Articles relating to Russia

Russia to bid for 2023 RWC

2011-10-13 20:48

Russia will bid to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup, as the country looks to build on its team's first RWC appearance in New Zealand.

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Mitchell could be out of RWC

2011-10-01 07:54

Australian winger Drew Mitchell could be out of the World Cup after a hamstring injury against Russia, coach Robbie Deans has said.

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RWC over for Russian hooker

2011-09-28 07:18

Russian hooker Valery Tsnobiladze has been handed a three-week ban for headbutt during their RWC match against Ireland.

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Russia make six changes

2011-09-29 12:19

Russia have made six changes to the team which lost to Ireland when they play Australia in their last match in their maiden RWC.

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Russian cited for 'head-butt'

2011-09-26 11:15

Russian hooker Valery Tsnobiladze is to face a disciplinary hearing over an alleged head-butt during his side's defeat to Ireland.


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Ireland down spirited Russians

2011-09-25 09:04

Ireland have maintained their march toward winning a first-ever World Cup pool with a comfortable win over Russia in Rotorua.

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Italy crush Russia in Nelson

2011-09-20 11:14

Italy have hammered debutants Russia to keep their Rugby World Cup hopes alive with their biggest ever win in the tournament.

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Russia to debut youngster

2011-09-23 09:51

Russia's youngest squad player, Denis Simplikevich, will make his debut for the Bears against Ireland in their RWC Pool C match.

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USA squeeze past Russia

2011-09-15 11:15

The USA have beaten Russia in their Rugby World Cup Pool C match played in a wet Taranaki Stadium in New Plymouth.

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Irish ring changes for Russia

2011-09-23 08:35

Ireland have made 10 changes, for their Rugby World Cup Pool C match with tournament newcomers Russia at Rotorua.

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IRB worry over RWC rip-offs

2011-07-19 08:00

IRB chief Mike Miller has warned that price gouging during the RWC threatened to sully NZ's reputation with international tourists.


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New Zealand

The All Blacks are a mighty force and this Rugby World Cup may well be the one where they shake the ghosts of past tournaments.


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Quade Cooper

Wallabies flyhalf Quade Cooper is arguably the most flamboyant, talented and mercurial rugby player to represent the Australian team in recent years.


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Eden Park

Eden Park's history boasts some of the greatest sporting moments, including the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987 and 1992 Cricket World Cup.

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Tank Lanning

Lessons learnt from RWC 2011

2011-10-26 16:45

A few vital life lessons from Tank Lanning's recent trip to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup quarter and semi-finals. Read More

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