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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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Everest Awaits For Britain and Ireland’s Finest: Michael Halsey on British and Irish Lions

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NEW YORK, NY – “This, is your Everest, boys!” So said legendary British and Irish Lions‘ forward coach Jim Telfer’s immortal words (clip below) prior to the first test of the 1997 South Africa tour remain powerful enough to send a shiver down the spine of any rugby fan.  They serve as a reminder of […]

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Super Rugby Format, USA Selects, Mandela Plate, AP, T14, Pro 12

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NEW YORK, NY – The weekend is done. It was very quiet on the news front but not so much on the fixture side of things. This edition of Global Rugby Recap has information re: Super Rugby Format, USA Selects, Mandela Plate, AP, T14, Pro 12 and more… so without delay, here you go. Super Rugby: Crusaders chief […]

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Gatland, Tietjens, Lancaster, Watson, Rugby Championship

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NEW YORK, NY – Dominating the news this week were stories about some of the biggest coaches in the game. As a result, our Weekend Preview is overflowing with news re: Warren Gatland, Gordon Tietjens, Stuart Lancaster, Cheeky Watson, The Rugby Championship and more… so without delay, here you go. British & Irish Lions: Warren Gatland […]

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Wales v France 6 Nations Preview

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WESTWOOD, CA – We are under three hours away from the first Friday fixture of the 2016 RBS 6 Nations and the tension couldn’t be any higher as Wales in France set out to claim first spot at the top of the table. Just one point separates the two squads as they enter Round 3, […]

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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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