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UBB Gavekal Gain Back-To-Back GFI HKFC 10s Titles Behind Fiji 7s Backs, Doddie Weir Shines

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Fiji Sevens backs score four tries in the final, Samurai lift Plate, Hong Kong’s Scottish Exiles grab the Bowl while hosts Natixis HKFC lift the Shield FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HONG KONG – UBB Gavekal retained the Bill Burgess Cup at the 33rd GFI HKFC 10s, as a late try by Fiji Sevens back Leveni Kurimalawai […]

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2017 Bledisloe Cup Preview: Kiwis and Wallabies Keen for Opening Victory

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Sydney, AUS — The Rugby Championship kicks off for its 2017 iteration this weekend, raising the curtain on the southern hemisphere’s premier international competition. The highlight of opening weekend features New Zealand traveling to Sydney to take on Australia in the first match of the Bledisloe Cup. The Kiwis enjoyed a waltz through the 2016 Rugby […]

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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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