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the 2019 emirates airline rugby LONG LUNCH - sold out

tHURSDAY 12TH sEPTEMBER


THIS YEAR'S SPEAKERS

Mils Muliaina

 Mils made his All Black debut against England in 2003. Previously he had played for national age group teams and won a gold medal with the New Zealand 7s team at the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games. A player who had the ability to play at the highest level at fullback, wing or centre he went on to accrue 102 matches for the All Blacks with 100 being in tests. He was the second ever All Black to play 100 tests with his 100th and final test occurring at the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Although he missed the final he was part of the World Cup winning squad in that year. Mils captained the All Blacks in 3 tests in 2009 and scored a total of 34 tries in test matches. He represented both the Blues and Chiefs in Super Rugby as well as Auckland and Waikato in provincial rugby. After retirement Mils has moved onto to becoming a rugby TV commentator in New Zealand.

Scott Hastings 

Scott first played for Scotland in 1986 against France debuting along with his brother Gavin. Scott was noted for his straight running and ability to break the gain line frequently. He won 65 caps for Scotland at centre before his retirement from international rugby in 1997, at which time he was the most capped Scottish rugby player. He managed to score a total of 43 points for his country. Scott represented the British and Irish Lions on two tours, to Australia in 1989 where he played in two test matches and to New Zealand in 1993, where unfortunately he was injured on tour missing the test matches against the All Blacks. He made a total of 13 appearances for the Lions. He played for the Watsonians club in Edinburgh for a total of 226 matches from 1980 until 2000. Since retirement he has worked as a media pundit across a variety of television channels and has commentated at the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens on several occasions.

 

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