Archive for May, 2009

Lions forced into two changes for opener

Sunday, May 31st, 2009 Posted in Fox | No Comments »

The British and Irish Lions have made two changes for the opening match of their South African tour against Royal XV, with injuries ruling out Andy Powell and Stephen Ferris. Read more..

O’Connor close to deciding Super future

Sunday, May 31st, 2009 Posted in Fox | No Comments »

Hot property James O'Connor says he's "pretty close" to deciding his future as he prepares to try to cement a position as the Wallabies fullback. Read more..

Deans has high expectations of SBW

Sunday, May 31st, 2009 Posted in Fox | No Comments »

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans says Sonny Bill Williams will disappoint anyone expecting him to be out of his depth when he plays for the Barbarians against Australia in Sydney next ... Read more..

Rugby: Seven French players to miss first All Blacks test

Sunday, May 31st, 2009 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

Seven players will be unavailable for France in the first rugby test against the All Blacks in Dunedin next month after the French domestic finalists were determined this morning. Perpignan will ... Read more..

Muliaina named All Blacks captain

Sunday, May 31st, 2009 Posted in NZTimes | No Comments »

Veteran fullback Mils Muliaina has been named captain of an All Blacks rugby squad that features three new caps to face France and Italy in home test matches next month. Two ... Read more..