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Charles Piutau Bitter Over Missing Out On All Blacks World Cup Squad

Charles Piutau believes he was snubbed by the All Black management. Although many consider Charles Piutau unlucky to have missed out on New Zealand’s World Cup squad, others argue that Steve Hansen and the New Zealand selectors were correct in leaving behind a player that had already signed for Ulster. Indeed, the manner in which Piutau was left in limbo …

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Watch JJ Hanrahan Provide A Brilliant Assist For Ken Pisi

JJ Hanrahan was given the chance to impress for Northampton tonight. JJ Hanrahan repaid Jim Mallinder for selecting him at out half against the Scarlets tonight, with an impressive assist for Ken Pisi’s first half try. Hanrahan stepped inside Scarlets scrum half Gareth Davies, drew and fixed full back Aled Thomas, before passing inside to Pisi to score. Try time! @KenPisi pounces for @SaintsRugby …

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Watch This Defiant Rendition Of La Marseillaise Being Sung Before The Saracens V Toulouse Game

Saracens and Toulouse fans honored the victims of last nights terrorist attack in Paris. In the aftermath of last night’s terrorist attack in Paris, today’s European fixtures scheduled to take place in France were postponed. However as Toulouse were set to play in London, their game with Saracens was given the all clear. Given the events in France, many would have forgiven …

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England Fans Explode With Joy After Brendon O’Connor’s Performance

Brendon O’Connor was instrumental in Leicester’s win over Stade Francias last night. England fans were almost unable to contain themselves after Brendon O’Connors performance for the Leicester Tigers. The Kiwi born England qualified open side made his debut for the Tigers last night, and immediately gave hope to fans who lamented England’s lack of a ball winning seven at the …

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Matt Toomua Set To Join Premiership Club

Reports suggest that Matt Toomua is to play in England. French sports publication, L’equipe, have this afternoon reported that Matt Toomua is set to join Wasps. Although the centre/fly half had been linked with a number of French sides, Wasps are thought to be willing to make the Australian one of their marquee players, allowing Toomua fall outside the Premiership’s salary …

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Watch Harlequins Score The First Brilliant Try Of The European Season

Harlequins got the European season under way last night. Although many of us are not used to watching rugby on a Thursday night, we could grow accustomed to it after Harlequins scored six tries last night. Despite trailing 9-0 and suffering at the hands of a tough Montpellier scrum, Quins played some brilliant rugby to win the game 41-18. Perhaps the turning point …

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Joe Marler Responds To Stuart Barnes Criticism With Hilarious Tweet

Joe Marler bluntly insulted Stuart Barnes last night. Yesterday Sky Sports published an article in which Stuart Barnes labelled Stuart Lancaster as ‘weak’, questioned his commitment to grass roots rugby and argued that the former England coach has left behind no legacy. Although many would agree with Barnes’ criticism of Lancaster, it was the style in which the commentator delivered …

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Conor O’Shea Linked With Another Vacant International Job

Conor O’Shea is in demand at the moment. Although Conor O’Shea had been touted as a replacement for Stuart Lancaster with England, it would seem that the RFU are zeroing in on Jake White. Nevertheless, the current Harlequins boss is now been linked with the vacant Italian position. The news was reported by Gavin Mortimer, who Tweeted that while O’Shea …

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Premiership Rugby Forces The Lions To Accept Brutal Tour Schedule

The Lions will face an unforgiving tour itinerary due to the position taken by Premiership Rugby. Writing in The Rugby Paper, Nick Cain, has claimed that the Lions 2017 tour to New Zealand has been ‘sabotaged from within’ by Premiership Rugby (PRL). Cain has made the claim after the PRL revealed that they would only release players 48 hours after the Premiership …

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Watch Brian O’Driscoll And George North Illustrate How To Execute A Choke Tackle

Brian O’Driscoll and George North demonstrated how to perform a choke tackle on Monday night. Although Brian O’Driscoll will be remembered by some as a brilliant attacking player, throughout the later years of his career, the former Ireland and Lions Captain effectively became a backrow forward playing in midfield. While O’Driscoll lost a yard of pace as his career entered it’s …

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Mike Brown: “There is no trust with England now, as far as I am concerned”

Mike Brown has criticised the number of England players leaking stories to the press. England and Harlequins full back, Mike Brown, has told The Telegraph that he longer trusts his international team mates. Brown blamed players who have been anonymously leaking stories to the press since England’s World Cup exit for the lack of trust. Referencing the revelations surrounding England Kit Manager, Dave …

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Watch A Made In Chelsea Star Record A Greater Tackle Impact Than George North

Watch the hilarious moment when George North was upstaged by Made In Chelsea’s Jamie Laing. Wales and Lions Star, George North, was embarrassed by Made In Chelsea’s Jamie Laing on BT Sport’s Rugby Tonight. The big winger competed against the reality TV star on the show’s Smash-O-Meter, recoding a paltry 66. This left Laing with the opportunity to record a greater impact than …

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Austin Healy Proposes Drastic Measure To Change English Rugby

Former England utility back Austin Healey has called for the Rugby Football Union to take a punt and invest in England’s rugby future by purchasing a Super Rugby franchise. Healey believes that the Aviva Premiership lacks the ball skills required to keep up with leading rugby nations like New Zealand, so this is a drastic move he is ready to …

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Bath Sign Scottish Backrow To Replace Sam Burgess

Bath have reportedly paid a large transfer fee to immediately replace Sam Burgess. Mark Souster of The Sunday Times has reported that Bath have paid Edinburgh a ‘large transfer fee’ for the services of Scotland international, Dave Denton. Although Denton has joined Bath, Souster Tweeted that he will not feature against Toulon this weekend. Denton joins Bath in Thursday but …

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Should Lorenzo Cittadini Have Been Sent Off For This Incident

Wasps prop Lorenzo Cittadini was sent off for punching Billy Twelvetrees. With Wasps firmly in control of this afternoon’s clash with Gloucester, Italian prop Lorenzo Cittadini was sent off for striking Billy Twelvetrees in the 73rd minute. Not only were Wasps leading 23-3 at the time of the incident, but Gloucester had also been reduced to 14 men after David Halaifonua was sent off …

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Watch The Tackle That Got David Halaifonua Red Carded

David Halaifonua was sent off for a dangerous tackle on Bradley Davies. With Wasps leading Gloucester 16-0, the Cherry and Whites needed a strong second half performance to get them back into the game. However in the 45th minute, Tongan winger David Halaifonua found himself sent off this dangerous tackle on Bradley Davies. Replays showed Halaifonua’s shoulder impacting on Davies head. Although …

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Watch Christian Wade’s Brilliant Try For Wasps Against Gloucester

Christian Wade scored a brilliantly worked try this afternoon. Christian Wade finished off a fantastic Wasps move against Gloucester this afternoon. The lightening fast winger scored after new new signing Charles Piutau made an initial break through the defence. While many were looking forward to watching Piutau, Wade is stealing the headlines with his performance. Some commentators even saw Wade as …

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