Rugby World Cup 2011

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walesonline
This is what's become of the Welsh stars lost to injury before 30The career of a rugby player is a notoriously short one and - for many - not a
walesonline / Posted 4 hours ago
The career of a rugby player is a notoriously short one and - for many - not a particularly well-paid one. Many end up having to retire long before they would like to - meaning they need to find a second career to put food on the table. Several... Read more
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walesonline
The ex-Wales star who has just bagged a shock coaching jobboss of Dallas RFC. The much-travelled 42-year-old has been living in America
walesonline / Posted 4 hours ago
boss of Dallas RFC. The much-travelled 42-year-old has been living in America for the past two years, heading up Griffins rugby club in Allen, Texas. He also has a spell as forwards coach for the Russia national team on his CV, as well as a stint... Read more
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walesonline
Why Martyn Williams would like to see Wales try a new captaincountry, has urged Gatland to try out the Scarlets centre at some point in a bi
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
country, has urged Gatland to try out the Scarlets centre at some point in a bid to develop more leaders ahead of the 2019 World Cup in Japan.Jonathan Davies of British & Irish Lions at the end of the gameRead More "You'd imagine Alun Wyn will... Read more
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Canberra Times
Wallabies winger Henry Speight hopes Australia takes Test to Fiji for homecomingcoming years and believes it will help bridge the gap between tier one and tier
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
coming years and believes it will help bridge the gap between tier one and tier-two nations. Fiji has joined the National Rugby Championship this year and it is hoped the competition could be a stepping stone to creating a Pacific Islands team for... Read more
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The Age
Wallabies winger Henry Speight hopes Australia takes Test to Fiji for homecomingcoming years and believes it will help bridge the gap between tier one and tier
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
coming years and believes it will help bridge the gap between tier one and tier-two nations. Fiji has joined the National Rugby Championship this year and it is hoped the competition could be a stepping stone to creating a Pacific Islands team for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Wallabies winger Henry Speight hopes Australia takes Test to Fiji for homecomingcoming years and believes it will help bridge the gap between tier one and tier
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
coming years and believes it will help bridge the gap between tier one and tier-two nations. Fiji has joined the National Rugby Championship this year and it is hoped the competition could be a stepping stone to creating a Pacific Islands team for... Read more
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Canberra Times
Israel Folau tweets 'no' on same-sex marriage but I disagreeI will not support gay marriage." Good on him for expressing his views, even t
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
I will not support gay marriage." Good on him for expressing his views, even though they clash with those of Australian Rugby, his employer. And let Folau be the exemplar of those without an ounce of homophobia in them – he's been strong in his... Read more
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walesonline
What became of the 11 stars who were once officially the most promising in Walesat one point were rated highly enough to be feted with a bauble that suggested
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
at one point were rated highly enough to be feted with a bauble that suggested big things in the seasons ahead. The Welsh Rugby Writers’ Association voted them the most promising players in the decade between 2006 and 2016. Steff Evans collected... Read more
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iafrica.com
Preview: SA vs New ZealandOn Saturday, September 16, New Zealand and South Africa will clash on a rugby f
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
On Saturday, September 16, New Zealand and South Africa will clash on a rugby field - the 94th encounter between the nations who above all have dominated world rugby for more than a century. When he announced his team to play the All Blacks,... Read more
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walesonline
It's Peel v Jones in the big Belfast battlequickly emerged as a bright young talent coming through the ranks at Stradey Pa
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
quickly emerged as a bright young talent coming through the ranks at Stradey Park and he had an early taste of Test rugby on the development tour of the Far East in 2001. By the age of 25 he had a half century of caps to his name, at the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Israel Folau tweets 'no' on same-sex marriage but I disagreeI will not support gay marriage." Good on him for expressing his views, even t
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
I will not support gay marriage." Good on him for expressing his views, even though they clash with those of Australian Rugby, his employer. And let Folau be the exemplar of those without an ounce of homophobia in them – he's been strong in his... Read more
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The Age
Israel Folau tweets 'no' on same-sex marriage but I disagreeI will not support gay marriage." Good on him for expressing his views, even t
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
I will not support gay marriage." Good on him for expressing his views, even though they clash with those of Australian Rugby, his employer. And let Folau be the exemplar of those without an ounce of homophobia in them – he's been strong in his... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fury at Wembley Cup clash with 1966 Remembering Bally event as Jimmy Ball criticises the Football Association EE's Wembley Cup kicks off
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
as Jimmy Ball criticises the Football Association EE's Wembley Cup kicks off at the same time as the Remembering Bally game The FA say the Wembley match had been scheduled a long time in... Read more
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walesonline
Rhys Priestland makes frank admission about possible Wales returnannouncing his move to Northampton next season. The outside-half was a favouri
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
announcing his move to Northampton next season. The outside-half was a favourite of Wales coach Warren Gatland during the 2011 World Cup and 2012 Grand Slam, but his last Test start came in Wales' 2015 World Cup opener against Uruguay.Wales... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh rugby's Player of the Year unveiledtribute was also paid to one of the greats of the Welsh game. The Ospreys flan
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
tribute was also paid to one of the greats of the Welsh game. The Ospreys flanker received his trophy from the Welsh Rugby Writers’ Association at their 43rd annual awards dinner at Cardiff Arms Park. He held off a strong challenge from... Read more
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EuroNews
Keep calm, we got this, says All Blacks coach HansenBy Greg Stutchbury AUCKLAND (Reuters) – All Blacks coach Steve Hansen on Thursd
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
By Greg Stutchbury AUCKLAND (Reuters) – All Blacks coach Steve Hansen on Thursday moved to allay fears his world champion side were becoming stagnant, saying the uneven performances of 2017 were just part of the natural life-cycle of the team. The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
England want 2018 All Blacks clash to help make them "bulletproof" for World Cup10 next year, when the sport's current number one and two-ranked nations meet a
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
10 next year, when the sport's current number one and two-ranked nations meet at Twickenham. Ten months later, the World Cup kicks off in Japan, and Red Rose head coach Jones believes taking the scalp of 2011 and 2015 winners New Zealand... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
COUNTING IN THE CLOUD: How Xero took a metal band's name and changed accounting for a million companiesHe was busy as a director of New Zealand classifieds site TradeMe, but had a vi
Business Insider Australia / Posted 7 days ago
He was busy as a director of New Zealand classifieds site TradeMe, but had a vision of having a bigger impact on the world. Craig Walker was working around Wellington as a technology contractor for a range of small business clients that... Read more
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Calgary Sun
'I love the challenge': Heather Moyse making bobsleigh comeback attemptFor years, Heather Moyse pushed. Well past the expectations of others and her
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
For years, Heather Moyse pushed. Well past the expectations of others and her own limits. To World Cup podiums. To a pair of Olympic gold medals. To the pinnacle, again and again. And then, one of Canada’s most decorated bobsledders walked, gold... Read more
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express
World Cup 2019: England boss Eddie Jones only has Japan competition in mind THE NEXT World Cup may seem a long way off, but the cycle is moving on apace.
express / Posted 8 days ago
THE NEXT World Cup may seem a long way off, but the cycle is moving on apace. England boss Eddie Jones decided to ditch the Surrey training camp ahead of the World... Read more
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Daily Mail
FA fear hackers will spill England secrets ahead of Russia World CupFA fear hackers will spill England secrets ahead of World Cup in Russia The FA
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
FA fear hackers will spill England secrets ahead of World Cup in Russia The FA has confirmed that a sent was letter to FIFA related to Fancy Bears attack Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn turned down appearance on Test Match Special MCC chief Guy... Read more
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walesonline
Why Gatland must seriously consider a Priestland recallComing from as revered a rugby figure as John Taylor, it was as withering a pie
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
Coming from as revered a rugby figure as John Taylor, it was as withering a piece of criticism about a player’s performance as you’re likely to read. “He has played 27 times for his country, but still looks as if he is not sure whether he should be... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Nadal’s bizarre strategy switchGrand Slam final at the age of 31 and at the 32nd attempt, he is the blueprint
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Grand Slam final at the age of 31 and at the 32nd attempt, he is the blueprint for perseverance. Hip problems saw his world ranking slump in January this year to 80, its lowest in seven years. He has also shrugged off leg and elbow injuries... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Nadal’s bizarre strategy switchGrand Slam final at the age of 31 and at the 32nd attempt, he is the blueprint
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 10 days ago
Grand Slam final at the age of 31 and at the 32nd attempt, he is the blueprint for perseverance. Hip problems saw his world ranking slump in January this year to 80, its lowest in seven years. He has also shrugged off leg and elbow injuries... Read more
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News.com.au
Nadal’s bizarre strategy switchGrand Slam final at the age of 31 and at the 32nd attempt, he is the blueprint
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
Grand Slam final at the age of 31 and at the 32nd attempt, he is the blueprint for perseverance. Hip problems saw his world ranking slump in January this year to 80, its lowest in seven years. He has also shrugged off leg and elbow injuries... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mike Tindall gives Mia a piggy-back at Whatley Manor horse trialsManor horse trials where her mother Zara was competing on Sunday Mia was delig
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Manor horse trials where her mother Zara was competing on Sunday Mia was delighted to receive a piggy back from her former-rugby captain dad as the pair made their way to watch Zara, 36, compete at today's trials. RELATED ARTICLES Something to... Read more
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iafrica.com
Anderson stands tall as SA trailblazerGrand Slam final at the age of 31 and at the 32nd attmept, he is the blueprint
iafrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Grand Slam final at the age of 31 and at the 32nd attmept, he is the blueprint for perseverance. Hip problems saw his world ranking slump in January this year to 80, its lowest in seven years. He has also shrugged off leg and elbow injuries... Read more
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NZCity
Ireland poaches international cricketers as national team seeks shot at Test matchesboundary, as Ireland's top order gradually grind their Dutch counterparts into
NZCity / Posted 10 days ago
boundary, as Ireland's top order gradually grind their Dutch counterparts into the turf. This first-class Intercontinental Cup Match certainly is not a make-or-break moment for the team or the sport on the emerald isle, but the game is likely to be... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Ireland poaches international cricketers as national team seeks shot at Test matchesboundary, as Ireland's top order gradually grind their Dutch counterparts into
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
boundary, as Ireland's top order gradually grind their Dutch counterparts into the turf. This first-class Intercontinental Cup Match certainly is not a make-or-break moment for the team or the sport on the emerald isle, but the game is likely to be... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Anderson seeks place among South Africa sport legendscame out and watched me.” Anderson has history with four-time major golf champi
Sunday Observer / Posted 11 days ago
came out and watched me.” Anderson has history with four-time major golf champion Ernie Els and South Africa’s two-time Rugby World Cup championship side. “Just being on the road a lot, I know there are so many great South African sportsmen,”... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mia Tindall amuses herself with an impromptu game of chasehaving garnered a gold medal at the European Eventing Championships in 2005 in
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
having garnered a gold medal at the European Eventing Championships in 2005 in addition to attaining a silver medal at the World Equestrian Games in 2006. The mother-of-one, who won team silver at the 2012 Olympics in London on her horse High... Read more
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iafrica.com
Anderson seeks place among SA legendscame out and watched me." Anderson has history with four-time major golf champ
iafrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
came out and watched me." Anderson has history with four-time major golf champion Ernie Els and South Africa's two-time Rugby World Cup championship side. "Just being on the road a lot, I know there are so many great South African sportsmen,"... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mia Tindall is joined by her mother Zara and Princess Annehaving garnered a gold medal at the European Eventing Championships in 2005 in
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
having garnered a gold medal at the European Eventing Championships in 2005 in addition to attaining a silver medal at the World Equestrian Games in 2006. The mother-of-one, who won team silver at the 2012 Olympics in London on her horse High... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fitz Files: Socceroos may yet go down in flames, but Ange Postecoglou's spirit of adventure is admirablePostecoglou on Channel Nine last Sunday morning, if he would stand down in the
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Postecoglou on Channel Nine last Sunday morning, if he would stand down in the event of his team not qualifying for the World Cup. Some thought it disrespectful. I thought it journalism. In the wake of the Socceroos' underwhelming performances... Read more
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walesonline
Bradley Davies reveals why he HAD to miss Wales' summer tourfor his old school wit and sharp line in banter, but Bradley Davies is deadly s
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
for his old school wit and sharp line in banter, but Bradley Davies is deadly serious about the idea of making one more World Cup with Wales. He's a funny man, is Bradley. During the 2011 global tournament, Mike Phillips responded to some... Read more
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The Irish Times
Jones’ road: From coaching GAA to the backroom team of the Houston Texansto expect, but I fell in love with it over the summer. Ian Jones playing for t
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
to expect, but I fell in love with it over the summer. Ian Jones playing for the Cork senior footballers in the McGrath Cup semi-final against Kerry in January, 2011. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho “That first internship, I probably learned... Read more
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The North West Star
Fitz Files: It's a big risk, but bravo to Ange for his spirit of adventurePostecoglou on Channel Nine last Sunday morning, if he would stand down in the
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
Postecoglou on Channel Nine last Sunday morning, if he would stand down in the event of his team not qualifying for the World Cup. Some thought it disrespectful. I thought it journalism. Of course TFF took a bit of flak - like I care - for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fitz Files: Socceroos' aggressive style may yet hold Ange's ashesPostecoglou on Channel Nine last Sunday morning, if he would stand down in the
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Postecoglou on Channel Nine last Sunday morning, if he would stand down in the event of his team not qualifying for the World Cup. Some thought it disrespectful. I thought it journalism. In the wake of the Socceroos' underwhelming performances... Read more
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The Age
Fitz Files: Socceroos' aggressive style may yet hold Ange's ashesPostecoglou on Channel Nine last Sunday morning, if he would stand down in the
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
Postecoglou on Channel Nine last Sunday morning, if he would stand down in the event of his team not qualifying for the World Cup. Some thought it disrespectful. I thought it journalism. In the wake of the Socceroos' underwhelming performances... Read more
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walesonline
So who's lining up to challenge Dan Biggar at 10A cultured left boot was seen to be the primary weapon of Davies when he first
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
A cultured left boot was seen to be the primary weapon of Davies when he first burst onto the scene, but the former junior world player of the year has morphed into a potent attacking force in recent years. Davies has a graceful ability to slice... Read more
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Daily Mail
Model sisters throw louchest society bash of the summerVanity Fair magazine — but Zara Phillips's husband, Mike Tindall, chooses to te
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Vanity Fair magazine — but Zara Phillips's husband, Mike Tindall, chooses to tell all in a nightclub. The former England rugby captain is to give a talk at Annabel's, the Mayfair private club, whose members will have to stump up £45 each to hear... Read more
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Hunts Post
Fundraisers, sports teams and volunteers all recognised as finalists in this year’s St Neots AwardsOver the past year Alexis has taken part in the Parallel London event; pushed h
Hunts Post / Posted 15 days ago
Over the past year Alexis has taken part in the Parallel London event; pushed his son in a 10km race; taken part in the world’s Toughest Mudder competition in the Nevada desert; completed a 100km bike ride from Newcastle to London, and completed... Read more
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The Age
Michael Cockerill, passionate sports journalist who elevated football from sidelinesof the few people prepared to question his contribution to the national team.
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
of the few people prepared to question his contribution to the national team. Writing for Fairfax Media during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Cockerill had the temerity to ask whether Kewell was fit and, crucially, motivated enough to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Michael Cockerill, passionate sports journalist who elevated football from sidelinesof the few people prepared to question his contribution to the national team.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
of the few people prepared to question his contribution to the national team. Writing for Fairfax Media during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Cockerill had the temerity to ask whether Kewell was fit and, crucially, motivated enough to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Manu Tuilagi could still play for England during the autumn seriesepisode. It will count against him and he will have to convince the coaches tha
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
episode. It will count against him and he will have to convince the coaches that he is ready. Since his Test debut in 2011, Tuilagi has won just 26 England caps. Remarkably, only five of those have come since he toured with the Lions in... Read more
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walesonline
The Wales and Lions star who is on on course to be compared with true greatalso featuring for more minutes on tour than anyone else. Faletau banged in si
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
also featuring for more minutes on tour than anyone else. Faletau banged in six starts for the best of British and Irish rugby and wasn’t subbed once. Count those minutes, then, all 480 of them. No one else got close in terms of time spent on the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mia Tindall throws a tantrum at Burghley Horse TrialsTrials were established in 1961, with Burghley House as a backdrop. The event
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Trials were established in 1961, with Burghley House as a backdrop. The event ran until Sunday, showcasing the best in the world in the equestrian disciplines of Eventing. Big week: Zara, who is to ride her horse High Kingdom at the Land Rover... Read more
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Gulf News
Steve Brown appointed CEO of England’s Rugby Football Union“This is the job of a lifetime for me,” Brown says England: England’s national
Gulf News / Posted 19 days ago
“This is the job of a lifetime for me,” Brown says England: England’s national governing body for rugby union, The Rugby Football Union (RFU), have appointed Steve Brown as their new chief executive officer, replacing Ian Ritchie, who announced his... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Steve Brown appointed CEO of England's Rugby Football UnionREUTERS: England's national governing body for rugby union, The Rugby Football
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
REUTERS: England's national governing body for rugby union, The Rugby Football Union (RFU), have appointed Steve Brown as their new chief executive officer, replacing Ian Ritchie, who announced his retirement in May. Brown joined RFU as chief... Read more
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EuroNews
Simmons moves to NSW, commits to Wallabies until 2019 World CupSYDNEY (Reuters) – Experienced lock Rob Simmons has moved to the New South Wale
EuroNews / Posted 20 days ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Experienced lock Rob Simmons has moved to the New South Wales Waratahs and committed to the Australian Rugby Union until after the next World Cup in Japan, the ARU said on Thursday. Simmons, who is joining the Waratahs next season... Read more
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