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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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Six Nations Third Round Review

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DUBLIN, IRL – The third round of the 2017 Six Nations wrapped up on Sunday following a weekend of pure craziness. Scotland’s victory over Wales to start the weekend pushed them up to their highest ever ranking in World Rugby’s classifications, pushing them into the top five. Ireland overcame an early deficit to score a […]

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European Champions Cup, Round 5: How Did The Six-Pack Fare

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The Six Pack is comprised of RWU staff members. 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, Englishman with Irish roots yet Castres-residing, James Harrington and contrived Kiwi Co-Host Johnathan Wicklow Barberie. NEW YORK, NY- Round 5 […]

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European Rugby Champions Cup Recap: Toulon Through, Chaos Elsewhere

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TOULON, FRANCE – After five bruising rounds of competition, the European Rugby Champions Cup has only one quarterfinalist. At this stage last season, six sides had their places booked, reflecting the remarkably balanced nature of this season’s competition. Pool One Clermont squeezed by Sale 23-13 to secure the top spot in Pool 1 ahead of the final […]

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England Rugby in Crisis after Springboks Victory? Not Just Yet

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LONDON, ENGLAND – The English media is notorious for overreacting to their sporting successes and failures. The national soccer team is destined to win every World Cup, until they “embarrass the nation” once more. The cricket squad needs drastic, program-reforming overhauls, until they win a Test, in which case all is right in the world. Narratives can shift […]

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All Blacks Win at Twickenham Rain, Brit and Kiwi Opine

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LONDON, ENGLAND/AUCKLAND, NZ – While it wasn’t the deluge of points some pundits predicted, it was a deluge of a different kind in at Twickenham, where the All Blacks ground out a solid win over an understrength England side. England, buoyed on by a crowd of over 82,000, defied predictions to score early but it […]

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