Saturday, September 3, 2011

Rugby World Cup Fever hits Nelson

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It just had to happen….

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as everyone that meets a Kiwi knows, we are passionate about our Rugby…

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……these posters have sprouted up all around Nelson over the last month…

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…and after all we’re just a week out from kickoff.

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Local support is running high.

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Friday afternoon at 5 to 5pm, the Italian team touched down from Christchurch.

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Nelson is host city for the team while they are half a world away from home.

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A great welcome was put on, another tomorrow and the first public training session ….

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will be held at Saxton Fields on Sunday afternoon between 3 ~ 5pm.

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Our local sitting Member of Parliament even got into the swing of things too.

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Standard and away stripes of the local team were also represented on the “field.”

So yes it really is “game ON’ time.