Friday, July 13, 2007

Friday news before the test vs. South Africa (and other TV3 videos I have fogotten to post this week -sorry!)

Rugby: Fans staying away from AB – Springbok clash
Fri, 13 Jul 2007 06:43p.m.

For the second test in a row the All Blacks have failed to fill the house in Christchurch. 3000 seats remain unsold for tomorrow night’s game.
All Blacks coach Graham Henry says it has been an issue for some time and is not just this particular test.
The All Blacks had a light-hearted final session for All Blacks who have good reason to be confident against a Boks side sporting 264 fewer test caps. But Henry is weary of a Springboks side who have nothing to lose.

Rugby: Boks promise physical encounter with ABs
Fri, 13 Jul 2007 06:45p.m.

The Springboks are talking up their chances of an upset victory over the All Blacks despite having twenty of their best players resting at home. And with their confidence comes a pledge they will front up physically.


Rugby World Cup Update: 08 July
Sun, 08 Jul 2007 05:29p.m.

On this week’s Rugby World Cup Update we look at the All Blacks progress since the disappointing semi-final exit in 2003.


Rugby: Would the real Dan Carter please stand up
Thu, 12 Jul 2007 06:43p.m.

The All Blacks have had a day off to prepare mind and body for Saturday's Tri Nations clash with South Africa at Jade Stadium. While a knock to the shoulder of centre Isaia Toeava is the only injury worry elsewhere there are concerns over the form of Dan Carter with rugby fans wondering if he can bounce back to his brilliant best.

Rugby World Cup Trivia
Sat, 07 Jul 2007 12:42p.m.

They came from Parua Bay in the north, to Taupo down south and what they don't know about the Rugby World Cup, isn't worth considering. They are the regional finalists for the rugby world cup trivia series and as Sports Tonight’s Debbie Cronshaw discovered, it is a serious business

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