Japan Sign off with Victory over America

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Japan who have provided some great memories from this World Cup, especially in their win over South Africa in Brighton. However the Japanese knew ahead of tonight’s match that they would not be able to qualify for the quarter finals, after Scotland defeated Samoa yesterday. Japan nonetheless went about their task as they have done […] READ MORE


Samoa Scrape a Win as USA Fail to Secure Losing Bonus Point

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In what was expected to be a physically demanding game, Samoa and USA battled it out in their first games of 2015 Rugby World Cup. Reynold Lee-Lo became the first victim of USA’s enthusiasm and determination not to be classed as underdogs in this fixture, as a thumping charge on Thretton Palamo left the Samoan […] READ MORE



Do Hockey Cards Get the Respect They Deserve in America?

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Do Hockey Cards Get the Respect They Deserve in America? By Gabe Weeden   It is no secret that I love to collect sports cards. I am always searching for something new and exciting to add to my personal collection, especially with a wow factor to it. Despite collecting for over ten years, I only […] READ MORE



Absolute Flanker 22 July – Pacific Nations Cup Preview

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 Welcome to Absolute Flanker: A Rugger’s Show Absolute Flanker is the Rugby radio show covering all things in the Northern Hemisphere, from domestic and European club rugby to the Six Nations and the World Cup. Join Jack, Molly and Rob every week on Last Word Radio. Also follow us on twitter at @LWOSFlanker and like […] READ MORE


The Reggae Boys Stun USMNT 2-1 in Gold Cup Semi

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When the United States met Jamaica in the Gold Cup semifinals, the script seemed almost pre-written: the USMNT would dispose of the last Caribbean nation left in the tournament and move on to face the winner of the match between Mexico and Panama. Still, the Jamaicans had their own hype about them after a group […] READ MORE



Gold Cup: Reggae Boyz’ Recipe for Chemistry

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Jamaica finds themselves as unlikely semifinalists as they prepare to play the United States in Atlanta. Head coach Windfried Shafer is not surprised how well his team has played, however, admits that they will be the underdog when they play fellow German national, Jurgen Klinsmann’s U.S. squad. The Reggae Boyz will be playing in the […] READ MORE


Kia Nurse leads Canadian Women to Pan Am Basketball Gold

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The Canadian Women’s Basketball team rode a dominant performance from Kia Nurse, pouring in a game high 33 points on 59% shooting to defeat the United States 81 – 73 on Monday night and win the Pan Am Gold Medal at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (formerly known as Maple Leaf Gardens). Consider that the next […] READ MORE