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RUGBY WORLD CUP FINAL 8: MINNOWS EATEN, NORTHERN HEMISPHERE MUSINGS

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CHRIST CHURCH, NZ – We’re done with Pool Play. The Minnows (Tier 2 Nations) heroic up-stream swim is over – the Big Fish devoured them, predictably and unpredictably. Gone as well are Tier 1A Nations like Samoa, Fiji, Scotland – the Red Sox of the Rugby World Cup – and Tonga, who beat France!  The […]

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100 TIPS OF THE CAP TO RICHIE MCCAW – ALL BLACKS HANDLE LES BLUES

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AUCKLAND, NZ – Richie McCaw earned his one hundredth cap in style, when his side beat France 37-17 in Eden Park, in front of a sell-out 60,856 crowd, when the two sides met at the Pool A stage of the Rugby World Cup in Auckland. “I’m pretty lost for words.” – said the All Blacks […]

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FROG DISAPPEARANCE AT FRENCH RUGBY CAMP

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by Wilfried Sentex – The French Connection HAUTE LOIRE, FRANCE – While the Southern hemisphere is preparing the Tri-Nations, the French team is visiting the country side of France, where they are doing their physical préparation, which looks très difficile. First they were in Marcoussis (the national Rugby Center) doing gym, gym and gym. Then […]

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