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Rugby World Cup Recap: Wales v Fiji and France v Canada

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Sometimes, even Dylan Thomas can’t cut it, and describing the extent of Wales’s struggles to put down a spirited Fiji in the Rugby World Cup Pool C clash requires help from a poet of another Celtic nation. Fortunately, Robbie Burns is always on hand to give the bard of the valleys a […]

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Rugby World Cup: News in Brief – Thursday, October 1

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Got Four Minutes? Rugby World Cup organisers have released this video of the first 100 tries scored at this year’s Rugby World Cup   Wales injury crisis? What Wales injury crisis? Wales coach Warren Gatland has insisted he is confident that his squad’s injury woes will not affect chances of beating Fiji in Thursday’s crucial […]

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Rugby World Cup: News in Brief – Tuesday, September 22

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CASTRES, FRANCE – The short Rugby World Cup hiatus between group matches does not mean that nothing is happening. Here’s a rundown of the latest news from the tournament. Take the three! Japan coach Eddie Jones has admitted he was screaming: “Take the three! Take the three!” when his side, 32-29 down at the time, […]

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Top 14 Recap: Now Things Are Getting Interesting

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Whoever argued that promotion and relegation are bad for rugby can not have been paying attention to the Top 14 recently. With three rounds left in the regular season, four points – a straightforward victory – is the difference between relegation to the ProD2 and a two-leg play-off against an English Premiership […]

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Top 14 Review: Toulon and Clermont run riot on a night of tries

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Any highlights package of the fourth round of France’s Top 14 this season will look more like a countdown of the contenders for try of the season than a review of just one night of matches. It was a night that featured 41 tries. Toulon ran in nine, Clermont seven, Castres six, […]

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