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Andrew Slack says Australian rugby's rise threatened by self-centred minds - Sydney Morning Herald
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:53:13 GMT

Sydney Morning Herald

Andrew Slack says Australian rugby's rise threatened by self-centred minds
Sydney Morning Herald
... spot among Australian football codes. Slack, who led the Wallabies on their 1984 grand slam tour of Britain, agreed that rugby had received "a bit of a pounding" and had "lost a bit of ground" to NRL, AFL and the A-League "over the past couple of ...


Rugby is lurching towards a precipice - The Australian
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:04:50 GMT

Rugby is lurching towards a precipice
The Australian
RUGBY'S mess — and that's what it is — should make every football code edgy. There is a repositioning of the codes in play and rugby has come off worse than any of the others. That does not mean soccer, the AFL or NRL are invincible, rather they ...


Ben Hunt to replace injured Daly Cherry-Evans as Australian five-eighth - Courier Mail
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:26:48 GMT

Courier Mail

Ben Hunt to replace injured Daly Cherry-Evans as Australian five-eighth
Courier Mail
The game was a thrilling if sloppy clash but it proved international rugby league is surging. For the first time in history, a league Test between Australia and New Zealand drew more people than its union equivalent. It is an achievement the code ...

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Sport Confidential: After Sam Burgess's departure, George could be next to ... - The Daily Telegraph
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:21:03 GMT

The Daily Telegraph

Sport Confidential: After Sam Burgess's departure, George could be next to ...
The Daily Telegraph
... on Saturday night. His brother Sam sent shock waves through the NRL earlier this season by announcing he was quitting South Sydney with two years to run on his contract to pursue the prospect of playing rugby union for England at next year's World ...

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Jarryd Hayne to NFL: A-League can trump NRL by getting Socceroos legend ... - The Daily Telegraph
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:47:34 GMT

The Daily Telegraph

Jarryd Hayne to NFL: A-League can trump NRL by getting Socceroos legend ...
The Daily Telegraph
As Hayne declared his departure, A-League fans would hope Lederer was dialling the number of another Australian idol, who unlike Hayne, has already fulfilled his American dream. Football fans would desperately hope that Tim Cahill is today considering ...

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ACT Brumbies go international in search for a major sponsor - Sydney Morning Herald
Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:20:04 GMT

Sydney Morning Herald

ACT Brumbies go international in search for a major sponsor
Sydney Morning Herald
The Brumbies will announce a record loss in their annual report in December as rugby union fights to keep up with the NRL, AFL and the A-League in crowd numbers and television ratings. The Brumbies believe they can attract the biggest sponsorship deal ...

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Deans critical of vested interests in ARU - ESPNScrum.com
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:19:01 GMT

ESPNScrum.com

Deans critical of vested interests in ARU
ESPNScrum.com
Former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans believes vested interests within the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) are stalling the development of rugby in Australia and that independent governance is the only remedy. Deans, who coached the Wallabies 74 times ...

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NRL Finals: The Final Rev Up - Sportal.com.au
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 01:37:56 GMT

Sportal.com.au

NRL Finals: The Final Rev Up
Sportal.com.au
Our favourite little man has been brushed from the Dally M awards for the second year running in a clear payback for lifting the lid on some of rugby league's most sordid secrets. While leading gossip columnists Phil 'Buzz' Rothfield and RLW Mole were ...

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From 1989 to 2014 we nominate the five best rugby league grand finals - The Daily Telegraph
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 05:29:15 GMT

The Daily Telegraph

From 1989 to 2014 we nominate the five best rugby league grand finals
The Daily Telegraph
IT has now been 25 years since the Canberra Raiders pulled off one of the greatest grand final victories of all-time against the Balmain Tigers. Everyone remembers (if you were born then) where they were Steve Jackson bullocked his way over for a try ...

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Big payday in order for Wanderers if they win Asian Champions League final - The Daily Telegraph
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:51:10 GMT

The Daily Telegraph

Big payday in order for Wanderers if they win Asian Champions League final
The Daily Telegraph
Under the terms of the A-League's deal with the players' union, every member of the squad for the whole ACL campaign will share pro rata in 50 per cent of the winnings if Western Sydney are crowned champions, and 40 per cent of the runners-up pot if ...

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