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Rugby TV & Podcast: Andrew Forrest’s RUGBY REBELLION & Champions/Challenge Cup PREDICTIONS

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NEW YORK, NY – Billionaire Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest is starting a rugby rebellion and taking on the Australian rugby establishment, backing the Western Force and the all-new World Series Rugby and . The new set-up features a series of law changes to speed up the game and make it more exciting for fans. Steve Lewis […]

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Electric Final Round of Aviva Premiership Makes Absorbing Playoff Picture

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NEW YORK, NY – It would be remiss of me to open an article focused on English Premiership rugby without firstly offering thoughts and best wishes to the Youngs family.  Over the weekend, Leicester and England scrum half Ben Youngs very understandably withdrew from the upcoming British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand on learning […]

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Using Rugby Data: Expected Outcomes or Blown Opportunities?

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Philadelphia, PA – Need… More… Data… Are teams using Rugby Data gaining Expected Outcomes or Blown Opportunities? Let’s take a look. On Saturday in Dublin there was a chance late for Bath to put the ball into the corner for a lineout deep in the attacking zone. It was 18-12 to Leinster with 7 minutes left, […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for the Aviva Premiership

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LONDON, ENGLAND – 2014 was a good year for the Premiership, but 2015 promises to be even better. There’s a tight race for the playoff spots and the European Rugby Champions Cup bids, and an unprecedented level of competitive equality. Here at RugbyWrapUp, we take a look at each club’s New Year’s Resolutions, to make sure […]

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Heineken Cup Recap: Six Past Champions in Last Eight

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Amid speculation that French clubs aren’t interested in the Heineken Cup, three Top 14 sides – Toulon, Clermont and Toulouse – line up alongside Irish-based Pro12 outfits Leinster, Munster and Ulster, and Aviva Premiership clubs Leicester and Saracens in the last eight. That list features six former champions, who have between them […]

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Aviva Premiership Talking Points

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Nicholas Hall has Aviva Premiership Talking Points every week. LONDON, ENGLAND  – Lots of action this weekend, both on and off the pitch, so we’ll get to it with the Aviva Premiership Talking Points and look ahead. 1) Welcome news for Americans More welcome news for American rugby fans came late this weekend as London Wasps signed American centre Andrew Suniula to […]

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