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James Harrington... Before injury brought his rugby career to a timely end, journalist James was equally useless whether he packed down in the second row or at number 8, positions in which he represented his school and university with indistinction. The prolific one now lives in France with his journalist wife and three children and watches as much Top 14, European and international action he thinks he can get away with; justifying his obsession by claiming: "But it's all work, Honey!"

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Rugby World Cup: Pool A and Pool B Recap

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Now we know which teams have reached the quarter-finals of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, and it’s a Rugby Championship v Six Nations face off as New Zealand face France, South Africa take on Wales, Argentina play Ireland and Australia are against Scotland. Here’s how the teams from Pools A and B […]

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Rugby World Cup News: The Madness of Ioan Gruffud

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RWU HQ – How a Hollywood star reacted to Wales Rugby World Cup victory over England. When you’ve seen it, guess who he was supporting. Plus, Ma’a Nonu joins an exclusive All Blacks club, the official verdict on ‘the bite’ during USA Eagles’ match against South Africa, and Jacques Burger’s international rugby farewell. These, and […]

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Rugby World Cup: Midweek Matches Recap

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CASTRES, FRANCE – How Bryan Habana equalled Jonah Lomu’s Rugby World Cup try-scoring record against USA, what’s so impressive about Romania’s comeback against Canada, and why Georgia are celebrating while for brave Namibia it’s farewell to all Jacques. Four more England 2015 matches get the Rugby Wrap Up treatment. POOL A Fiji Fly High Again […]

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Rugby World Cup News: SA taking no chances against USA

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RWU HQ – South Africa have made just two changes from the side that beat Scotland 34-16 for their final Rugby World Cup Pool B game against USA Eagles. Coach Heyneke Meyer has revealed that only JP Pietersen and Jannie du Plessis, who both picked up knocks against Scotland, have dropped out of the Springboks’ […]

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Rugby World Cup: Pool A and Pool B Weekend Recap

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Why England rugby fans are rapidly rediscovering their long-forgotten Celtic heritage after the Rugby World Cup hosts crashed out in embarrassing fashion, how Japan remain in the mix for the quarter-finals following a second impressive win in Pool B, and what ruthless South Africa did against Scotland… it’s all here in your […]

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Rugby World Cup: Manoa Steps up as USA Ring Changes for SA

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RWU HQ – Samu Manoa will captain USA for the first time when they take on South Africa in Pool B of the Rugby World Cup on Wednesday, October 7, with regular captain Chris Wyles starting on the bench. Only Manoa, Phil Thiel and Blaine Scully have kept their starting places from the 39-16 defeat […]

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