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Vow to get booze balance right - Sport - NZ Herald News

Vow to get booze balance right - Sport - NZ Herald News | Issues in sport - NRL NINES | Scoop.it
Eden Park's management are confident they will find the right balance between maintaining order and allowing fans to have fun during the weekend's Auckland Nines tournament. - New Zealand Herald
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Keeping the drinking under control? Who might this affect? - does anyone want a drunken affair like what the sevens saw - or was that just the media hype?

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Dana Johannsen: Sport has failed women - Sport - NZ Herald News

Dana Johannsen: Sport has failed women - Sport - NZ Herald News | Issues in sport - NRL NINES | Scoop.it
You try to live by your principles, but the uncomfortable truth for me is that sport is a minefield of compromises. - New Zealand Herald
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Where are the women at the NRL nines?

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Cheap seats for Sevens fans - Sport - NZ Herald News

Cheap seats for Sevens fans - Sport - NZ Herald News | Issues in sport - NRL NINES | Scoop.it
Going cheap - a ticket to the Wellington Sevens (costume not included). - New Zealand Herald
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NRL nines impacting on other events... why?

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League of their own - National - NZ Herald News

League of their own - National - NZ Herald News | Issues in sport - NRL NINES | Scoop.it
It was the morning of October 3, 2009, and 30-year-old David Higgins had woken up $500,000 in a hole over a boxing match. - New Zealand Herald
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The money involved in running an event - and the stress

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Auckland city chocka for big weekend - National - NZ Herald News

Auckland city chocka for big weekend - National - NZ Herald News | Issues in sport - NRL NINES | Scoop.it
Hotels and motels in Auckland are filling up quickly as the city prepares for a huge weekend. - New Zealand Herald
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Huge economic gains for a range of people - who are they?

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NRL Auckland 9s: A look at the pros and cons | The Roar

NRL Auckland 9s: A look at the pros and cons | The Roar | Issues in sport - NRL NINES | Scoop.it
Rugby League: Now that the much lauded NRL Auckland Nines have morphed from rugby league off-season mirage into hastily approaching reality, perhaps it's time we ran a R. ...
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Auckland Nines rules to excite fans

The introduction of the exciting new rules for the Auckland Nines tournament will see the two day competition in February next year provide unrivaled enterta...
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Good look into the rule changes and how this might affect selections

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NRL NINES on Fox Sports in 2014

television promotion - what are messgaes are they trying to get across? Who are they targeting?

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Brad Fittler cleard to play rugby league NRL Nines in Auckland - The Australian

Brad Fittler cleard to play rugby league NRL Nines in Auckland - The Australian | Issues in sport - NRL NINES | Scoop.it
Radio Sport Brad Fittler cleard to play rugby league NRL Nines in Auckland The Australian The premier's coach Trent Robinson has indicated he will rest his side's New Zealand and Australian Test stars to be ready for the World Club Challenge at...
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NRL Auckland Nines a Sell-out; Extra Seating to come - Wests Tigers

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NRL Auckland Nines a Sell-out; Extra Seating to come
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The ticket revenue already banked from the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines is a record for a rugby league event in New Zealand. It is also the first time that ...
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Huge economic gain

who stands to gain from all the money?

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Touch football is rugby league's sevens - The Roar

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The Roar Touch football is rugby league's sevens The Roar This format involves defence a lot more than sevens and should force playmakers into the game much more than in a general 13-a-side match essentially forcing more creative play and plenty of...
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Is this next?

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ATEED: Auckland City ready for big weekend - National - NZ Herald Videos

ATEED: Auckland City ready for big weekend - National - NZ Herald Videos | Issues in sport - NRL NINES | Scoop.it
Fans attending the annual Auckland Lantern Festival, the NRL Auckland Nines and rapper Eminem's concert are well assured that ATEED and its major stakeholders are well prepared for a smooth running, fun filled, weekend ahead. NZ Police Inspector Gavin MacDonald wants to remind people that there will be no-tolerance for public alcohol consumption and people who are clearly intoxicated will be refused entry.
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So much going on in Auckland this weekend - is Auckland ready - listen to all the planning that has been put in place

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NRL considers game day phone ban - Sport - NZ Herald News

NRL considers game day phone ban - Sport - NZ Herald News | Issues in sport - NRL NINES | Scoop.it
Rugby league players reportedly might have their mobile phones confiscated on game day as part of the biggest NRL crackdown on gambling security in the game's history. - New Zealand Herald
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NRL: Props make strong case for Nines inclusion - Sport - NZ Herald News

NRL: Props make strong case for Nines inclusion - Sport - NZ Herald News | Issues in sport - NRL NINES | Scoop.it
They might not be the players that immediately spring to mind when trying to predict who will be suited to league nines but it would be dangerous to disregard props. - New Zealand Herald
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Include the props or not....

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NRL: Match-fixing and drugs warning - Sport - NZ Herald News

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The NRL's confidential security and risk management plan for the inaugural Auckland Nines warns that players could be lured into fixing matches and are at risk of being offered performance-enhancing - New Zealand Herald
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risks to players

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Top coach rejects Nines safety fears - Sport - NZ Herald News

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Rugby league super coach Wayne Bennett has dismissed concerns about player behaviour at this weekend's inaugural NRL Auckland Nines, saying he doesn't plan to treat his players likes - New Zealand Herald
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Player safety

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Pacific.scoop.co.nz » Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Sets New ...

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New Zealand Rugby League fans have made the inaugural Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines the most successful rugby league event in the countrys history. ...
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With two months to go before the tournament starts, ticket revenue has passed over $3million – the highest figure ever recorded for a rugby league event in New Zealand.
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Lara's on cloud Nine - Auckland stuff.co.nz

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Lara's on cloud Nine
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She will add sideline glamour to the NRL Auckland Nines later this month, and Australian sports presenter Lara Pitt can't wait to see what league's newest incarnation has in store.
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Are women only there to provide glamour?
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Planned to perfection - Auckland stuff.co.nz

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Planned to perfection
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More than 250 players, 46,000 fans and 1500 staff will descend on Eden Park for the inaugural NRL Auckland Nines tournament next week.
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Huge amount of organisation

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NRL: NZ's Nines pedigree - New Zealand Herald

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NRL: NZ's Nines pedigree
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John Kirwan's only appearance for New Zealand in a league jersey came at the World Nines Tournament in Fiji in 1996.
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Historical insight in to the nines

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NRL: Extra seats for Nines after tickets sell out - New Zealand Herald

NRL: Extra seats for Nines after tickets sell out - New Zealand Herald | Issues in sport - NRL NINES | Scoop.it
NRL: Extra seats for Nines after tickets sell out New Zealand Herald More than 44,400 tickets have been sold for the two-day event on February 15 and 16, making the Nines the first non-All Black test match to sell out the venue since the 1992...
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Economics

 

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economics
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Mason will play Nines: Longeran - TVNZ

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Mason will play Nines: Longeran
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Mason was quick to apologise for his actions saying on Twitter last night, saying that he thought he was fine to drive to training after a night out celebrating Australia Day.
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Is this really role modelling? Does this affect self/others/society?

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