Tuesday , December 1 2020
Home / Tag Archives: rugby

Tag Archives: rugby

LIVE: England destroy New Zealand in semis

✳ England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 19 New Zealand 🇳🇿 7 Yokohama, Japan | AFP | Fly-half George Ford led the way as England ended New Zealand’s eight-year reign as champions with a superb 19-7 World Cup semi-final win in Yokohama on Saturday. Ford, restored at 10 by coach Eddie Jones, had to …

Read More »

Uganda rugby clubs say goodbye to ‘Papa’ Mileke

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A delegation representing all the Ugandan rugby clubs led thousands who participated in ceremonies as Patrick “Papa” Mileke Aredo was laid to rest at Mikiya, West Budama on Wednesday. Mileke,58, was not only father to three players – Erasmus Aredo, Gabriel Aredo and Joseph …

Read More »

Hopes and fears as Rugby World Cup warm-ups begin

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Excitement will be mixed with concern when four of Europe’s leading rugby nations begin their World Cup warm-up programme this weekend. Ireland play Italy in Dublin on Saturday, with England facing Wales at Twickenham a day later. While some players can be reasonably certain of …

Read More »

Two-try debutant Herschel Jantjies stars for Springboks

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Debutant scrum-half Herschel Jantjies scored two tries as South Africa beat Australia 35-17 Saturday in the opening match of the Rugby Championship season in Johannesburg. The Western Stormers half-back claimed the first and fourth Springbok tries before being warmly applauded when substituted 14 minutes from …

Read More »

Dung and Dragons: Myanmar kids dodge cows to play rugby

Yangon, Myanmar | AFP |  Sidestepping cowpats and garbage, Myanmar’s only home-grown junior rugby side train on the outskirts of Yangon, preparing to take on children from the city’s well-heeled international schools. When the Little Dragons aren’t running barefoot on the litter-strewn dirt, the makeshift field on the outskirts of Yangon is sometimes …

Read More »