Point of Pride

The All Whites have secured their first ever point at a FIFA tournament in the South African Confederations Cup. Though goal-less for all three matches played, the New Zealand team — dressed in black for their final game — held on for a 0–0 draw against Iraq. “I think tonight’s another milestone for the country,” coach Ricki Herbert said. “The team, I thought, were magnificent. We’ve never come to a tournament and gained a point and we’ve never come to a tournament and dominated a game.” Goalkeeper Glen Moss, who saved one shot with his head late in the match, was also happy with the point. “It’s a pretty proud moment, to be honest,” Moss said. “We really wanted to play with a bit of pride tonight and show everyone that we can play in this competition and we should be here.” New Zealand qualified for the tournament as champions of Oceania, a region it is expected to dominate since the defection of Australia to the Asian confederation.


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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…