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NFL Players That Could Have Played Rugby

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NEW YORK, NY  – The similarities between the sports of American football and rugby are well-documented and have been discussed for a long time. Both sports attract some of the strongest and most athletic individuals in the world. Formations on the field and the individual positions also share a lot of similarities. This all leads […]

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Rugby TV and Podcast: MLR Extravaganza: Glendale’s Germishuys, NOLA’s Gale, RUNY Fight Naked Cowboy

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NEW YORK, NY – With the historic 2nd season of Major League Rugby upon us, we felt compelled to damn the torpedoes (future MLR team?) and go whole hog with #MLR coverage in Week 79 of our Fantasy Sports Network show. Thus, we give you an MLR Extravaganza, starting up out west in Rugby Town […]

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Players From Other Sports That Could Play Rugby: Ronaldo, Bolt, Gronkowski, McGregor?

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NEW YORK, NY – There are precious few rugby players who have made a successful transition to another sport. Quade Cooper’s move into the boxing ring is looking like a farce, especially during that mismatch against a seriously out of shape Jack McInnes. Sonny Bill Williams, on the other hand, looks the part in the […]

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New England Patriots Nate Ebner Vying For USA Rugby Olympic Team

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For Immediate Release Submitted by USA Rugby March 15, 2016 BOULDER, Colo. – Fresh off of signing a new two-year contract extension with the New England Patriots, special teams standout Nate Ebner has also declared his intentions to play in the 2016 Summer Olympics as a member of USA Rugby. The Patriots, of the National […]

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New Coach Changes Nothing For Jarryd Hayne

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RWU HQ – Nothing has changed for San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne and his future in the National Football League.  The dual-sport athlete still has with 49ers even though there’s a new head coach in town. “I don’t have a crystall ball, but what I do know is that he is very conscientious and this […]

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With NFL Concussions at High, League Needs Rugby Tackling Technique

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RWU HQ – After a steady decline in each of the last three years, NFL Concussions have reached a four-year high in the NFL. This season saw 271 concussions take place, compared to 206 in 2004. Something needs to change. More teams need to start teaching rugby-style tackling. And not just at the professional level. […]

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