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An Ode to Hibernation

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What a time we are living in - In Oz, it's been a bit of a strain.2020 has brought Fire, heatwaves, droughts then flooding rains.Is anyone enjoying 2020?Crikey,  I reckon we are copping plentyThen the big old elephant in the room.Didn't see that coming - Vroom!!Corona - no, not the beer, that other thing.Plenty of people suddenly suffering.How good was it that the farmers got the flooding rainBanks didn't need to foreclose, now they aren't down the drain.Thank God for that,the big fella upstairs is tipping his hat.Now we have some other issues,and some nasty little shoppers have bought up...

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MORE FREE RESOURCES TO TIDE US ALL OVER

Posted by John Gates on

Here are a lot of great web links to stretch our Rugby horizons in the current drought of Rugby news - we apologise if some of the links are broken, as we can't test them all! Have a good dig around, because there are many links within links, so you are very likely to find whatever it is that you are searching for in the wide world of Rugby CLICK HERE

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FUN ACTIVITIES FOR THE KIDS FOR THE HOLIDAYS (OR THE LOCKDOWN)

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Every idea is worth putting out there, so if you are at home with your kids and trying to find ways to keep them amused, here are some Rugby activities that they can do, and be sure to check out our Kids collection  our Games Collection and our e-book s collections where you will find even more. We'll keep looking as well

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Let the Grassroots Rugby Community Lead the Way in Helping to Beat Covid-19

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Welsh Rugby club Scarlets - coached by incoming All Blacks assistant-coach Brad Mooar - are making stadium facilities available for up to 500 beds to help health authorities cope with the coronavirus pandemic, reports Stuff.co.nz. "Scarlets announced on Monday (Tuesday NZ time) that they were working with the Carmarthenshire County Council and the Hywel Dda University Health Board to assists the region's fight against Covid-19 by making available amenities at their Parc y Scarlets stadium in Llanelli, west Wales” “Various locations, including the club's indoor arena, would be handed over to the National Health Service (NHS) for up to 500...

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With Any Luck - Super Rugby is Back

Posted by John Gates on

Yesterday, RA CEO, Raelene Castle announced that a deal had been done with the 4 Super Rugby franchises and Western Force, to run an internal Aussie conference competition. First, that is great news, if it actually happens, but given the pace with which governments are announcing Covid restrictions, who knows if it will get off the ground? If all states close their borders, which could happen in the next few days, it might all be a bust. But, at least they have given us something to be optimistic about, so I am staying positive about it and here are a...

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