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Guinness Pro14 Inaugural Season Preview

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DUBLIN (VIA SAN DIEGO) — South Africa, the final frontier. These are the voyages… Tomorrow the Guinness Pro14 makes its competitive debut in the world of dual-hemispheric rugby competitions. The inaugural match between Ulster and the Toyota Cheetahs in Belfast marks the start of a high stakes game for the Pro14 as it flies south […]

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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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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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Carlin Isles Update: Glasgow Warriors or Detroit Lions?

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DETROIT, MI – The fastest man in rugby, Carlin Isles, has left the gridiron after three months to pursue a career in rugby. Isles joined the Detroit Lions’ practice squad in December; as a wide receiver/running back. Isles was an attractive player for many NFL teams who had scheduled workouts with the USA Eagles before he […]

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Heineken Cup Preview – Part One

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CASTRES, FRANCE – It may be the beginning of the end for rugby’s European Cup, but there’s a competition about to kick off. Here’s the first of a two-part, pool-by-pool, Heineken Cup Preview guide to the 19th – and what may or may not turn out to be the last – Heineken Cup as we know […]

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