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Everest Awaits For Britain and Ireland’s Finest: Michael Halsey on British and Irish Lions

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NEW YORK, NY – “This, is your Everest, boys!” So said legendary British and Irish Lions‘ forward coach Jim Telfer’s immortal words (clip below) prior to the first test of the 1997 South Africa tour remain powerful enough to send a shiver down the spine of any rugby fan.  They serve as a reminder of […]

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Wounded Samurai continue Cup quest at GFI HKFC 10s

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2016: Samurai again try to win the one Cup missing from their trophy cabinet, while three-time champions Asia Pacific Dragons and two-time finalists Tradition YCAC are also among 13 teams returning in 2017 Hong Kong; Despite losing three finals in the past seven years, Samurai International have pledged to again […]

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Inspired Ireland Earn Emphatic Victory in Chicago

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CHICAGO, IL – Yes, Ireland did follow the Cubs into sports history. Chicago, the Windy City, played host to not one, but two of the greatest moments in sports history last week: the Cubs breaking the 108-year Curse of the Billy Goat and, more importantly, Ireland finally vanquishing the All Blacks after 111 years of […]

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Can Ireland follow the Cubs into Sports History?

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CHICAGO, IL – Even in the midst of the Chicago Cubs first World Series Championship in 108 year, a bigger David and Goliath story waits in the shadows. Tomorrow’s match between Ireland and New Zealand at Chicago’s famed Soldier Field pits the world number one New Zealand All Blacks against an Irish team that has […]

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Beauden Barrett, Adrian Strauss, Ruan Pienaar, Alofa, Halfpenny, AP, T14, Pro12

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NEW YORK, NY – Hip hip… Hooray! It’s a long weekend here in the USA and we just might need the extra day, as the fixture list is almost filled to the brim! That means our Weekend Preview is overflowing with news re: Beauden Barrett, Adrian Strauss, Ruan Pienaar, Alofa Alofa, Leigh Halfpenny, the AP, […]

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Top Seeds Survive Scare at GFI HKFC 10s. Nate Ebner Impresses

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BGC Asia Pacific Dragons almost embarrassed by 12th seeds A-Trade Overseas Old Boys, Nate Ebner touches down for Samurai, while debutants Projecx Waterboys and King’s College at UQ upset seedings to move into Cup quarters Hong Kong; April 6, 2016: Top seeds BGC Asia Pacific Dragons survived a scare against 12th seeds […]

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