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Halsey On Rugby: Latest on Lions, Eddie Jones Controversy, European Semifinals

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NEW YORK, NY  – A busy week in the European rugby world; Warren Gatland picked only two Scots in his Lions squad, Eddie Jones picked 15 uncapped players in his England squad to tour Argentina and there was the excitement of semifinals in European competition.  All in all there’s plenty to talk about! Let’s start […]

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Champions Cup Semi Final Previews: No Sleep ’til Edinburgh

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DUBLIN, IRL – I’m not going to sugarcoat it, last year’s European Rugby Champions Cup semifinals were horribly mediocre, about as run-of-the-mill as an IHOP steak or a fancy dinner at Applebee’s. Attendance figures were down and we unfortunately weren’t treated to the fireworks of a typical European semifinal. Hopefully this weekend’s semi finals between […]

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Over to you, Mister Warren Gatland; Lions Squad Selection Preview

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CARDIFF, WALES – Lions fans the world over are waiting with baited breath ahead of next Wednesday’s tour squad announcement. Debating who should be in the squad, starting XV and who should captain the tour has been a favourite pastime of rugby fans in clubhouses and pubs across the globe over the past few months. […]

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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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Champions Cup QF Previews: European Cup Rugby Returns

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DUBLIN, IRL – Just two weeks after the end of the 2017 Six Nations, European championship rugby returns this weekend for the European Rugby Champions Cup quarterfinals. It’s safe to say that rugby gods have blessed us with an incredible amount of action over the last several weeks. If Andy Williams were a rugby fan then It’s […]

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Champions Cup Round 6 Review, Expert Panel Results

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DUBLIN, IRL – The European Rugby Champions Cup group stages ended with a bang last weekend as all 20 teams in the tournament fought for eight coveted spots in the quarterfinals. After all was said and done Clermont Auvergne, Munster, Saracens, Leinster, Wasps, Glasgow, Toulouse, and Toulon still stood in Europe’s elite competition, looking ahead […]

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