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Super Rugby: Addition by Subtraction… or Contraction, After Pro 14 Raid

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NEW YORK, NY –  There is  an old cautionary tale about growing too fast too soon. It seems that the old story was not heeded by those in charge of SANZAAR (South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina Rugby Unions Association).  After over two decades in existence, Super Rugby is going to experience its first real… contraction. […]

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2015 SANZA(A)R Domestic Rugby Preview: ITM Cup, Currie Cup, National Rugby Championship

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NEW YORK, NY- We touched upon it in the Global Recap that we would have another preview of the SANZA(A)R domestic rugby season. For those that are unaware. SANZAR stands for South Africa, New Zealand and Australia, the three rugby unions that are often refered to as the the Southern Hemisphere. These three nations also […]

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Pocock Stands Up to Inequality and Homophobia

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CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – There was plenty of rugby on last weekend with the Six Nations, Super 15 and the LV Cup all televised. However, one rugby related moment was lost by many in the general rugby community. David Pocock, former Wallabies captain and renowned activist, stood up for one of his own deeply-held […]

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Ewen McKenzie Walks From Wallabies. Who’s To Blame?

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CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – After two weeks of spectacular fallout from Kurtley Beale’s idiocy, Australia Wallabies Head Coach Ewen McKenzie, has had enough. The carnage that ensued after Beale had accidentally sent deeply offensive text messages to and about Wallabies business manager Di Patson, along with the ensuing fallout were enough to lead to […]

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Reds win the Hunt for Karmichael, Tongan Thor to follow?

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Many of you will never have seen Karmichael Hunt play with Israel Folau for the Brisbane Broncos in the NRL and then in State of Origin for the Queensland Maroons. All of you will have noticed that Hunt after a long stint in the AFL (preceded by Union in France and a hugely distinguished NRL […]

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SANZAR Fall Rugby Preview: ITM Cup, Currie Cup, National Rugby Championship

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NEW YORK, NY- We promised in the most recent Weekend Recap that we would have a preview of the Southern Hemisphere – often referred to as SANZAR. And we’re here to deliver with our Southern Hemisphere Fall Rugby Preview. Included are New Zealand’s ITM Cup, South Africa’s Currie Cup, Australia’s National Rugby Championship and Argentina’s […]

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