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Australian Rugby Union announces measures to tackle discrimination

SYDNEY – World Cup-winning captains John Eales and Nick Farr-Jones joined with the Australian Rugby Union on Friday for an anti-discrimination policy launch that coincided with the opening day of the Bingham Cup gay rugby tournament. 567 more words

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A Tale Of Two Nations - A Kiwi’s View of US Rugby

By Kyle Willoughby

I was recently asked an interesting question, that I myself have posed to many players within the rugby fraternity: ‘what is is about USA Rugby that attracts me?’ It’s certainly an intriguing question, especially as, being a New Zealander living in New Zealand, I’m spoiled for choice when it comes to the great game. 1,399 more words

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South Africa v Argentina, Saturday 16th August 2014, 5pm

This weekend saw the start of the Southern hemisphere version of the Six Nations Rugby Championship. It’s just four nations taking part down here though, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina. 826 more words

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English to Irish during the course of three rugby matches and four years

My metamorphosis from English man to Irish man took place between the ages of 10 and 14. In the early 1960s, my father brought me to my first England v Ireland rugby match in London. 427 more words

Fiji - Part 1 - Bula!

First (proper) blog post. This better be above average.

I went to Fiji and noticed some things I thought were interesting.

The edges of a fleshed out and dried coconut-bowl are circular in general, yet the edge itself is rough and uneven. 838 more words

Five summer signings to watch out for in the Pro12 this season

Ben Te’o – Leinster

Ben Te’o is probably relatively unknown amongst most Union fans in the Northern Hemisphere. Te’o currently plays rugby league in Australia and is departing the South Sydney Rabbitohs at the same time as the more high profile Sam Burgess.   670 more words