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Over to you, Mister Warren Gatland; Lions Squad Selection Preview

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CARDIFF, WALES – Lions fans the world over are waiting with baited breath ahead of next Wednesday’s tour squad announcement. Debating who should be in the squad, starting XV and who should captain the tour has been a favourite pastime of rugby fans in clubhouses and pubs across the globe over the past few months. […]

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Six Nations Third Round Review

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DUBLIN, IRL – The third round of the 2017 Six Nations wrapped up on Sunday following a weekend of pure craziness. Scotland’s victory over Wales to start the weekend pushed them up to their highest ever ranking in World Rugby’s classifications, pushing them into the top five. Ireland overcame an early deficit to score a […]

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London 7s Recap: Shocking Scotland, Soaring Eagles, Fiji Repeats

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LONDON, ENGLAND – The 2015/2016 HSBC Sevens World Series ended in brilliant fashion as we saw another first-time leg winner – and unlikeliest of victors – as Scotland were the last standing. That gave us 6 different individual stop winners and 7 in the last 11 legs, going back to last season. Much like every […]

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London 7s: @Eagles7s Preview, Tournament Analysis and Shushing Fans

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LONDON, ENGLAND – The HSBC Sevens World Series has reached its final leg, taking place in the nation where rugby was born, England. The home of English Rugby is Twickenham and this is where the final act in this season long drama unfolds. Off the field, England’s Rugby Football Union have tried to change the […]

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We’ll Miss Jerry Collins. An Englishman’s Tribute

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MONTPELLIER, FRANCE – On Saturday, May 31st, 2008, Jerry Collins retired from New Zealand rugby. Today, we are redistributing the beautifully worded retirement piece that I had in a scrapbook from a NZ paper I was reading during a trip there. I can’t remember which one, so forgive the lack of a proper credit. It applies […]

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The 6 Nations Team of the Tournament

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Please welcome Dominic Tracey of Rugby.net. His website is a statistician’s dream. RWU HEADQUARTERS – Since deciding a player of a match or a team of the tournament can be arbitrary, we decided to make it a much more fair process. The one thing that is not partial to anything put the facts is Science. […]

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