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Rugby TV and Podcast: Super Rugby Preview, Super Heroes Play Rugby

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Marvel Super Heroes playing rugby?! CAPETOWN, S.A. – Live from South Africa, Barry Herbert joins Steve Lewis & Matt McCarthy in NYC for this Week 81 Super Rugby installment of our Fantasy Sports Network show.. The trio discusses: –Capetown Invasion –Crusaders Repeating –Ma’a Nonu –Quade Cooper –Lions Roaring –Chiefs on warpath? -Transfer news -Hang-gliding & […]

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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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Wellington 7s Preview

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PHILALPHIA, PA – The big happening in Wellington, NZ this weekend has to be the Costume Catwalk competition and the rugby tournament that surrounds it. With $15,000 to be given to the winners, there should be some top-notch costumes. Beyond the costumes, the big headline heading into the third tournament of the series is Sonny Bill […]

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Pool Play Reflections

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Referees who stop a player from taking a penalty quickly are like my dog refusing to pass a bush without peeing on it.  “Everyone needs to know I am here!” One of the things that I have learned during the 40 pool matches of the 2015 Rugby World Cup is that the referee’s […]

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Rugby World Cup Weekend Recap: Pools A and B

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Rugby World Cup hosts England headed to Twickenham on Saturday full of quiet confidence. They left devastated after Wales collectively channelled Die Hard hero John McClane and refused to be beaten. The pressure is now on Stuart Lancaster’s men in white, who find themselves third in Pool A, with a must-win match […]

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Rugby World Cup 2015: Australia’s Halves Pairing Still to be Decided, says Asst Coach Stephen Larkham

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When Assistant Coach Stephen Larkham was one of the top-rated backs for the Wallabies, he regularly affirmed that the best way for a team to enjoy an excellent inside back selection was to choose the best players and stick to the combination. But last week, Larkham, who was a five-eighth in the Wallabies team that […]

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