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New Zealand Rugby board slammed for Ian Foster coaching fiasco, Rugby Championship, news

New Zealand Rugby board slammed for Ian Foster coaching fiasco, Rugby Championship, news

Australian coach Matt Williams has joined the chorus of rugby identities, including former New Zealand Rugby boss David Moffett, in slamming the current administration for keeping Ian Foster in limbo regarding his future as All Blacks. Despite prevailing over a thrilling 35-23 victory over the Springboks at Ellis Park in the second round of the …

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All Blacks coach Ian Foster future, will he be sacked, next coach, win over Springboks, New Zealand

Ian Foster says that he expects to stay on as All Blacks coach after receiving the backing of his players, with his fate to be decided in the coming days. An impressive 35-23 win over world champions South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday relieved some of the pressure on Foster as New Zealand bounced back …

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The Rugby Championship news, Kurtley Beale, squad, Bernard Foley, Australia vs South Africa Springboks, teams,

As the Wallabies attempt to work out who their best fullback is, Kurtley Beale is expected to meet with the Wallabies’ medical staff on Tuesday to determine his Rugby Championship fate. The Wallabies have used five fullbacks in six Tests, with injury and form playing a role in the revolving door in the position. Tom …

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Rugby-Creevy left out of Argentina tour party to New Zealand

Veteran hooker Agustin Creevy has been left out of Argentina’s 32-man squad for their next two Rugby Championship matches against New Zealand a day after equaling the country’s all-time caps record. Creevy came off the bench on Saturday for his 94th test appearance as Argentina hammered Australia 48-17 in San Juan. He tied injured halfback …

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How Ghana’s women beach volleyball team made it against all odds | Sports

Ghana’s women’s beach volleyball team will make a debut at the Commonwealth Games against Canada on Saturday, but its journey to the event has been far from easy. Just a few weeks before the team left for Birmingham, the aura at the training center at the Laboma Beach Resort in Accra was devoid of enthusiasm, …

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Rugby: All Blacks get famous victory over Springboks at Ellis Park

After five losses from their last six tests, including three defeats in a row, and with unwanted records mounting, the All Blacks summoned their brilliant best to snap their funk and bring the world champions down to earth. Video / Sky Sports All Blacks 35 South Africa 23 Ellis Park does it again. Rugby’s most …

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World Rugby rankings reflect northern rise, southern slide

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The release of World Rugby rankings this week was accompanied by little fanfare, although at a glance it seemed to represent one of the most significant power shifts in the global game for several years. Four Northern Hemisphere teams won the second matches of their three-test series against Southern Hemisphere …

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South Africa warns Blinken over US policies aimed at boxing out Russia and China

A recent congressional push against Russian influence in Africa threw a bit of a wrench into Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s plans to improve US ties with one of the continent’s leading states. He arrived in South Africa in part to unveil a new US strategy for sub-Saharan Africa, which is in the midst of …

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Chris Lynn turns back on Big Bash League, signs for United Arab Emirates T20 tournament

Australian cricketer Chris Lynn has officially turned his back on the Big Bash League, signing on for the inaugural International League T20 in the United Arab Emirates. On Monday, Emirates Cricket announced that 54 international cricketers had agreed to participate in the newly-developed T20 league, which makes its debut in January 2023. Lynn, one of …

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Cricket news 2022: Chris Lynn turns back on Big Bash League, signs for United Arab Emirates T20 tournament

Australian cricketer Chris Lynn has officially turned his back on the Big Bash League, signing on for the inaugural International League T20 in the United Arab Emirates. On Monday, Emirates Cricket announced that 54 international cricketers had agreed to participate in the newly-developed T20 league, which makes its debut in January 2023. Lynn, one of …

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