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Irish-American Ronan Nelson is from California, is a new UCLA Bruin and is a rugby lifer. Plus he's got two passports. But that's just scratching the surface. He's got more courage and resolve in his thumbnail than most of us combined. Le Wolf of Wheelchairs is a man amongst men. Check him out in this video: https://www.facebook.com/PrayForRonanNelson/videos/vb.377373885627475/995548307143360/?type=2&theater and follow him on Twitter: @ronan_nelson

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Champions Cup Semi Final Previews: No Sleep ’til Edinburgh

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DUBLIN, IRL – I’m not going to sugarcoat it, last year’s European Rugby Champions Cup semifinals were horribly mediocre, about as run-of-the-mill as an IHOP steak or a fancy dinner at Applebee’s. Attendance figures were down and we unfortunately weren’t treated to the fireworks of a typical European semifinal. Hopefully this weekend’s semi finals between […]

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Champions Cup Quarterfinals Set Up Great Semis

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DUBLIN, IRL – And then there were four… A full weekend of European Rugby Champions Cup quarterfinal action unfolded last weekend across Europe showcasing the continent’s best clubs in four hard-fought matchups. Two days jampacked with top class rugby made for a spectacular weekend. In the fray of the action we witnessed spectacular tries, big […]

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Champions Cup QF Previews: European Cup Rugby Returns

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DUBLIN, IRL – Just two weeks after the end of the 2017 Six Nations, European championship rugby returns this weekend for the European Rugby Champions Cup quarterfinals. It’s safe to say that rugby gods have blessed us with an incredible amount of action over the last several weeks. If Andy Williams were a rugby fan then It’s […]

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That’s A Wrap on Tremendous 2017 Six Nations. Here’s More!

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DUBLIN, IRL – If you weren’t watching Saturday’s Six Nations season finale triple-header, you might want to give Doctor Who a call and travel back in time to soak it all up in the moment.  The day started with and emotional send-off to Scotland head coach, Vern Cotter, who handed the Scottish baton to Glasgow […]

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Six Nations Round 5 Preview: The Finale

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DUBLIN, IRL – Super Saturday, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Six Nations Championship. It’s enduring mission: seek out Europe’s best team through five rounds of grueling action and thrilling play…and boldly go where no tournament has gone before. Well, close enough… Here are your Six Nations Super Saturday previews: Scotland vs. […]

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The 6 Nations Returns: Round Four Preview

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DUBLIN, IRL – After two weeks without the northern hemisphere’s top international competition, the 2017 Six Nations returns this Friday when Ireland travel to Wales to kick off the fourth round of action. The only thing that made last weekend’s gap in the 2017 Six Nations bearable was the return of Super Rugby, but even […]

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