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The Rise, Fall And Resurgence Of Israel Dagg

“I’ve been disappointed, you always want to be in the World Cup All Blacks squad, but what’s happened has happened,” said Israel Dagg after he was omitted from New Zealand’s Rugby World Cup squad last year. “You never know, I could be over there in a couple of weeks, I’ve got to play like I’m still going to be involved.” …

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Bath Confirm Two New Signings

NAPIER, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Robbie Fruean of Hawke's Bay tries to keep the ball in play during the round six Mitre 10 Cup match between the Hawke's Bay and Tasman at McLean Park on September 24, 2016 in Napier, New Zealand. (Photo by Kerry Marshall/Getty Images)

In a busy morning on the transfers front, Bath Rugby on Tuesday confirmed the signing of centre Robbie Fruean from Hawke’s Bay in New Zealand and tighthead prop Shaun Knight on loan from Newport Gwent Dragons.  Fruean, who will join at the completion of the Mitre 10 Cup competition in New Zealand, is a strong ball carrier with a highlight reel …

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What Does The Future Hold For The Wellington Sevens?

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 30: Fans look on during the 2016 Wellington Sevens at Westpac Stadium on January 30, 2016 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Anyone watching the Wellington Sevens this weekend will have noticed the mostly empty stands. Radio New Zealand have reported that under 13,000 tickets were sold, not even a third of the capacity of the Westpac Stadium. In New Zealand media and rugby circles, the discussion on what to do with this tournament has been raging for several years now. Every year attendance drops a …

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Thief Attempts To Outrun Former All Black Winger

A hopeful thief attempted to outrun a former All Black winger this week Although Zac Guildford has often found himself at the wrong side of the law in recent years, earlier this week the winger found himself on the side of law and order, when he helped foil a robbery in Napier. Guildford was having lunch team mates Chris Eaton and Ryan …

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VIDEO: Hawke’s Bay Score Two Sublime Breakaway Tries vs Mid Canterbury

Hawke’s Bay obliterated their Ranfurly Shield opponents Mid Canterbury today on a scoreline of 57-12. Having stayed close until half-time, only trailing by five points, Mid Canterbury eventually succumbed to Hawke’s Bay, with two breakaway tries within the last ten minutes standing out as particularly magnificent. The first of these mesmerising pieces of play came from Zac Guildford, who latched on to …

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