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Adventure Parc Snowdonia backs the next wave of rugby talent

Adventure Parc Snowdonia backs the next wave of rugby talent

Support from an adventure center is helping a new generation of rugby players reach for the stars. Adventure Parc Snowdonia has signed an agreement to sponsor Rygbi Gogledd Cymru (RGC) which was set up to fast-track the region’s brightest rugby talents. As part of the arrangement, players are able to enjoy the huge range of …

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Cane insists All Blacks can sidestep fourth straight loss |  Latest Rugby News

Cane insists All Blacks can sidestep fourth straight loss | Latest Rugby News

New Zealand captain Sam Cane insists the All Blacks can cope with the pressure of facing South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday as the visitors seek to sidestep a fourth straight defeat this year. The All Blacks are enduring some of their worst results in the professional era after losing five of their last six …

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Jack Hanratty elevated to full-time coach of Canadian women’s rugby 7s team

Jack Hanratty elevated to full-time coach of Canadian women’s rugby 7s team

After almost 10 months in an interim role, Jack Hanratty has been appointed head coach of the Canadian women’s rugby sevens team. Hanratty was an assistant coach with the women’s team for sevens events in Vancouver and Edmonton in September 2021 and took over as interim head coach in October. Initially it was for the …

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Teams chase promotion at World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series in Chile

Teams chase promotion at World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series in Chile

The World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series 2022 takes place in Santiago, Chile on 12-14 August The men’s and women’s winners will earn the prize of promotion to the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2023 12 women’s and 12 men’s teams representing all six World Rugby regions will compete over three action-packed days at Estadio Santa …

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Taupō-Nui-A-Tia College girls’ rugby team says Chiefs Manawa competition was a privilege

Taupō-Nui-A-Tia College girls’ rugby team says Chiefs Manawa competition was a privilege

Taupō-Nui-A-Tia College’s girls’ 1st XV rugby team in training kits sponsored by Harcourts. Photo / Supplied Taupō-Nui-A-Tia College’s girls’ 1st XV rugby team had a blast taking part in an inaugural competition, and are proud of the development they have experienced throughout. Chiefs Manawa is a new competition developed by Roger Hodgson from Hamilton Girls’ …

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Super League: What’s gone wrong for Warrington Wolves in 2022?  |  Rugby League News

Super League: What’s gone wrong for Warrington Wolves in 2022? | Rugby League News

Warrington have endured some tough times in 2022 Heading into Thursday’s Betfred Super League game at home to Toulouse Olympique, live on Sky Sports, Warrington Wolves sit 10th in the table. They are four points above the relegation place currently occupied by their Round 23 opponents and a 32-6 defeat away to Wigan Warriors last …

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UBC alum Travis Murao represents Canada in wheelchair rugby

Wheelchair rugby player and UBC alumnus Travis Murao is a four-time Paralympian who plays for the Canadian National Team. Murao was introduced to wheelchair rugby by one of the sport’s inventors: Duncan Campbell. Campbell happened to be Murao’s recreational therapist while he was undergoing rehabilitation after a snowboarding injury that occurred when he was 17 …

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