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The New Zealand Herald
North must budge for global seasonwith the basis for sustainability which it currently doesn't have. All of whic
North must budge for global season
The New Zealand Herald / Posted an hour ago
with the basis for sustainability which it currently doesn't have. All of which is bad news because chief executive of the Rugby Football Union Ian Ritchie has given every indication he has no intention of thinking beyond his tenure. He obviously... Read more
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Daily News
Kevin Dixon to lead Sri Lanka under 20 teamcum scrum half Sudath Sampath will be the head coach of the team. The Under 20
Kevin Dixon to lead Sri Lanka under 20 team
Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
cum scrum half Sudath Sampath will be the head coach of the team. The Under 20 Sevens tournament organized by the Asia Rugby Football Union (ARFU) is a two-leg series and the second leg will take place in August in Hong Kong. The two leg tour... Read more
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NZCity
Global rugby season hopes take blowHopes of establishing a more globally aligned season have receded, with the Rug
Global rugby season hopes take blow
NZCity / Posted 11 hours ago
Hopes of establishing a more globally aligned season have receded, with the Rugby Football Union (RFU) indicating it is unwilling to move the Six Nations or autumn schedule. New World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont aims to synchronise the northern and... Read more
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sportsmole
RFU chief: 'Six Nations changes unlikely'Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie has claimed that any major cha
RFU chief: 'Six Nations changes unlikely'
sportsmole / Posted 13 hours ago
Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie has claimed that any major changes to the Six Nations are unlikely to take place. A shift in schedule, which would see the tournament move from its current February start date to April, had been... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Apprentices help transform sports groundcouncil for two new changing rooms with ramp access. Should the application be
Apprentices help transform sports ground
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 hours ago
council for two new changing rooms with ramp access. Should the application be granted, the club will have two changing rooms which would be compliant with Rugby Football Union and Sport England standards and two which would be partially compl... Read more
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Perth Now
Revealed: Waratahs make huge Hayne callwho joined the Waratahs from Welsh club Ospreys, knows the financial threat onl
Revealed: Waratahs make huge Hayne call
Perth Now / Posted 21 hours ago
who joined the Waratahs from Welsh club Ospreys, knows the financial threat only too well. On Monday, England’s Rugby Football Union and Premiership Rugby Limited signed a new £225 million, eight-year deal which is expected to put... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Revealed: Waratahs make huge Hayne callwho joined the Waratahs from Welsh club Ospreys, knows the financial threat onl
Revealed: Waratahs make huge Hayne call
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 hours ago
who joined the Waratahs from Welsh club Ospreys, knows the financial threat only too well. On Monday, England’s Rugby Football Union and Premiership Rugby Limited signed a new £225 million, eight-year deal which is expected to put... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Jarryd Hayne rugby: Waratahs won’t offer contract despite ARU interestwho joined the Waratahs from Welsh club Ospreys, knows the financial threat onl
Jarryd Hayne rugby: Waratahs won’t offer contract despite ARU interest
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 22 hours ago
who joined the Waratahs from Welsh club Ospreys, knows the financial threat only too well. On Monday, England’s Rugby Football Union and Premiership Rugby Limited signed a new £225, eight-year deal which is expected to put further... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Revealed: Waratahs make huge Hayne callwho joined the Waratahs from Welsh club Ospreys, knows the financial threat onl
Revealed: Waratahs make huge Hayne call
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
who joined the Waratahs from Welsh club Ospreys, knows the financial threat only too well. On Monday, England’s Rugby Football Union and Premiership Rugby Limited signed a new £225, eight-year deal which is expected to put further... Read more
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Sporting Life
RFU: Six Nations unlikely to move The Rugby Football Union say the Six Nations will continue to be played in Fe
RFU: Six Nations unlikely to move
Sporting Life / Posted 22 hours ago
The Rugby Football Union say the Six Nations will continue to be played in February-March, despite calls for it to be moved to April. Rugby union oddsNew World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont insists starting the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
RFU unwilling to move Six Nations or autumn Tests for globally-aligned seasonseason Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 07:54 am Hopes of establishing a more globall
RFU unwilling to move Six Nations or autumn Tests for globally-aligned season
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
season Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 07:54 am Hopes of establishing a more globally-aligned season have receded after the Rugby Football Union indicated it would be unwilling to move the RBS 6 Nations or autumn schedule. New World Rugby chairman... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
RFU unwilling to move Six Nations or autumn Tests for globally-aligned seasonseries in their existing slots in the season Hopes of establishing a more glob
RFU unwilling to move Six Nations or autumn Tests for globally-aligned season
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
series in their existing slots in the season Hopes of establishing a more globally-aligned season have receded after the Rugby Football Union indicated it would be unwilling to move the RBS 6 Nations or autumn schedule. New World Rugby chairman... Read more
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walesonline
England rugby boss rules out Six Nations move to different time of yearthe traditional slot of February and March. Hopes of establishing a more globa
England rugby boss rules out Six Nations move to different time of year
walesonline / Posted yesterday
the traditional slot of February and March. Hopes of establishing a more globally-aligned season have receded after the Rugby Football Union indicated it would be unwilling to move the Six Nations tournament or autumn schedule. New World Rugby... Read more
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BT Sport
Sam Underhill unavailable as England boss Eddie Jones prepares for autumn seriesmuddied the waters over his availability, but the new eight-year agreement betw
Sam Underhill unavailable as England boss Eddie Jones prepares for autumn series
BT Sport / Posted yesterday
muddied the waters over his availability, but the new eight-year agreement between the Aviva Premiership clubs and Rugby Football Union has clarified that Underhill can not be involved. "We discussed it again with Eddie and we agreed with... Read more
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walesonline
Sam Underhill will have to leave Ospreys if he wants to play for Englandmuddied the waters over his availability, but the new eight-year agreement betw
Sam Underhill will have to leave Ospreys if he wants to play for England
walesonline / Posted yesterday
muddied the waters over his availability, but the new eight-year agreement between the Aviva Premiership clubs and Rugby Football Union has clarified that Underhill can not be involved. “We discussed it again with Eddie and we agreed with... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sam Underhill unavailable as England boss Eddie Jones prepares for autumn seriesmuddied the waters over his availability, but the new eight-year agreement betw
Sam Underhill unavailable as England boss Eddie Jones prepares for autumn series
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
muddied the waters over his availability, but the new eight-year agreement between the Aviva Premiership clubs and Rugby Football Union has clarified that Underhill can not be involved. "We discussed it again with Eddie and we agreed with... Read more
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NZCity
Key agreement reached in English rugbyin 2019 has moved a step closer after a new agreement was finalised between its
Key agreement reached in English rugby
NZCity / Posted yesterday
in 2019 has moved a step closer after a new agreement was finalised between its Premiership clubs and Twickenham. The Rugby Football Union believes the eight-year deal, which is worth in excess of STG200 million ($NZ375 million), has offered... Read more
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BT Sport
England reach agreement with Premiership clubs to increase training camp sizes2019 has moved a step closer after a new agreement was finalised between the Av
England reach agreement with Premiership clubs to increase training camp sizes
BT Sport / Posted yesterday
2019 has moved a step closer after a new agreement was finalised between the Aviva Premiership clubs and Twickenham. The Rugby Football Union believes the eight-year deal, which is worth in excess of £200million, has offered head coach Eddie... Read more
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BT Sport
Rugby Football Union agree eight-year partnership with Premiership Rugby LimitedEngland's aim of becoming the dominant force in the global game has been streng
Rugby Football Union agree eight-year partnership with Premiership Rugby Limited
BT Sport / Posted yesterday
England's aim of becoming the dominant force in the global game has been strengthened by a new agreement signed by the Rugby Football Union and Premiership Rugby Limited. The eight-year partnership between Twickenham and the Aviva Premiership clubs,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
England reach agreement with Premiership clubs to increase training camp sizes2019 has moved a step closer after a new agreement was finalised between the Av
England reach agreement with Premiership clubs to increase training camp sizes
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
2019 has moved a step closer after a new agreement was finalised between the Aviva Premiership clubs and Twickenham. The Rugby Football Union believes the eight-year deal, which is worth in excess of £200million, has offered head coach Eddie... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Rugby Football Union agree eight-year partnership with Premiership Rugby LimitedEngland's aim of becoming the dominant force in the global game has been streng
Rugby Football Union agree eight-year partnership with Premiership Rugby Limited
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
England's aim of becoming the dominant force in the global game has been strengthened by a new agreement signed by the Rugby Football Union and Premiership Rugby Limited. The eight-year partnership between Twickenham and the Aviva Premiership clubs,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
RFU and Premiership Rugby agree eight-year partnershipREUTERS: The Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Premiership Rugby Limited (PRL) hav
RFU and Premiership Rugby agree eight-year partnership
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
REUTERS: The Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Premiership Rugby Limited (PRL) have agreed on an eight-year partnership to strengthen the England team and domestic rugby in the country, the organisations said on Monday. The agreement, worth over 200... Read more
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Sporting Life
RFU agrees new England dealaim of becoming the dominant force in the global game has been strengthened by
RFU agrees new England deal
Sporting Life / Posted yesterday
aim of becoming the dominant force in the global game has been strengthened by a new agreement signed by the Rugby Football Union and Premiership Rugby Limited. Rugby union oddsThe eight-year partnership between Twickenham and the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Rugby Football Union agree eight-year partnership with Premiership Rugby Limited RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie has hailed a new eight-year partnership with
Rugby Football Union agree eight-year partnership with Premiership Rugby Limited
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie has hailed a new eight-year partnership with Premiership Rugby Limited England's aim of becoming the dominant force in the global game... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Tributes paid to Suffolk rugby stalwart Brian Williams, who was 100th president of RFUa short illness. He was aged 75. Mr Williams was given the honour in 2008/09 o
Tributes paid to Suffolk rugby stalwart Brian Williams, who was 100th president of RFU
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
a short illness. He was aged 75. Mr Williams was given the honour in 2008/09 of becoming the 100th president of the Rugby Football Union (RFU), the governing body for rugby union in England. He had played the sport since 1952 and also... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Signings add depth to young Magpiesbe able to secure Ross and Ben, they're quality men with a significant amount t
Signings add depth to young Magpies
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
be able to secure Ross and Ben, they're quality men with a significant amount to offer on and off the field," Hawke's Bay Rugby Football Union CEO Mike Bishop said. Bishop signed Filipo to play for Marlborough when he was CEO of that union in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Signings add depth to young Magpiesbe able to secure Ross and Ben, they're quality men with a significant amount t
Signings add depth to young Magpies
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
be able to secure Ross and Ben, they're quality men with a significant amount to offer on and off the field," Hawke's Bay Rugby Football Union CEO Mike Bishop said. Bishop signed Filipo to play for Marlborough when he was CEO of that union in... Read more
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Daily News
Foreign flavour at inaugural Dialog Sri Lanka Super 7sStadium, Reid Avenue from August 5 to 6 and the second leg from August 12 to 13
Foreign flavour at inaugural Dialog Sri Lanka Super 7s
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Stadium, Reid Avenue from August 5 to 6 and the second leg from August 12 to 13 again at the same venue the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union announced at a media briefing held at Hilton Hotel, yesterday. “We hope to set an example to all by... Read more
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BT Sport
England Women announce 48 player contracts for next seasonCup and Six Nations, England Women announced. It is all part of a drive toward
England Women announce 48 player contracts for next season
BT Sport / Posted 5 days ago
Cup and Six Nations, England Women announced. It is all part of a drive towards England's World Cup defence next year. Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie said: "The RFU is committed to supporting the growth of women's rugby. "We... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
England Women announce 48 player contracts for next seasonCup and Six Nations, England Women announced. It is all part of a drive toward
England Women announce 48 player contracts for next season
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Cup and Six Nations, England Women announced. It is all part of a drive towards England's World Cup defence next year. Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie said: " The RFU is committed to supporting the growth of women's rugby. "We... Read more
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Daily News
Lankan team leaves for U18 Asian Schools Rugby Sevens today : Adjusting from 15s rugby to 7s is not easy – coach MushtaqThe selection panel of the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) headed by cha
Lankan team leaves for U18 Asian Schools Rugby Sevens today : Adjusting from 15s rugby to 7s is not easy – coach Mushtaq
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
The selection panel of the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) headed by chairman-Michael Jayasekara (S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia) ably assisted by Hisham Abdeen (Isipathana College), Kapila Knowlton (Mahanama College) and L.V. Ekanayake (St.... Read more
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iol.co.za
Two SA rugby players fail dope teststhe banned anabolic steroid nandrolone he tested positive for came from a suppl
Two SA rugby players fail dope tests
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
the banned anabolic steroid nandrolone he tested positive for came from a supplement given to him by the South African Rugby Football Union. He was then cleared of any wrongdoing in April 2001. On March 19, 2014, Chiliboy Ralepelle faced an... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Shoemark proud of energised Maroonsthey are going to work with." The father of three who works as a talent develo
Shoemark proud of energised Maroons
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
they are going to work with." The father of three who works as a talent development co-ordinator for the Hawke's Bay Rugby Football Union, Shoemark, admitted the season has been a learning curve. "It's a lot different from being a player.... Read more
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Daily News
Sudath Sampath to coach U-20, Women’s Sevens teamsex-Thomian rugby player Jayan Goonetilake has been appointed as managers of the
Sudath Sampath to coach U-20, Women’s Sevens teams
Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
ex-Thomian rugby player Jayan Goonetilake has been appointed as managers of the National women’s and Under 20 rugby teams respectively. Nazim Mohamad, secretary of the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) officially confirmed all the appointme... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Jones wants more from England defenceand Australia to Twickenham before facing New Zealand in 2017. - 'Evolving min
Jones wants more from England defence
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
and Australia to Twickenham before facing New Zealand in 2017. - 'Evolving mindset' - Jones -- who hit a rapid 30 for a Rugby Football Union XI against the Rugby Writers in a cricket match in Richmond, southwest London on Monday -- has always... Read more
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Super Sport
Jones wants more from England defenceand Australia to Twickenham before facing New Zealand in 2017. 'EVOLVING MINDS
Jones wants more from England defence
Super Sport / Posted 14 days ago
and Australia to Twickenham before facing New Zealand in 2017. 'EVOLVING MINDSET' Jones – who hit a rapid 30 for a Rugby Football Union XI against the Rugby Writers in a cricket match in Richmond, southwest London on Monday – has always... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
England coach Eddie Jones has said the team are now ‘back to zero’after their series victory at Allianz Stadium.Source: Getty Images ‘EVOLVING M
England coach Eddie Jones has said the team are now ‘back to zero’
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
after their series victory at Allianz Stadium.Source: Getty Images ‘EVOLVING MINDSET’ Jones — who hit a rapid 30 for a Rugby Football Union XI against the Rugby Writers in a cricket match in Richmond, southwest London on Monday — has always... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Eddie Jones: ‘We want to hit people’in the dressing room after their series victory at Allianz Stadium. ‘EVOLVING
Eddie Jones: ‘We want to hit people’
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
in the dressing room after their series victory at Allianz Stadium. ‘EVOLVING MINDSET’ Jones — who hit a rapid 30 for a Rugby Football Union XI against the Rugby Writers in a cricket match in Richmond, southwest London on Monday — has always... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Eddie Jones: ‘We want to hit people’in the dressing room after their series victory at Allianz Stadium. ‘EVOLVING
Eddie Jones: ‘We want to hit people’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
in the dressing room after their series victory at Allianz Stadium. ‘EVOLVING MINDSET’ Jones — who hit a rapid 30 for a Rugby Football Union XI against the Rugby Writers in a cricket match in Richmond, southwest London on Monday — has always... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Eddie Jones with England cricket team: Trevor Bayliss visited by England’s rugby coachcapacity, with the former Wallabies coach scoring 30 runs off as many balls dur
Eddie Jones with England cricket team: Trevor Bayliss visited by England’s rugby coach
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
capacity, with the former Wallabies coach scoring 30 runs off as many balls during a friendly match between England’s Rugby Football Union and the Rugby Writer’s Club. In more serious cricketing affairs, James Anderson and Ben Stokes took... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Now Eddie Jones helps England’s cricket teamcapacity, with the former Wallabies coach scoring 30 runs off as many balls dur
Now Eddie Jones helps England’s cricket team
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
capacity, with the former Wallabies coach scoring 30 runs off as many balls during a friendly match between England’s Rugby Football Union and the Rugby Writer’s Club. He also rolled the arm over, sending down some off-spin that would no... Read more
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BT Sport
Eddie Jones turns to Tour de France as he targets rankings top spotJones has never been afraid to tap into other sports such as football, tennis a
Eddie Jones turns to Tour de France as he targets rankings top spot
BT Sport / Posted 14 days ago
Jones has never been afraid to tap into other sports such as football, tennis and cricket - he hit a breezy 30 for a Rugby Football Union XI in Richmond on Monday - as he attempts to improve as a coach. Jones has just spent time in France... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Eddie Jones turns to Tour de France as he targets rankings top spotJones has never been afraid to tap into other sports such as football, tennis a
Eddie Jones turns to Tour de France as he targets rankings top spot
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Jones has never been afraid to tap into other sports such as football, tennis and cricket - he hit a breezy 30 for a Rugby Football Union XI in Richmond on Monday - as he attempts to improve as a coach. Jones has just spent time in France... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Eastern unsure about challengingweekend and the loser would have to keep its squad together for a possible prom
Eastern unsure about challenging
Otago Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
weekend and the loser would have to keep its squad together for a possible promotion-relegation match on August 20. Otago Rugby Football Union community rugby manager Richard Perkins said the metropolitan rugby council had not received any... Read more
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iol.co.za
New twist in Sharks fightperiod of decline fell under the leadership of outgoing chief executive Smit an
New twist in Sharks fight
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
period of decline fell under the leadership of outgoing chief executive Smit and the current president of the KwaZulu-Natal Rugby Football Union, Graham MacKenzie. In the letter, Van Zyl reopened old wounds by reiterating his opinion of Smit,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canterbury club rugby player receives 46 week suspension for alleged racial abuseSouthbridge's Peni Manumanuniliwa a "black c...". Waihora's Bronson Munro has
Canterbury club rugby player receives 46 week suspension for alleged racial abuse
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
Southbridge's Peni Manumanuniliwa a "black c...". Waihora's Bronson Munro has been banned for 40 weeks. The Canterbury Rugby Football Union committee found Munro, 23, guilty of racial abuse on Wednesday night, handing down a 46-week suspension.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Anendra Singh: Kiwis lacking star powerto one of the world's biggest sporting parties if they are to remain on its gue
Anendra Singh: Kiwis lacking star power
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
to one of the world's biggest sporting parties if they are to remain on its guest list. The question is: "Has New Zealand Rugby Football Union done enough, considering Williams is the only All Black of any description in Tietjens' equation?" At... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Miller move suits ex-CEOof Dunedin City Holdings Ltd and owns a farm at Middlemarch. Earlier this year
Miller move suits ex-CEO
Otago Daily Times / Posted 24 days ago
of Dunedin City Holdings Ltd and owns a farm at Middlemarch. Earlier this year, he was appointed chairman of the Otago Rugby Football Union. The rugby union was a business operating in a challenging environment. But it was in good shape and... Read more
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BT Sport
Jon Callard set to leave role with Rugby Football UnionJon Callard will leave his role as Rugby Football Union national performance ac
Jon Callard set to leave role with Rugby Football Union
BT Sport / Posted 25 days ago
Jon Callard will leave his role as Rugby Football Union national performance academy manager and international performance coach this summer. The RFU announced former Bath and England full-back Callard's departure following 12 years in various... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jon Callard set to leave role with Rugby Football Union Jon Callard will leave the Rugby Football Union this summer Jon Callard will
Jon Callard set to leave role with Rugby Football Union
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
Jon Callard will leave the Rugby Football Union this summer Jon Callard will leave his role as Rugby Football Union national performance academy manager and international performance coach... Read more
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