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Wayne Rooney – the right man for England?

• Posted in Football / Gap Year • By JoeBaker

It was on the 12th February 2003 when a 17 year-old Wayne Rooney made his debut for England. Many years on and he is the most senior player in a youthful squad and has been given the honour of being England’s new captain. However, is he the right choice? It was on the 12th February 2003 when a 17 year-old Wayne Rooney made his debut for England. Many years on and he is the most senior player in a youthful squad and has been given the honour of being England’s new captain. However, is he the right choice? 

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Hemispheres Apart: The Difference in Northern and Southern Hemisphere Rugby

• Posted in Australia / Gap Year / New Zealand / Rugby Union • By Ashleigh Burns

General consensus among rugby fans and pundits alike is that there is a fundamental difference in the style and philosophy of Northern and Southern Hemisphere rugby. In this article, we take a look over some of those key differences.

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How Playing Sport Abroad Can Benefit Your Game

• Posted in Australia / Gap Year • By Ashleigh Burns

Travelling abroad for whatever reason is likely going to be an unforgettable experience. But what benefits will you get as a sportsperson from travelling overseas to take part in your favourite sport? We give some of the key points on how it can really help to develop your game.

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Going for Gold: England Hockey at Glasgow 2014

• Posted in Australia / Hockey / Misc. • By Ashleigh Burns

Following their recent successes at the Investec London Cup, England's Hockey teams will be hoping to forget their disappointments at the hockey World Cup Last month. But what are their prospects of taking gold in Glasgow? Read more.

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Commonwealth Games: Netball Competition Looks Fierce

• Posted in Australia / Gap Year • By Ashleigh Burns

In this article, we take a look at the big names and the best teams competing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in the Netball. Do any of the home nations have enough about them to take home a medal?

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End of an Era: Last of 2003 World Cup Winners Hangs Up his Boots

• Posted in Australia / Misc. / Rugby Union • By Ashleigh Burns

It is the end of an era for England Rugby. With Mike Tindall's retirement this week, the last of the 2003 World Cup winners has called time on his career. We take a quick look back at that historic victory 11 years ago, and briefly at Tindall's role in that squad.

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Football’s Greatest Showpiece Ends: World Cup 2014 In Review

• Posted in Football / Misc. • By Ashleigh Burns

As the 2014 World Cup came to its thrilling conclusion last night, we take a look at some of the most notable moments of this truly memorable tournament in Brazil.

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World Cup Final 2014 Preview

• Posted in Football / Misc. • By Ashleigh Burns

In this article, we look forward to the Word Cup final, giving our opinions on the favourites and the match in prospect. Which way will it go?

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