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Heartwarming Story From Nigel Owens About Rugby World Cup Final

Nigel Owens, Rugby’s most beloved referee, oversaw the Rugby World Cup Final on Saturday between New Zealand and Australia. Although some commented that he didn’t have his best game after a forward pass went unnoticed, and Ben Smith may have seen a more severe punishment than just a yellow card in the second half. However, the players on the field …

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Australian Airline Carry Out Forfeit After Losing Bet With Kiwi Counterpart

Qantas, the Australian airline, made a bet with Air New Zealand in the run-up to the Rugby World Cup Final, wagering a forfeit for the losing country’s carrier. Whichever side lost the decider would see its airline’s planes painted in the opposition colours. [email protected] While black is slimming, we think it needs a golden touch. Something like this… #AirlineWager #NZLvAUS pic.twitter.com/FxADqwUsdJ …

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Video: Every Try In A Rugby World Cup Final

Here in Pundit Arena HQ, we are stricken with Rugby World Cup Final fever. Kick-off is just over an hour away, and the big one is almost upon us. New Zealand vs Australia: who can become the first side to capture the William Webb Ellis Trophy? Can the All-Blacks cap off a dominant four years, in which they only lost …

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Rugby World Cup Final: Breaking Down The Battle Areas

 “Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one’s ideas, to take a calculated risk – and to act.” – Andre Malraux While the eyes of millions worldwide will be trained on a quaint suburb in South West London, some form of …

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New Zealand Announce Team For Rugby World Cup Final

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has named his team to face Australia for the Rugby World Cup Final. The All-Blacks are chasing a third William Webb Ellis Trophy, and are bidding to become the first team to retain the cup. There are no changes from their semi-final victory over South Africa. Hansen has named a strong outfit, and this looks …

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The Rise And Rise Of Nehe Milner-Skudder

This time 12 months ago, very few outside of New Zealand had heard of Nehe Milner-Skudder. This Saturday, he goes into a Rugby World Cup Final as one of the game’s most feared wingers. _____ Nehe Milner-Skudder, hailing from Taihape, Manawatu-Wanganui in New Zealand was an ITM Cup player last year. At 23, it looked unlikely that he would make …

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Watch: Australia Pump Video Ahead Of World Cup Final

In the middle of this World Cup cycle, Australia were down and out. They lost a test series to the Lions, and were well off the pace throughout the Rugby Championship, as they helplessly watched New Zealand and South Africa slug it out for Southern Hemisphere dominance. However, a Michael Cheika revolution has turned it all around for the Wallabies, …

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Video: Did Craig Joubert Rob France Of The 2011 World Cup?

Of all the fixtures in the Rugby World Cup, nothing has given us more thrills and spills than the clashes of France and New Zealand. This Saturday night, the sides meet in Cardiff, to renew one of the great rivalries in sport. It is a return to the scene of the 2007 quarter-final, when France famously eliminated the All-Blacks. The …

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TBT: All Ireland Final 2009 – Kilkenny Vs Tipperary

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The All Ireland Final between Kilkenny and Tipperary takes place this weekend so there’s no time like the present to remember a titanic tussle between the sides. There have been many memorable clashes between Kilkenny and Tipperary over the years, but in terms of sheer entertainment, 2009 stands out by a country mile. The clash had everything; a sending off, …

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