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Rugby TV and Podcast: Major League Rugby Analysis, Highlights, Player Spotlight. Bryan Ray, Matt McCarthy

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HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – With the playoff races tightening in an increasingly tense final month of #MLR action, Bryan Ray of Americas Rugby News out of Halifax joins Matt McCarthy (@Matt_McCarthy00) at The World’s Best Rugby Pub, the Pig N Whistle on W36th in NYC, all things Major League Rugby. Included, along with their Analysis, […]

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Ashton, Aki, Dillane, Larkham, Gold, Zirakashvili

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NEW YORK, NY – After a two-week break for European Cup action, the domestic competitions are back and we’ll touch on them and all other fixtures, after we cover the big comings and goings of the week. Plus, we’ll cover the headliners like: Chris Ashton, Bundee Aki, Ultan Dillane, Stephen Larkham, Gary Gold & Davit […]

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Heineken Cup: Match Nuggets and Expert Panel Picks

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CARDIFF, WALES – Here we go, rugby fans and casual viewers… WHAT: The Final. Heineken Cup Final. Ever. This will determine the best Rugby club in the Northern Hemisphere. WHO: Rugby Club Toulonnais (France) v Saracens FC (London, England). Both clubs are on the verge of completing historic doubles. Toulon finished the French Top14 regular season […]

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Heineken Cup Semi-Final Recap: Saracens Joyful, Toulon Clinical

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CASTRES – FRANCE “I don’t know what happened to Clermont.” That’s what Saracens’ director of rugby Mark McCall said after the Londoners’ 46-6 demolition job in the first Heineken Cup semi final at Twickenham on Saturday. He’s not the only one. In the end, McCall could only put the result down to it being one […]

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Hair Pulling In Rugby?! Angry Prop Weighs In On Ashton vs Tuilagi

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DUBLIN, IRELAND – Two rugby players started a melee in a Premiership match on Saturday. Was it for a Sam Warburton-type tackle? No. An eye gouge courtesy of French centre Aurelien Rougerie? Non. How about one of my patented Declan Yeats Speacials – a fishook in a ball-carrier’s mouth in the middle of a maul? Nope. […]

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RUGBY WORLD CUP FINAL 8: MINNOWS EATEN, NORTHERN HEMISPHERE MUSINGS

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CHRIST CHURCH, NZ – We’re done with Pool Play. The Minnows (Tier 2 Nations) heroic up-stream swim is over – the Big Fish devoured them, predictably and unpredictably. Gone as well are Tier 1A Nations like Samoa, Fiji, Scotland – the Red Sox of the Rugby World Cup – and Tonga, who beat France!  The […]

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