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Munster Will Be Watching Saturday’s Top 14 Final With Interest

Munster will be keeping an eye on this weekend’s Top 14 final with a view to the seeding of next season’s Champions Cup. The creation of the European Rugby Champions Cup last season, reduced the number of pools from six to five, of four teams. While this reduction was designed to increase competitiveness, it has left messy consequences. Although each of the …

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VIDEO: All Blacks Players Perform Touching Roadside Haka In Honour Of Jerry Collins

The tragic, and untimely passing of All Blacks legend Jerry Collins and his wife has seen tributes pouring in for the former Hurricanes player, including a unique haka performed by the the New Zealand under-20s, who are currently competing at the World Championships. In the most recent of these tributes, to pay respect to the former New Zealand international, Neemia Tialata has posted an …

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Ranking The World’s Top 10 Fullbacks

It’s a slow news day on the rugby front, with no Super Rugby until tomorrow, and no Rugby World Cup for another excruciating 99 days. So, what better way to tear each others’ heads off in Pundit Arena HQ than to argue as to who is the world’s best full-back? Let the debate commence as we dive for cover… _____ …

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Australia RWC Jersey Released and Fans Aren’t Too Happy About It

Asics have released the Wallabies Rugby World Cup jersey and it hasn’t gone down too well among supporters. Days after revealing the Springbok jersey, Asics have gone and unveiled the Australian kit. However, it hasn’t been greeted in the same fashion at all… “Yeah it’s a little bit 90s pyjamas odi cricket and a little bit tennis t shirt. Nothing particularly …

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Top 10 Earners in World Rugby

According to current yearly earnings and contracts, the list of the most minted players in the sport read as follows. The list itself sees two of the top ten players earning over $1 million, with the lowest amount being earned overall standing at “just” $584,722. A staggering nine of the ten men play in French rugby’s Top 14 competition, with only two in the list …

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Video: France Scrum Destroyed By Japan, 72kg Lighter

France made light work of Japan in Saturday’s u20 World Cup encounter, winning 47-7. But credit must go to the Japan pack, who dominated their French counterparts at scrum-time. It is a myth that bigger forwards pre-meditate a bigger scrum. Despite the fact that the Japanese weighed 9kg lighter per man on average, they completely dominated the set-piece. The French …

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GIF: Hurricanes Winger Milner-Skudder’s Slick Sidestepping vs Highlanders

Hurricanes have now confirmed top spot in their Super Rugby conference, no thanks to a fabulous piece of skill from winger Nehe Milner-Skudder against the Highlanders. In a 56-20 victory it was the 24-year-old’s glorious trickery which handed Blade Thomson the opening try of the game. After skipping inside his opponent, he perfectly timed his offload to Thomson, who wasn’t going …

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Rugby Player Breaks Nose, Gets Up… And Goes BEAST Mode

Well, there are a few soccer stars that could learn a thing or two from Georgia Page. (We’re looking at you Nani!) The women’s rugby player went viral yesterday after her outstanding exhibition of bravery whilst playing for Lindenwood University against Notre Dame. Playing in a sevens rugby game, Page broke her nose and looked to be in pretty severe …

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