Rugby

Sale Sharks harness homegrown heart to start season with win over Northampton

AJ BELL STADIUM – Sale Sharks beat Northampton Saints 29-22 in an impressive opening round performance to get their Premiership Rugby campaign off to a flying start. Much has been made of Sale’s spending power in recent seasons, which has seen them harvest a glut of highly-paid South African stars, but this was a victory …

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MATCH REPORT: London Irish 45, Worcester Warriors 14

London Irish opened their 2022/23 Gallagher Premiership account with a more convincing showing over Worcester Warriors at the Gtech Community Stadium, winning 45-14. A magnificent seven tries were scored on the day by Declan Kidney’s team, Ben Donnell the man to take Irish ahead with more tries from Ben White and Ollie Hassell-Collins giving them …

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Bonnies open rugby season Saturday with a solid foundation to continue their success

Sep 08, 2022 He’s built a winner, a national champion even. But more important to Tui Osborne, now in his seventh season as St. Bonaventure University’s men’s rugby coach, he’s built a program to sustain that kind of success. “We’ve added a lot of resources since day 1,” said Osborne, whose Bonnies host Notre Dame …

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All Blacks expecting more breakdown interpretations

5:35am, 10 September 2022 While referees have always had a greater impact on a game of rugby compared to other sports, the ever-changing breakdown interpretations have further increased the variable differences between referees in the modern game – particularly in the past few years. The recent two matches between New Zealand and Argentina at times …

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Rugby: All Blacks coach’s warning ahead of Wallabies showdown

David Havili on attack against the Wallabies last year. Photo / Photosport A guaranteed dry track under Marvel Stadium’s retractable roof and a Wallabies side that loves to use the ball points to typically a free-flowing Bledisloe Cup opener on Thursday night. The All Blacks, however, are being warned against the lure of reckless all-out …

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