Author Archive for Junoir Blaber

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.

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Las Vegas 7s Women’s Preview & Predictions by Rugby Rain Man Junoir Blaber

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LAS VEGAS, USA – The 2016-17 World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series kicked off its second leg in Las Vegas. For a long time, USA rugby fans have called for the USA leg of the men’s and women’s world sevens series to be at the same location and weekend like other legs. After years of resistance […]

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Town Hall with USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne. Yogi Berra Museum

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Big doings in the metro-NYC area, as USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne comes to the Yogi Berra Museum for a Rugby New Jersey Town Hall event.  RugbyWrapUp.com’s Matt McCarthy will be hosting. Here’s a link for tickets/info and the flier below. Also gracing the hallowed grounds honoring one of the greatest sports […]

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2017 Super Rugby Round 1 Preview

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NEW YORK, NY – The first regular season round of Super Rugby 2017 is upon us and if you weren’t aware, that’s ok, your not alone. The season is long these days that a lot of fans are cool to the touch for the start of the season. They wait until the midway point to […]

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2017 Super Rugby Preview

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NEW YORK, NY – Welcome to our 2017 Super Rugby Preview.  This will be the second season of the SANZAR aka Southern Hemisphere Super Rugby competition having 18 teams. We will break down the 18 teams by country, with predictions from my crystal rugby ball. I also go the next step and predict the playoffs. If […]

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Americas Rugby Championship Round 3 Recap

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NEW YORK, NY – Round 3 of the Americas Rugby Championship is now complete. The favorites are playing like favorites, so it will be an interesting final two rounds. As it stands, Argentina is in first place but the USA is chasing hard. It looks like that the eventual match-up between the two nations will […]

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Americas Rugby Championship Round 2 Recap and Round 3 Preview

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NEW YORK, NY – The second incarnation of the Americas Rugby Championship is off and away. It has started out much like last season with favorites Argentina looking like the ones to beat. Also as expected they are chased by the two North American nations USA and Canada.  Brazil are a shock fourth place side […]

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