1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Rugby World Cup 2011: All Blacks Sloppy in Win over Spirited Tonga

    The All Blacks have their 2011 Rugby World Cup campaign underway with a win in the tournament opener against Tonga, with a scoreline of 41-10...

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  4. Rugby World Cup 2011 Preview: Who Will Win in New Zealand?

    The wait is almost over. The 2011 Rugby World Cup will kick off in just five days' time and the 20 best teams from around the world will battle to be crowned world champions...

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  5. Rugby: 10 Most Memorable Games in World Cup History (With Video Highlights)

    What makes for a memorable match? Some would say a dramatic finish and others say a standout individual performance, while some prefer to see the underdog come through and upset the favourite...

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  6. Steven Adams: Kiwi Phenom the Next Big Thing

    When people think of New Zealand, basketball is usually far from the first thing that comes to mind. Cricket, netball and rugby have forever commanded the nation's attention and remain New Zealand's most successful sports...

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  7. Rugby: All Blacks Stunned by Will Genia-Inspired Wallabies (With Video)

    The All Blacks have lost their second match in as many weeks. Will Genia stole the show as the Wallabies upset the New Zealanders 25-20 in both sides' last hit out before the Rugby World Cup...

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  8. The All-Time Rugby World Cup XV

    The seventh edition of rugby's biggest tournament is merely two weeks away. Speculation is at an all-time high as to who will be the team to beat, who will upset and of course, who will walk away with the William Webb Ellis Trophy...

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  9. Rugby: Average All Blacks Fail to Execute; Lose to Springboks

    Frustrating. That sums up the All Blacks performance against Springboks last night. Despite creating all the play, the All Blacks were unable to take their chances and succumbed to a 18-5 loss...

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  10. High School Rugby: Otago Boys Beat Southland Boys to Win Highlanders' 1st XV

    Two quick tries midway through the second half saw Otago Boys High School defeat Southland Boys High School in the final of the Highlanders First XV competition in Dunedin today...

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  11. Rugby: Patchy Performance Sees All Blacks Retain Bledisloe Cup

    The All Blacks have firmly entrenched themselves as the team to beat heading into the Rugby World Cup next month, with a 30-14 win over nearest rivals, Australia at Eden Park last night...

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  12. All Blacks: Plenty of Positives in Crushing Win over Springboks

    The All Blacks were far too good for the Springboks in their Tri-Nations opener, beating the men from South Africa 40-7 in a commanding performance in Wellington last night...

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  13. Rugby: Is It Really Worth Having a Tri-Nations in World Cup Year?

    Since 1996 the Tri-Nations has been fiercely contested between the Southern Hemisphere's top three rugby nations; New Zealand, Australia and South Africa...

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  14. High School Rugby: Otago Boys Beat Arch-Rival Kings with Strong Second Half

    Otago Boys High School was too good for Kings High School in atrocious conditions last night, winning the 72 nd traditional fixture between the two school’s by 43-22...

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  15. All Blacks: Jarrad Hoeata Only New Face in Predictable Tri-Nations Squad

    Thirty players and four injury-cover reserves have been named in the All Blacks squad for the upcoming Tri-Nations and test against Fiji...

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  16. All Blacks 2011 Tri-Nations Squad Predictions: What to Expect This Weekend

    The much anticipated naming of the 2011 All Blacks team will finally take place on Sunday morning, ahead of the Tri-Nations and a one-off test with Fiji...

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  17. Rugby: Crusaders Forwards Monster Stormers in Semifinal Win

    The game is won up front. At least that is how the old adage goes. And this was never more clear than in the Crusaders semifinal against the Stormers last night, as the Crusaders ...

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  18. Super Rugby: The Keys for Each Semifinalist to Win This Weekend

    After 19 weeks, the Super Rugby semifinals are finally upon us. The remaining teams of the competition have unsurprisingly found their way into these final four spots, each following their own roads to the finals...

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  19. Super Rugby: Power Ranking Every Championship Winning Team

    We are currently in the sixteenth season of Super Rugby and at the time of writing, four teams remain in the bid to become the 2011 Champions...

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  20. Rugby: Highlanders to Keep Green Strip for 2012 Season

    The Highlanders will play the entire 2012 Super Rugby season in the green strips they wore earlier this year against the Force. The move was confirmed today, despite an unprecedented amount of support against the change...

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  21. Super Rugby Playoffs Preview: How Will Each Team Stack Up?

    The Super Rugby Playoffs are finally upon us, and only six teams remain. These being the Reds, Stormers, Crusaders, Blues, Waratahs and Sharks...

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  22. Rugby: Otago Boys Honour Team Mate in 55 Point Win over Christs College

    Otago Boys High School came away with a comprehensive 55-0 win over Christs College in their traditional match today at Littlebourne, Dunedin...

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  23. Rugby: Highlanders Jersey Change Confirmed, Reasoning Defies Logic

    On May 27 I reported that the Highlanders were considering a jersey color change to what was believed to be green...

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  24. Rugby: A Change to Green Jerseys Will Strip Highlanders of Identity

    Yes you read right. The Highlanders are believed to be considering a change of their playing strip to light green...

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  25. Rugby: Was Re-Signing Carter for 4 Years Really the Right Move?

    It was announced last week that the NZRFU has successfully re-signed their star First Five, Daniel Carter, for another four years. This news brought relief to many New Zealanders to know that their magician would be around post-World Cup...

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