1. Super Rugby: Stormers Snap Highlanders Win Streak in Gutsy Performance

    The Stormers have ended the Highlanders' 2011 unbeaten run with a 18-6 win in their fourth round encounter at Newlands...

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  2. Super Rugby: Who Are the Real Contenders After 3 Rounds?

    All unbeaten and holding the top three positions on the ladder, the Highlanders, Sharks and Stormers are the front-runners three weeks into the 2011 Super Rugby competition...

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  3. Tony Brown: Highlanders Recall Old Hero

    The Highlanders have recalled the services of Tony Brown for the next few weeks of the Super Rugby competition...

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  4. Rugby: Confidence High as Highlanders Beat Chiefs to Remain Unbeaten

    The Highlanders came back from 13-6 down to win 23-13 against the Chiefs last night in Dunedin. It was a gutsy performance that saw the southern men take their second win in two weeks, ensuring their unbeaten status in 2011 Super Rugby...

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  5. Rugby: Playing Future in Christchurch in Doubt after Earthquake Shakes City

    "A very dark day." That was how New Zealand Prime Minister John Key summed up the events of the past 48 hours in New Zealand. At 12:51pm on February 22 a magnitude 6...

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  6. Super Rugby: Local Derbies Make for Fierce Contests in Round 1

    It was a weekend of close encounters in the first round of the 2011 Super Rugby season. Past form meant little heading into a new year, and the teams that have struggled over the ...

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  7. Super Rugby: Highlanders Cause Storm In Capital With Win Over Hurricanes

    The Highlanders have got their 2011 Super Rugby campaign off to a positive start with a 14-9 win over the more fancied Hurricanes...

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  8. Super Rugby 2011: New Zealand Conference Preview

    Another season of Super Rugby is almost upon us, and in two days' time, the Hurricanes and Highlanders will get the 2011 competition underway for a 16th year...

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  9. Rugby: Early Scare for All Blacks With Richie McCaw To Have Surgery

    All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has sustained a stress fracture in his right foot and will miss up to six weeks of the Super 15 season...

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  10. Rugby Sevens: O'Donnell, Mikkelson Star as New Zealand Win in Wellington

    Youngster Declan O'Donnell was the star of the show on Saturday night as a rampant New Zealand team won their fifth Wellington Sevens tournament, dispatching England 29-14 in the final...

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  11. RBS 6 Nations Rugby 2011: England Draw First Blood with Win over Wales

    England have gotten their 2011 Six Nations campaign off to a good start with a 26-19 win over Wales in Cardiff...

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  12. Colin Slade: Highlanders Lose Key Signing with Broken Jaw

    The Highlanders bid to reclaim Super Rugby dominance in 2011 has suffered a major set back. Marquee signing Colin Slade has been diagnosed with a broken jaw after suffering a knock in the team's preseason game against the Blues on Saturday...

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  13. Rugby Rewind: The All Blacks, the Wallabies and the Greatest Game Ever Played

    Over the past 150 years we have been treated to many memorable and some not-so-memorable games of rugby. When discussing which one was the greatest, only a handful make the cut...

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  14. Super 15 Rugby: Bright Future For Once-Proud Highlanders

    It's been nine long years since Highlanders fans were able to celebrate making the Top Four of a Super Rugby competition, but after years of rebuilding it seems they may finally have a bright future ahead...

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  15. The Best Of The Best: 10 Sporting Moments That Defined 2010

    It is without a doubt that sports are defined by spectacular moments. Whether moments of greatness, failure, humour or inspiration, they make up what we all remember from sports...

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  16. 2010 World Rugby Awards (Includes Videos)

    With the conclusion of the 2010 rugby season it is time to take a moment to reflect on the year that was and reward those men who excelled during the course of the season...

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  17. Opinion: 2010 Rugby World XV

    With the close of the 2010 rugby season, I now look back at the year and choose the 15 men who I feel were best in their position each for the year...

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  18. Rugby: All Blacks, McCaw, Henry, Take Top Prizes at 2010 IRB Awards

    The All Blacks dominated the 2010 IRB awards last night, sweeping all three major awards. Graham Henry was awarded with Coach of the Year, the All Blacks were named Team of the Year and Richie McCaw won Player of the Year for the third time...

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  19. Rugby: All Blacks Complete Grand Slam With Strong Finish To Beat Wales

    The All Blacks have completed their Grand Slam by overcoming a spirited Welsh challenge to win 37-25 in Cardiff. The win marked their fourth Grand Slam, a fantastic achievement that shouldn't be underestimated...

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  20. All Blacks: McCaw, Muliaina Mark Milestone Test With Win Over Ireland

    Richie McCaw and Mils Muliaina marked their record breaking 93rd, test caps for the All Blacks with a 38-18 win over a spirited Irish side at the new Aviva Stadium today...

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  21. Rugby: Sonny Bill Williams Stars as All Blacks Destroy Scotland

    The most talked about man in New Zealand rugby this year, Sonny Bill Williams, was outstanding this morning as the All Blacks scored seven tries to none in a 49-3 victory over Scotland, at Murrayfield...

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  22. Rugby: All Blacks Gain Unconvincing Win Over England

    The All Blacks have started their Grand Slam campaign with a 26-16 victory over England at Twickenham. The win was anything but convincing, as they looked disjointed and struggled ...

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  23. Rugby: All Blacks Hot Favourites, but Does Grand Slam Still Hold Same Prestige?

    The All Blacks will begin their challenge for a fourth grand slam, playing the opener against England at Twickenham this weekend. Traditionally, this is one of the toughest and most demanding tasks in world rugby...

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  24. Rugby: Australia Snatch Victory with Last-Minute Win Over All Blacks

    The Wallabies have snapped a ten match losing streak to their arch-rival All Blacks by scoring two late tries to take a 26-24 win in Hong Kong last night...

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  25. Rugby: All Blacks Must Persist With What Has Been Proven For Australian Test

    Last week we learnt that the All Black selectors would be announcing the 15 men who would start the first test of their end-of-year tour on Thursday, rather than on Tuesday as we have come to expect...

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