Here’s another invitation to go into personal debt for rugby…
### ODT Online Sat, 5 Sep 2009
Rugby: Repayment plan for World Cup tickets
Cash-strapped New Zealanders are to be offered interest free repayment plans to assist them to buy top-priced tickets to 2011’s Rugby World Cup.
### ODT Online Sun, 6 Sep 2009
Rugby: Otago pipped at Carisbrook
Otago has been beaten 22-18 by Auckland in the national championship game at Carisbrook this afternoon.
### stuff.co.nz Last updated 16:59 06/09/2009
Rugby Heaven: Auckland cling on at Carisbrook
Otago fail to convert possession and territory
A late assault inspired by two rugby league converts wasn’t enough as Otago lost 22-18 to Auckland in a fluctuating Air NZ Cup rugby match in Dunedin today.
### stuff.co.nz Last updated 13:46 06/09/2009
Rugby Heaven: Greed is killing our provincial game
By Greg Ford – Sunday Star Times
Greed. It’s rugby’s greatest flaw and failing, and greed is again at the heart of the latest drama gripping our game.
### stuff.co.nz Last updated 05:01 06/09/2009
Rugby Heaven: Mexted slams ‘naive’ NZRU
By David Long – Sunday News
All Blacks great and prominent rugby figure Murray Mexted has launched a scathing attack on the NZRU, accusing them of lacking vision over the future of provincial rugby in New Zealand.