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Dylan Hartley Had The Perfect Response To Criticising Supporter

Dylan Hartley gets criticised a lot and some of that is understandable. Throughout his career he has been involved in incidents which have no place on the rugby pitch and the English man has received a considerable amount of suspensions as a result.  Regardless of this, Eddie Jones sees him as the man to lead the England national side who …

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Here Are The Lions Player Ratings Which YOU Voted For

Well, after all the excitement over the past number of weeks, the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour is officially over. It certainly lived up to expectations and even surpassed them somewhat with the Lions drawing the series which many didn’t believe was possible at the beginning of the tour.  After the dramatic 15-15 draw at Eden Park, we asked …

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Warren Gatland Enters Press Conference Wearing Red Clown Nose

This is peak Warren Gatland.  Warren Gatland is certainly a happy man right now. Although the Lions failed to win the series, he brought a team together to take on the world champions in their home patch and levelled the series. An achievement which should be lauded. There were so many different narratives throughout this Lions tour, one of which …

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Quade Cooper Gifted A Try To The Brumbies With This Defensive Howler

After this weekend, there is only one round of the regular season in Super Rugby left before the playoffs get underway. It’s been an unforgettable season for the Australian Super Rugby teams with the Brumbies the sole Australian representative in the knockout stages of the competition.  Nevertheless, they still have to play their last regular season games even though their …

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Lions S&C Staff Deserve Tremendous Credit For Lions Consistency

It can’t be easy being a fitness or a strength and conditioning coach for the British and Irish Lions. Even before the tour started, months of preparation would have been undertaken with regards to liaising with players’ clubs and countries to gather a huge amount of information.  Injury profiles, training programmes, dietary requirements – all of this and more would …

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Warren Gatland Explains Why He Made No Changes To The Lions Squad

Warren Gatland has named an unchanged matchday 23 for the series decider against the All Blacks at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday.  When we ran our poll during the week, you, the audience, decided you wanted two changes to the team with Jack McGrath and Courtney Lawes coming in for Mako Vunipola and Alun Wyn Jones, respectively. However, Gatland …

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