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# canterbury - Friday 28 August, 2020

'We accept this was an error' - Canterbury apologise over promotion of Ireland rugby jersey
# Holding Their Hands Up
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# Holding Their Hands Up

'We accept this was an error' - Canterbury apologise over promotion of Ireland rugby jersey

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 12:42 PM 80,393 Views 60 Comments

The kit manufacturer say they are sorry for using a model and not players to launch the new Ireland women’s shirt.

# canterbury - Friday 28 February, 2020

Irishman given three-year jail sentence for trying to smuggle migrants into UK in roof box of his car
# Robert Rooney
# Robert Rooney

Irishman given three-year jail sentence for trying to smuggle migrants into UK in roof box of his car

Feb 28th 2020, 7:46 PM 71,013 Views 25 Comments

Robert Rooney pleaded guilty to violating UK immigration law at Canterbury Crown Court.

# canterbury - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Body of student who lay dead in dorm room for weeks discovered in New Zealand
# Canterbury
# Canterbury

Body of student who lay dead in dorm room for weeks discovered in New Zealand

Sep 26th 2019, 7:20 AM 42,633 Views 9 Comments

University vice-chancellor Cheryl de la Rey said it was an “extremely distressing time” for students and staff.

# canterbury - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Auckland snap Canterbury's stranglehold on New Zealand rugby in extra-time thriller
# Perfect 10
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# Perfect 10

Auckland snap Canterbury's stranglehold on New Zealand rugby in extra-time thriller

Oct 27th 2018, 11:33 AM 7,116 Views 1 Comment

Leon Fukofuka’s try sealed the Mitre 10 Cup title.

# canterbury - Friday 4 August, 2017

There's a new Ireland rugby jersey on the way
# Stripped
From The42
# Stripped

There's a new Ireland rugby jersey on the way

Aug 4th 2017, 9:35 AM 11,238 Views 37 Comments

New Canterbury strip will be worn for the first time against South Africa in November.

# canterbury - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Late, great 58 metre penalty keeps the Lions on home run towards Super Rugby final
# Jo'burg Classic
From The42
# Jo'burg Classic

Late, great 58 metre penalty keeps the Lions on home run towards Super Rugby final

Jul 23rd 2017, 9:18 AM 8,205 Views 0 Comments

The Hurricanes go to Johannesburg to keep up their title defence next weekend, while the Crusaders and Chiefs do battle in Christchurch.

# canterbury - Friday 14 October, 2016

Exiles: The Irishmen making their way in New Zealand rugby
# Facing History
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# Facing History

Exiles: The Irishmen making their way in New Zealand rugby

Oct 14th 2016, 4:30 PM 15,309 Views 20 Comments

‘They encourage offloads… It’s skills before size over here.’

# canterbury - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Inside Rugby Park: home of Canterbury and the Crusaders
# Facing History
From The42
# Facing History

Inside Rugby Park: home of Canterbury and the Crusaders

Oct 12th 2016, 5:06 PM 23,398 Views 4 Comments

We visited the Christchurch training base of the Super Rugby and Mitre 10 Cup outfits.

# canterbury - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Ireland have released their new alternative jersey... and it's purple
# Canterbury Fails
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# Canterbury Fails

Ireland have released their new alternative jersey... and it's purple

Sep 22nd 2016, 1:21 PM 15,741 Views 36 Comments

The international teams will wear it as part of their change kit for 2016/17.

# canterbury - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'Rubbing shoulders with Botha, O'Connell - it's something you can't buy'
# US Rugby
From The42
# US Rugby

'Rubbing shoulders with Botha, O'Connell - it's something you can't buy'

Aug 14th 2016, 9:30 AM 8,777 Views 2 Comments

Former Munster Peter Borlase is assistant coach of the Denver Stampede, winners of PRO Rugby.

# canterbury - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Gunman points gun at kebab shop owner, kebab shop owner ignores gunman, gunman leaves
# Chillest Chip Shop Operator
# Chillest Chip Shop Operator

Gunman points gun at kebab shop owner, kebab shop owner ignores gunman, gunman leaves

Jul 12th 2016, 9:37 AM 34,062 Views 17 Comments

Christchurch shop owner Said Ahmed is one incredibly cool customer.

# canterbury - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

This is the new Ireland jersey for the Rugby World Cup
# Well Dressed
From The42
# Well Dressed

This is the new Ireland jersey for the Rugby World Cup

Jul 14th 2015, 12:51 PM 39,115 Views 43 Comments

First impressions? We like it.

# canterbury - Monday 1 June, 2015

"Overexcited" man told to "put his jeans on" and leave World Naked Bike Ride
# Shafted
# Shafted

"Overexcited" man told to "put his jeans on" and leave World Naked Bike Ride

Jun 1st 2015, 5:49 PM 54,887 Views 76 Comments

The man was told to “calm down” by police officers.

# canterbury - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Young Irish man dies in New Zealand road crash
# Canterbury
# Canterbury

Young Irish man dies in New Zealand road crash

Jan 4th 2015, 8:20 PM 42,914 Views 14 Comments

Martin Cadden was on a working visa in the country since 2013.

# canterbury - Monday 27 January, 2014

IRFU announce new six-year multi million euro kit deal with Canterbury
# Signed Up
From The42
# Signed Up

IRFU announce new six-year multi million euro kit deal with Canterbury

Jan 27th 2014, 12:01 PM 8,939 Views 23 Comments

Canterbury’s deal will commence on September 1st next.

# canterbury - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Cameraman pushed off Segway during New Zealand cup final
# Way To Go
From The42
# Way To Go

Cameraman pushed off Segway during New Zealand cup final

Oct 26th 2013, 4:46 PM 6,580 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Canterbury ousted Wellington to keep up an impressive winning streak.

# canterbury - Friday 16 August, 2013

The best-worked try you'll see today
# Sweet!
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# Sweet!

The best-worked try you'll see today

Aug 16th 2013, 9:41 PM 3,809 Views 2 Comments

Just the two cross field kicks in the build up.

# canterbury - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Young Leinster fan doesn't take kindly to Isaac Boss ruining his new jersey
# Baby Blues
From The42
# Baby Blues

Young Leinster fan doesn't take kindly to Isaac Boss ruining his new jersey

Jul 28th 2013, 11:52 AM 7,386 Views 2 Comments

€50 for the home infants kit and Bossy cracks the permanent marker out.

# canterbury - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Irish rugby star lines up for Christchurch with All Blacks legend Richie McCaw
# Choice Bro!
From The42
# Choice Bro!

Irish rugby star lines up for Christchurch with All Blacks legend Richie McCaw

Jul 17th 2013, 5:00 PM 22,187 Views 14 Comments

Diarmuid McMahon is plying his rugby trade in New Zealand and has played alongside some of the country’s top talents.

# canterbury - Saturday 27 October, 2012

More good news, Mr. Penney: Canterbury win fifth consecutive title in New Zealand
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

More good news, Mr. Penney: Canterbury win fifth consecutive title in New Zealand

Oct 27th 2012, 11:29 AM 983 Views 0 Comments

The south islanders hit Auckland for 31 points in today’s national final.

# canterbury - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Reaction: Munster show plenty of fight but can’t stop Leinster charging through the front door
# Pro12
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# Pro12

Reaction: Munster show plenty of fight but can’t stop Leinster charging through the front door

Oct 6th 2012, 9:36 PM 10,733 Views 36 Comments

Rob Penney will be furious at his side’s inability to stop the straight-up running of Strauss, Conway and McFadden.

# canterbury - Friday 14 September, 2012

Mark Anscombe: You've got to be satisfied when you beat a side like Munster
# Winning Habit
From The42
# Winning Habit

Mark Anscombe: You've got to be satisfied when you beat a side like Munster

Sep 14th 2012, 10:06 PM 6,097 Views 16 Comments

The Kiwi coach says the imminent return of the likes of Tommy Bowe and Chris Henry will make next week’s team selection very tough.

# canterbury - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Penney set to choose Howlett ahead of O'Connell as new Munster captain
# Changeover
From The42
# Changeover

Penney set to choose Howlett ahead of O'Connell as new Munster captain

Aug 22nd 2012, 8:08 AM 5,102 Views 5 Comments

It has been reported that the second-row will give up his armband to the former All Black ahead of the new rugby season.

# canterbury - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Captain Doug to oversee Munster's new centre combination
# Midfield Axis
From The42
# Midfield Axis

Captain Doug to oversee Munster's new centre combination

Aug 16th 2012, 1:03 PM 1,502 Views 0 Comments

Howlett starts for the second time in two weeks as James Downey and Casey Laulala get their chance to shine against Bristol.

# canterbury - Thursday 19 July, 2012

‘Robust’ discussions between Rob Penney and Declan Kidney over Irish stars
# Bossmen
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# Bossmen

‘Robust’ discussions between Rob Penney and Declan Kidney over Irish stars

Jul 19th 2012, 11:34 AM 3,934 Views 0 Comments

The new Munster coach wants to build up a good working relationship with the national team.

# canterbury - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

VIDEO: Rugby league try of the season contender
# Catch Me If You Can
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# Catch Me If You Can

VIDEO: Rugby league try of the season contender

Jun 27th 2012, 12:41 PM 1,442 Views 0 Comments

Canterbury’s Ben Barba came up with unbelievable assist in the NRL last weekend.

# canterbury - Friday 4 May, 2012

Foley factor: Penney's first task will be balancing new look coaching team
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Foley factor: Penney's first task will be balancing new look coaching team

May 4th 2012, 8:00 AM 484 Views 0 Comments

With three out of four of Munster’s front-line coaches on the way out, Rob Penney has scope for change, but he must build around Anthony Foley.

# canterbury - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Introducing: Munster's new head coach, Rob Penney
# He's On The Left
From The42
# He's On The Left

Introducing: Munster's new head coach, Rob Penney

May 2nd 2012, 4:42 PM 1,269 Views 2 Comments

After Munster surprised us all by appointing the man nobody expected, we had a few questions rattling round our tiny brain.

# canterbury - Monday 20 February, 2012

Christchurch remains a 'safe haven', a year after 6.1-magnitude quake
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Christchurch remains a 'safe haven', a year after 6.1-magnitude quake

Feb 20th 2012, 12:00 PM 1,692 Views 3 Comments

The February 22 earthquake killed 185 people and left major infrastructural damage. So why aren’t people leaving town?

# canterbury - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

The Happy Camper: 'It's like a deserted city scene from 28 Days Later'
# Reality Check
From The42
# Reality Check

The Happy Camper: 'It's like a deserted city scene from 28 Days Later'

Oct 5th 2011, 12:27 PM 597 Views 0 Comments

The lads roll into Christchurch, a city still very much recovering from their devastating earthquake.

# canterbury - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

WATCH: Do you believe in miracle tries?
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

WATCH: Do you believe in miracle tries?

Aug 30th 2011, 5:47 PM 732 Views 3 Comments

Ben Barba scored the winning try in Canterbury’s victory over Newcastle with a stunning effort.