Tag: Connacht Rugby

Rugby TV & Podcast: 6N, ARC, Jim Hamilton, George Hook, Bryan Ray, Steve Lewis, Promotion/Relegation

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NEW YORK, NY – In Week 36 of our Fantasy Sports Network show, we’re giving you two segments re Six Nations competitions on both sides of the Atlantic in one place. As per the NatWest Six Nations, we had some maneuvering to do. Our comrade Peter Jackson is under the weather. Further, Martin Pengelly was […]

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STUDIO SHOW: Are Simon Zebo and Rugby Moms Rugby’s Demise? George Hook, Mark Griffin, Nick Murray, Pro14, IRFU, WRU

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NEW YORK, NY – Segment I of Show 20’s weekly Fantasy Sports Network show has Irish Rugby Personality George Hook, who also coached Connacht, London Irish & USA Rugby’s Men’s Eagles, joining former Eagle/current CEO of Play Rugby USA, Mark Griffin, County Kildare man, Nick Murray and our Matt McCarthy in a spirited 2 segments re: […]

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Pro12 Round-up: A Guide to Who’s Hot, Not, & Round 1 Review

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Dublin, Ireland- This past weekend marked the first round of the Guinness Pro12’s fifteenth season, formerly called the Celtic League, Magner’s League, and RaboDirect Pro12, a major milestone celebrating the growth of Irish, Welsh, Scottish, and Italian club rugby over the past 15 years. After a class performance in last year’s final against Munster at […]

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Guinness Pro12 Round 1 Preview

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RWU HEADQUARTERS – It’s finally September, finally time for one of the most exciting events in world rugby…the opening weekend of the Guinness Pro12! Well, maybe not as exciting as the World Cup, but it is an exciting time for European club rugby nonetheless. The Pro12 will certainly have a noticeable lack of big name […]

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State of the Unions: Ireland Rugby

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DUBLIN, IRELAND – For the past six weeks, we’ve been checking in on the state of the Northern Hemisphere’s  rugby unions – a year ahead of the World Cup. To see the previous reviews click the following:  Italy, Scotland, France, Wales, and England. This week concludes the series, with Six Nations champions Ireland bringing us home. Domestic Game Almost every article discussing Irish rugby in the […]

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No Easy Draws in European Rugby Champions Cup

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Unusually, perhaps uniquely in the history of European rugby competitions, the draw for the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup has thrown up no obvious ‘Pool of Death’. Instead, it has thrown up at least three of them… English champions Northampton will be relatively pleased with their Pool Five lot. They face Racing […]

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