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NZ Rugby: National Under 19 Tournament named in honour of Jock Hobbs

Best young players to compete for Graham Mourie Cup

Some of the most inspiring names in New Zealand rugby have been lent to the new National Under 19 Tournament taking place in Taupo later this month, with the tournament itself named in honour of former All Blacks captain and New Zealand Rugby (NZR) chairman Jock Hobbs. 491 more words

New Zealand Rugby

A BRUISING RUGBY CLAW BACK WIN: ALL BLACKS 32. SPRINGBOKS 16.

Adam Thompson catching the ball during the New Zealand All Blacks Captains Run at Wits University on October 5, 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Young… 735 more words

Sports Psychology

THE HORIWOOD TOP TEN - 20.3.12

Tongan Royals L-R: Princess ‘Ofeina ‘e he Langi Fakafanua, Prince ‘Ulukalala, Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua, Crown King Tupouto’a Lavaka and Crown Princess Nanasipau’u Tuku’aho… 455 more words

Horiwood Top 10

JOCK HOBBS FAREWELLED TODAY

Ex All-Black rugby football player Jock Hobbs, 52, was farewelled today at St Paul’s church in Wellington, New Zealand.

Warm words spoken of his memory from rugby peers and colleagues were: “courage, commitment and mateship” was Jock’s ethos. 181 more words

New Zealand

Best tribute character not words

Quote of the day:

The death of Jock Hobbs underscores why people say at funerals that the best tribute we can pay someone is not words but the character of our own lives. 64 more words

Good People

Week in review - a bailout, free agency and March Madness

I have had a little more time this week and this week’s post reflects that. I was home alone with the Little Girl last night and again tonight which is interesting experience. 2,394 more words

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