Trailer: Deaf Rugby

Trailer: Deaf Rugby

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Across 4 months, we’ve been following the Northern Marlins as they prepare for the national deaf rugby tournament. There’s Opeti, the old hand. I’m good in attack and I’ve got some great skills! And I’m experienced. You do have good skills yes, great skills, yes but you’re just a little bit older now, a bit …

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The Deaf Rugby Team: Part 1

The Deaf Rugby Team: Part 1

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Meet the Marlins. Auckland’s deaf rugby team. They want to win the National Deaf Rugby shield this year. They’ve got three months before the big tournament. It’s a talented line-up. There’s Opeti, the old hand. David, he scores the tries. Prop Sailusi who will drive through anything, and Talia. Would you want to be tackled …

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The Deaf Rugby Team: Part 2

The Deaf Rugby Team: Part 2

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They’re the Northern Marlins, a team on a mission to win the National Deaf Rugby shield. With 14 years of Rugby under his belt, Opeti’s the wise one. David’s the tri-scorer. Sailusi’s a bit of a bulldozer. Then there’s Talia, a 2-meter-tall powerhouse. Last week, Talia gorged himself on lamb chops. But with a bodybuilding …

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Deaf Rugby

Deaf Rugby

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(narrator) Meet Auckland’s deaf rugby team: The Northern Marlins.They’re training for the annual Deaf Rugby Shield.They’ve only ever won the shield twice in its 20 year history.But this year they reckon they’ve got some real talent.There’s Opeti the old masterDavid, he scores the triesProp Sailusi, he’ll pretty much drive through anythingAnd Talia?Would you want to …

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Wheelchair Rugby: The Wheel Blacks

Wheelchair Rugby: The Wheel Blacks

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(narrator) The Wheel Blacks.Triumphant gold medal winners in wheelchair rugbyat the 2004 Paralympics in Athens.We’re on the top of the world. And we’re physically we were awesome. There’s a lot of respect for the jersey and what being a Wheel Black means.(narrator) But since their winWheel Black’s performance has underwhelmedand so has their world ranking.We’re …

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