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Raw: New body-camera footage reveals the terror police faced in Orlando nightclub massacre - TVNZ

Raw: New body-camera footage reveals the terror police faced in Orlando nightclub massacreTVNZThe media could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed or because the format is not supported. If you continue to have issues please refer to our help section: http://tvnz.co.nz/tvnz-corporate-comms/feedback-form-4935039 - Refresh ...and more »

Sport: Samoa U20s thrashed by England - Radio New Zealand;

Sport: Samoa U20s thrashed by England - Radio New Zealand

Radio New ZealandSport: Samoa U20s thrashed by EnglandRadio New ZealandSamoa have been thrashed 74-17 by title holders England in their first match at the World Rugby Under 20 Championship in Georgia. It took England only three minutes to open the scoring with a try out wide to winger Ali Crossdale. Samoa wing Losi Filipo ...and more »

Former Wellington rugby player Losi Filipo scores twice for Samoa at U20 world championship - Stuff.co.nz;

Former Wellington rugby player Losi Filipo scores twice for Samoa at U20 world championship - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzFormer Wellington rugby player Losi Filipo scores twice for Samoa at U20 world championshipStuff.co.nzFilipo, who was axed after he assaulted four people in 2015, scored two tries in Samoa's 74-17 loss to England in Georgia. Controversial former Wellington rugby player Losi Filipo has starred for Samoa in their Under-20 world championship opener.and more »

England begin World Rugby Under-20 Championship with emphatic win - Insidethegames.biz;

England begin World Rugby Under-20 Championship with emphatic win - Insidethegames.biz

Insidethegames.bizEngland begin World Rugby Under-20 Championship with emphatic winInsidethegames.bizEngland got their World Rugby Under-20 Championship title defence off to a fantastic start today as they thrashed Samoa 74-17 at the Avchala Stadium in Tbilisi. The Europeans scored 12 tries in their demolition job in Pool A at the tournament being ...and more »

Tries and twists aplenty on day one in Georgia - SuperSport;

Tries and twists aplenty on day one in Georgia - SuperSport

SuperSportTries and twists aplenty on day one in GeorgiaSuperSportDefending champions England kicked off proceedings at Avchala Stadium with a 74-17 win over the returning Samoa, while five-time champions New Zealand made a winning start to their campaign, beating Scotland 42-20 at AIA Arena in Kutiasi. Argentina ...and more »

Australia victorious in tough Welsh clash - SBS

Australia victorious in tough Welsh clashSBSAustralia have kicked off their World Rugby U20s Championship with a tough 24-17 win over Wales in Georgia. Source: AAP. 1 Jun 2017 - 6:40 AM UPDATED 2 HOURS AGO. Tweet. Australia's under-20s have opened their World Rugby U20s Championship ...and more »

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Cron "very happy" with Aussie U20s defence in opener - Rugby.com.au

Rugby.com.auCron "very happy" with Aussie U20s defence in openerRugby.com.auWhen you consider Simon Cron's scathing reviews of his team's performances at the Oceania Championship, it's fair to say he was relatively pleased with the win against Wales U20s. Cron is a tough taskmaster that expects nothing but the very best and ...and more »

England get defence of U20 World Cup off to excellent start as Ireland suffer defeat to Italy - RBS 6 Nations;

England get defence of U20 World Cup off to excellent start as Ireland suffer defeat to Italy - RBS 6 Nations

RBS 6 NationsEngland get defence of U20 World Cup off to excellent start as Ireland suffer defeat to ItalyRBS 6 NationsEngland convincingly beat Samoa to get their World Rugby U20 Championship defence off to an excellent start. The Red Rose ran in 12 tries as they beat Samoa 74-14 at the Avchala Stadium in Tbilisi. Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Share0. "I really wanted us to ...and more »

WATCH - Ireland U20 captain delivers brutally honest assessment after shock defeat to Italy in world championship ... - Irish Independent;

WATCH - Ireland U20 captain delivers brutally honest assessment after shock defeat to Italy in world championship ... - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentWATCH - Ireland U20 captain delivers brutally honest assessment after shock defeat to Italy in world championship ...Irish IndependentThe Ireland U20 rugby team suffered a disastrous start to the 2017 world championships after they were defeated 22-21 in their opening game against Italy. A storming comeback saw Peter Malone's side turn a 15-3 deficit into a 21-15 lead with time ...and more »

Perese scores late stunner to snatch victory for Aussie U20s Today at 4:53 AM World Rugby U20s Championship - Rugby.com.au;

Perese scores late stunner to snatch victory for Aussie U20s Today at 4:53 AM World Rugby U20s Championship - Rugby.com.au

Rugby.com.auPerese scores late stunner to snatch victory for Aussie U20s Today at 4:53 AM World Rugby U20s ChampionshipRugby.com.auA stunning Izaia Perese try with two minutes to play has snatched a 24-17 victory for the Australian U20s in their opening pool match of the World Rugby U20s Championship. It appeared as though the Australians would be forced to settle with a 17-all ...and more »

Perese stuns Wales U20 with late salvo - Welsh Rugby Union;

Perese stuns Wales U20 with late salvo - Welsh Rugby Union

Welsh Rugby UnionPerese stuns Wales U20 with late salvoWelsh Rugby UnionA solo try by centre Izaia Perese two minutes from full-time denied Wales a share of the spoils as Australia completed a smash and grab raid to secure a 22-17 victory in the opening game of the World Rugby U20 Championship at Avchala Stadium, Tbilisi.and more »

Australia U20s 24 Wales U20s 17: Skipper Will Jones

Australia U20s 24 Wales U20s 17: Skipper Will Jones "gutted" as World Cup gets off to a disappointing start - WalesOnline

WalesOnlineAustralia U20s 24 Wales U20s 17: Skipper Will Jones "gutted" as World Cup gets off to a disappointing startWalesOnlineWales failed to turn second half dominance into points as they were punished by Australia during their Under-20 World Cup opener in Georgia. Jason Strange's team made too many mistakes, coughing up precious possession with alarming regularity at ...and more »

Late anguish for Wales in tournament opener - South Wales Argus

Late anguish for Wales in tournament openerSouth Wales ArgusWALES will have to beat holders England on Sunday if they are to keep their World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final hopes alive after failing to take their chances in a tense opener against Australia. Jason Strange's men were downed 24-17 in a ...and more »

Watch: Italy's Late Conversion To Beat Ireland In The Under-20 World Cup Defied The Laws Of Physics - Pundit Arena;

Watch: Italy's Late Conversion To Beat Ireland In The Under-20 World Cup Defied The Laws Of Physics - Pundit Arena

Pundit ArenaWatch: Italy's Late Conversion To Beat Ireland In The Under-20 World Cup Defied The Laws Of PhysicsPundit ArenaIreland suffered a surprise defeat in their opening Under-20 World Championship match against Italy on Wednesday. Peter Malone's side took on the Azzurri in a pool that also contains Scotland and the All Blacks, and the defeat puts their chances of ...and more »

World Rugby Under-20 Championship: Australia 24-17 Wales - BBC Sport;

World Rugby Under-20 Championship: Australia 24-17 Wales - BBC Sport

BBC SportWorld Rugby Under-20 Championship: Australia 24-17 WalesBBC SportIzaia Perese's late try saw Australia beat Wales in their World Rugby Under-20 Championship opener in Georgia. Wales led in the fifth minute thanks to Cameron Lewis' try, but Henry Hutchison touched down in the corner to give Australia a 10-7 half-time ...and more »

Australia Wales - Sport24

Australia WalesSport24TRY, AUSTRALIA, PERESE! 22-17: The Australians bounce straight back from the kick off, as they steal the ball straight away and Perese goes over to all but seal this match! 79'. CONVERSION, AUSTRALIA, NUCIFORA! 24-17: The kicker splits the posts and ...and more »

England U20s Smash Samoa As World Rugby U20s Championship Begins - Pundit Arena;

England U20s Smash Samoa As World Rugby U20s Championship Begins - Pundit Arena

Pundit ArenaEngland U20s Smash Samoa As World Rugby U20s Championship BeginsPundit ArenaWorld Rugby U20s Championship title holders England easily swept aside Samoa 74 – 14 in Georgia as both teams' campaigns got under way. A depleted squad have travelled to Georgia for the Championship, with a number of U20s-eligible players ...and more »

'Italy deserved it' - Malone wants Ireland U20s to learn painful lessons - RTE.ie;

'Italy deserved it' - Malone wants Ireland U20s to learn painful lessons - RTE.ie

RTE.ie'Italy deserved it' - Malone wants Ireland U20s to learn painful lessonsRTE.iePeter Malone: 'We let them get an early foothold in the game which was the one thing we didn't want to do.' Ireland U20 head coach Peter Malone had no complaints after the gut-wrenching opening World Championship defeat to Italy in Georgia, and said ...and more »

No time for postmortems as Ireland look ahead at U20 World Championships - The42;

No time for postmortems as Ireland look ahead at U20 World Championships - The42

The42No time for postmortems as Ireland look ahead at U20 World ChampionshipsThe42IN THE WAKE of Ireland's last-gasp opening game defeat to Italy at the World Rugby U20 Championships this afternoon, full-back Jack Kelly says the team must look ahead if they stand a chance in the tournament. Massimo Cioffi's try and conversion three ...and more »

WATCH: U20s open World Rugby Championships with narrowest of defeats - BreakingNews.ie;

WATCH: U20s open World Rugby Championships with narrowest of defeats - BreakingNews.ie

BreakingNews.ieWATCH: U20s open World Rugby Championships with narrowest of defeatsBreakingNews.ieAn epic World Rugby Under-20 Championship opener in Georgia ended in a tale of two kickers as Italy rescued their first ever U-20 win over Ireland from the jaws of defeat, prevailing 22-21 in dramatic circumstances. The Azzurrini's place in the history ...and more »