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Pundit Arena Daily Rugby Trivia Challenge – Day 50

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Welcome to day 50 of Pundit Arena’s daily rugby trivia challenge.  We give you 20 questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. Anything over 15 is a great score in today's rugby trivia challenge! 💪 Let us know how you do. 👇https://t.co/0P792bbHN0 — Pundit Arena (@PunditArena) June …

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Warren Gatland On His Shock Sacking As Ireland Head Coach

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There is no disputing that Warren Gatland is one of the best rugby coaches in the world at the moment. The New Zealand native led Wales to four Six Nations titles, including three Grand Slams, and to two Rugby World Cup semi-final appearances during his 12-year stint in the country. It’s that record that has seen him chosen to coach …

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Poll: Vote For Your 2021 British & Irish Lions Tour Captain

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Former British and Irish Lions captain Martin Johnson caused a stir earlier this week when he suggested that Alun Wyn Jones is still a major candidate to lead the side during their tour of South Africa next year. Warren Gatland will coach the Lions for a third series in a row following their victorious tour of Australia in 2013 before …

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Paul O’Connell Selects His Captain For The 2021 Lions Tour

Former British and Irish Lions captain Paul O’Connell believes that Owen Farrell is the right man to skipper the team for their 2021 tour to South Africa. O’Connell, who led the Lions during their last series against the Springboks in 2009, believes that the England captain has the right “abrasive attitude” for the job. Sam Warburton captained the side during …

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Eddie Jones: Lions Head Coach Is An “Ambassador Job”

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Eddie Jones has dismissed the role of head coach of the British & Irish Lions as an “ambassador job” in a subtle dig at Warren Gatland. Speaking to the Brisbane Courier Mail, the England head coach also refused to rule out the possibility of succeeding Michael Cheika as the Australian boss. Current Wales head coach, Warren Gatland, has guided the …

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Steve Hansen: England Clash Bigger Than Lions Series

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has insisted the All Blacks’ clash with England this weekend is even bigger than last year’s series against the British and Irish Lions. Saturday’s match will be the first time world champions New Zealand have met England since a 24-21 All Blacks win at Twickenham in 2014 and the long-anticipated fixture has been given added …

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Watch: Adam Jones Nails Lions Quiz On Celebrity Mastermind

Harlequins prop Adam Jones has won rave reviews around the Premiership for his professionalism and versatility, but the former Wales and Lions prop is now displaying his all-round skillset in the famed black chair on Mastermind. Appearing on the BBC’s Celebrity Mastermind, Jones blitzed through his 90 second specialist round on Lions Rugby history answering all 12 questions correctly. Jones …

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England’s 15 Most Likely Lions

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 25: Maro Itoje of England scrummages during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and England at Allianz Stadium on June 25, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England are arguably now the best they’ve been since the 2007 Rugby World Cup. After their disappearance at the World Cup last year, the forwards are again terrorising their opposite numbers while Eddie Jones also has pace and creativity amongst his back line. Elsewhere, the Ford-Farrell axis creates the space for the lightning-quick Anthony Watson and Jonathan Joseph. With the Lions …

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Munster Talisman Remains Positive Despite Facing Into Injury Lay-Off

Munster and Ireland have been dealt a significant injury blow with news that full back Simon Zebo has been ruled out of action for at least five weeks. The lay off is a result of sustaining a fractured rib in Munster’s opening PRO12 fixture away to the Scarlets last weekend. Thankfully for Munster fans, the Reds went onto win the game regardless with …

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