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Nick is a senior rugby player at Wheaton College in MA, which is in the Colonial Coast Conference. After being in the slightly less physical "sport" of speech and debate in high school, Nick began playing rugby sophomore year at Wheaton. In addition to writing for RugbyWrapUp.com, Nick writes for the Wheaton Wire - the campus paper.

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Aviva Premiership Semi-Final Recap

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Bath, England – The Aviva Premiership produced two wildly different matches during semi-final weekend. The first game of the day, between Northampton and Saracens, was a back and forth affair that was sealed in the 77th minute. Two hours later, Leicester were wandering around the West Country shell shocked and getting scored upon every time […]

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Aviva Premiership Semi-Final Preview

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Bath, England – After a season full of twists and turns, four sides are left in the race for the Aviva Premiership crown. Northampton, Leicester, and Saracens are old hands, but the playoffs are a new sensation for most of Bath’s young guns. The semi-finals produced fireworks last year, and could do so again. Bath […]

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Aviva Premiership Recap: Exeter Heartbreak

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Exeter, England – The Chiefs entered the season as mid-table mediocrities. Their rise through the ranks of England’s club rugby system has been extraordinary, but the general consensus was that the team had reached it’s zenith with Heineken Cup appearances. Given the strength of Harlequins, Leicester, Saracens, Northampton, and Bath, Exeter were expected to compete […]

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Aviva Premiership Preview- Frantic Finish

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LEICESTER, ENGLAND – For three clubs, this weekend is make or break. Leicester, Exeter, and Saracens all enter the fray with nothing guaranteed, and only a point separating the sides. Both Exeter and Saracens sit on 63 points, while Leicester, by virtue of their victory over Wasps at the Ricoh last weekend, have 64. However, the Tigers […]

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European Champions Cup: Toulon and Clermont Through

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MARSEILLES, FRANCE – It will be an all-French European final after Clermont and Toulon punched their tickets to Twickenham. Both teams faced unexpectedly strong resistance from their foreign counterparts. Toulon’s match against Leinster went into extra time and Saracens fought bravely before succumbing. Rugby fans can now look forward to a rematch of the 2013 final, to be played in London. Toulon will attempt to become […]

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European Champions Cup Semi-Final Preview

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ST. ETIENNE, FRANCE – The eyes of rugby watchers around the world will turn to France this weekend, to focus on the semi-finals of the European Champions Cup. All four contestants are old hands. The matches are replays of a 2014 quarterfinal and a semi-final. Old wounds are slow to heal, and both of last year’s losers, Clermont and Leinster, will enter the […]

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