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Rugby: Brisbane Global Tens: Where the bloody hell are ya? - New Zealand Herald

The sad images of empty stands at Suncorp Stadium on the opening day of the Brisbane Global Tens show the entire concept of 10-man rugby as a gala weekend was a complete pooch screw from beginning to end. The festival atmosphere embraced by sporting ...and more »

Brisbane too hot for the Tens? - Radio New Zealand

Sweltering conditions will test both the fitness levels of players and the interest levels of fans at the Brisbane Global Rugby Tens. Brisbane Global Tens trophy. Photo: PHOTOSPORT. Oppressive heat awaits at Suncorp Stadium on both days of the knockout ...and more »

Brisbane Tens: Western Force ready for tough task in inaugural short-format rugby event - ABC Online

Australians know all about sevens rugby, but this weekend they will be introduced to a different format with the inaugural running of the Global Rugby Tens in Brisbane. More than $1.6 million in prize money will be on the line on Saturday and Sunday at ...and more »

Recap: Brisbane Global Tens Rugby - finals day -

So 12-5 to the Chiefs in the final, but at the cost of two serious injuries. Well done to them and thanks for your company. No doubt catch you on another blog at some stage. Thanks. Updated Feb 12, 2017 12:32 AM. Feb 12, 2017 12:32 AM. Hamish Bidwell ...and more »

Crusaders and Highlanders best placed after day one of Brisbane Tens -

Attempt to pick a winner from the lottery that is the inaugural Brisbane Global Tens, and you can't look past the Highlanders or Crusaders. The southerners, together with Japan's Robbie Deans-coached Panasonic Wild Knights, who proved the surprise ...and more »

Ten reasons the Tens are better than the Sevens - The Sydney Morning Herald

Bigger names There's no doubt Sevens is an exciting format and the Olympics has given its players an even bigger profile. But Tens brings into play some of the household names of rugby, even without most of the All Blacks in this year's edition. Israel ...and more »

Inaugural Brisbane Global Tens delivers on field as players, fans sweat it out - The Sydney Morning Herald

Waratahs assistant coach Nathan Grey says his side failed to chance their arm on the opening day of the Brisbane Global Tens as NSW look set for an early exit from the inaugural tournament at Suncorp Stadium. The Tahs were slow out of the blocks ...and more »

Duco boss David Higgins hits back at Drew Mitchell on Tens, 'he's dreaming' -

Duco Events director David Higgins has explained Drew Mitchell's presence at the Tens proves its success, despite what the former Wallabies wing says. The co-founder of the Brisbane Tens rugby tournament has hit out at criticism the rugby calendar is ...and more »

Duco boss hoses down talk of switching Brisbane Global Tens and Auckland Nines - The Sydney Morning Herald

Duco Events Australia chief executive Rachael Carroll has given her assurance the Brisbane Global Tens will remain in Queensland amid talks of a swap with the Auckland Nines next year. As reported by Fairfax Media, the NRL want to negotiate a deal with ...and more »

Panasonic Wild Knights earn pair of triumphs at Brisbane Global Rugby Tens - The Japan Times

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – The Panasonic Wild Knights laid down a marker Saturday at the Brisbane Global Rugby Tens, finishing the first day with two wins over Australian Super Rugby sides. Robbie Deans' team beat the Waratahs 15-5 in its opening game in ...and more »