Listen to Total Rugby - 19 July

(Rugby News Service) Thursday 19 July 2007
 
 Listen to Total Rugby - 19 July
Craven Week features the future of South African rugby

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TRI NATIONS – JOE ROFF
The former Wallaby previews the Tri Nations finale between Australia and New Zealand at Eden Park on Saturday, a match that will determine the champions and Bledisloe Cup winners. We also take a look back at the reaction to the All Blacks 33-6 defeat of an understrength South Africa in Christchurch last weekend.

MEXICO FOCUS
We hear from Miguel Carner, President of the Federacion Mexicana de Rugby, on what the inclusion of Sevens as a participation sport at the 2011 Pan American Games being held in the country will do for the sport in Mexico and the region as a whole.

CRAVEN WEEK
The cream of South Africa&s schoolboy rugby talent gathered in Stellenbosch last week for the 44th annual Under 18 Craven Week. A total of 18 teams, including guests from Namibia and Zimbabwe battled it out before some 8,000 fans.

LAW SCHOOL
In the latest session of Law School with IRB Referee Manager Paddy O’Brien we focus on Rugby World Cup 2007 and the referees’ pre-tournament preparations, finding out whether he is happy with the refereeing standards.

NEWS
We round up the latest news in world rugby in a week that saw no change to the IRB World Rankings, but success for Argentina and Jamaica at age grade level in the South America and NAWIRA regions.

LUCA TRAMONTIN
The presenter of Total Rugby TV in Italy, Luca Tramontin has recently made his international debut for Hungary at the age of 41 and talks about playing the game and presenting a show that now goes out in more than 100 countries worldwide.

RUGBY WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN – 2003
With seven weeks to go until the start of France 2007, we take a look back to the last tournament in which the smaller nations produced some sparkling rugby and when Samoa almost pulled off the biggest shock in Rugby World Cup history. We hear from the likes of Martin Johnson, Semo Sititi and Brian Lima.