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Rugby: Former rugby boss David Rutherford says game needs more women in positions of power - Rugby - NZ Herald News

Rugby: Former rugby boss David Rutherford says game needs more women in positions of power - Rugby - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
Former rugby chief David Rutherford says the game needs more women in positions of power. - New Zealand Herald
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Lynzi Armstrong: Rugby bears some blame for off-field violence

Lynzi Armstrong: Rugby bears some blame for off-field violence | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
COMMENT: The behaviour of some of NZ Rugby's players and officials off the field has raised tough questions about our country's sporting culture.
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Schoolboy rugby ends in mass brawl - Sport - NZ Herald News

Schoolboy rugby ends in mass brawl - Sport - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
Police are investigating after a mass brawl broke out during a schoolboy rugby match in Feilding last weekend. - New Zealand Herald
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League: From NRL stardom to ten years imprisonment - Sport - NZ Herald News

League: From NRL stardom to ten years imprisonment - Sport - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
From earning $600,000 a year as an NRL star to $60 a week in a prison print shop. This is the shocking story of how a single punch put former Wests Tigers halfback Craig Field in a - New Zealand Herald
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Teen attacks ref, captain

Teen attacks ref, captain | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
16-year-old punches his own captain seven times after he tries to stop attack on referee.
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What does concussion do to the brain? - Sport - NZ Herald News

What does concussion do to the brain? - Sport - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
News that actor Will Smith will boycott the Oscars has overshadowed promotional coverage of his latest film, Concussion, which examines the effects of repeated head injury. - New Zealand Herald
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Fan knocks out ref, receives life ban

A SIDELINE supporter has received a lifetime ban after knocking out a ref at an American Football match in Manurewa following a dispute over the final score.
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Te Rangi bounces back - Stuff.co.nz

Te Rangi bounces back - Stuff.co.nz | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
Breakers star Reuben Te Rangi opens up for the first time about the night that nearly ended his career.
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Junior rugby 'putting little kids in harm's way' - National - NZ Herald News

Junior rugby 'putting little kids in harm's way' - National - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
Flimsy rules and poor enforcement around size mismatches are putting children in harm's way on the rugby field, says a Masterton mother who has been campaigning for reform since witnessing - New Zealand Herald
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Battered and bruised - kids are shunning rugby - National - NZ Herald News

Battered and bruised - kids are shunning rugby - National - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
The parade of the rugby wounded happens every Saturday morning. Nursing broken arms and strained shoulders, children go to emergency departments throughout the country to have their - New Zealand Herald

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Debbie Robertson's curator insight, July 13, 2014 6:10 AM

Great article for schol pe- effects on nz society!!!! :)

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Violent incident overshadows St Helens triumph - Stuff.co.nz

Violent incident overshadows St Helens triumph - Stuff.co.nz | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
Lance Hohaia had already taken one punch. The second one came when he was lying helpless.
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Battered and bruised - kids are shunning rugby

Battered and bruised - kids are shunning rugby | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
In the aftermath of the tragic death of Jordan Kemp, we examine the way parents are increasingly turning their back on rugby to keep their children safe.

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Football: Austrian player handed 70-match ban for head-butting referee - Sport - NZ Herald News

Football: Austrian player handed 70-match ban for head-butting referee - Sport - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
An Austrian amateur league player has been handed an enormous 70-match ban after head-butted a referee in a fit of rage, leaving the official on hospital with a cut lip. - New Zealand Herald

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Greg Smith: Rugby damaged my brain - Rugby - NZ Herald News

Greg Smith: Rugby damaged my brain - Rugby - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
• Greg Smith is director of Wintec's centre for sport science and human performance director. He played hooker for the Chiefs, has coached Waikato and played test rugby for Fiji - New Zealand Herald

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50 in schoolboy rugby brawl

50 in schoolboy rugby brawl | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
One young supporter suffers broken leg as up to 50 people - including a coach - fight at an under-15s match.
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Stephen Dudley death: 'I was a coward and I still feel ashamed' - National - NZ Herald News

Stephen Dudley death: 'I was a coward and I still feel ashamed' - National - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
The man who punched Stephen Dudley has said he feels responsible for the teenager's death and has labelled himself a coward. - New Zealand Herald
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Rugby officials slow to act on violence complaint, says grandfather - Sport - NZ Herald News

Rugby officials slow to act on violence complaint, says grandfather - Sport - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
Auckland Rugby is investigating claims of violence in club rugby, including one of an 8-year-old boy being shoved and another where a match official says he was punched. - New Zealand Herald
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League: Court hears how Sydney Roosters star Shaun Kenny-Dowall raised clenched fist at former partner - Rugby League - NZ Herald News

League: Court hears how Sydney Roosters star Shaun Kenny-Dowall raised clenched fist at former partner - Rugby League - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
Sydney Roosters NRL player Shaun Kenny-Dowall sarcastically told his mother I bashed her when she noticed a bruise on the arm of his former girlfriend, the daughter of Senator Nova - New Zealand Herald
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Jose Reyes placed on paid leave pending criminal proceedings - Sport - NZ Herald News

Jose Reyes placed on paid leave pending criminal proceedings - Sport - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes was placed on paid leave Tuesday under Major League Baseball's new domestic violence policy pending completion of criminal proceedings - New Zealand Herald
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Rugby: All Black Malakai Fekitoa admits anger issues - Sport - NZ Herald News

Rugby: All Black Malakai Fekitoa admits anger issues - Sport - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
All Blacks midfielder Malakai Fekitoa has revealed he suffers from anger issues in a forthright post on Instagram. - New Zealand Herald
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Violence in Sport Introduction

This video introduces our new unit "Violence in Sport". In this video, I discuss Critical Thinking models and offer an opportunity for an initial discussion ...
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Smashed by players twice their size: junior rugby's big problem - College Sport - NZ Herald News

Smashed by players twice their size: junior rugby's big problem - College Sport - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
In harm's way BIG KIDS v LITTLE KIDS There was nothing illegal about the tackle that left 12-year-old Zachary Hullah in hospital and scared he might be paralysed. It was - New Zealand Herald
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Graham Lowe: Ben Flower's attack the most cowardly thing I've ever seen

Graham Lowe: Ben Flower's attack the most cowardly thing I've ever seen | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
Former Kiwis coach Graham Lowe has slammed Ben Flower's attack on St Helens halfback Lance Hohaia as cowardly
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Rugby: Twenty years since the brutal 'Battle of Onewa' - New Zealand Herald

Rugby: Twenty years since the brutal 'Battle of Onewa' - New Zealand Herald | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
Rugby: Twenty years since the brutal 'Battle of Onewa'
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Violence can't be condoned of course, although in truth many footy fans like a bit of biffo now and then. The intensity of the old provincial rugby ...
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Dad forces son, 9, to punch player - National - NZ Herald News

Dad forces son, 9, to punch player - National - NZ Herald News | Violence in sport | Scoop.it
An enraged father dragged his son across a rugby league field at an under-9s game and forced him to punch another boy in the face, despite his cries of protest. - New Zealand Herald

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Samuel Pavin's curator insight, September 21, 2014 4:07 AM

Ridiculous people ... They do not belong either to rugby or sport in general.