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England Bans Ruggers from Writing for Newspapers During World Cup


RWU HQ – Chalk this up in the column containing All Things Interesting. According to a report by The Telegraph, England is banning their players from writing columns and making diaries during the 2015 World Cup in England. “We feel it is important that the players focus as much as possible on rugby during what will be […]

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Bakkies Botha: The Long Farewell


CASTRES, FRANCE – Toulon and South Africa lock Bakkies Botha has revealed that the 2014/15 next season with the Top 14 and European champions from the south of France will be his last. The 35-year-old has enjoyed a rugby renaissance since leaving the Bulls for a new life on the Mediterranean coast after the 2011 […]

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Defending The Indefensible? The Trouble With Saint-Andre


CASTRES, FRANCE – TOULON head coach and former France boss Bernard Laporte has taken a full-on, everything-behind-it swipe at current French national coach and his predecessor at the all-conquering Top 14 side, Philippe Saint-Andre. Saint-Andre, whose position in charge of Les Bleus is far from secure, stuck his head above the parapet to argue that […]

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