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    Australia v Argentina 7 Oct 2017 in Mendoza

    The Wallabies make the long trek from Bleomfontein to Mendoza to finish our TRC campaign. As near as I can tell it's about 30 hours plus in travel from Johannesburg to Buenos Aires via Sao Paulo followed by another flight to Mendoza.
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    Global Law Trials 2017

    World Rugby have announced a series of law trials to take effect 1 August 2017 in the Northern Hemishere and 1 January 2018 in the Southern Hemisphere. Some of the highlights: scrum half may align his shoulder with the mid-line of the scrum, but must put the ball in straight (yeah right)...
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    Where to for Super Rugby?

    After 2 weeks of the 2017 super rugby season, is it time for a major revamp? It seems clear that for Foxtel and similar pay TV operators, the super rugby provides multiple hours of content each weekend. (Yesterday's marathon went for something like 17 hours of rugby). Rugby authorities also...
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    Waratah Shield 2016

    Yes folks, it seems that this competition may actually happen in 2016 after all. 4 schools involved (to be officially confirmed) Hills Sports Scots Oakhill St Augustine's Wed 24 Aug Hills v Augustine's Scots v Oakhill Wed 31 Aug Final between the two winners ****Apparently CAS...
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    Wimbledon 2016

    Time to break out the strawberries and cream and settle back for some grass court tennis. Defending champion Djokovic starting the tournament on centre court. Looks in control and should progress in straight sets. Stosur through to the second round in straight sets 7-5, 6-3 Kyrgios seeded...
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    Demise of the Waratah Shield?

    I've heard from the grapevine that there will be no Waratah Shield in 2016 because of insufficient interest. I hope that this is not the case. I've had a look around the various websites - no mention of it on CHS website (only Buchan Shield for 16s and two girls knockouts), NSW Schools RU...
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    French Open Tennis 2016

    A cool looking morning in Paris to start the tournament. Nick Kyrios playing the first match of the singles. Won the first set in a tie break. Almost managed to go one set without some sort of controversy. He somehow managed to have a running argument with the umpire over something (no one...
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    GPS Swimming

    For those interested (and there may not be too many), final AAGPS swimming pointscores are: Junior 1. N 2. K 3. I 4. E 5. H 6. S 7. G 8. J Intermediate 1. E 2. N 3. I 4. H 5. G 6. K 7. J 8. S Senior 1. N 2. I 3. H 4. K 5. S 6. E 7. J 8. G
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    Law Changes 2016

    World Rugby has announced some law changes for 2016.
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    AUS Tour to NZ 2016

    Tour of New Zealand Feb 3: First ODI v New Zealand, Auckland (Eden Park) Feb 6: Second ODI v New Zealand, Wellington (Wellington Regional Stadium) Feb 8: Third ODI v New Zealand, Hamilton (Seddon Park) Feb 12-16: First Test v New Zealand, Wellington (Basin Reserve) Feb 20-24: Second Test v New...
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    AUS v IND ODI Series 2016

    Game 1 in Perth tomorrow. Not sure if it's official, but Aussie team looks like: Australia XI: Warner, Finch, Smith (c), Bailey, Maxwell, M Marsh, Wade (wk), Faulkner, Paris, Boland, Hazlewood.
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    BBL5 2015/16

    Sydney derby to kick things off. Thunder batted first & reached 4/158 - Michael Hussey what a cricketer 80 n/o and in total control.
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    JON Inducted intoSport Australia Hall of Fame

    Read it and weep. Sport Australia Hall of Fame Selection Committee Chairman Rob de Castella AO MBE said the feats of John O’Neill AO highlight just what can be achieved through astute sports administration. “John O’Neill is the gold standard for inspired and calculated sports...
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    Wallabies at the SFS 2016

    Just released that the Wallabies will play England on Saturday 25 June 2016 as part of a 3 test series. http://www.scgt.nsw.gov.au/latest-news/allianz-stadium-to-host-wallabies-v-england/
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    England v NZ & Aust 2015

    With the Kiwis off to a rollicking start in the first test. England selection policies come to the fore (again);)
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    Anyone know anything about this programme? Seems a good initiative. http://www.viva7s.com.au/
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    Quade Calling it like it is Mark 2

    WALLABIES playmaker Quade Cooper has credited an inspirational speech from new coach Michael Cheika for helping the team rediscover their identity heading into this year’s World Cup campaign...
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    More Great 7s stuff

    Just heard about a couple of great 7s initiatives. Gordon, with the support of NSWRU, are running a tournament for secondary schools - including funding schools which can't afford to enter. NSWRU are running one for primary schools. Great stuff
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    2015 ARU 7s Age Championships and Commonwealth Youth Games

    The ARU is running a 7s trial for NSW Youths U18s. 2 teams will contest the 2015 National Championships in February and players are invited to trial for selection: Please see a link below for any interested players to nominate for the NSW Youth Boys (U18s) 7s trials. The NSW Youth Boys (2...
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    IPSHA 7s Competition

    I understand that from this season, the smaller private primary schools will be playing 7s instead of 12 a-side rugby. Each team will play 2 games every Saturday morning over the season, with all matches held at Koola Park in 9s, 10s, 11s and 12s. This week will be the first week and I...