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339. Weekend Rugby Wrap

In Round 11 of the Super XV: Chiefs 35 – 27 Force Brumbies 31 – 18 Highlanders Crusaders 29 – 15 Blues Waratahs 18 – 16 Rebels Lions 34 – 29 Cheetahs Stormers 15 -13 Bulls Reds 19 – 35 … Continue reading

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331. Bloody Good Again Pies

On Sunday afternoon I pulled in to Mary Crowther Park in Wainuiomata just behind the ambulance. Yes, it was the first match of the season for the Poneke Pies. Matches, actually, as the old fellas traditionally start every Golden Oldies … Continue reading

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330. Weekend Rugby Wrap

In Round 10 of the Super XV: Crusaders 9 – 26 Chiefs Hurricanes 24 – 29 Waratahs Highlanders 30 – 24 Blues Brumbies 8 -13 Rebels Force 8- 13 Stormers Sharks 10 – 17 Bulls Cheetahs 17 – 18 Reds … Continue reading

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327. Blow, blow, thou winter wind

The Hurricanes start the sharp end of their season this weekend, at home against the Waratahs. (Everybody note the 4,30pm kick-off!) They’re 7 and 0 going into this weekend, and six points clear at the top of the ladder. But … Continue reading

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322. Weekend Rugby Wrap

In Round 9 of the Super XV: Blues 16 – 14 Brumbies Crusaders 20 – 25 Highlanders Waratahs 18 – 32 Stormers Force 15 – 24 Cheetahs Lions 23 – 21 Sharks Bulls 43 – 22 Reds So the Blues, … Continue reading

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314. Weekend Rugby Wrap

In Round 8 of the Super XV: Hurricanes 25 – 20 Stormers Rebels 23 – 15 Reds¬† Chiefs 23 – 16 Blues Brumbies 20 – 3 Cheetahs Sharks 10 – 52 Crusaders Lions 22 – 18 Bulls The dream continues … Continue reading

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299. Scoring Tries Up North

In the final round of the RBS Six Nations: Italy 20 – 61 Wales Scotland 10 – 40 Ireland England 55 – 35 France It turns out that the northerners can throw the ball around and score lots of tries. … Continue reading

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296. Five From Five

In Dunedin Highlanders 13 – 20 Hurricanes For all the Canes fans out there – woo hoo! Five on the trot. Who woulda thunk it? For everyone else – you’ll get your chance to mock us soon enough. It’s the … Continue reading

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294. A Boyo Writes

Chris of the Valleys had a bit of a gentle poke at Ned earlier this week when I wrote about the weekend’s Super Rugby: Dear Cyclops, In the meantime, the Irish and Welsh provided one of the best games of … Continue reading

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290. Gladdening the Rugby Heart

In Round 5 of the Super XV: Hurricanes 30 – 23 Blues Force 17 -21 Rebels Crusaders 34 – 6 Lions Highlanders 26 – 19 Waratahs Reds 0 – 29 Brumbies Stormers 19 – 28 Chiefs Cheetahs 10 – 27 … Continue reading

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