Archive For The “Historical” Category

Fidji Olympic Champion – Franck Boivert

By | October 27, 2016

Franck Boivert Development Officer Fiji Rugby 2003-2004 Coaching Director Fiji Rugby 2012-2013 Technical Director Nadroga Rugby Union, Fiji Champions 2011-present Stanford University Head Coach 1987-2003 During our interview to recruit the new Coach for Fiji, Ben Ryan had the largest smile, kindness and a touching modesty, but most of all he knew the Fijian game […]

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High Performance Funding and The Pacific Islands (1)

By | February 2, 2015

With the IRB not just providing development grants, but also high-performance grants to unions that are not executive council members there is the potential to challenge in post-pool play at the Rugby World Cup. While unions may be close to being first world rugby nations, this does not mean that they have first world economies. […]

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Canada, France and Some of Europe

By | January 12, 2015

CANADA Logistically the USA may suffer from the tyranny of distance but in addition to this Canada suffers from the tyranny of climate. Distance has prevented the union from having an interprovincial championship until recently settling for tournaments in a compressed time frame. A championship is aggravated by two thirds of the country being unable […]

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