1. 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...

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  2. 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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  3. 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...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 3 years ago 5,288 reads 4 comments

  4. 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...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 3 years ago 2,813 reads 4 comments

  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Rugby: Top 5 Left Wingers in Super Rugby History

    We continue our series of the greatest ever Super Rugby players by looking at the top-five left wingers. The skill set required by these men has developed in the same way as it has done for right wingers over the course of Super Rugby history...

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  9. Rugby: Top 5 Right Wingers in Super Rugby History

    This week we continue our series of the top players in Super Rugby history by looking at the top five right wingers in the competition’s history...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 3 years ago 1,611 reads 11 comments

  10. Rugby: Top 5 Fullbacks in Super Rugby History

    Super Rugby as we know it began in 1996, as 12 franchises across New Zealand, Australia and South Africa did battle to claim bragging rights over both their domestic and international counterparts...

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  11. Rugby: 10 Games Played in Outrageous Conditions

    Rugby is a game played in all conditions—rain, hail or shine, to use the common phrase. Games are rarely delayed due to things such as the weather, while a postponement of a top-level game is almost unheard of...

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  12. Richie McCaw, Graham Henry and All Blacks Honoured at Halberg Awards

    The All Blacks were crowned supreme champions for the first time since 1987 at last night's Halberg Awards, claiming the top award in New Zealand sport after their World Cup-winning efforts in 2011...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about 3 years ago 1,087 reads 0 comments

  13. Highlanders Rugby: Long Injury List Problematic with Season Looming

    The Highlanders depth will be tested over the first few weeks of the Super 15, as a long injury list leaves their team depleted of many front-line players...

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  14. Wellington Sevens: New Zealand Rout Fiji in Final to Win Sixth Title

    A strong start saw New Zealand comprehensively beat their arch-rivals Fiji in the final of the Wellington Sevens by 24-7, winning the event for the sixth time...

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  15. Rugby Sevens: 10 Heroes of the Wellington Sevens

    Since its inception in 2000, the Wellington Sevens has become the biggest festival on the New Zealand, and possibly the world, rugby calendar...

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  16. Super Rugby: Improved Depth Will Make Highlanders Contenders in 2012

    Depth is not a word that has been associated with the Highlanders for quite some time. In fact it's been a rather frustrating time for those in the south of New Zealand, who have ...

    Jeff Cheshire Written by Jeff Cheshire about over 3 years ago 276 reads 2 comments

  17. Cricket: The Top 10 All-Rounders of All Time

    In the history of cricket there have been few that have been gifted enough to be considered weapons with both the ball and bat...

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  18. Is Sonny Bill Williams Really Worth the New Zealand Rugby Union's Effort?

    He's been the most controversial figure in New Zealand rugby over the past 18 months. And now he's at it again...

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  19. Top 10 NBA Players of Opening Week

    It didn't seem like it was going to happen for a while, but we are now one week into the NBA season. As with every new season, certain players have shone, certain teams have looked sharp, while others have been disappointing...

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  20. The 10 Most Memorable Sporting Moments of 2011

    2011 has undoubtedly been a great year for sports. Whether it be for close encounters, off-field controversies or truly great performances, the past 12 months have had their fair share of memorable moments...

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  21. Johnny Wilkinson: A Tribute to the Career of an England Rugby Legend

    England Rugby 's favourites son, Johnny Wilkinson, has announced he will retire from international rugby today. Wilkinson's career spanned 13 years and included 97 tests, including six for the British and Irish Lions...

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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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