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Ok, This Is The Most Ridiculous All Blacks Video Yet

People can’t wait for the Rugby World Cup final tomorrow and it’s causing an absolute frenzy. Boredom, anticipation and some editing skills always leads to Richie McCaw cast as Maximus Decimus Meridius.  His name is Richie McCaw, commander of the Southern Hemisphere, General of the All Blacks, loyal servant to the true emperor, Steve Hansen. Father to a murdered son, boyfriend to …

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World Rugby Have Announced Their Player Of The Year Nominations

Some proper stars here and it’s certainly going to be a competitive field as World Ruby announce the ‘Player of the Year’ nominations.  So much talent. Unsurprisingly there’s a bit of a weighting towards southern hemisphere players. With only two players from the north, can we really say we’re shocked? And shock horror, there’s a few All Blacks and Wallabies in …

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What Walcott & Oxlade-Chamberlain Injury Lay-offs Mean For Arsenal

So, after a bit of a horror show against Sheffield Wednesday that saw both Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott both injured, the prognosis is in. And, well it could be a lot worse.  BREAKING: Arsenal's Theo Walcott & Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain out for at least three weeks #SSNHQ — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) October 29, 2015 Three weeks. At least. …

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Manchester United Super Fan Andy Tate Is Back & He’s Not Happy

He’s back and at his glorious best at that. Manchester United die hard gave his two cents on the League Cup defeat to Middlesbrough. And it ain’t pretty.  Utter carnage. What a line Andy, well done. There’s no holding back from Andy Tate. Unsurprisingly, Wayne Rooney comes in for an awfully scathing attack but it’s Louis van Gaal who gets the brunt …

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Watch: Former All Black Ali Williams Takes On Smash-O-Meter

Whilst making an appearance on BT Sport’s ‘Rugby Tonight’ Ali Williams took on the smash-o-meter.  The former All Blacks lock and Toulon man featured on ‘Rugby Tonight’ along with Jonah Lomu. It’s been a little bit of time since Ali was getting stuck in with tackles like that for the All Blacks, but he seems to still have it. Clocking …

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Watch: Jonah Lomu Relives That 1995 Try Against England

All Blacks legend and all around nice guy Jonah Lomu was on BT Sport’s ‘Rugby Tonight’ and of course, that now infamous 1995 try got a mention.  If you score one of the greatest Rugby World Cup tries ever, you get a free pass to mention it at your discretion. And if you happen to appear on a TV show …

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Watch: All The IRPA Try Of The Year Nominees

It’s awards time. We’re in the business end of things in the World of Rugby and nominations are coming thick and fast. This time, it’s the IRPA ‘Try of the Year’ nominees.  Two nominations for Julian Savea. That gives the All Black a very strong chance of scooping the award. Obviously, his second nomination is much more a solo effort. …

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Watch: A Flock Of Birds Caused Utter Carnage At NRC Semi-Final

In case you missed this gem from the weekend, you cannot escape the birds! The NRC semi final between Brisbane City and Sydney Stars.  Aussie commentators? Check. Uncontrollable animals? Check. This video already has two components that are sure to generate a laugh. Throw in some Rugby and we’re all over this. The manic chirping just does not stop throughout …

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Watch: World Rugby’s Best Tackles From The Rugby World Cup

And just like that it’s nearly over. But we’ve undeniably been treated to some huge hits from the Rugby World Cup. Time for a brief trip down memory lane.  With just one final weekend to saviour, it’s time to get nostalgic. And what better way to enjoy nostalgia than by watching absolutely huge men tackle each other to the ground. Ok, …

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World Rugby Announce 3 Breakthrough Player Of The Year Nominees

Surely there can only be one winner here. World Rugby has announced the nominees for breakthrough player of the year. And we’re impressed.  We’re feeling pretty confident we’ve picked the winner of World Rugby’s ‘Breakthrough Player of the Year’. It surely has to be Nehe Milner-Skudder. The tricky All Black set Super Rugby on fire this season with the Hurricanes. …

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Hey, Let’s All Laugh At This Arrogant Chelsea Fan From Last Year

Please can somebody, anybody find this Chelsea fan today, we’d love a chat. A perfect example of why you should never get too big for your boots.  Oh how the mighty fall. Last year there were murmurings that Chelsea may never lose again. A year later, will Mourinho even survive the week? Football is a fickle business and sometimes, it’s …

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Watch: Rio Ferdinand On Proving Sir Alex Ferguson Wrong

Speaking on BT Sport last night, Rio Ferdinand discusses what it was like to be publicly criticised by Alex Feguson. And of course, Ian Wright can’t resist a pop.  Rio Ferdinand’s pace went and it went pretty sharply too. In the aftermath of this new world for Rio, he’d probably have wanted a bit of support from his manager. He …

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