Website crashes as Jonah Lomu fans Givealittle

Mourned: Jonah Lomu, pictured in Auckland in 2011.

 Johah Lomu, an inspiration to us all, you will be missed…

A fundraising page set up by Jonah Lomu’s widow in honour of his legacy has crashed New Zealand’s Givealittle website.

Nadene Lomu started a fundraising page to support her husband’s legacy on Thursday.

She posted a link to the page on her own Facebook page saying her heart was broken, as well as on the official Jonah Lomu Facebook page.
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​She wrote that the vision which she and her husband had together would be possible through support.

Givealittle confirmed there was a relationship between their website being down and the publishing of the fundraising page for Jonah Lomu.

Thousands have shared and commented on the post

“Jonah and I had big plans to make a difference in the world with all that he learnt and for the great husband, father inspiration and icon to the world he will always be and with that as a team together we were going to build a lasting legacy”

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It’s no Beauty Contest, but we still take the Victory…

Hayne runs the ball over the dead ball lineSo Finally the Blues Have something to Cheer About..

For every NSW supporter watching the State of Origin, this was a very special night, see the highlights from the excerpt below:

It’s usual for a famous Origin victory to be sealed by crashing across an opponent’s try line, not scurrying behind your own so the mean men in maroon can’t have the ball.ABC New South Wales Evenings presenter Dominic Knight shares his opinion on the Blues’ Origin win.

The Blues’ fullback proved last night that while regular aeroplanes might not work in reverse, Hayne Planes certainly do.

But we NSW supporters will take the win that Jarryd Hayne’s strategic retreat – and of course his try saving tackle on Sam Thaiday – secured.

In fact, the Blues would have taken pretty much anything that sealed Origin 2014 on home soil, and not required us to travel north for a decider at that cauldron of northern – well, I’m not going to say “hate”, but only because it doesn’t seem strong enough a word for tens of thousands of seething Queenslanders.

And take it we did after what was surely one of the most lacklustre games in the series for many years.

Stole it, really, since neither team played like the champions of Origins past.

For long periods, neither team managed to do much when they had the ball, simply mucking around for a bit and then yielding the ball via a handling error or lacklustre kick.

Many Origin games are packed with of moments of explosive brilliance – this one was a grind, and a coarse one at that.

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Tom Rogic ignoring Socceroos hype as Australia camp prepares for Brazil in Gosford – World Cup 2014

Where you lucky enough to catch a glimpse of our Socceroo Heroes training in our own backyard?

Of all the young faces in the Socceroos squad, no-one is surrounded by more hype than Tom Rogic, but the playmaker insists he does not feel the weight of expectation.

The 21-year-old former Central Coast Mariners player was back where it all began on Sunday, training in Gosford with the 15 other Socceroos already in camp.

Tim Cahill, Matthew Spiranovic, Matthew Leckie and Ben Halloran will join the group on Monday with the rest of the 30-man preliminary World Cup squad arriving during the week.

With nine international appearances, Rogic is the most capped of the young brigade in the squad.

Since his Socceroos debut in 2012 he has been considered a star in the making with coach Ange Postecoglou declaring him a “leading light” as he attempts to rebuild the side.

Now he is on the brink of getting to showcase his exciting, dynamic style on the greatest stage of all in Brazil.

But Rogic says he is not taking any notice of what the public expect of him.

“All the outside influence, I can’t control it,” he said on Sunday.

“You guys can say what you want and have your fun but I just keep focusing on myself.

“I set goals and targets within myself and I know where I want to be, what my targets are and as long as I’m on track then I’m happy.

“I keep my targets to myself, that’s it.”

Playing at a World Cup is no doubt one of those targets.

Postecoglou has played Rogic in both of his games at the helm so far against Coast Rica in November and Ecuador in March.

But with seven players still facing the axe with the final 23 to be named on June 2, Rogic says he is not getting complacent.

“You look at Ange’s past couple of teams he has a big emphasis on youth,” he said.

“At the same time it’s only if they are doing the job and performing well.

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Central Coast Mariners flight to Perth for A-League clash with Glory makes emergency landing.

A smoke warning alarm has sparked an air emergency in Adelaide. Authorities say the jet had been travelling from Sydney to Perth with 266 people on board, including the Mariners who face a vital clash in their bid to lock down second place on the A-League ladder. when it turned back. Breaking: Our team’s flight from Sydney to Perth has had to land in Adelaide due to smoke in the cabin.

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