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The future is looking bright for surf magazines in print according to Surfing World editor Vaughan Blakey who described the industry as buoyant. He said surf magazines are not out to compete with online as they give readers something in a tangible form, allowing them more time to digest the stories. “In the past there…Details
Last Friday Australian Rugby Union and Destination NSW began the countdown to the first game of the Bledisloe Cup series. This battle between Australia and New Zealand began in 1903 and is celebrated as one of the sport’s most exciting rivalries.
The Brumbies lost the Super Rugby final 27-22 to the Chiefs on Saturday night. The defending champions devastated the Brumbies, who had dominated most of the game, by scoring two converted tries in the last 15 minutes. Penalties, particularly for off-side entry to the ruck, hurt both sides. Christian Leali’ifano scored all 22 points for the Brumbies moving…Details
Most people credit lifeguards with saving lives on Australian beaches but what happens when there are no lifeguards? Surfers are usually the first to respond, particularly on non-patrolled beaches. That is why Surfing NSW and Surf Life Saving NSW have combined to launch an initiative that teaches surfers lifesaving skills to reduce the number of…Details
Newsroom reporters Blake Moretti and Callum Birch went to the SCG for the Sydney Swans’ media conference ahead of their clash against Richmond this Sunday. u Super Rugby Super rugby will heat up this weekend’s cold winter nights as the semi finals kick off on Saturday night. Crusaders v Chiefs These are the teams everyone expected…Details
Super Rugby The Super Rugby tournament has entered elimination rounds with five games left in the season and teams digging deep to for their chance to take the title. Crusaders v Reds There is bitter rivalry afoot in Saturday’s game between the Crusaders and the Reds as Richie McCaw returns from sabbatical, ready to show…Details
Queensland’s win in last night’s State of Origin final sealed the team’s eighth consecutive victory in the notorious series. – Callum Birch reports on the match.
Wests Tiger Benji Marshall is weighing his options after deciding to quit League. His manager, Martin Tauber, has held talks with three Super Rugby teams and says Marshall will also consider playing in Japan. NRL chief executive Dave Smith yesterday launched a desperate attempt to keep Marshall in League, but has conceded that his phone…Details
Rugby Union Rebels v Highlanders Gareth Delve will captain the Rebels for the last time tonight as the team plays its last game of the season, aiming for a fifth win this year. James O’Connor starts from the bench after sustaining an injury in the Wallabies’ final clash against the Lions. It is his 20th and…Details