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Four Irish Players Included In USA Rugby World Cup Squad

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USA head coach Gary Gold has named his final 31-man squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.  The former Worcester Warriors boss has overseen a positive preseason for the Eagles. They performed well in the Pacific Nations Cup which included wins over Canada and Samoa before falling to eventual competition winners Japan on a final scoreline of 34-20. …

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A European Based Tier Two XV To Rattle The Northern Hemisphere

South Africa v Japan - Group B: Rugby World Cup 2015

Many of the tier two nations have started to close the gap on their established rivals. Although the 2015 World Cup has not proved to be the watershed moment many envisaged for tier two nations, the likes of Georgia are continuing to put forward their case for international advancement. While they are unlikely to gain entry into the Six Nations any …

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Sale Sharks Sign American Fly Half To Replace Danny Cipriani

USA v Japan - Group B: Rugby World Cup 2015

Sale Sharks have moved to replace Danny Cipriani. Sale Harks have moved to replace Danny Cipriani, after confirming the capture of American international fly half, AJ MacGinty, from Connacht this morning. Although MacGinty is Irish born, he qualified to play for the US Eagles through the IRB’s residency rules after moving to the US in 2011. It was while MacGinty was playing with …

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Watch: Monstrous Isa Nacewa Hit Flattens AJ MacGinty

DUBLIN, IRELAND - APRIL 07: Isa Nacewa of Leinster breaks with the ball during the Heineken Cup quarter final match between Leinster and Cardiff Blues at the Aviva Stadium on April 7, 2012 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Isa Nacewa may not have the same speed or agility that he had a few years ago but the Aucklander can still flatten the best ball carriers in the right tackle. Nacewa, 33, had a relatively quiet first-half in Saturday’s Pro 12 encounter between Connacht and Leinster, that is until USA fly-half AJ MacGinty decided to venture down Leinster’s left …

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USA Eagles Star AJ MacGinty Signs For Connacht

Dubliner AJ MacGinty, who played for the USA during the Rugby World Cup, has signed for Connacht for 2015/2016 the province have announced. The Dublin-born fly-half moved across the Atlantic in 2012, and has since worked his way onto the national squad, gaining eligibility last year. MacGinty scored 25 points in a winless four games for the American side as …

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Video: Chris Wyles’ Try Of The Weekend In Rugby World Cup

There are no Rugby World Cup games until Wednesday, and here at Pundit Arena HQ, we are wondering what the hell to do with ourselves. As we impatiently wait until Scotland v Japan on Wednesday afternoon, let’s rejoice in the majesty of USA’s try against Samoa on Sunday. A poor kick from Chris Wyles inadvertently lead to ‘The Eagles’ countering …

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