Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-09-28 09:51
SCOTLAND coach Andy Robinson gave his team 24 hours to vent their frustrations over Sunday’s last-gasp defeat to Argentina before turning their focus to this week’s do-or-die rugby World Cup clash against England.
The Scots were left distraught after dramatically losing their third Pool B clash 13-12 to the Pumas courtesy of a late Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino try in Wellington. The defeat means Scotland will almost certainly have to beat their oldest rivals England in their final group match on Saturday to have a chance of staying alive in the tournament. Read more about Scots given time to get over loss
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-09-28 09:33
Namibia’s national rugby team will return today and the Namibia Sports Commission has organised a welcoming parade for the Welwitschias. Transport is available as GRN buses will be picking all interested fans from Khomasdal, Gammams Service Station and the Soweto Market at 18:00 and 18:15 respectively to and from the Hosea Kutako International Airport. The team is expected to arrive at the airport at 19:00 Read more about RETURN OF THE WELWITSCHIAS
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2011-09-27 09:43
AFTER beginning the season in rampant style in both the Bundesliga and in Europe, Bayern Munich will look to cut big-spending upstart Manchester City down to size in the standout game in the second round of Champions League group matches.
Bayern opened its bid for a fifth title in Europe’s elite competition with a comprehensive 2-0 victory at Villarreal, and has scored 21 goals without conceding in six straight wins to take command of the fledgling German league. Read more about Bayern flying ahead of City clashraces
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2011-09-27 09:36
IRELAND’S thrashing of Russia was expected, their victory over Australia was a bonus but their rugby World Cup progress was always going to hinge on their final game against Italy, team manager Paul McNaughton said on Monday.