Tag: Rugby World Cup 2011

A few lessons and maybe some hope?


TweetArgentina have reasons to be positive The brilliance that was the Pumas must be acknowledged. Their development side managed to dazzle in the Vodacom Cup a few years ago and some of those performers excelled a few years later. They made history for their country and beat the mighty Springboks. Their attitude was massive and…

New Zealand edge Samoa!

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Tweet   By: Benedict Chanakira (BC)     Both sides scored one try with George Moala touching down for the All Blacks on debut, while Dan Carter kicked the conversion and six penalties. This was proper Test rugby and the depleted Al Black side, still managed to get the business done. It is the lowest score by…

All Blacks unchanged for final

TweetAll Blacks Coach Graham Henry and his Assistant Coaches Steve Hansen and Wayne Smith have today announced the All Blacks team for the 2011 Rugby World Cup Final against France at Eden Park, Auckland, on Sunday October 23, naming an unchanged starting XV from the side that beat Australia 20– 6 in last weekend’s Semifinal.

Beale out of semi

TweetAustralia full-back Kurtley Beale has lost his race to be fit for Sunday’s Rugby World Cup semifinal against New Zealand at Auckland’s Eden Park.