England and Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck said that the London team is disappointed after their defeat against Manchester City. He said that they have been working hard during the pre-season and was hoping that they could get a positive result from the game.
However, he admitted that it was never going to be easy as there has been so much going on around the team with the arrival of a new manager, new staff, and some new players. He believes that it will take some time for the team to deliver results and that the fans should be patient with them.
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Ronan O’Gara has joined the coaching team of the Crusaders in the early part of the season this year. He has been given responsibility to work with the back line of the team; he states that agendas are all over the park; being a player who has been with Ireland and being part of British and Irish Lions, Ronan O’Gara stated that the Crusaders had sent across a good team for Investec Super Rugby competition; however he felt that they needed about a year or maybe two in order to cope with the Hurricanes with whom they had a match in Christchurch this weekend.
This is a big test for the team as they face the Hurricanes in the semi finals. As per his observations O’Gara stated that the team’s performance against the Sharks was indicative of their present form. There were times when they performed sloppily and that is something that they want to work upon to prevent from happening; if they are able to remember their mistakes then they would be able to play a good game. Continue reading “O’Gara Prepares The Crusaders”
There was much effort put in by the women’s team of Australia as they played against US in Rugby Sevens World Cup; the team managed to win bronze at the end. Ellia Greens was found diving for trying a score and she was one of the several members who helped Australia win the bronze medal at the end.
The women’s team was able to win the bronze medal in the tournament overall as they gained a win of 24-14 over the team of US. Continue reading “Australia Women Third In Rugby Sevens”
Ashley Johnson of the Wasps team has come into the news for being banned. He has been banned under anti doping violation and this is for a period of six months. This was as per a decision issued by an anti doping panel set up as an independent national body. Johnson was found positive with the substance called “hydrochlorothiazide” which was found in a test run at the Premiership Club. This was found from the urine sample that the South African had to submit and was run tests by Adverse Analytical Finding.
The player, however admitted that he had consumed a dietary supplement of his wife’s, a fat burner known as The Secret obtained from South Africa. The product was tested by the RFU as well as the player for the forbidden substance. Though the supplement did not have the substance listed among the ingredients, it still brought back positive results after the tests. Continue reading “Wasp’s Johnson Faces Drug Charges”