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Seahawks mum about Australian rugby star

...Pete Carroll said any player trying to make the transition from rugby to the NFL is in for a difficult challenge.Carroll was peppered with questions about Australian National Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne on Wednesday after Hayne announced his...
Dean of college rugby

...saw a flier advertising the school's rugby program and decided to give the sport a...School, Dean proved to be a natural in rugby and is now considered one of the top "It was my first time playing rugby," Dean said of the tryout during a recent...
Let's act like we have played the game before

...should work into a more competitive venue.Rugby is the main sport from Earl Marriott 60 athletes in their school played rugby. The two seasons run concurrently. EM had one of their female rugby players wearing football pads this weekend...
To critics of UM win: Mistakes are part of sports

...congratulated the player who scored it.It was a spectacular play, no matter what anybody says, Canes moving up the field rugby-like, Blue Devils desperately failing to stop them."That was supernatural," old coach Howard Schnellenberger called...
Today in Sports History for Oct. 9

...victory over Atlanta in the NLDS. The longest postseason game in history takes 5 hours, 50 minutes to complete.2009 - Golf and rugby are added to the 2016 and 2020 Summer Olympic Games.2010 - Mike Brinkley passes for six touchdowns and Armond Smith runs for...

...49ERS 14, CHARGERS 12SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Bruce Ellington showed he appears back to full strength, while former Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne made his case for a spot on the 53-man roster for San Francisco.The 49ers go into the regular season...
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The All Blacks win!

...back on top. Though battered and bruised, the New Zealand rugby team beat France 8-7 in the World Cup yesterday, or Juneau should be proud of every one of theirs. Also, in rugby they use the word "biff" when describing a fight. And that...
Today In Sports History

...221875 - Harvard beats Yale 4-0 in the schools' first football meeting. With 15 players on each side, the game is a mix of rugby and soccer.1945 - Jim Benton of the Cleveland Rams is the first NFL player to have more than 300 receiving yards in a game...
Crimson Bears out-box Patriots 79-51 in Cap City Classic

...going to a fight and a hockey game breaks out was changed to a bruising mixed metaphor of basketball, football and full-speed rugby as the Juneau-Douglas and North Pole boys' basketball teams committed 31 first-half fouls and 60 for the game in a 79-51...
Peterson Lake Trail to get long-overdue makeover

...area's most popular trails mean hikers will no longer show up to the Peterson Lake cabin looking like they've been in a rugby match. U.S. Forest Service officials say they've heard dozens of complaints for at least two years about the state of...


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