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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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OUTRAGE! Rugby Rain Man Blasts British & Irish Lions 2017 Tour Squad Selection

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NEW YORK, NY – It hasn’t been enough time since the 2017 iteration of the British and Irish Lions Squad was announced, for agitated on-lookers such as myself to be free of some level of anger/discontent. The anger stems from looking at the squad and seeing a roster that fails to live up to the […]

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Over to you, Mister Warren Gatland; Lions Squad Selection Preview

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CARDIFF, WALES – Lions fans the world over are waiting with baited breath ahead of next Wednesday’s tour squad announcement. Debating who should be in the squad, starting XV and who should captain the tour has been a favourite pastime of rugby fans in clubhouses and pubs across the globe over the past few months. […]

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Everest Awaits For Britain and Ireland’s Finest: Michael Halsey on British and Irish Lions

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NEW YORK, NY – “This, is your Everest, boys!” So said legendary British and Irish Lions‘ forward coach Jim Telfer’s immortal words (clip below) prior to the first test of the 1997 South Africa tour remain powerful enough to send a shiver down the spine of any rugby fan.  They serve as a reminder of […]

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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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