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Bledisloe Cup

Rugby Union's Bledisloe Cup is contested by the Australia national rugby union team and New Zealand national rugby union team.

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It's the Bledisloe Cup with a gazillionaire backing his Ozzies. It ain't AmCup
is only confirming what I already knew... I need alternative plans for Bledisloe Cup nights
Join us at our Gala Awards Dinner on August 9 @ The Stanley Hotel to go into the draw to win 2 x tickets to the Ble…
took on New Zealand for the crown at the Royal Easter Show.
The chances of Oz winning the World Cup or Bledisloe are as great as the chance NSW had to win Origin early this decade
finals playoff Outteridge v Burling = Bledisloe Cup on water. Bring it Kiwis!
Make very little difference to the Bledisloe Cup, I'd imagine
I'm glad this current Wallabies side is going to play average games before the Bledisloe Cup.
If you are a Rugby fan put 18th August (Bledisloe Cup Eve) 7-9AM in your diary ...Its a breakfast .Wonder who the guest speaker is !
In a bit over 3 months we're competing for a bledisloe cup. We should all be very worried we're not going to even get close again.
Surely also if this result transfers through There goes The Bledisloe Cup with a One sided result
win Lord Bledisloe Cup with a 2-1 victory over Alderbury. Congrats to all at the club
Tonight take on Alderbury FC in the Final of Lord Bledisloe Cup, kick-off 7.30pm
$AIZ airnewzealand starting to move as Australian's departing before the Bledisloe Cup begins
This is the Bledisloe Cup for alpacas. Australia takes on New Zealand for alpaca-shearing crown at Royal Easter Show
IT will live on in Bledisloe Cup infamy. And now former Test stars David…
Ash says he’s all for gamification, as is his minister. He wonders what a Cyber Bledisloe Cup might look like.
All Blacks retain Bledisloe Cup with win over Wallabies in Wellington
Experience high-energy thrills of one of rugby’s greatest rivalries in the Bledisloe Cup.
Warm cookies, cup of tea, last week's Bledisloe Cup match, cat in my lap. Perfect saturday kiwi *** aesthetic 🐱🏈
Unbeaten at home since 2009 . They lost the 1st Bledisloe cup game in Oz last year
looks like Australia has been replaced for the Bledisloe cup tonight by Argentina
Is this the crew to win a trip to Bledisloe Cup with
is Perth ready to host the Bledisloe Cup?
Frank Bainimarama not at Pacific Island Forum but John Key says that’s okay because he’s going to come to Bledisloe Cup match instead.
A great article about a member of our team here in Iraq and his brother playing for Australia.
On Saturday the 17th of September the Perth Rugby Business Network and Brisbane Hotel are hosting Ronnnie Hurst,...
Bledisloe Cup 2016 Game 1 in full, include National Anthem and .
Find out how you could be in to win a Bledisloe Cup experience for 2 with the
The have secured the 2016 Cup after a 29-9 win over in Wellington
All Blacks pile on Aussie agony: The All Blacks triumphed 29-9 over Australia in the Bledisloe Cup, continuing a…
His resignation in tears after the 28-29 Bledisloe Cup loss still saddens me !
Stoked to have the Bledisloe Cup staying here in NZ for another year. Thank you for all the support. ✌🏼️
the last side to get their hands on Bledisloe Cup back in 2002. Eddie Jones at the helm... http…
Interesting analysis of development pathways in rugby. The importance of building up an out-of-school club system...
Schools or clubs? Which system is best for the future? More on grassroots/pathways from
Controversial view from Brisbane Times on Bledisloe Cup failures.
Response to his has been overwhelming already - this is clearly something rugby people want to debate further
Not necessarily transferable to UK context but significant... Smell the coffee
Great chat w/ on problems w/ school rugby "Kids have gone back to league because not at right school"
Rugby-Malaise continues in Australian rugby as Bledisloe Cup stays in NZ
All Blacks prop Owen Franks has escaped sanction from SANZAAR for his alleged eye gouge during the Bledisloe Cup victory over…
Perfectly said and credence to what I've been saying for so long now. No grass roots. No development or money bein…
Australia's attempt to impose themselves with physical aggression in the second Bledisloe Cup match in Wellington was a sign of "weakness" …
Just a thought but with the F35s we are supposed to be getting and the subs maybe we can sneak up on the kiwis and win the Bledisloe cup
Good article discussing Aust's schoolboy centric talent systems offering no growth or wider opportunities in rugby https…
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The 31-year-old singer will make her public debut with the Wallabies players' wives and girlfriends at the first game of t…
Bledisloe Cup done and dusted, Wooden Spoon contest about to start
New Zealand 29-9 Australia: All Blacks continue their dominance over the Wallabies as they retain Bledisloe Cup thanks to Israel Dagg's
Bledisloe Cup rugby union match between the Australian Wallabies and New Zealand All Blacks
sounds good. That way he can wear his 3rd different jersey number while losing the Bledisloe Cup.
The Gold and the Black: The Rugby Battles for the Bledisloe Cup New Zealand VS A
As close as SuperRugby gets to a bledisloe cup - top of table Chiefs vs 2nite in CBR. Get down for 2 gr8 running rugby teams
because we care. Rugby types aren't as passionate unless it is World Cup or bledisloe
Here is a great match to watch from the 2014 Bledisloe Cup between the New Zealand All Blacks & Australia Wallabies
happens. Like when my kiwi relatives take me to Bledisloe Cup. I’m not allowed to be Australian then. Lol. I’m an Allblack
Bought my membership today! Come on & looking forward to the Bledisloe Cup, visit &
Also the Bledisloe Cup which is HUGE fyi
Ma'as tries at Eden Park in the huge win over Australia in this years Bledisloe Cup decider. Outstanding!
Bledisloe Cup of *** rugby union to be decided this weekend in New Zealand:...
- First the Wallabies were humbled by the All Blacks in the Bledisloe Cup fixture eight days ago and then…
The Wallabies lineout was worryingly shown up in the recent Bledisloe Cup series against the All Blacks.
MATCH REPORT: All Blacks run riot over startled Wallabies to retain the Bledisloe Cup http:/…
Priceless this photo. Proud parents Fale and Kava with their son after winning the Bledisloe Cup
Quade Cooper will be in Australia's World Cup squad no matter what happens in the Wallabies' Bledisloe Cup clash with New Z…
In the latest Clubhouse Podcast, we hear from about all things Argentina before the Rugby World Cup https:…
the All Blacks did lose to Australia then improved and spanked them to win The Bledisloe Cup. Performance
The last time the Aussies won the Bledisloe cup I was still in Uni
How to make an effective apology - and get on with things. Lesson from Cup II via
Crucial contest: Nick Phipps at the base of the Wallabies' scrum during his self-confessed Bledisloe ...
Sonny Bill Williams welcoming Matt Giteau back to Bledisloe Cup action.
Why the Wallabies must start Bernard Foley at five-eighth
Key says not many ppl waved NZ flag at Bledisloe Cup cos it was too similar to Aus 1. 1/2
Flicking between the NRC and ITM Cup it is pretty clear why we haven’t won the Bledisloe Cup in 14 years.
Lessons from the Bledisloe Cup debacle: Bernard Foley at five-eighth the way to kick goals -
Seriously disappointing approach to the Bledisloe given the rivalry. Every Cup is worth focussing on. My estimation of ARU down
Richie McCaw and Daniel Carter of New Zealand celebrate after win the Bledisloe Cup, August 15, 2015 in Auckland
Aug 14 (Reuters) - All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has downplayed his own personal milestone ahead of the Bledisloe Cup clash with
Nick White has been dropped from the World Cup squad. The hero of the 1st bledisloe test.
Nic White was the Wallabies' Bledisloe Cup hero. Now his World Cup dream has been crushed
Tough for to turn Bledisloe Cup match then miss World Cup squad 2 weeks later, while a few passengers go
Can't believe Nic White didn't make the cut for Ordinary Bledisloe II but the first was unreal
So has Cheika selected a team for Bledisloe decider with an eye on the World Cup. Then a World Cup squad with an eye on the next one?
My new sounds: Dan Carter catches up with after the Bledisloe Cup on
If James Horwill had two massive games left in him they were the two Bledisloe Cup matches. But not given a chance to have a third...
So Nic White starts for the in a crunch Bledisloe decider, and now isnt even in the best 31 players for the World Cup. Baffling.
From the Bledisloe Cup, to Boxing with the crew at TIKA - always a treat having Mala in the mix. Great work...
Congrats to Big win at Eden Park NZ tonight; Bledisloe Cup retained.
Richie McCaw becomes the most capped player in Test history as New Zealand beat Australia to the Bledisloe Cup.
C'mon You talk about and show the only moment in Bledisloe Cup when sides level. Why not show more indicative score?
Congrats to Nehe Milner-Skudder who will make his debut on Saturday
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When be prepared for unexpected problems - lesson from 2015 Cup via
“Sydney would have hurt him,” hails Ma'a Nonu's singularity: AK Bledisloe show:
Legends playing their last game on Eden Park!!! Congrats to the on winning the Bledisloe Cup.
Cooper named Wallabies flyhalf, White as scrumhalf for Eden Park Bledisloe Cup dec
Brown: All Blacks risk end of dynasty in Bledisloe Cup decider against Wallabies
Major events ✅... recently MC at Bledisloe Cup lunches & last night bout
The importance of eye contact when - Cup Examples via
Wallabies captain Stephen Moore appreciates the hype surrounding his side's Bledisloe Cup decider, but says the team must shut it out if
"My new sounds: Dane Coles after the All Blacks Bledisloe Cup victory on
New Zealand roared to victory at an emotional Eden Park to retain the Bledisloe Cup against an Australia side who had no answer to the
Highlight of the weekend? Toss up between Bledisloe Cup & Richard Graham's reappointment as Reds' coach tomorrow (tbc) ...
Quade Cooper given nod to start for Wallabies in Bledisloe Cup finale
In the Bledisloe Cup tie this Saturday, will Quade Cooper lead the Wallabies to victory for the first time since...
STORY: Wallabies coach Michael Cheika defends selection of Quade Cooper for Bledisloe Cup showndown with All Blacks:
Israel Dagg's rapping skills in the spotlight: It will be all eyes on the Bledisloe Cup this weekend, but the ...
coach Michael Cheika joins the panel to chat this week’s Bledisloe Cup! legend Justin Marshall also joins us.
DTN New Zealand: Midweek Fixture: The Australian Special: With the Bledisloe Cup half on the line again this w...
Dan the man keen to keep the Bledisloe Cup
All Black Dan Carter says retaining Bledisloe Cup would be 'huge' (Sport)
Coalition MP Ken O'Dowd bills taxpayers to attend Bledisloe Cup, listing game as a 'sitting of Parliament'.
Not as good as the Hong Kong Sevens, Rugby World Cup & Bledisloe Cup at the moment bro -)
Throwback to 2003 when the All Blacks regained the Bledisloe Cup from Australia in the final Tri Nations Test
Coach Steve Hansen hints at changes for Bledisloe Cup side
Events like Bledisloe cup attract big visitor numbers. How amazed are all those visitors gonna b wen they c we have GUFB
News:Aussies will need to shake off their heartbreaking Bledisloe Cup when they face Barbarians starting side loaded with New Zealanders.
Can you organise the Bledisloe Cup to be played soon please.
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Wait till the Ashes are every year like the Bledisloe Cup
Kiwis beat the Aussies at the 'Bledisloe Cup of real estate comps':
47,813 fans today at Suncorp. Interesting to see around 2,000 more than for Aus v NZ Bledisloe Cup game last week. International RL dying?
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Of course NZ has good support at lang park... I was one of 4 wallabies supporters in the northern stand at the '08 bledisloe cup
👀Driving special train for Bledisloe Cup football Trang.
Former Wallaby George Gregan and former All Black Jeff Wilson in town for the Bledisloe Cup!. Playing a round at... ht…
ALL BLACKS. The first Bledisloe Cup match was played at Wellington 12.09.31 . No trophy had yet been made.
The Four Nations opener looks like it will attract a greater attendance than the Bledisloe Cup.
Throwback Thursday storming to victory in the 2012 Bledisloe Warwickshire Cup
Congratulations, Andrew North the winner of the Bledisloe Cup of Real Estate
- All the tries from this weeks ITM Cup Semis and the Bledisloe Cup.
Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie sensationally resigned on Saturday night following the Wallabies’ heartbreaking loss to New Zealand in the third and final Bledisloe Cup clash in Brisbane.
Ewen McKenzie quits as Wallabies coach immediately after Bledisloe Cup loss... -
Well today was the day that my son Ashley and his U10 Norths Blue Rugby Union team were scheduled to play the curtain raiser for the Bledisloe Cup game between their heroes the Wallabies and the All Blacks. The Boys team had won a competition to play the curtain raiser, watch the Wallabies warm up, and then see the game in its entirety. Inside Rugby was also going to write up bios for the boys as part of the event. Our boys mightn’t be the best in the country, but like many young Australians they love their Rugby, so it’s hard to think of a more wonderful way to end their Season. With 15 boys on the team, and only 20 tickets available for the boys, their coaches and managers, the Parent cohort all went out and spent a few hundred dollars each buying extra tickets to see our children play their first game at Suncorp Stadium. Ashley’s uncle Quentin and cousin Aidan had also planned a surprise for Ashley by making the trip down from the Sunshine Coast to see Ashley at Suncorp Stadium. Ashley’s ...
Former Wallabies star Tim Horan's picking Quade Cooper to make an impact off the bench in tonight's Bledisloe Cup showdown in Brisbane
Quade Cooper has returned to the Wallabies squad for the third Bledisloe Cup clash against New Zealand in Brisbane.
Live blog: All Blacks v Australia: Live updates of the second Bledisloe Cup rugby test between the All Blacks and...
Tonight at The Embassy Bar -. Bledisloe Cup & Broncos Vs Knights both on the big screens from 5:30pm. The London...
Experienced midfielder Conrad Smith will return from paternity leave for this weekend's second Bledisloe Cup test at Eden Park.
I love rugby and wanted Conrad Smith at that Bledisloe Cup match on Saturday as much as anyone BUT he needed to be with his wife.
It's a boy for Conrad Smith: Conrad Smith looks set to make Saturday's Bledisloe Cup crunch match after he and...
Conrad Smith missed the Bledisloe Cup draw, but he was there for the birth of his baby boy. Congratulations from ESR. …
The First Test match of the Bledisloe Cup, Australia vs New Zealand!
Huge Amount At Stake For All Blacks And Wallabies: The reshuffled All Blacks can make history tonight at Sydney's grand Olympic stadium and could also go a long way to consigning one of their great rivals to history in the process. This is a test match that shapes as a defining moment for one team and a crowning one for the other - providing Steve Hansen's All Blacks can shake off the hurried late departure of veteran centre Conrad Smith for the birth of his first child. The Wallabies are desperate to win to give credence to the theory that there's a rugby renaissance in process on their side of the Tasman, and at the same time loosen the All Blacks' vice-like grip on the Bledisloe Cup. For the New Zealanders, the motivation is twofold - never give a sucker an even break and embrace the chance to rack up the game's greatest win streak at the top level. In case you haven't been counting, the New Zealanders have rattled off 17 straight test victories. One more tonight puts them alone at the mountaintop. It' ...
Kick off your Bledisloe Cup with Club Rugby's biggest day, the Shute Shield Grand Final.
Ewen McKenzie says Wallabies are better prepared to tackle All Blacks 13 MINUTES AGO PHOTO Israel Folau will be a key man for the Wallabies when they face the All Blacks. GETTY IMAGES: MARK NOLAN Ewen McKenzie chuckles when he recalls the baptism of fire in international coaching he underwent last year when Australia took on New Zealand in back-to-back Tests to open the Rugby Championship. Two defeats followed and the Wallabies went on to lose the third Bledisloe Cup test to their trans-Tasman Sea rivals, all the optimism about how McKenzie might change Australian fortunes buried under the weight of All Blacks tries. Twelve months on and McKenzie is contemplating a similarly daunting start to the Rugby Championship with a home opener against the All Blacks on August 16 followed by the return in Auckland the following week. While New Zealand are no less fearsome a prospect and go into the match at Sydney's Olympic stadium looking for a record 18th successive win, McKenzie believes the year he has had worki ...
Champion All Blacks playmaker Dan Carter has a cracked upper fibula and will likely miss the first four weeks of the Rugby Championship, including the Bledisloe Cup opener against the Wallabies.
The injury that makes you wince... Dan Carter's 'cracked calf bone' will likely force him to miss Bledisloe Cup opener vs Wallabies.
Six big questions from Wallabies squad: Ewen McKenzie has picked his Wallabies for the looming Bledisloe Cup a...
New Zealand wing Jonah Lomu wreaks havoc on Australia, breaking dozens of tackles as he scores a try and creates 3 more during the Bledisloe Cup match in Jul...
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Wallabies set sights on All Blacks 22 June 2014, 08:59 The Wallabies have set their sights on the all-conquering All Blacks and retrieving the Bledisloe Cup after sweeping their three-test series against France this weekend. The Australians had too much firepower for Les Bleus, winning 39-13 in Sydney on Saturday for their seventh consecutive test win under coach Ewen McKenzie. It has been 12 years since the Wallabies last held the Bledisloe Cup, the symbol of trans-Tasman supremacy, but McKenzie said there was every reason for Australia to believe that a slice of history could be within their reach against the world champions. "There's no mortgage on these sorts of things," McKenzie told reporters on Sunday. "They've obviously dominated for a period of time and they're not going to hand it over. "We've got to go out there and win it. We've got to get everything right." Adding to the intrigue is that the All Blacks will be bidding for a record-breaking 18th consecutive test victory in Sydney on August 16 ...
For those that want to read Ms P's interview in the local paper. Please click the following link. memorable musical year EVENTS INCLUDE LAUNCH OF ALBUM Belinda Cipriano THE year 2014 is shaping up to be Balga resident Paula Parore’s most memorable yet. The former The Voice contestant and Team Seal member launched her debut album Crossroads at a special performance at The Ellington Jazz Club earlier this month. She is also in high demand for local, state and national performances and will perform at this year’s Bledisloe Cup in Sydney on August 16 and again in Brisbane in October after being selected by Australian Rugby Union last week. The New Zealand-born singer songwriter was introduced to music from a young age, given her first guitar at the age of 12 and has not looked back with music becoming a pivotal part of her life. “My Maori culture is known for their musicality, I was very fortunate to have inherited a small part of that blessing,” Parore said. “Music was always shared in our family, ...
In Parts 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 -- The Rugby Championship & Bledisloe Cup, we isolate the same 'Rucks Per Try' stat for each of the All Blacks' tries scored agains...
Get your photo with the Bledisloe Cup and buy your test match tickets tomorrow 11.30am - 12.30pm Forsyth Barr Stadium b…
All Blacks Make Five Changes For Springboks: Liam Messam and Dane Coles will be hot topics today. The pair are two of five starting changes to the All Blacks team to take on the Springboks in Auckland on Saturday. Messam, who has recovered from a calf injury suffered in the lead-up to the opening Bledisloe Cup test, has ousted Steven Luatua. With the door opened, Luatua proved with his vast array of skills he was up to the task at this level. But after three impressive tests the Blues blindside flanker has been given a spell. He will also provide locking cover from the bench, pushing Jeremy Thrush out of the side. Messam will need a strong showing to hold his challenger at bay, though with Richie McCaw out for up to five weeks the incumbent's experience could be valuable. "There were some tough decisions to be made, none more so than between Liam and Steven," All Blacks coach Steve Hansen acknowledged. "In the end we have gone for Liam's extra experience and physicality, but we also know that Steven will ...
Still to come in our second hour, Ian Healy on the Ashes, Greg Clark on the Bledisloe Cup and the latest on the Essendon saga from AFL house
Folau 'wasted' on Wallabies wing: Israel Folau was 'wasted' on the wing in the Bledisloe Cup opener and...
Israel Folau set to be moved to fullback for 2nd Bledisloe Cup match |
The All Blacks have thrashed the Wallabies 47-29 in the first Bledisloe Cup test in Sydney tonight.
The great Jonah Lomu talks about his Bledisloe Cup journey, ahead of tomorrow's match in Sydney:
All Blacks Dan Carter to miss Bledisloe Cup opener against Wallabies with calf injury
“VIDEO: Carter injured for Bledisloe Cup test - dammit
Dan Carter will miss the Bledisloe Cup match again Australia due to a calf strain.
Carter to miss Bledisloe clashes: THE Wallabies have a received a Bledisloe Cup boost - of sorts - with All Bl...
Huge blow for the Kiwi's, Dan Carter out of Bledisloe Cup opener with calf injury
I can't think of a US equiv: the Vince Lombardi Trophy? Though the Bledisloe Cup has been around since 1931!
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Watched the most epic documentary last night "All Blacks - The Weight of a Nation" about the journey of the ABs losing at the quarter final of the 2007 Rugby World Cup to Winning the 2011 RWC, the emotion was unreal! If you get a chance to watch it, do it! Especially if you are a rugby fan and not from NZ you will really understand why We NZers are so passionate about our rugby, ok All Blacks lets do it again this year! Rugby Championship, Bledisloe Cup and Northern Hemisphere tour! Boom!
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Had to post this What professional team has the best winning percentage? Answer The greatest ever sports team in ANY sport would have to be the New Zealand All Blacks, rugby's most successful team ever. In over a hundred years of rugby, the All Blacks hold an 84% winning record against all opposition played. They have also won 74% of all test matches played, and hold a winning record against EVERY TEST NATION IN THE WORLD (including the British & Irish Lions, and the World XV). Romania (the best team in Eastern Europe), Canada (the best team in North America), Japan (the best in Asia), and other World Rugby Heavyweights Ireland, Scotland, Italy, Argentina, Samoa, and Fiji have never beaten New Zealand. The average margin when playing the All Blacks is 25-12- that is, they have scored more than twice the amount of points than all opposition combined. New Zealand is so good, that they have never been ranked lower than 3rd on the World Rankings. In 1987, they were crowned the first ever Rugby World Champions ...
Allblackz were just lethal and awesome to watch.. cant wait for the bledisloe cup!
Matt Giteau played 93 tests for the Wallabies & didn't touch the Bledisloe Cup. Poor bugger.
they played after the bledisloe cup in Sydney around 2004 when I d over there, gutted I didn't hang around
Had a fun night last night catching up with old friends, family (was good to catch up cuz Karen McDonald), having a boogie and photo bombing with an All Black, BUT, slept through ALL alarms and missed the SAR exercise - super gutted...not in slightest bit hungover despite getting home well after 3am. Still no sign of the kids, so we're on a clean-up-the-house mission in prep for my trip to Welly...after coffee of course - priorities...
Great game All Blacks 30/0 against France bring on the Bledislo Cup against the Aussies!!
C'mon Waratahs, big game against the Lions tonight..
Been given permission to dress up for work tomorrow. This is gonna be fun!
Oh chur :) got our tickets to the Bledisloe cup in Sydney!
Just got sideline bledisloe cup tickets at anz stadium.worth the *** status update
The bledisloe cup tickets for syd go on sale 27 June - 9am NSW time.
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Whoop Whoop the mighty All Blacks are continuing their defence of the Bledisloe cup in Sydney! "come rain or shine we will reign & define". Im going gone bro big time!
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nothing to do with lions tour but do you know when bledisloe cup tickets are on sale for Sydney test??
I have packages to the 2013 Bledisloe Cup in Sydney! Message me if you are interested!!
Probably the best way to get the bledisloe cup back and some guaranteed snow fields.
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What did you think of the game last night?
it would absolutely lovely to see people Of Lydney enjoy the park tomorrow. thankyou for reading Stuck for something to do Sunday afternoon? please come and join us at Bathurst Park, Lydney. we are having a tea party for the community. there will be a free tea and coffee for the first 100 people and a cup cake. the first 100 kids will have a free ice- cream. the Cygnets will also be attending along with The Lydney Training Band. or come along and have your face painted. all starts at 2pm at the coronation gates with an official re-opening of the Gates with Lord Bledisloe and family and john Thurston of the Watts Group. they are the two families we can thank for such a great free facility within the town. ( they donated the facility and gates many years ago)
Not impressed with our tactics our security of the ball and weakness at ruck time bit of a reflection on our super 15 teams better lock up the Bledisloe cup this year those aussies might come and bash it off us recall Richie need a bit of guts back in black
Sigh . this house is testing my sanity. It seems annoyed that I want to sell it, so now, we can't use the facilities. Hope the neighbours don't mind visitors . then again, the gym could come in handy. Until then, looks like it is the garden. :(
Another look at our past players : Stephen James - Stephen James was a 1st grade opening bowler, a genuine outswing bowler Stephen had an outstanding record for North Sydney taking 103 wickets in four seasons from 1983/84 to 1986/87 at the average of 20.88. Stephen the season after was selected for the Wallabies at Fly - Half and went on to represent in the Bledisloe Cup & Rugby World Cup as part of his 6 test matches. Stephen is currently the Head of Rugby & Cricket at The King's School and remains a constant supporter of the club's Junior Development Activities.
It took HM Queen Elizabeth II sixty years to reach her Diamond Jubilee. Surely you can take your time on Queensland roads this long week-end. Slow down and survive the drive
Rain or shine camping with the clients here we come have a safe long weekend up the bluez lol.
Blues you made us proud tonight - you did it in style wow. Kam gud yah. Kaim ooo
What about All Blacks vs Wallabies bledisloe cup 10-11 years straight... now that's a record.. put you 7 years away Queensland lol
Man this game is boring.. no wonder they let'em punch on
Tonight's gonna be a good night! Tonight's gonna be a good good night...
Warriors forward Russell Packer has apologised for urinating on Suncorp Stadium on Monday night in a moment of madness which is set to cost the club $15,000.
anz stadium who keen.NSW all the way. like my cuzzie said "NSW winning origin is like the wallibies winning bledisloe cup" prffft tru blue since 82'
To my fellow QLD supporters if you wanted to know whats is been like supporting NSW, just become a Wallabies supporter during Bledisloe Cup time. Simple!
ATTN: INTERSTATE FRIENDS COMING TO SMASH! Bledisloe Cup is the same weekend! You better book your accom asap!!!
Sydney GPS Rugby, Lions tour, Super 15...Bledisloe Cup, not enough of rugby!
World Class Referee Jonathan Kaplan To Visit Sri Lanka World Renowned IRB referee Jonathan Kaplan will be visiting Sri Lanka tomorrow (28th May) on the invitation of the Sri Lankan Referees Society and the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Association (SLRFU). Kaplan will be conducting various workshops with Sri Lankan referees, coaches and players focusing on the practical aspects of the ‘laws of the game’ and will also go on to engage in a forum in order to help improving the standards of rugby in Sri Lanka together with the SLRFU and the Referees Society. He will also engage in refereeing a few schools league fixtures including the 69th Bradby shield encounter which will be played on the 1st and 15th of June. Having 30 years of refereeing experience, Kaplan is currently the most capped international rugby referee in the world, with 68 tests, including 13 World Cup matches, he has also refereed the most amount of Bledisloe Cup tests than anyone in history. Kaplan has also been awarded the South African Refer ...
Paint it Black in Sydney this August when the All Blacks take on Australia in the first Bledisloe Cup match of 2013.
Keep selling those travel managers raffle tickets! Bring completely sold pages back in to school to go into the weekly draw to win spot prizes. And there are now 2 iPad minis - one for the child who sells the most tickets, and the other for a lucky draw for anyone who sells over 50 tickets. Help our school raise money and have the chance to win something for yourself too! Thanks travel managers for donating the raffle prize of a trip for two to Sydney to a bledisloe cup match.
talk about sacking Deans!!! Time to get serious and WIN a bledisloe cup
“Waitara.. In Taranaki New Zealand.. Who do you go for in the Bledisloe Cup?
Lions Barbarians could go the same way as the first Bledisloe cup game at the HK Stadium.Despite 40 there was no atmosphere
Tickets sales are the same as for the Bledisloe Cup in 2010 - but the expected 10,000 rugby tourists not here
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20th Anniversary of the Trans-Tasman Entertainer of the Year Awards 2014 on Norfolk Island. This competition has been compared to the Bledisloe Cup in the past! A chance for Kiwis up against Aussies, singing their little hearts out.
It also features the British and Irish Lions Tour of Australia 2013, Bledisloe Cup, Aviva Premiership, Top 14, Pro 12 and the Pro D2ITM Cup
Pete ask Marto after loosing the Bledisloe cup the last 10 years is he becoming a Kiwi
proudly representing the AUS/NZ nations! We are 1 ... until the bledisloe cup!
not me… I run and dance rather be doing stuff than watching although I’ve been to the bledisloe cup once :)
Lees wat sê Tony Johnson: 2012 WAS a year of unfulfilled predictions. For the sake of brevity we’ll leave Ken Ring out of it, but the Mayans certainly got it wrong with the suggestion that the world would be chopped liver by Christmas. And those amongst us who thought New Zealand rugby would suffer some kind of World Cup hangover were certainly wide of the mark. A Super Rugby title, IRB Sevens crown, a Rugby Championship, Bledisloe Cup and just one defeat in 14 tests for the All Blacks is not something to send you reaching for the paracetamol with one hand and the Quick-Eze with the other. Even then that sole loss to England had mitigating circumstances. Given how ill some of the players were just three days out from the Twickenham encounter it is impossible to think it wasn’t some kind of factor. They were wise not to use enough as an excuse, equally smart to let everyone know about it, and sensible to give England credit where it was due. But that loss, and the inevitable gloating that accompanied ...
Counting down till holidays.. 5 weeks to go 󾌸
Haven't had a drink on a Friday for a while might have to fix that today.
won a ticket to the Bledisloe Cup All Blacks vrs Aussie in Wgtn corporate table through work...boom! Gosh I hate my job!
Ali Williams (Blues & All Blacks lock) has announced that he will retire from International Rugby. Super 12 Title, Tri Nations, World Cup, Bledisloe, Lions Tour, NPC, Ranfurly Shield...just to name a few - Williams has been through it all and succeeded. 32-year-old Williams retires from the All Blacks as the second most capped lock of all time, playing 77 Tests in a career which spanned a decade from 2002 to 2012. He will continue to play for the Blues. Read more here:
This from an Australian Rugby fan:- An open letter to the ARU Dear Bill, Robbie and co, I write to you as a disgruntled supporter who is fed up with the politics and bureaucracy evident in your organisation over the last five years. While everyone is sick of punters throwing in their two cents regarding every selection and decision making process, I have decided to base this letter on factual evidence I have accumulated over a period of time. I would like to address a few major issues in the administration of rugby which I feel have not been fairly answered. Ticket prices- As we all know, the upcoming tour of the British & Irish Lions is a momentous occasion for all involved in Australian Rugby. My query is why you have priced passionate supporters and families out of attending these test matches? I am a university student and paid roughly $290 for a ticket to the Brisbane match and $150 for a ticket in Melbourne. Would you call it justifiable to work roughly 22 hours to watch 2 hours and 40 minutes of ru ...
Pop quiz How old were you last time NSW won the state of origin. Lol.
Fixtures for the upcoming weekend: SATURDAY Mens First team (8th) take on Uni-Mt Wellington (9th) on the Artificial Turf of Bill McKinlay Park – KO 2:00pm Mens Reserve team – BYE Mens Third team play off in a top of the table clash against HSOB at Papatoetoe High School – KO 1:00pm Mens Fourth team are away to Avondale Racecourse 10 to play Western Springs – KO 2:45pm High flying Over-35’s travel to James Watson Reserve to play South Auckland Rangers – KO 2:45pm SUNDAY Womens Premier team (9th) are at home to 11th placed Bay of Plenty – KO 1:00pm Second placed Womens Div 3. are on Bledisloe 2 vs fourth placed Fencibles – KO 11:00am Andre’s Giants are away to Bill McKinlay Park vs Zamantix Rovers Old Boys – KO 12:00pm
Great Critiquing of members images by Denise and Fiona last night - Fiona took an interesting tack by having prerecorded step by step changes to the images showing up on the screen as she discussed why these changes could improve the images. Awesome. Also on offer was a brilliant slideshow of the Bledisloe Cup entries then finishing with a slideshow of a recent trip to Glenburn Station in the Wairarapa over a cup of tea and chat!
Northern Region – National Youth Competitions 2013 Success In the last week we received the final results of the National Youth Competitions from National Headquarters. Firstly, our congratulations to South Island Region on winning the Sir Alfred Robin Memorial Shield for Champion Region. Although we didn’t win overall Champion Region this year, the result was incredibly close. The Northern Region squads performed very well this year, to the extent that our region brought home an increased number of trophies overall from last year. Individual Results • Rolly Nelson Trophy for Individual Communication – Eunice Ng • Allen Wain Memorial Cup for S4 Individual Test – Callum Hammond • Monkhouse & Kershaw Cup for S6 Individual Test – Eunice Ng • Canterbury Centennial Shield for Runner Up Champion Individual – Ian Lim • Bledisloe Cup for Champion Individual – Eunice Ng Other key placings for individuals: • Eunice Ng – 2nd in Drill & Inspection • Jake Robinson – 3rd in Communicatio ...
The Mat Blacks, NZ’s indoor bowls team, have notched up a victory over Australia.
Billy Joel Last play at Shea Stadium in July 16/18 2008. This is the live video on final day. Sorry, keep in mind this video that it may change into private ...
First to get womens vote, then Split Enz, Bledisloe Cup - now Marriage Equality.The indignity of it all. Rainbows over Queenstown.
We have a week chocka full of cricket so today might be the only chance for a good yarn or two. And we start our Bledisloe Cup giveaway today so make sure you listen out for all three questions each day. And tell me which was the most controversial moment from the weekend... A) Taylor's "Hotspot", B) Frank Halai's " Knock back", C) The Eden Park "Dart throwers" goneski? KJ
New zeland in south africa news Both Talksport and the Wall Street Journal blog list the Ashes among their top ten international sporting rivalries. Other inclusions are India-Pakistan clashes on the cricket field and the Bledisloe Cup rugby between New Zealand and Australia. South Africa does not feature at all. They will not be happy about that.
When Sri Lanka is in town, give me the F1, Bledisloe Cup, World Cup Qualifiers and Old Xavier Division 5 hockey.
All Blacks win adidas Team of the Year - the world's number one ranked team lived up to their mantle as Rugby World Cup Champions. They were inaugural winners of the Investec Rugby Championship – six matches, six decisive wins, racking up 57 more points scored than their nearest rival. In the process they retained the Bledisloe Cup, the Freedom Cup and in June completed a clean sweep against Ireland in the Steinlager Series (Getty Images)
Kiwi's would also hold Bledisloe cup in low corruption
World Champions, 4 Nations, BLEDISLOE CUP for 10 years, Freedom Cup, Gallagher trophy etc etc and im meant to b ashamed of the ABs??? Nothn but LOYAL pride. Dnt u worry England...we'l b back. 1 win in 10 years?? U hve to do better thn that to claim ultimate braging rghts. All Blacks all day and everything
The All Blacks won 12 of 14 tests, claiming the inaugural Rugby Championship, and retaining the Bledisloe Cup along the way.
Great to see (and Nathan Sharpe) end tour (and career) by winning. We lives in hope for next year's Bledisloe Cup.
Wallaby captain Nathan Sharpe downplays his retirement as a motivating factor in Australia's dramatic last gasp win over Wales.
Bledisloe Cup, Rugby Championship, 20 matches unbeaten. Ok year for the Mighty Darkness. But... congrats on that one win England
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It sounds a lot like the "Disrupict" that flies around at Bledisloe Cup time from someone in particular.
Hey guys... I'm trying to get a gauge of how you feel about this loss. It seems to me reading all your posts.. there's no real frustration or anger? We lost, beaten by a better team.. move on? Is that about right? I'll open up the phone lines on zb and radio sport after 8 to talk about this loss on air
steady the works champions , super championship , Bledisloe cup holders are still ranked 1 but well done . Battered them
Racing today kicks off with the first at Caulfield at 12:40pm AEDT. Where is your best bet? Warwick Farm? Eagle Farm? Caulfield?
Habana picks up IRB 'try of year award'.
Lithuania happy with Wallaby draw: Lithuania rugby is delighted that Australia drew their Bledisloe Cup clash...
All Blacks versus Wallabies in Bledisloe Cup. All Blacks going for world record of consecutive wins.
Not that im complaining, but does anyone know why I might have got paid out half the odds for the draw in the bledisloe cup?
Scott Higginbotham has been suspended for 2 weeks after he was cited for striking Richie McCaw with the head & knee in a Bledisloe Cup Test~
Scott Higginbotham has copped a two-week suspension over charges of striking Richie McCaw in Saturday night's Bledisloe Cup draw.
Still can't get over how boring Saturdays Bledisloe Cup was. When will the rules change & Robbie Deans' failed game plan?
Lol at this kid fingering the nz all blacks cup
Last week Queensland Rugby hosted its annual Bledisloe Cup Long Lunch, where guests were treated to an afternoon of entertainment and guest speakers, including former Queensland and Wallaby greats Tim Horan, Jason Little and Andrew Slack.
Back home after a wonderful weekend away with Jaylee Ireland and Richard Ireland. Movieworld done, Surfers Paradise done, Broadbeach done, Bledisloe Cup done, Southbank done done done. Now much needed rest and back to work tomorrow.
John Eales on his game winning penalty goal in extra time against the All Blacks at West Pac Stadium in Wellington in 2000, to retain the Bledisloe Cup and w...
Screw football... I'm going back to rugby and cricket... At least the Wallabies tied the All Blacks in the Bledisloe Cup.
After more than 85 minutes and 12 penalty goals, the Wallabies and All Blacks have been left to share the spoils in an 18-all draw in their Bledisloe Cup clash at Suncorp Stadium.
The match was the third test in the Bledisloe Cup series, which the All Blacks won courtesy of their victories in the first two tests of the Rugby Championship.
Head to head on Fox on Saturday night Bledisloe Cup got 236,000. The Sydney Derby 102,000.
What a wonderful weekend we have had, on Saturday we introduced some dear friends of ours at lunch time to Yum Cha in China Town (Fortitude Valley) Brisbane. Paul and I ended the day at the pub watching the dreadful Bledisloe Cup Game (For those who don’t know, it is Rugby Union game between New Zealand and Australia.) Then on Sunday another lovely day with two darling girls Juanita and Mel who had invited me to join them to view the last day of the ancient Egyptian Mummy exhibition at Brisbane Museum. Just Amazing I really love Egyptology and always have done since a very small child. One day I will go to Egypt and see it all -it is on my bucket list. Then we had a pub lunch at the Plough In Tavern and then a stroll around South Bank markets it was a hot day, 36 degrees and warm breeze. Called in to see Paul and our friends at Finnigan’s Chin, Keperra on the way home. Paul had just fished plumbing in a water supply for our new refrigerator which arrives on Monday. It needs water for the ice making m ...
'That's called Australia pinching our players': All Blacks slams ARU after Mike Harris seals draw in Bledisloe Cup.
Now on I reviewed what cost Australia in the Bledisloe Cup
What a f$boring bledisloe cup game. At least we won the netball. Well done diamonds great game.
did you watch the Bledisloe cup match?? You Aussies almost pulled off a famous victory
lol, great game..and yes, it was cheap and dirty and sure illegal..but dammit McCaw deserved it
All Blacks won't die wondering: BLEDISLOE Cup man of the match Kieran Read said the Wallabies could have won Sa...
Had a great weekend in Brisbane. Awesome weather, shopping, relaxing by the pool and swim, Bledisloe Cup, dancing/drinking the night away ;)
Had a mint night out at the Bledisloe Cup final match
I must say I am surprised the red didn't go upstairs for this No Try... Very close...
Hear what the All Blacks have to say after their 18-18 draw with the Wallabies.
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Promo created for channel sevens coverage of the 2008 Bledisloe Cup series between Australia and the mighty New Zealand All Blacks. This piece has since won ...
Scott Higginbotham has been cited following yesterday's Bledisloe Cup clash. Flanker accused of kneeing and head-butting Richie McCaw
What a weekend of international sport! Bledisloe cup last night now the silver ferns vs diamonds!
Trying to write a balanced piece on rugby union. Not easy having watched that Bledisloe Cup match last night.
Great finish in the Bledisloe Cup, why no drop goal though wallabies
Just watched spurs v chelsea, then the bledisloe cup, sorry no comparison Go the premier league
Highlights from the final bledisloe cup game of the year! Check this tribute out: Sub this guy:
Draw for last night's Bledisloe Cup Test opened $34 and closed at $41 when the match commenced.
What fun, went to Suncorp Stadium last night for the Bledisloe cup. Tickets were awesome, 2 rows from the try line, corner flag. What an atmosphere 51,888 people in attendance. I was with a group of Ozzie, and the only Kiwi in the group. !!! But heaps of Kiwi's and an incredible evening.
4 TSS Old Boy Wallabies in last night's Bledisloe Cup match. Great stuff, Nathan Sharpe, Scott Higginbotham, James Slipper and Ben Tapuai.
18-all in the final Bledisloe Cup for 2012. Despite a massive injury toll for the Wallabies not a bad result against one of the best All Blacks sides of all time.
Bledisloe cup, best game of rugby I've ever seen without a try. Now that rugby. England take note!!!
Hmmm Sharen seems I have to eat my words re the rugby. Wasnt a complete smashing after all. Draw is better than a loss to the Wallabies AND NZ has the Bledisloe Cup! Woop woop!
Wallabies v All Blacks at Suncorp Stadium, 2012, Bledisloe Cup - video highlights as they occur, live streaming update style commentary and all the action of the rugby test.
So...a draw in the Rugby. Better than being flogged I suppose. However, any score divisible by three looks like they were playing Northern Hemisphere Rugby! 12 three pointers to decide a Bledisloe Cup match!?! Was the defence really good, or the attack really bad or was the referee keen to make his mark on the game?
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has been attacked yet again off the ball in the Bledisloe Cup match against Australia at Suncorp Stadium.
Was such a pleasure watching the Bledisloe cup earlier, hardly any for the Bulls Sharks game..typical SA rugby!!!
Watching the Bledisloe Cup in a Bangkok bar with guys from work. Luckily there was a Welshman there to explain what the *** was going on. Great game!
To all the All Blacks , sorry but Wallabies were better than you's.. No star players na ol lockim yupla stret... Wallabies still retain the Bledisloe cup.. To the All Blacks supporters, control yourselves.. Hard Feelings.
Ok ok ok. So wallabies 3rd team played well.all blacks had a shocker!! We still are the world champs.. Thank you thank you... The Rugby Championship holders.. Chur kiaora kapai.. And the BLEDISLOE cup winners!! Oh fukn oath mate throw a shrimp on ya Barbie!
Where in the world are the following: Bledisloe Cup, Super Rugby Title, The Rugby Championship title, The Rugby League World Cup, The Rugby Sevens Series title .and THE Rugby World Cup?
18-all draw at Suncorp.. Bledisloe Cup match at its best. Nathan Sharpe's last home test match & Kevin Mealamu's 100th Test match- a CENTURION! Remarkable Feats!!
18 all draw . well done Australia, but draws won't get you back the Bledisloe Cup!!
Oh well at least the ABs didn't lose. We r stil World Cup champs n need I have to say the bledisloe cup holders too. Yeeaaahh.
The best bledisloe cup I've seen in years. Australia was actually in with a chance for a change. Enjoy the draw wallabies!! Will be the closest you get to a win
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