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Standing out at the weekend

The Brumbies and the Sharks secured their places in the Super Rugby semi-finals at the weekend after close fought matches against the Chiefs and the Highlanders respectively. Both games could have gone either way with only two points the difference in Canberra and four points in Durban. In the NRL, the … Continue reading

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Marvel Heroes hit Lovell Rugby

The heroes of the NRL will become Super Heroes in early August when the Roosters, Dragons, Raiders, Cowboys and Sea Eagles sport their new Marvel themed jerseys. We’ll see teams of Captain America’s, Iron Man’s, Incredible Hulk’s, Thor’s and Wolverine’s take to the field in what is … Continue reading

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Standing out at the weekend

We’re now approaching the business end of the Super Rugby season with the two home Semi-finalists now decided after the latest round of fixtures. The Waratahs and Crusaders topped the final league standings but will have to wait until another week before finding out who stands between … Continue reading

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Standing out at the weekend

There were plenty of fixtures in both codes over the weekend and in different formats of the game. On the international rugby union scene, the Waikato Stadium played host to the third and final Test between New Zealand and England whilst in Nelspruit, South Africa took on a Wales team … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Convert to the Rugby League World Cup

Often described as one of the most physically demanding and toughest sports around, it comes as something of a surprise that rugby league has never quite made the big impact that the union code has achieved in the modern era of the game. Some put it down … Continue reading

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Tomkins To Leave Wigan for NZ Warriors

For many rugby league fan this will hardly come as a surprise but today it was officially announced that Wigan Warriors full-back star, Sam Tomkins, will join the New Zealand Warriors for the 2014 NRL season. Swapping England for New Zealand in a record fee eclipsing the … Continue reading

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Sonny Bill back in adidas RS7′s

The speculation surrounding the future of Sonny Bill Williams seems to never go away, however last weekend we found a strong indication that he may be on his way back to the XV man game. The NZRU are hoping to lure him back to New Zealand with … Continue reading

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Rabbitohs ruin the return of SBW

It wasn’t the return to rugby league that Sonny Bill Williams would have hoped for after the Sydney Roosters suffered a 28-10 defeat to fierce rivals the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Most of the pre-match talk focused on Williams and how he would adapt to playing rugby league … Continue reading

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2013 World Club Challenge – Leeds Rhinos v Melbourne Storm

The two champions of rugby league collide, as north meets south in the 2013 World Club Challenge. Super League XVII Champions Leeds Rhinos will take to the field against NRL Premiers, the Melbourne Storm, for the honour of being crowned World Club Champions on 22nd February. In the … Continue reading

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NRL Charity Shirts Arrive at Lovell Rugby

During the 2012 NRL season, a number of teams have been changing out of their traditional home and away strips to instead wear a custom shirt designed to either pay tribute to past and present residents of Australia, raise awareness of breast cancer or celebrate the national armed forces. Shirt manufacturer ISC … Continue reading