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NZ Falcons win rainy first encounter

Fri 29 Aug 2014 In: New Zealand Daily News View at Wayback

The New Zealand Falcons have won their opening match at the Bingham Cup in pouring rain in Sydney. They’ve beaten the Manchester Village Spartans 22-0. Picture / Leif Wauters Their next pool match is against the San Francisco Fog, a team Mark Bingham played for, at 4.30PM NZ time. Pool play started this morning on the back of an historic announcement from the International Rugby Board last night. The IRB became what is believed to be the first major international sporting federation to publicly endorse a gay sporting event.       

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Friday, 29th August 2014 - 11:53am

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