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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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Jarryd Hayne Gets New Coach

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RWU HQ – Well, that didn’t take long. Dual-sport athlete Jarryd Hayne has a new head coach and it could have worked out better for the former NRL star. The San Fancisco 49ers hired former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly on Thursday. “We are thrilled to announce Chip Kelly as the new head coach […]

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What the Firing of Jim Tomsula Means for Jarryd Hayne

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RWU HQ – Just when things started to seem secure for San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne, his world got turned upside down. Sunday night, shortly after San Francisco’s 19-16 victory over the St. Louis Rams, head coach Jim Tomsula was relieved of his duties by the organization. The move now puts Hayne and […]

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