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Stade Francais and Racing 92 Merger Called Off; Savare, Lorenezetti Quotes

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NEW YORK, NY – Like a rugby supernova that burst onto the rugby news scene so bright you couldn’t avoid its glare; then in the blink of an eye, it burned itself out and disappeared… That’s how the proposed merger of Stade Francais and Racing 92, came and went. The idea which shocked the rugby […]

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More PRO Rugby/USA Rugby Uncertainty. Last Head Coaches Let Go. Story and Quotes

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NEW YORK, NY – Earlier this week, PRO Rugby let go of the remaining head coaches on the payroll. Sean O’Leary of the league’s champion Denver Stampede, Ray Egan of the San Diego Breakers and Luke Gross of the Sacramento Express. I called PRO owner Doug Schoninger for comment and asked to verify the coaches […]

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Las Vegas 7s Men’s Predictions by Rugby Rain Man Junoir Blaber

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Las Vegas, USA – The 2016-17 World Rugby Men’s Sevens Series has touched down in Las Vegas. The first round of pool games were played last night, so forgive me for not keeping you current. The #Vegas7s is the fifth of 12 legs on the Men’s circuit and it is taking on greater importance. That […]

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Are World Rugby High Tackle Laws Working?

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NEW YORK, NY – Last month, the high-tackle Laws of Rugby changed, or at least been adjusted by World Rugby. In terms of what constitutes a high tackle, the law is still the same, as any tackle above the line of the shoulders qualifies. Even if the player initiates a tackle below the line of […]

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#Sydney7s Men’s Recap: @Eagles7s Impressive, Scintillating South Africa

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SYDNEY, AUS – The fourth tournament of the 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC Men’s Sevens Series lived up to the standard set by the previous 3 tournaments. The @Eagles7s got back on track with an impressive performance while the Blitzbokke of South Africa remained in scintillating form as they swept all before them. Let’s review: @Eagles7s […]

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USA Rugby Head Coach John Mitchell to PRO D2 Oyonnax?

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NEW YORK, NY – Some early morning Twitter-verse had us scrambling to find out more re the reported move of USA Rugby Head Coach John Mitchell to Oyonnax in the French PRO D2 set-up. USA Eagles Coach Linked to French Club https://t.co/wriojUy3Fr #rugbyunited pic.twitter.com/xC90AQB7Lq — Americas Rugby News (@americasrugby) February 6, 2017 After first seeing […]

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