to Argentina

    Scotland now face a very tough task of defeating England in their final pool match if they are to have a hope of qualifying for the quarterfinals of Rugby World Cup 2011...

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  18. Rugby World Cup 2011: All Blacks Make Statement in Comprehensive Win over France

    The All Blacks have sent a clear message that they are indeed the team to beat at Rugby World Cup 2011, thumping France 37-17 in what was to be their toughest pool game...

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  19. All Blacks Rugby: Sonny Bill Williams Is Stephen Donald All over Again

    Sonny Bill Williams had been touted as one of the most promising talents that New Zealand could have pull on the All Blacks jersey...

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  20. Rugby World Cup 2011: Wales Beat Samoa, England Topple Georgia

    Wales have beaten Samoa and England have beaten Georgia in today's action at the Rugby World Cup 2011 in games that turned out to be interesting for different reasons...

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  21. Rugby World Cup 2011: Ireland Stun Australia; Argentina, South Africa Claim Wins

    Day six of matches in Rugby World Cup 2011 saw Argentina and South Africa predictably win, but a gutsy performance from Ireland saw one of the tournament favourites, Australia, drop their first game...

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  22. Rugby World Cup 2011: All Blacks Cruise Past Japan in Predictable Match

    The All Blacks racked up 13 tries in a 83-7 thrashing of Japan in the second game in their quest to be crowned world champions...

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  23. Rugby World Cup 2011: Samoa, Canada, Scotland Claim Wins

    The fourth-day matches of Rugby World Cup 2011 saw Samoa, Canada and Scotland all claim victories. There was a variety of styles on show throughout the three games, with some individuals ...

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  24. Rugby World Cup 2011: South Africa, Ireland and Australia Win First Games

    Day three of Rugby World Cup 2011 came with just as much excitement and drama as the previous two. It saw the Springboks, Wallabies and Ireland all claim their first wins—as ...

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  25. Rugby World Cup 2011: England, Scotland, Fiji and France Winners on Day 2

    England, Scotland, Fiji and France have all run out winners in their first pool matches of their campaigns in the 2011 Rugby World Cup...

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