Tag: Tom Youngs

Electric Final Round of Aviva Premiership Makes Absorbing Playoff Picture

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NEW YORK, NY – It would be remiss of me to open an article focused on English Premiership rugby without firstly offering thoughts and best wishes to the Youngs family.  Over the weekend, Leicester and England scrum half Ben Youngs very understandably withdrew from the upcoming British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand on learning […]

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Rugby Wrap Up Radio: USA Rugby Players in Aviva Premiership, England Flyhalf Glut


Click the play button below to start the segment. You can also download and listen to it at your leisure. NEW YORK, NY – With more and more professional opportunities presenting themselves for USA Rugby players, specifically in Europe’s pro leagues, Matt McCarthy and Nick Hall discuss the American players thriving overseas with professional contracts […]

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Northampton Saints CEO Allan Robson re Dylan Hartley, Relegation, Red Cards & RFU Issues


PHILADELPHIA, PA – Our globe-trotting rugby savant, Johnathan Wicklow Barberie (holding red card), was able to catch up with the charming and refreshingly frank, Allan Robson, CEO of Aviva Premiership finalists, the Northampton Saints. In a fast-moving exchange, the two talk about the controversial red card Saints captain Dylan Hartley received in the final for […]

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Dan Carter Sabbatical a Good Example?


CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND – It’s difficult to think of a sport that is more physically demanding than rugby. Though American football purists will certainly make long, loud claims about the toughness of their players (recent concussion woes aside), they usually fail to recognize a key component of rugby’s arduous nature: the year-round schedule. International stars […]

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