Kiwi vs Kiwi

Team New Zealand will face the Swiss challenge Alinghi in the America’s Cup finals in February, setting up a match up between Alinghi skipper Russell Coutts and his understudy when he was at the helm of Team New zealand, Dean Barker. Alinghi defeated Larry Ellison’s Oracle 5-1 to win the Loius Vuitton Cup and earn the right to challenge Team NZ. Oracle was skippered by Kiwi Chris Dickson and the boat designed by Bruce Farr.  


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Scarlets Names Sean Fitzpatrick Board Member

Scarlets Names Sean Fitzpatrick Board Member

Welsh rugby team Scarlets has appointed legendary former New Zealand captain and World Cup winner Sean Fitzpatrick, 57, as a new board member, the BBC reports. Fitzpatrick joins as a non-executive director…