7 Rugby Headlines For Your Coffee Break

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NEW YORK, NY – There’s always a ton of Rugby News out there and you can’t possibly catch it all. But we’re here to help. With that, here are 7 Rugby Headlines – with links – that I thought you might find worthwhile.

1) Ben Youngs drops out of the B & I Lions tour  and Greig Laidlaw is added – Fair play to Ben Youngs as he puts family firstLaidlaw now bring the count to 3 Scotsman on the Lions.

2) All Blacks versus France in DubaiThe biggest brand in Rugby is being used for another big payday this time by the French. Not that the NZRU is not keen on this payday either.

3) Liam Squire out – All Blacks running short of 6 and 8s for B & I Lions tests.

4) The Pro 12 and Aviva Premiership season are complete: Playoff places/schedule, Champions Cup places and relegation have been confirmed. Pro 12 information and Aviva Prem information.

5) Pro 12 Dream Team announced – Once again the emphasis was on performance in the competition and not international reputation.

6) World Rugby RankingsHas updated results which includes the weekend’s Tier 2/3 results.

And last but not least…

7) USA Rugby College Championship SeriesResults of the weekend’s championship matches.

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And as always, stay low and keep pumping those legs.

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Born in Osu, Accra, Ghana, West Africa, Junoir Blaber is a rare commodity; while most Ghanians eat, sleep and dream Soccer (football), Junoir is all about Rugby. A self-proclaimed Rugbyologist, he has been involved in Rugby as a ref, coach, administrator and player since Columbus discovered Ohio. His useful/trivial rugby knowledge qualify Blaber as RWU's Senior Correspondent & known in rugby circles as The Rugby Rain Man. He can also be found moonlighting for our American partners at MeetTheMatts.com.
  • Aaron

    How does playing in Dubai actually grow the game?

    • Junoir Blaber

      It goes bank accounts for the FFR and NZRU forget growing the game

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