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Ecuador indigenous group fights oil exploration plans

BBC - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 02:36
Ecuador's Quechua fight oil exploration plans

Powell expects more female managers

BBC Sport - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 02:23
Ex-England boss Hope Powell says the appointment of Helena Costa could inspire other men's teams to have female coaches.

Wellington Hurricanes blow away Rebels in Melbourne

Guardian Sport - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 02:20

Melbourne Rebels 15-25 Wellington Hurricanes
Waikato Chiefs 32-20 Auckland Blues

The Melbourne Rebels were left empty-handed as the Hurricanes snatched a 25-15 win in their Super Rugby clash at AAMI Park.

Hurricanes five-eighth Beauden Barrett finished with a personal tally of 20 points through six penalty kicks and a conversion and set up the Wellington side's only try of the match in a starring performance.

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NSW Origin stars shine as Roosters tame Tigers

Guardian Sport - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 01:40

Sydney Roosters 30-6 Wests Tigers
North Queensland Cowboys 27-14 Brisbane Broncos

NSW's disrupted State of Origin preparations received a boost as the Sydney Roosters' Blues contingent orchestrated a 30-6 thumping of the understrength Wests Tigers at Allianz Stadium.

Blues incumbent Michael Jennings and wing hopeful Daniel Tupou bagged doubles, while playmaker James Maloney - back from injury - strengthened his claims to retain the hotly contested five-eighth position with three try assists.

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