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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby

    A terrific result for New Zealand's Jack Loutit who has qualified for Junior Wimbledon's main draw for the first time

    A terrific result for New Zealand's Jack Loutit who has qualified for Junior Wimbledon's main draw for the first time


    Loutit has won his second round singles qualifying match at Roehampton.

    Meanwhile ex Kiwi turned Brit Cam Norrie has reached the last 16 in the men's singles for the first time at Wimbledon.

    World number one Novak Djokovic is also through but women's 5th seed Maria Sakkari has crashed out.

    And Michael Venus has been beaten by Venus Williams ... well in the mixed doubles anyway in a three setter in front of a packed crowd on show court one.

    Golfer Ryan Fox is four shots off the pace after the second round of the Irish Open in Kilkenny.

    The first round leader has struggled to a one over 73 to slip to seven under par in a tie for 12th.

    Liam Lawson has qualified 5th and Marcus Armstrong 12th for this weekend's seventh round of the Formula 2 World Championship at Silverstone.

    Meanwhile Carlos Sainz has topped the timesheets ahead of Lewis Hamilton in practice for this weekend's British Formula One Grand Prix.

    India's reached 338 for 7 on day one of the cricket test against England at Edgbaston.

    It's the final test of a series delayed by a year due to Covid which India leads 2-1.

    Meanwhile Australia's thrashed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the first cricket test in Galle. {gaul]

    The Penrith Panthers have moved six points clear of Melbourne at the top of the NRL ladder.

    Ivan Cleary's side has beaten the Sydney Roosters 26-18 to continue their march to the minor Premiership.

    Gold Coast remain bottom of the ladder after a 38-12 thrashing by Newcastle.

    Yves Lampaert has taken the first yellow jersey, seven seconds ahead of defending champion Tadej Pogacar, tar-day poGAR-char] as the 109th Tour de France started in Copenhagen.

    The Belgian rider has won a damp and treacherous 13.2 kilometre opening time trial around the Danish capital in a time of 15 minutes 17 seconds

    The Auckland Tuatara's dealt to the Southland Sharks 89-77 in Invercargill to move to the top of the National Basketball League standings.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Rugby News
     11 Aug: South Africa will start with hooker Joseph Dweba in Saturday's second Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand after Bongi Mbonambi withdrew due to a knee injury picked up in training
     10 Aug: All Blacks captain Sam Cane is defending his side's opening defeat to the Springboks as they prepare for the second test on Sunday morning at Ellis Park
     10 Aug: All Blacks captain Sam Cane has expressed his relief at Beauden Barrett's escape from permanent injury when he fell on his neck and shoulders after getting tackled in the air late in the first test loss to the Springboks
     09 Aug: Richie Mo'unga has described the challenge of playing the Springboks at Ellis Park as the ultimate test
     09 Aug: Fijian international Nemani Nadolo has rejoined the Waratahs ahead of the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific season, 12 years after his first stint
     07 Aug: Meanwhile Wellington have escaped defeat at the hands of a surging Bay of Plenty Steamers outfit in the capital, 37-35
     07 Aug: All Blacks coach Ian Foster believes his side has perhaps fallen victim for putting in too much effort
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