Rupeni Caucaunibuca playing well after returning to the ITM Cup

first_imgMonday Sep 2, 2013 Rupeni Caucaunibuca playing well after returning to the ITM Cup If you hadn’t heard yet, the legendary Rupeni Caucau is back playing where it all started for him, at Northland in New Zealand provincial rugby. He has had two outings for the Taniwha, and showed glimpses of his brilliance on both occasions. Back in New Zealand after a fairly low key stint at Toulouse in France, Caucau is looking and feeling in better shape that he has for a while. He’s reportedly weighing in at just 108kg, and still has elements of that explosive acceleration that made him one of the most lethal finishers in the game.He missed the opening round of the ITM Cup but in week two he played on the wing against Southland, and as you can see at the beginning of this video, he almost set up two tries, had it not been for some good defence and an unfortunate forward pass.Against North Harbour this past weekend he combined with the brilliant Rene Ranger, who yet again showed what an incredible player he is all over the park. Ranger made the turnover, then set off after a quick tap and gave 33-year-old Caucau an easy stroll in from 60m out.His second important touch was part of a lovely Northland try that was finished by their speedy fullback Whiria Meltzer. A neat little offload in the tackle followed, and late in the first half he scored his second try with some trademark power, balance and acceleration.Northland and North Harbour drew 33-33 after a tense finish that included a sending off and a sin-binning. We’ll follow Rupeni’s progress and keep you updated throughout the season.The Crowd Goes Wild spoke to him a few weeks back, touching on how good he feels physically, as well as featuring some classic clips of him in action. You can view that on page twoGreat chat with the big man ahead of the ITM Cup season with the Northland Taniwhas.Time: 2:00Credit: The Crowd Goes Wild & ttrugbyvidsADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Southampton announce profits

first_imgSouthampton have announced after tax profits of £33.4million for the year ending June 30, 2014, their first full-year profit since the club went into administration in 2009. Press Association Southampton chief executive officer Gareth Rogers said: “There are lots of positives to take from these financial results. Recording the first profit and positive net asset position for the first time since administration in 2009 is very pleasing. It shows the health of the club and the Group is strong and the foundations are there to be built on.” Southampton’s debt now stands at approximately £50m, of which circa £19m is owed to Vibrac, £15m shareholder’s loan and a further £15m secured on the shareholder’s estate. A big factor in the increase in revenue was due to the increase of television money, with payments increasing from £46.9m in 2012/13 to £79.4m in 2013/14, while c ommercial income has increased from £6.7m in 2012/13 to £8.3m in 2013/14. Rogers added: “Our focus remains on developing significant commercial growth which will support our vision to create a sustainable business model. “We have a strong business plan in place and we’re already seeing the green shoots of that plan. We believe it is possible to be a well-managed, well-structured football club that is successful both on and off the pitch.” center_img St Mary’s Football Group Limited audited annual results showed a £33.4million profit on ordinary activities compared to a £7.1million loss in 2013. Total revenue increased to £106million from £71.8million in 2013 while group wages, including players, increased from £41.4million in 2013 to £55.2million in 2014. last_img read more

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