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Irish hero Sara Hartigan’s pre-match CPR saves dying Waikato rugby’s Dean Herewini

Irish hero Sara Hartigan’s pre-match CPR saves dying Waikato rugby’s Dean Herewini

Head coach Ian Foster addresses the media from isolation after testing positive for Covid-19. Video / Supplied A touring Irish fan has given the kiss of life to a Waikato rugby stalwart whose heart stopped beating as he parked his ute ahead of Saturday night’s international clash at Eden Park. Dean Herewini, 56, doesn’t remember …

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All Blacks v Ireland: Why world rugby needs more men like Sam Whitelock – Gregor Paul

All Blacks v Ireland: Why world rugby needs more men like Sam Whitelock – Gregor Paul

Sam Whitelock will likely miss the rest of the All Blacks v Ireland series. Photo / Getty OPINION: There hasn’t been a classier act than Sam Whitelock in the last month. He’s been quite brilliant the last two times he’s played at Eden Park, first destroying the Blues almost on his own with his adept …

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Dawson Fatoric “super excited for this opportunity” after receiving first Canada Senior Men’s 15s callup — Rugby Canada

Dawson Fatoric “super excited for this opportunity” after receiving first Canada Senior Men’s 15s callup — Rugby Canada

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Dawson Fatoric would regularly run along the Rideau Canal in his hometown Ottawa as a way to keep his fitness levels up while gyms were closed. But, it also served another purpose. Along his route, Fatoric would often stop to gaze across at TD Place and visualize what it would be …

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Los Angeles Giltinis Major League Rugby where fun meets football – Daily News

Los Angeles Giltinis Major League Rugby where fun meets football – Daily News

Meet the Giltinis. Los Angeles, a city where people tend to do things their own way, including cheering for a local rugby team that was named after a martini. Yes, and their logo even resembles a martini glass. You don’t need to drink to follow the team. You don’t have to be 21 years old …

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Irish Rugby |  ‘It’s All On The Line’ As Furlong And Ireland Look To Level Series

Irish Rugby | ‘It’s All On The Line’ As Furlong And Ireland Look To Level Series

Furlong admitted the Irish scrum had an ‘average’ performance in the series opener, and the All Blacks were also able to put some pressure on the lineout as they began their international season with a 42–19 win. The heavier New Zealand pack held the edge, the depth of their front row ranks contrasting with the …

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Constant online anger threatens to overwhelm thrills on the rugby pitch |  Sport

Constant online anger threatens to overwhelm thrills on the rugby pitch | Sport

Welcome to The Breakdown, the Guardian’s weekly (and free) rugby union newsletter. Here’s an extract from this week’s edition. To receive the full version every Tuesday, just pop your email in below, Sport brings out the best and worst in us. The same occasionally applies to sportswriting. One minute it is all breathless hyperbole, florid …

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Munster Domestic Rugby |  Ireland U20s Team Named For England Clash

Munster Domestic Rugby | Ireland U20s Team Named For England Clash

Head coach Richie Murphy has announced the Ireland Under-20 team, sponsored by PwC, for Tuesday’s U-20 Six Nations Summer Series match against England at the Payanini Rugby Center in Verona (kick-off 7pm Irish time, live on the Six Nations YouTube) channel). Munster Academy duo Ethan Coughlan and Patrick Campbell are named in the starting XV …

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Regan Grace set to leave St Helens for rugby union side Racing 92 | Rugby League News

Regan Grace will join Racing 92 at the end of the 2022 Super League season after turning down a contract extension from Super League champions St Helens; he will miss out on the playing for Wales in the Rugby League World Cup in the Autumn By Megan Wellens Last Updated: 05/07/22 11:31am Regan Grace will …

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