Author Archive for Junoir Blaber

Born in Osu, Accra, Ghana, West Africa, Junoir Blaber is a rare commodity; while most Ghanians eat, sleep and dream Soccer (football), Junoir is all about Rugby. A self-proclaimed Rugbyologist, he has been involved in Rugby as a ref, coach, administrator and player since Columbus discovered Ohio. His useful/trivial rugby knowledge qualify Blaber as RWU's Senior Correspondent & known in rugby circles as The Rugby Rain Man. He can also be found moonlighting for our American partners at MeetTheMatts.com.

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2018 Hong Kong 7s Recap: Fabulous Fiji; Eagles claim 6th; Japan Promoted

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HONG KONG, CHINA – The 2017/2018 World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series is creating a very unique horse race. This edition of the series sees two separate ongoing horse races occurring.  South Africa and Fiji are in a very tight battle for the title while the battle for 4th place has four teams separated by seven points going at […]

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2018 Hong Kong 7s: @Eagles7s Analysis, Tournament Picks

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HONG KONG, CHINA – Welcome to the Granddaddy of them all for the World Rugby HSBC 7s. By now, we all know that the great game of 7s was born in my great-grandfather’s homeland of Scotland, however Hong Kong is the birthplace of the 7s series. Long before the 7s series became a circuit, this was the […]

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Rugby Africa Watch: Ghana Rugby Board Welcomes Chester Anie

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NEW YORK, NY – As part of our mission to cover rugby globally, we are now working with APO media to cover news in African Rugby. The appointment of Mr. Anie to the Board follows the appointment of Mr. Ernest Hanson as the second of four appointed as opposed to elected Board Members The Ghana […]

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RWU Rugby Africa Watch: Barthés U20 Trophy

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RWU HEADQUARTERS – As part of RWU’s mission to cover rugby globally, we are now working with APO media to cover news in African Rugby. Eight under-20 African national teams compete in the Barthés U20 Trophy for a place in the 2018 Junior World Trophy The competition was renamed in 2016 in honour of the […]

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RWU Rugby Africa Watch: KCB Win Kenyan Cup

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RWU HEADQUARTERS – As part of RWU’s mission to cover rugby globally, we are now working with APO media to cover news in African Rugby. KCB retained the Kenya Cup with a nervy 29-24 win over Kabras Sugar at the KCB Sports Club in Ruaraka on Saturday 24 March 2018. The result saw the bankers […]

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#Canada7s Recap: Fiji Flying Again; @Eagles7s Claim 4th

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VANCOUVER, CAN – All is quiet on the Western front once again. The weekend, However, was anything but quiet as the #Canada7s was busy becoming a roaring success.  The @Eagles7s fought hard and well until they finally ran out of steam in the semi-final and finished fourth. For the rest of the world, Fiji became the first […]

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