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Top 14 Review: Toulon and Clermont rip up the Nice Allianz Riviera pitch

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CASTRES, FRANCE – The final weekend of the Top 14 season before the European break was one that went – mostly – as expected. But two results defied expectation… and, in one case, explanation. No surprises at Parc des Sports Aguilera. Bottom-of-the-table Biarritz played like a side that has forgotten what winning is like as […]

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Top 14 Review: No Toulon bloodbath, but there’s big trouble in Biarritz

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CASTRES, FRANCE – The midweek second third of the bonkers nine-day trilogy of matches for all sides in the French Top 14 produced an astonishing 41 tries and some monster scores. There was no repeat of that tryfest in the final instalment on Sunday, as exhausted players heaved their battered bodies around glutinous, rain-sodden pitches […]

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6 Nations Picks & Previews: Expert Panel Show Way To Fortune

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The Penultimate Weekend of the 6N and the panel stands divided with only one match bringing all round consensus. Indecision is rife at RugbyWrapUp and all you gamblers out there should be wary of a hasty decision.  Just to review, the Panel is comprised of West Ghana’s Rugby Rain Man Junoir Blaber, Ireland’s quick-witted fly-half […]

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Weekend Rugby Wrap-Up: England Sweep, O’Driscoll Young Again, Rome Erupts, Sublime Wellington 7s

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NEW YORK, NY –  Yeah, the Super Bowl was Sunday but rugby had one hell of a weekend. We had the 6 Nations, 6 Nations B, Women’s 6 Nations, Wellington 7s and USA Women’s Houston 7s! But we’ve broken our Weekend Rugby Wrap-Up into two parts: the ladies deserve equal time, click this to read […]

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French Top 14 Rugby Preview

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PARIS, FRANCE – Welcome to Gay Paris! I am told that Toulouse, in Southwestern France, is the heart of French Rugby – not The City Of Lights.  But this is one of the world’s most fun cities and I just love how the French so effortlessly pronounce my  name – Junoir. But enough about me… […]

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Global Experts Analyze Six Nations & Fight To Avoid Wooden Spoon

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“It’s St. Patrick’s Day in London and the Irish will be pounding the streets like Godzilla in Tokyo.” CARDIFF, WALES – Our quartet of West Ghana’s Rugby wunderkind Junoir Blaber, Ireland’s quick-witted fly-half (that’s redundant) Kevin Fegan, new-comer and French #8 Pyk O’Kallapfer and contrived Kiwi Johnathan Wicklow Barberie pick the the big matches for […]

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