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Jakarta Post

RI downs Cambodia to extend run at A5N

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, July 20 2008   /  10:38 am

Indonesia's rugby team crushed arch-rival Cambodia 55-3 in the Asian Five Nations Rugby tournament at Pelita Harapan University Sports Stadium in Karawaci, Tangerang, on Saturday. The victory means Indonesia remains unbeaten since the team made its international debut last year, when they prevailed over Brunei Darussalam, Laos and Cambodia in a regional rugby division tournament held in Brunei. The victory was the home team's second at the inaugural Asian Five Nations. Indonesia, known as "the Rhinos", beat Laos 23-11 on Tuesday. "I'm very proud of what we've achieved today considering that we only had 10 days to prepare for the Cup," Indonesia team captain Bobby Orlando told The Jakarta Post in the post-match interview. "This year, Cambodia's defense is a bit scrappy compared to last year. Maybe it's because of the absence of most o...