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Return of historic Bok jersey…

April 8, 2014
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Return of historic Bok jersey…

Waratahs prop Benn Robinson returns Springboks jersey thought to have been lost for decades Date April 5, 2014 Georgina Robinson Chief Rugby Reporter Safely returned: David Malan and Benn Robinson with the jersey that had been thought to be lost. Photo: Thys Lombard Benn Robinson could finally relax. The Waratahs and Wallabies prop had been...
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Jake White baits Michael Cheika after Sharks swamp Waratahs

March 31, 2014
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Jake White baits Michael Cheika after Sharks swamp Waratahs

DURBAN: Jake White was only too eager to pour salt into the gaping wounds left in the Waratahs’ confidence by his new team the Sharks. March 30, 2014 5 reading now Comments 18 Georgina Robinson Former Brumbies coach: Jake White. Photo: Getty Images   The former Brumbies coach, who made niggling the Michael Cheika-led Waratahs a sport during...
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Super Rugby refs axed for poor displays

March 24, 2014
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Super Rugby refs axed for poor displays

South African official Stuart Berry – who whistled the Queensland Reds off Ellis Park in Johannesburg on the weekend – is among four Super Rugby referees axed for poor performances. Berry, compatriot Lourens van der Merwe, Argentina’s Francisco Pastrana and Australian referee Angus Gardner were all stood down by governing body SANZAR on Monday. Date March...
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Argentina bloods young rugby stars ahead of Super Rugby debut

March 6, 2014
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Argentina bloods young rugby stars ahead of Super Rugby debut

They take their name from the vast grasslands that produced Argentina’s famous cattlemen, the Gauchos, and they are about to shake up Super Rugby. March 5, 2014 Georgina Robinson Rugby Reporter Young guns: The Pampas round up the ACT’s Clyde Rathbone last week. Photo: Melissa Adams MLA   The Pampas, who play a Waratahs A...
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Eyeing domestic player movement under new Bok selection policy (updated)

October 19, 2013
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Eyeing domestic player movement under new Bok selection policy (updated)

Having recently selected a Springbok side containing no less than 10 players contracted to oversea’s clubs, Heyneke Meyer has certainly set a new precedent for domestic players both young and older, who harbour Springbok aspirations. Some like former Springbok coach Jake White have recently said the Springbok’s policy of picking overseas players is a...
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All Blacks lose Richie McCaw, Cory Jane for Wallaby Test

October 18, 2013
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All Blacks lose Richie McCaw, Cory Jane for Wallaby Test

The All Blacks suffered a double blow on the eve of Saturday’s Test against the Wallabies with captain Richie McCaw and wing Cory Jane ruled out after picking up injuries in training. DateOctober 18, 2013 – 10:29AM Cory Jane on the burst against Australia at Eden Park. Photo: Peter Meecham   “Richie McCaw has been...
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Support flows for ‘perfectionist’ Jones

October 18, 2013
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Support flows for ‘perfectionist’ Jones

Former Brumbies and Wallabies have rallied to support Jones following what appeared to be a minor stroke in Japan on Tuesday. Date October 18, 2013 Chris Dutton Sports Writer, The Canberra Times   ”He’s the Mecca, pretty much what he says goes over here . He’s very highly regarded,” Andy Friend says on Eddie Jones....
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Springboks name unchanged squad

September 11, 2013
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Springboks name unchanged squad

South Africa will field the same starting 15 and the same bench as they did for their 38-12 humbling of Australia in Brisbane last weekend. Date September 11, 2013 – 2:02PM Zane Kirchner is upended by Israel Folau in Brisbane. Photo: Getty Images Coach Heyneke Meyer says the Springboks will need to go up a...
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Will Genia dropped, Ben Mowen to captain Wallabies

September 11, 2013
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Will Genia dropped, Ben Mowen to captain Wallabies

The Wallabies have a new captain with Ben Mowen to lead the team into action against Argentina on Saturday night after Will Genia was dumped from the starting XV on Wednesday. Date September 11, 2013 – 1:12PM Chris Dutton   Will Genia has been dropped from the Wallabies starting side. Photo: Getty Images   Mowen...
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Cooper starts, Folau at 15 for Oz

September 4, 2013
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Cooper starts, Folau at 15 for Oz

Israel Folau has made the long-awaited switch to fullback and Quade Cooper will start for the Wallabies against the Springboks in Brisbane on Saturday. Date September 4, 2013 – 11:02AM Georgina Robinson Quade Cooper will start at five-eighth for the Wallabies against South Africa. Photo: Getty Images Folau has been named in a back...
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South Africans boost Whites.

August 31, 2013
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South Africans boost Whites.

This is the South African quartet that has helped put Queanbeyan on the verge of ending its grand final drought. But if Whites coach Adam Fahey has his way, he won’t see them again next season. Date August 31, 2013 Jon Tuxworth Sports reporter at The Canberra Times HP Momsen, Altus Momsen, Marco Kotze...
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Arthur ready to pack down with Force

August 28, 2013
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Arthur ready to pack down with Force

The former coach of the Australian cricket team, Mickey Arthur, is in talks to join Perth-based Super Rugby franchise the Western Force. Date August 28, 2013 Georgina Robinson Rugby Reporter Talks: Mickey Arthur. Photo: Getty Images Arthur is understood to have spent the past couple of months in discussions with Force chief executive Mark Sinderberry...
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Matt Toomua to make Test debut against the All Blacks

August 15, 2013
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The Qantas Wallabies have announced five uncapped players in their 23-man Test squad with playmakerMatt Toomua to make his debut at flyhalf in Saturday night’s opening Bledisloe Cup and Castrol EDGE Rugby Championship clash against New Zealand at ANZ Stadium. Toomua is the sole debutant to be chosen in new coach Ewen McKenzie’s inaugural Test starting line-up while fellow...
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ARU leaning towards two Super conferences

August 8, 2013
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ARU leaning towards two Super conferences

​The Australian Rugby Union is open to an overhaul of Super Rugby that would see more trans-Tasman derbies and up to two Argentinian teams included in the competition. Date August 8, 2013 – 6:16PM Georgina Robinson Rugby Reporter New challenge: up to two Argentinian teams could included in a revamped competition. Photo: AFP Super Rugby’s...
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Lions ring changes to stop history repeating

June 28, 2013
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Lions ring changes to stop history repeating

The Lions have been here before. We won the first Test in Brisbane 12 years ago and everyone was feeling confident off the back of that performance. But we came to Melbourne and were beaten and then we lost the series in Sydney. No one wants a repeat of that. It is all about...
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Innocent not lucky: James Horwill defends conduct ahead of unprecedented IRB appeal

June 28, 2013
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Innocent not lucky: James Horwill defends conduct ahead of unprecedented IRB appeal

Wallabies skipper James Horwill is not concerned about the spectre of another hearing into his alleged stamping on the head of British and Irish Lions second-rower Alun Wyn Jones, declaring that multiple camera angles not yet publicly seen would again vindicate him. June 28, 2013 – 10:57AM I didn’t know anything about any incident...
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Welsh prop should have been jailed: victim

June 28, 2013
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Welsh prop should have been jailed: victim

A man knocked unconscious by Welsh rugby prop Craig Mitchell in an unprovoked pub assault wants tougher sentencing after the international player avoided jail. Date June 28, 2013 – 1:06PM Craig Mitchell representing Wales in 2011. Photo: Getty Images Mitchell, who has made 15 appearances in a Welsh jersey, was on Friday sentenced to six...
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Chiefs take bonus-point win over Canes

June 28, 2013
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Chiefs take bonus-point win over Canes

The Chiefs jumped to the top of the Super Rugby table with a bonus-point 34-22 win over the Hurricanes in Hamilton on Friday. Date June 28, 2013 – 7:58PM MATCH STATS The four-tries-to-three win means the defending champions leapfrog the Brumbies to top the overall table by 61 points to 59 with a game...
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Five South African born players to take on the Lions for the Brumbies.

June 17, 2013
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Five South African born players to take on the Lions for the Brumbies.

In 2001, minus the majority of their stars away with the Wallabies, the Brumbies went pain-stakingly close to knocking the Lions over at Canberra Stadium. A late try to Austin Healey saved the Lions, who won 30-28, but it was a moment Brumbies supporters have not forgotten and will be hoping to go one...
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Posted in British & Irish Lions Tour 2013 | 13 Comments »

HSBC Waratahs name team to take on Lions

June 14, 2013
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HSBC Waratahs name team to take on Lions

HSBC Waratahs captain Dave Dennis will return from international duty to lead his state into one of the most historic matches in NSW rugby history. 14/06/2013 By HSBC Waratahs Media Unit Dennis returns to lead NSW against Lions HSBC Waratahs captain Dave Dennis will return from international duty to lead his state into one...
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Schalk Burger blow by blow

June 4, 2013
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Schalk Burger has explained exactly how a pre-season calf strain eventually resulted in him ending up in intensive care fighting off bacterial meningitis. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:31 The Springbok flank has not played since February 2012, and as a result has been the subject of much speculation, with his comeback postponed a few...
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SEASON 2013 PLAYER STATS

May 7, 2013
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SEASON 2013 PLAYER STATS

All the leading player statistics after round 12 of this years S15… Most Points 1. Gareth Anscombe (Chiefs) 163 2. Morne Steyn (Bulls) 148 3. Christian Lealiifano (Brumbies) 140 4. Patrick Lambie (Sharks) 119 5. Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes) 106 5. James O’Connor (Rebels) 106 7. Brendan McKibbin (Waratahs) 105 8. Joe Pietersen (Stormers) 104...
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Super Rugby players stats round 6

March 27, 2013
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Super Rugby players stats round 6

All the season 2013 player stats that matter after round 6…
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Jake White Scholarship announced

March 19, 2013
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Jake White Scholarship announced

A high-performing South African student will receive a chance to study in Australia under a new scholarship announced today. By Brumbies Media Unit Jake White chats with a fellow former South African representative, Clyde Rathbone. The University of Canberra Brumbies Scholarship for General Excellence, known as the ‘Jake White Scholarship’, includes University of Canberra...
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Season 2013 Player Stats Week 2

February 27, 2013
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Still early days but all the season stats leaders after week two… Most Points 1. James O’Connor (Rebels) 23 2. Gareth Anscombe (Chiefs) 21 2. Jesse Mogg (Brumbies) 21 4. Morne Steyn (Bulls) 20 5. Patrick Lambie (Sharks) 19 6. Michael Harris (Reds) 16 7. Alfie Mafi (Force) 15 8. Piri Weepu (Blues) 14...
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Rathbone to start for Brumbies in season opener

February 11, 2013
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Rathbone to start for Brumbies in season opener

He’s fought a deep, dark battle with depression and now Clyde Rathbone has fought his way back into the ACT Brumbies starting line-up, making his fairytale return to Super Rugby complete. Date February 11, 2013 – 4:04PM David Polkinghorne Clyde Rathbone is tackled by Gareth Clouston of the ACT XV, during the Super Rugby...
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South Africa defeat New Zealand in Las Vegas final

February 11, 2013
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South Africa defeat New Zealand in Las Vegas final

New Zealand have fallen in the final of the Las Vegas Sevens rugby tournament, but have still managed to increase their lead in the world series points table. Date February 11, 2013 – 11:39AM Chris Dry of South Africa is tackled by Warwick Lahmert in New Zealand in the Cup final. Photo: AP New Zealand...
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Brumbies coach Jake White not happy with Robbie Deans’ Wallabies plans

February 7, 2013
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Brumbies coach Jake White not happy with Robbie Deans’ Wallabies plans

BEWILDERED Brumbies coach Jake White believes Wallabies plans to strip Australian Super Rugby teams of their Test players for crucial penultimate round matches are blatantly unfair. by:Jim Morton From:AAP January 30, 2013 3:29pm Jake White says the Brumbies will suffer most if Robbie Deans gets his way and players are plucked early for a Wallabies...
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