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Rugby Q&A: USA Rugby Star Lou Stanfill

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RWU HQ – After a fortnight of anticipation, I am pleased to bring you our  latest RWU Rugby Q&A, this one with  USA Eagles lock/loosie Lou Stanfill. Here it is: Q: Great to have you, Lou. Much appreciated. A: My pleasure, DJ. Q: What made you first decide to play rugby at Sacramento Jesuit in […]

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Six Nations Picks: Six Pack’s Final Review

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The RWU Six Pack is comprised of West Ghana’s Rugby Rain Man Junoir Blaber, England’s Knight of the Realm Jamie Loyd, East Midlands’ Machiavellian Rugger Nick Hall, the infamous Ireland National, Declan Yeats, the Irish-born, Castres-residing, lean(ish), mean(ish) writing machine, James Harrington and contrived Kiwi Co-Host, Johnathan Wicklow Barberie. LONDON, ENGLAND – The fifth and […]

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Weekend Rugby Recap: Women’s 6N Champs, LV= Cup, USA Rugby News and more

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NEW YORK, NY: This weekend will be referred to as Hardware Weekend, hence forth.  The titles and cups handed out were the Championship trophies for the 6 Nations (6N), which included all 4versions, the Women’s 6N & Mens 6N, U-20s and the 6N B… The first domestic trophy of the season was given out in the […]

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Six Nations Recap: Ireland Do It For BOD

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CASTRES, FRANCE – It was a breathless, desperate, Irish backs-to-the-wall nail-biter of an end to the Six Nations. The French, the frustrating, mercurial, brazen, brilliant French, saved their very best till the very end. And the long final “Super Saturday” of the 2014 tournament was blessed with the perfect finale it had been crying out […]

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Weekend Rugby Preview: USA Rugby News, Final Weekend of the 6N, Women’s 6N, U20s, 6NB and more

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NEW YORK, NY: The March buffet of rugby continues this weekend. There is the final weekend of 6 Nations (6N) action with all 4versions, Under 20s 6N, the Womens 6N, the Mens 6N and the 6N B still undecided on a winner. The final of the LV=Cup, the first hardware of the new year, will […]

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Six Nations Preview: Who Should Beware the Ides this March?

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Pundits beware, the final weekend of the 2014 Six Nations coincides with the Ides of March and therefore comes with few certainties. Or, to steal the almost unintelligible words of Donald Rumsfeld back in 2002: “There are known knowns – things we know that we know. There are known unknowns – that […]

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