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Sydney Morning Herald
How sevens rugby went from 'Contiki tour' to Olympic dreamfor Fiji. Quade Cooper, Henry Speight, Nick Cummins … They all failed to reach
How sevens rugby went from 'Contiki tour' to Olympic dream
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
for Fiji. Quade Cooper, Henry Speight, Nick Cummins … They all failed to reach the final Australian squad. The great Bryan Habana fell short of expectations he would play for South Africa. As for Sonny Bill Williams, it took him a year to... Read more
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Canberra Times
How sevens rugby went from 'Contiki tour' to Olympic dreamfor Fiji. Quade Cooper, Henry Speight, Nick Cummins … They all failed to reach
How sevens rugby went from 'Contiki tour' to Olympic dream
Canberra Times / Posted 15 hours ago
for Fiji. Quade Cooper, Henry Speight, Nick Cummins … They all failed to reach the final Australian squad. The great Bryan Habana fell short of expectations he would play for South Africa. As for Sonny Bill Williams, it took him a year to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bok coach has eye on Senatla, De Jonghvictory in the last quarter, with the South Africans holding on in Port Elizabe
Bok coach has eye on Senatla, De Jongh
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
victory in the last quarter, with the South Africans holding on in Port Elizabeth to clinch the series 2-1. With Bryan Habana having been unavailable in June, and JP Pietersen not quite finding the form of old, there is certainly a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Blitzboks power up for Rio challengethe 2015-16 season by using more players than in previous years. The coach test
Blitzboks power up for Rio challenge
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
the 2015-16 season by using more players than in previous years. The coach tested 15 specialists, such as Ryan Kankowski, Bryan Habana, Juan de Jongh and Francois Hougaard. In the end only De Jongh made the final 12-man cut with Hougaard on... Read more
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iol.co.za
De Jongh focused on getting medalGames. There were no guarantees that the fleet-footed centre was going to make
De Jongh focused on getting medal
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Games. There were no guarantees that the fleet-footed centre was going to make the final cut of 12 – Francois Hougaard, Bryan Habana and Ryan Kankowski can bear testimony to that – and the strict fitness regime that must be completed to keep up... Read more
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iol.co.za
De Jongh: The time is now for BlitzboksGames. There were no guarantees that the fleet-footed centre was going to make
De Jongh: The time is now for Blitzboks
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Games. There were no guarantees that the fleet-footed centre was going to make the final cut of 12 – Francois Hougaard, Bryan Habana and Ryan Kankowski can bear testimony to that – and the strict fitness regime that must be completed to keep up... Read more
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walesonline
The seven Sevens stars you WILL have heard of before Rio 2016 Olympicsof the world game with Sevens specialists predictably dominating the squads. H
The seven Sevens stars you WILL have heard of before Rio 2016 Olympics
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
of the world game with Sevens specialists predictably dominating the squads. Household names like South African superstar Bryan Habana and Australian maverick Quade Cooper have failed to make the transition while Wales flanker Justin Tipuric was... Read more
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iol.co.za
Blitzboks’ Brown: Closest team will win Rio goldhe and his teammates have taken to get to this point – especially the final squ
Blitzboks’ Brown: Closest team will win Rio gold
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
he and his teammates have taken to get to this point – especially the final squad that was selected, which saw the likes of Bryan Habana and Ryan Kankowski miss out, while Francois Hougaard is one of the official travelling reserves. “Pretty... Read more
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iol.co.za
Power-packed BlitzBoks Kok-a-hoop ahead of Gamesof whom were involved in the gold medal-winning run at the 2014 Commonwealth Ga
Power-packed BlitzBoks Kok-a-hoop ahead of Games
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
of whom were involved in the gold medal-winning run at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, however, the likes of Warren Whiteley, Bryan Habana, Schalk Brits, Cornal Hendricks, Frankie Horne and Branco du Preez are missing this time round. Still, the... Read more
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walesonline
Shaun Edwards: Wales will always be my priority, but Toulon could have helped usto Wales. Read More “I feel I would have improved as a coach working with sta
Shaun Edwards: Wales will always be my priority, but Toulon could have helped us
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
to Wales. Read More “I feel I would have improved as a coach working with star names like Duane Vermeulen, Ma’a Nonu and Bryan Habana. “Habana is the player I most of all wanted to work alongside because left-wing has been a defensive weakness... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dummies guide to the Olympicsshort. Let's now have a moment of silence for the medal hopes of Jarryd Hayne,
Dummies guide to the Olympics
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
short. Let's now have a moment of silence for the medal hopes of Jarryd Hayne, Liam Messam, Quade Cooper, Henry Speight, Bryan Habana and Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins to name a few (but let's also give credit to American Football convert Nate... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Rugby sevens makes Olympic debutwill be able to boast one of the superstars of the oval ball game in New Zealan
Rugby sevens makes Olympic debut
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
will be able to boast one of the superstars of the oval ball game in New Zealand's code-swapping back Sonny Bill Williams. Bryan Habana missed out on selection for South Africa, with most teams opting for sevens specialists rather than drafting in... Read more
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walesonline
Winning Olympic rugby sevens gold is more prestigious than winning the World Cupemphasis on winning sevens titles in Rio and why they brought 15-a-side stars l
Winning Olympic rugby sevens gold is more prestigious than winning the World Cup
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
emphasis on winning sevens titles in Rio and why they brought 15-a-side stars like Sonny Bill Williams, Quade Cooper and Bryan Habana into their sevens programmes. Only Williams has made the cut for the simple reason that the others weren’t good... Read more
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walesonline
This is why Britain's biggest rugby stars won't be at the Olympicstheir lot in chasing the Olympic dream but have missed out on selection. The e
This is why Britain's biggest rugby stars won't be at the Olympics
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
their lot in chasing the Olympic dream but have missed out on selection. The experiment of established Test stars like Bryan Habana and Quade Cooper adapting to Sevens has failed with neither player making their respective squads. NFL star,... Read more
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walesonline
Team GB Olympic rugby squad announcement LIVEFrance, Spain, Kenya. Pool C: Canada, Great Britain, Brazil, Japan. The exper
Team GB Olympic rugby squad announcement LIVE
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
France, Spain, Kenya. Pool C: Canada, Great Britain, Brazil, Japan. The experiment of established Test stars like Bryan Habana and Quade Cooper adapting to Sevens has failed with neither player making their respective squads although Sonny... Read more
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BT Sport
Ollie Phillips: Rugby sevens will make for great viewing at Olympics15-a-side, sometimes that can be recovered. In sevens, more often than not, it
Ollie Phillips: Rugby sevens will make for great viewing at Olympics
BT Sport / Posted 11 days ago
15-a-side, sometimes that can be recovered. In sevens, more often than not, it can't be." Fifteen-a-side world stars like Bryan Habana and Quade Cooper failed in their attempts to secure respective Rio selection for South Africa and Australia, and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ollie Phillips: Rugby sevens will make for great viewing at Olympics15-a-side, sometimes that can be recovered. In sevens, more often than not, it
Ollie Phillips: Rugby sevens will make for great viewing at Olympics
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
15-a-side, sometimes that can be recovered. In sevens, more often than not, it can't be." Fifteen-a-side world stars like Bryan Habana and Quade Cooper failed in their attempts to secure respective Rio selection for South Africa and Australia, and... Read more
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Japan Today
Goromaru keen to open French doors for Japanese players ‹ Japan Todayinjury, will have his work cut out at the club, which boasts a number of top in
Goromaru keen to open French doors for Japanese players ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 14 days ago
injury, will have his work cut out at the club, which boasts a number of top internationals including South Africa’s Bryan Habana, Australian Matt Giteau, and New Zealand centre Ma’a Nonu. “It’s a team that has assembled top players. I’ll... Read more
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walesonline
Gethin Jenkins reveals his biggest regret, favourite match and much morecheekbone. I know it’s something I can never change, but I always think should
Gethin Jenkins reveals his biggest regret, favourite match and much more
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
cheekbone. I know it’s something I can never change, but I always think should I have gone a bit lower in the tackle. Bryan Habana ran in between myself and Brian O’Driscoll. I went high, so did O’Driscoll and his head knocked into my... Read more
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The Age
Super Rugby stars miss out on sevens Olympic dreamabove what a XVs player can come in and do on two months' training." The story
Super Rugby stars miss out on sevens Olympic dream
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
above what a XVs player can come in and do on two months' training." The story is similar overseas, with Springboks star Bryan Habana at long odds to make the cut for South Africa's sevens side. France named just two XVs players in their squad -... Read more
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Canberra Times
Super Rugby stars miss out on sevens Olympic dreamabove what a XVs player can come in and do on two months' training." The story
Super Rugby stars miss out on sevens Olympic dream
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
above what a XVs player can come in and do on two months' training." The story is similar overseas, with Springboks star Bryan Habana at long odds to make the cut for South Africa's sevens side. France named just two XVs players in their squad -... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa's Rio Olympic Hopefuls May Be the Best Yetas the "overage" players. Veteran Blitzbok Frankie Horne failed to make the fin
South Africa's Rio Olympic Hopefuls May Be the Best Yet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
as the "overage" players. Veteran Blitzbok Frankie Horne failed to make the final Sevens squad, as did Springbok stalwart Bryan Habana. This is arguably the strongest team that has been sent to the games, with the 2012 crop bringing home six... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Super Rugby stars miss out on sevens Olympic dreamabove what a XVs player can come in and do on two months' training." The story
Super Rugby stars miss out on sevens Olympic dream
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
above what a XVs player can come in and do on two months' training." The story is similar overseas, with Springboks star Bryan Habana at long odds to make the cut for South Africa's sevens side. France named just two XVs players in their squad -... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Caster looks as good as gold for SAplayed international cricket for the South African women’s team, is also a meda
Caster looks as good as gold for SA
Daily Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
played international cricket for the South African women’s team, is also a medal contender. Veteran Springbok wing Bryan Habana was, however, overlooked for a place in the fancied Rugby Sevens side. His former Bok teammate, centre Juan de... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Goromaru keen to open French doors for Japanese playersinjury, will have his work cut out at the club, which boasts a number of top in
Goromaru keen to open French doors for Japanese players
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
injury, will have his work cut out at the club, which boasts a number of top internationals including South Africa's Bryan Habana, Australian Matt Giteau, and New Zealand centre Ma'a Nonu. "It's a team that has assembled top players. I'll... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Semenya among 137 Rio-bound South Africanssquad are realistic medal contenders. But the men's sevens rugby squad, who ha
Semenya among 137 Rio-bound South Africans
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
squad are realistic medal contenders. But the men's sevens rugby squad, who have overlooked veteran Springbok winger Bryan Habana, are among the chief candidates for gold in a 12-team field. South African medal winners in Rio will not only... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
South Africa overlook Habana for Olympic sevensAfrica overlook Habana for Rio Olympics rugby sevens, Kolbe and de Jongh includ
South Africa overlook Habana for Olympic sevens
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Africa overlook Habana for Rio Olympics rugby sevens, Kolbe and de Jongh included FORMER World Rugby Player of the Year Bryan Habana was overlooked Thursday when South Africa named a 12-man squad for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games sevens... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 OlympicsHe's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana w
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana will not have the chance to add an Olympic medal to his rugby resumé. Coach Neil Powell has kept faith with his sevens specialists in naming a 12-man squad for next... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics | Sports - Home All Blacks star committed to Sevens World Series early Paul
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics
KTVZ Bend / Posted 15 days ago
| Sports - Home All Blacks star committed to Sevens World Series early Paul Kane/Getty Images He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 OlympicsHe's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana w
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 15 days ago
He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana will not have the chance to add an Olympic medal to his rugby resumé. Coach Neil Powell has kept faith with his sevens specialists in naming a 12-man squad for next... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 OlympicsHe's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana w
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana will not have the chance to add an Olympic medal to his rugby resumé. Coach Neil Powell has kept faith with his sevens specialists in naming a 12-man squad for next... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 OlympicsHe's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana w
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 15 days ago
He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana will not have the chance to add an Olympic medal to his rugby resumé. Coach Neil Powell has kept faith with his sevens specialists in naming a 12-man squad for next... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 OlympicsHe's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana w
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 15 days ago
He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana will not have the chance to add an Olympic medal to his rugby resumé. Coach Neil Powell has kept faith with his sevens specialists in naming a 12-man squad for next... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics place(CNN) - He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics place
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
(CNN) - He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana will not have the chance to add an Olympic medal to his rugby resumé. Coach Neil Powell has kept faith with his sevens specialists in naming a 12-man squad for... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 OlympicsHe's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana w
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 15 days ago
He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana will not have the chance to add an Olympic medal to his rugby resumé. Coach Neil Powell has kept faith with his sevens specialists in naming a 12-man squad for next... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics place(CNN) - He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics place
Local 10 Miami / Posted 15 days ago
(CNN) - He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana will not have the chance to add an Olympic medal to his rugby resumé. Coach Neil Powell has kept faith with his sevens specialists in naming a 12-man squad for... Read more
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News 8000
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 OlympicsHe's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana w
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics
News 8000 / Posted 15 days ago
He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana will not have the chance to add an Olympic medal to his rugby resumé. Coach Neil Powell has kept faith with his sevens specialists in naming a 12-man squad for next... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics place(CNN) - He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics place
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 15 days ago
(CNN) - He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana will not have the chance to add an Olympic medal to his rugby resumé. Coach Neil Powell has kept faith with his sevens specialists in naming a 12-man squad for... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics place(CNN) - He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan
Bryan Habana misses out on Rio 2016 Olympics place
KECI Missoula / Posted 15 days ago
(CNN) - He's South Africa's record try scorer, and a world champion, but Bryan Habana will not have the chance to add an Olympic medal to his rugby resumé. Coach Neil Powell has kept faith with his sevens specialists in naming a 12-man squad for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bryan Habana misses out on South Africa's Olympic sevens squadSouth Africa's Bryan Habana missed out of the rugby sevens squad for the Olympi
Bryan Habana misses out on South Africa's Olympic sevens squad
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
South Africa's Bryan Habana missed out of the rugby sevens squad for the Olympics. Photo / AP Rugby sevens will also be missing a global star on its return to the Olympics next month, although it's got nothing to do with Zika. Bryan Habana, the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Twitter reacts to Team SA announcementand gratitude for getting the opportunity to have been a part of the blitzboksh
Twitter reacts to Team SA announcement
Calcutta News / Posted 15 days ago
and gratitude for getting the opportunity to have been a part of the blitzbokshellip; https://t.co/1NZZKZU8Bo - Bryan Habana (@BryanHabana) July 14, 2016Thanks for believing though - we will be back stronger next year!... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Semenya headlines South African team for Rioplayed international cricket for the South African women’s team, is also a meda
Semenya headlines South African team for Rio
Reuters Sports News / Posted 15 days ago
played international cricket for the South African women’s team, is also a medal contender. Veteran Springbok wing Bryan Habana was, however, overlooked for a place in the fancied Rugby Sevens side. His former Bok team mate, center Juan de... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Semenya headlines South African team for Rioplayed international cricket for the South African women’s team, is also a meda
Semenya headlines South African team for Rio
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
played international cricket for the South African women’s team, is also a medal contender. Veteran Springbok wing Bryan Habana was, however, overlooked for a place in the fancied Rugby Sevens side. His former Bok team mate, centre Juan de... Read more
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Salon.com
Habana misses out on South Africa’s Olympic rugby squadJOHANNESBURG (AP) — World Cup winner Bryan Habana has missed out on a place on
Habana misses out on South Africa’s Olympic rugby squad
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — World Cup winner Bryan Habana has missed out on a place on South Africa’s Olympic rugby sevens squad. Habana, who has played 117 tests for South Africa’s main 15-a-side team, had been named in an initial training squad for the... Read more
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iafrica.com
Kolbe, De Jongh crack Rio squadwere only 12 places - include Chris Dry, Ryan Kankowski, Branco du Preez, Franc
Kolbe, De Jongh crack Rio squad
iafrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
were only 12 places - include Chris Dry, Ryan Kankowski, Branco du Preez, Francois Hougaard, Ruhan Nel, Siviwe Soyizwapi, Bryan Habana. For a player like Hougaard it is a double blow - having also missed out on being selected for the 15-a-side... Read more
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Super Sport
Habana misses out on Rio selectionfifteen-a-side players Juan de Jongh and Cheslin Kolbe were included, but there
Habana misses out on Rio selection
Super Sport / Posted 15 days ago
fifteen-a-side players Juan de Jongh and Cheslin Kolbe were included, but there were no spots for Springboks Bryan Habana and Francois Hougaard, who both featured on the sevens circuit this past season. The Blitzboks are seeded... Read more
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Perth Now
How sevens stars shut Wallabies out of RioMark Evans Sonny Bill Williams is the only true 15s convert to make it into Ne
How sevens stars shut Wallabies out of Rio
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
Mark Evans Sonny Bill Williams is the only true 15s convert to make it into New Zealand’s Olympic squad, and while Bryan Habana is one of four 15s players still in South Africa’s 19-man squad, they are seen as outside chances to make the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
How sevens stars shut Wallabies out of RioMark Evans Sonny Bill Williams is the only true 15s convert to make it into Ne
How sevens stars shut Wallabies out of Rio
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 days ago
Mark Evans Sonny Bill Williams is the only true 15s convert to make it into New Zealand’s Olympic squad, and while Bryan Habana is one of four 15s players still in South Africa’s 19-man squad, they are seen as outside chances to make the... Read more
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Herald Sun
How sevens stars shut Wallabies out of RioMark Evans Sonny Bill Williams is the only true 15s convert to make it into Ne
How sevens stars shut Wallabies out of Rio
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Mark Evans Sonny Bill Williams is the only true 15s convert to make it into New Zealand’s Olympic squad, and while Bryan Habana is one of four 15s players still in South Africa’s 19-man squad, they are seen as outside chances to make the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How sevens stars shut Wallabies out of RioMark Evans Sonny Bill Williams is the only true 15s convert to make it into Ne
How sevens stars shut Wallabies out of Rio
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
Mark Evans Sonny Bill Williams is the only true 15s convert to make it into New Zealand’s Olympic squad, and while Bryan Habana is one of four 15s players still in South Africa’s 19-man squad, they are seen as outside chances to make the... Read more
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