Sport Genia has first run with Rebels rugby

14:00  11 january  2018
14:00  11 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

Papua New Guinea rugby league player Kato Ottio dies at 24 after falling ill at training

  Papua New Guinea rugby league player Kato Ottio dies at 24 after falling ill at training <p>Papua New Guinea rugby league player and NRL hopeful Kato Ottio has died at the age of 24 after suffering "a sudden health issue" in training, English club Widnes Vikings has said.</p>Ottio spent two seasons in the Canberra Raiders system but after failing to crack the NRL squad, signed with Widnes in December.

As well as regaining Genia , the Rebels have received a further boost, securing their first jersey sponsor in three years in Legacy Property and Investment Group, which extends right down to their community rugby pathway.

Will Genia of the Rebels runs with the ball during the round seven Super Rugby match between the Rebels Rebels Super rugby head coach Dave Wessels has named a team with six changes to the starting line Also in the forwards, Geoff Parling makes his first start since the Jaguares match, as

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Wallabies halfback Will Genia has hit the training paddock for the first time with his new Super Rugby club the Melbourne Rebels, admitting he's off the pace after a long break.

Genia had a six-week holiday after the Wallabies spring tour and says he has work to do to catch his Melbourne teammates.

The veteran No.9 says there will be expectation both externally and internally on the under-performing Rebels, who have recruited a host of Wallabies from the defunct Western Force.

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Former Australian rugby sevens captain Ed Jenkins has retired due to a shoulder injury.The 31-year-old, who captained Australia for six seasons, has accepted advice to quit immediately due to a shoulder injury.

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