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Matt McCarthy comes to RugbyWrapUp.com from their partner in the USA, MeetTheMatts.com. RWU and MTM feature a stable of diverse contributors, with coverage that is both serious and with a wink. Find him on twitter: @Matt_McCarthy00

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Wayne Barnes Leads Officials Into Pivotal Gallagher Premiership Round 19 Friday Night

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NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND – Gallagher Premiership Rugby is getting towards the business end of the season and the referees are once again ready to oversee some exciting fixtures. Wayne Barnes has been given the Friday night shift for Round 19 and he will oversee Leicester Tigers’ tantalising trip to Newcastle Falcons. Both sides will be desperate […]

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Sale Sharks Statement re Prop Jake Pope Suspension

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CARRINGTON, ENGLAND – The following statement is from the Sale Sharks re the outcome of an RFU disciplinary hearing held on the 11th February 2019 involving prop Jake Pope. “Jake has received a six month ban from the RFU following a second violation of their Illicit Drugs Policy. “As soon as Sale Sharks were made […]

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Rugby TV & Podcast: Major League Rugby: Ben Foden, Dylan Fawsitt of RUNY, McCarthy & Lewis

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NEW YORK, NY – With Rugby United NY having but one loss in 7 outings (to the Seattle Seawolves), contributions have come from the entire roster. But two players are front and center: hooker and team try-leader Dylan “The Butcher” Fawsitt and fullback Ben Foden, the England and Gallagher Premiership star. Steve Lewis and Matt […]

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Rugby TV and Podcast: Major League Rugby Previews, Predictions, Old Glory & Scotland, Freejacks vs Ireland

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NEW YORK, NY – With another scintillating weekend of Major League Rugby in the books and another looming, Steve Lewis and Matt McCarthy cover all things #MLR – on and off the pitch. This Week 87 installment of our Fantasy Sports Network show includes: –Old Glory & the Scottish Rugby Union –New England Freejacks taking […]

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Rugby TV and Podcast: More Major League Rugby History, Mike Petri, Happy Owner plus Wales Win

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BROOKLYN, NY – A relaxed and smiling Mike Petri is rare enough on a rugby pitch (#9s worry about things), but Wales winning the Grand Slam, too?! History was made on both sides of the pond! And while we were technically off from our Fantasy Sports Nework show this week, we couldn’t help ourselves. The […]

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World Rugby Increases Women’s HSBC World Rugby 7s Series to 8 Stops

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Release Issued on behalf of World Rugby DUBLIN, IRELAND – World Rugby announced a new look men’s and women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series which include at least six combined men’s and women’s events, as the women’s series increases to eight rounds for the first time in its history over the next four-year cycle. Women’s […]

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