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NPC rugby: Loose trio impress as Auckland topple Manawatū

NPC rugby: Loose trio impress as Auckland topple Manawatū

Niko Jones had an impressive outing in Auckland’s win over Manawatū. Photo / Photosport It’s early in the National Provincial Championship, but Auckland have already shown they are capable of attacking teams from anywhere. In a 10-point win over North Harbor on Saturday night, it was their backs and hookers who got them over the …

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UVA Men’s Basketball | Murray Looking to Build on Productive Summer

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)VirginiaSports.com CHARLOTTESVILLE — The University of Virginia men’s basketball team’s trip to Italy will start with an eight-and-a-half hour flight from Dulles International Airport to Rome next week. Such marathon plane rides are nothing new to sophomore swingman Taine Murray. When Murray travels to Charlottesville from his hometown of Auckland, New Zealand, …

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Rugby: Auckland beat North Harbor in Battle of the Bridge in National Provincial Championship opener

Auckland loose forward Blake Gibson celebrates Auckland’s win over North Harbour. Photo / Photosport Auckland have claimed the spoils in the Battle of the Bridge. In a high-action affair at Eden Park on Saturday night, the hosts were too much for North Harbour, claiming a 36-26 victory to kick their National Provincial Championship season off …

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Auckland schoolboy rugby: The curious case of Westlake Boys High School

Westlake are once again bossing the North Harbor first XV competition. Spare a thought for Westlake Boys High School, frustratingly trapped in No Man’s Land in schoolboy First XV rugby. Westlake are once again bossing the North Harbor First XV competition, unbeaten and 10 points clear ahead of facing third-placed Massey High School away, at …

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