Month: August 2022

Rugby Championship form XV: Picking the best players from the competition

Argentina players celebrate their win over the All Blacks. Photo / Photosport After the latest round of the Rugby Championship, we’re picking the best players from all four nations. 1. James Slipper Wallabies captain put in a solid shift against a tough scrum, and demonstrated he’s a mobile runner in space, with a good eye …

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Did Surfing Start In NJ? 1888 Story Of ‘Island Girl’ Gives New Clues

NEW JERSEY — While some historians have said that surfing on the East Coast began in Wrightsville Beach, NC, in 1905, and others said it began in Virginia Beach in 1912, an unearthed newspaper story from 1888 suggests that Asbury Park may have been the spot . A story that appeared in newspapers around the …

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Coach says Canadian women are on the rise ahead of Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

“Every game is better than the one before,” he said. The squad will be led by No. 8 Sophie de Goede, whose parents Stephanie White and Hans de Goede are both former Canadian captains. The 23-year-old de Goede has just 13 caps but has proved to be a force from the back of the Canadian …

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Worcester Warriors: Crisis-hit club to pay players’ wages after pulling out of Glasgow friendly

Steve Diamond guided Worcester to victory in the Premiership Rugby Cup final in May Worcester say all their players will be paid on Wednesday as the current owners insist they have “three motivated and credible buyers” with “proven funds”. Warriors earlier pulled out of Friday’s pre-season game against Glasgow amid ongoing uncertainty about their future. …

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