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Rugby: A Brave New World? One Small Step for New York, One Giant Leap for Rugby

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One small step for New York, one giant leap for Rugby. NEW YORK, NY – Rugby history will be made this Friday at MCU Park in Coney Island, with Major League Rugby’s New York franchise (#RUNY) hosting the Toronto Arrows in New York City’s first professional game, and while there will be a strong Irish […]

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European Rugby Champions Cup Round 2 Preview and Picks

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LIMERICK, IRELAND – If the second round of European action lives up to the first, rugby fans are in for a treat this weekend. With more marquee matches headed our way, the new European Champions Cup is set to deliver another action-packed round, highlighted by Friday’s clash between Munster and Saracens. If you haven’t done […]

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European Champions Cup Picks: How Our Expert Six Pack Panel Fared

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The Six Pack is comprised of RWU staff members. West Ghana’s Rugby Rain Man Junoir Blaber, England’s Knight of the Realm Jamie Loyd, East Midlands’ Machiavellian Rugger Nick Hall, the infamous Ireland National, Declan Yeats, Englishman with Irish roots yet Castres-residing, James Harrington and contrived Kiwi Co-Host Johnathan Wicklow Barberie. NEW YORK, NY- The inaugural […]

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European Champions Cup Recap: A New Era

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TOULOUSE, FRANCE – European rugby can certainly use a week long breather after an absolutely frenetic first round of action in the newly christened Champions Cup. The intent of reducing the field from twenty-four to twenty teams was to re-balance the competition, and though it is early, the initiative appears to have succeeded triumphantly through […]

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Heineken Cup Quarterfinals Picks Review: How Expert Six Pack Panel Fared

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The Six Pack is comprised of West Ghana’s Rugby Rain Man Junoir Blaber, England’s Jamie Loyd, East Midlands’ Machiavellian Rugger Nick Hall, the infamous Ireland National, Declan Yeats, the Irishman-In-Castres, James Harrington and contrived Kiwi Co-Host, Johnathan Wicklow Barberie. TOULOUSE, FRANCE – The quarterfinal weekend of action has split our Heineken Cup Six Pack “Experts.” Half of them still have a realistic chance of winning it all, while the other half […]

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Weekend Rugby Wrap-Up: 6 Nations, Wales, Super 15, LV= Cup

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NEW YORK, NY – This weekend in rugby was as crazy as the weather in NY. While we had a freak snowstorm to make season-opening games here a bit nippy, titles were being awarded all over Europe in comfy confines like Cardiff’s enclosed Millennium Stadium. But enough about the weather… Let’s power through today’s Weekend […]

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