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NEW YORK, NY – It is another busy weekend for our crew.  We have lots to cover including the Six Nations, all its sub sections and the three top European leagues. Then we add in  another round of Super Rugby along with some Tier 2 cup competitions. Not to be forgotten is all the important […]

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Top 14 Recap: Mola Era at Toulouse Kicks Off with Win

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CASTRES, FRANCE – The 2015/16 Top 14 season kicked off with a surprise home defeat for 2014 champions Toulon, an early warning from Clermont that they’re out to right more than a few perceived wrongs, and evidence that Guy Noves isn’t being missed too much at Toulouse. But there was also a strong hint or […]

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Top 14 Final Review: Jonny Wilkinson Gets Send-Off He Deserves

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CASTRES, FRANCE – God Save the Queen rang round Stade de France at the end of Saturday’s Top 14 final, as Toulon fans gave their hero – the man who had just kicked them to their French title since 1992, the man who had guided them to two Heineken Cup wins in as many years, […]

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Top 14 Recap: 14-second try tops record-breaking weekend

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Sometimes, sporting records develop a life of their own and turn into self-fulfilling prophecies. It was true, for the longest time, of Bob Beamon’s long-jump record. It is true of the 95-96 Chicago Bulls season. It is true of Antonio Cromartie’s 109-yard touchdown run. It is also true of new Top 14 […]

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Top 14: Grenoble shock Toulon as Habana watches

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Grenoble 28 (15) Toulon 26 (12) CASTRES, FRANCE – WHAT defines a great game of rugby? Fast, free-flowing moves? Near-constant shifts in momentum? Immovable defence and unstoppable attacks? Tension so high it’s in danger of landing on Mars? And late, late drama? Grenoble’s gripping 28-26 win over Toulon at Stade des Alpes had all of […]

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Top 14: Old Rivalries, Armitages, William Servat & Men In Pink

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PARIS, FRANCE – Before we talk rugby, we hope this finds you and yours safe and sound. While this reporter is in Paris, our RWU headquarters is located square in the eye of Hurricane Sandy in NYC, so we understand what those of you in its path are dealing with… But we know you’re tough […]

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