Carisbrook: Last test at the ground…

### ODT Online Mon, 27 Apr 2009
Rugby: 10,000 test tickets snapped up
More than 10,000 tickets have been sold for the June 13 test between the All Blacks and France at Carisbrook.
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### ODT Apr 25, 2009 (page 37)
Sports Comment: Stadium no panacea for Otago’s rugby ills
By Brent Edwards
It would be foolish to believe the new stadium will be the panacea for Otago’s rugby ills. So much has been made of how rugby in Wellington was rejuvenated by the new stadium that many believe its mere presence will provide a lifeline for the game in Otago. It would be nice to think so, but that won’t necessarily be the case. There was no question Wellington needed a new stadium. Athletic Park was in a state of disrepair.
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### ODT Online Fri, 24 Apr 2009
NZRU tries to allay Cup fears
By Steve Hepburn
A looming deadline for a decision on the future of Super rugby could help the New Zealand Rugby Union to resolve issues with disaffected provincial unions, NZRU chief executive Steve Tew believes.
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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2 responses to “Carisbrook: Last test at the ground…

  1. Elizabeth

    ### ODT Apr 24, 2009 (page 19)
    Laidlaw’s Line: Time for union to run game along parallel lines

    The shots fired across the bow of the New Zealand Rugby Union this week by the lesser unions had an ominous ring to them. This first public sign of a genuine uprising within the kingdom will be very unnerving at NZRU headquarters.

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  2. Elizabeth

    ### ODT Online Fri, 1 May 2009
    Rugby: Carisbrook filling fast as fans snap up tickets

    About half the tickets have been sold for the test between France and the All Blacks at Carisbrook on June 13.

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