Tag Archives: All Blacks

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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Peter Williams: Hothead for the stadium

This morning a colleague pointed me in the direction of this item from HeraldonSunday (NZ Herald). My colleague says: “Here’s another simplistic analysis that comes to the conclusion: if the ratepayer contribution is only $66 a year, surely $1.26 a week is worth it to have a stadium to be proud of? There’s an email link to the author on the page. I will be using it! Let’s have analysis of substance.”

### HeraldonSunday 3:00AM Sunday Apr 05, 2009
Peter Williams: New stadium only hope for Dunedin

By Peter Williams

One of New Zealand’s proudest rugby provinces is witnessing the decline and fall of the national game within its borders, and is hardly raising a whimper. That’s the message beaming loud and clear out of Otago in the last week after the Highlanders hugely successful foray into Palmerston North, and the increasingly well-organised opposition to the proposed new stadium in Dunedin.

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