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Champions Cup Quarterfinals Set Up Great Semis

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DUBLIN, IRL – And then there were four… A full weekend of European Rugby Champions Cup quarterfinal action unfolded last weekend across Europe showcasing the continent’s best clubs in four hard-fought matchups. Two days jampacked with top class rugby made for a spectacular weekend. In the fray of the action we witnessed spectacular tries, big […]

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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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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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Six Nations Round 1 Preview and Predictions

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DUBLIN, IRE – The 2017 Six Nations is finally here to the dismay of cardiologists across the world. The Championship has produced some incredible action in its long history, and we can only hope we get some more of that heart-stopping play. Get ready for Saturday’s and Sunday’action with all three match previews and check out […]

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Cruden, Festuccia, Muldoon, Mbongemi, Champions and Challenge Cup

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NEW YORK, NY – Okay, it’s been busy three/four days, so we need to catch you up on what you have missed in the rugby world. Here’s what/who stood out: Aaron Cruden, Carlo Festuccia, John Muldoon, Bongi Mbongemi, Champions and Challenge Cup. News & Transactions: Top14: All Blacks fly-half Aaron Cruden has signed a three-year […]

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