Sailors Crank Up Fitness to Meet Cup Challenges - Craig McFarlane, a New Zealander who is Oracle’s head physical trainer, has worked with world-class rugby union clubs, including Saracens in London. “The heart-rate profiles of a 25-to-30-minute sailing race in these boats are exactly the same as a half of rugby union, but without the contact and the running,” McFarlane said. “People are still getting educated. It’s a new sport. They don’t realize how athletic it is.”
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Hull FC celebrated back-to-back Challenge Cup titles after beating Wigan 18-14 at Wembley. Australasian players scored all three of FC’s tries, with Fetuli Talanoa scoring The Airlie Birds’ first and Wests Tigers-bound utility back Mahe Fonua crossing for a double.