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OUTRAGE! Rugby Rain Man Blasts British & Irish Lions 2017 Tour Squad Selection

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NEW YORK, NY – It hasn’t been enough time since the 2017 iteration of the British and Irish Lions Squad was announced, for agitated on-lookers such as myself to be free of some level of anger/discontent. The anger stems from looking at the squad and seeing a roster that fails to live up to the […]

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Everest Awaits For Britain and Ireland’s Finest: Michael Halsey on British and Irish Lions

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NEW YORK, NY – “This, is your Everest, boys!” So said legendary British and Irish Lions‘ forward coach Jim Telfer’s immortal words (clip below) prior to the first test of the 1997 South Africa tour remain powerful enough to send a shiver down the spine of any rugby fan.  They serve as a reminder of […]

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Rugby Rain Man on Vancouver 7s: Cardiac Eagles, Emphatic England

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VANCOUVER, CANADA – The sixth leg of the 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC Men’s Sevens Series is now complete. It was a hotly-contested leg, to be sure. The @Eagles7s had their best Day 1 ever and a impressive – but disappointing – Day 2. Meanwhile, England were able to stop South Africa and deny them a […]

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Vancouver 7s Men’s Predictions by Rugby Rain Man Junoir Blaber

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VANCOUVER, CANADA – The 2016-17 World Rugby Men’s Sevens Series keeps trucking along as it now reaches its sixth leg in Canada. The #Canada7s in Vancouver is in its second year on the HSBC Sevens Series circuit and like last season the fans are queuing up for a fantastic event. With only four legs left […]

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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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Rugby Rain Man on Vegas 7s: Electric Eagles, Unstoppable @BlitzBokke

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LAS VEGAS, NV – The fifth leg of the 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC Men’s Sevens Series was arguably the most enjoyable round yet. The @Eagles7s were an extra joy to watch, with a second consecutive impressive performance… at home this time. Meanwhile, South Africa’s @BlitzBokke remained unstoppable, as they made their fifth straight final and […]

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