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Ruan Pienaar: It Would Have Been Nice To Finish My Career At Ulster

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Both Ruan Pienaar and the whole of Ulster Rugby were left devastated when the influential scrum-half was denied the chance to see out his career in Belfast. After joining the northern province in 2010, Pienaar’s family settled into life well as the South African became an integral part of the team as well as a fans favourite. However, despite longing …

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Franco Smith To Take Over As Italy Head Coach After World Cup

Franco Smith

The Cheetahs have confirmed this afternoon that Franco Smith will take over as head coach of Italy after the 2019 World Cup.  Smith is currently the head coach of the Cheetahs and the club confirmed today that the 46-year-old will take up his new position on 1st January 2020. Smith will continue his current role throughout the upcoming Currie Cup …

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Leinster Name Team For Friday Night Clash With The Cheetahs

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has named his matchday 23 for their Guinness PRO14 clash with the Cheetahs on Friday night at the RDS (KO 19:35).  The eastern province are leading the way at the top of Conference B and they will be expected to record another win at home even with a much-changed side. The back three is made …

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Former Connacht Hooker Reynecke Out Of Intensive Care Following Stroke

Former Connacht player, Ethienne Reynecke has left the intensive care unit but remains heavily sedated after suffering a stroke last week. The 36-year-old was left in a critical condition after developing a blood clot on the brain with doctors unable to operate due to the swelling. Media outlet, Sport24 are reporting that the SuperSport commentator has been moved to a neurology …

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Cheetahs Shock Us All With Incredible Victory Over Leinster

Leinster’s expedition to South Africa hasn’t been without its problems. First, Jamison Gibson-Park and Isa Nacewa were denied entry to the country due to visa issues and then Cian Healy was asked to leave the team’s plane when the squad departing for Cape Town during the week.  Cheetahs 38 – 19 Leinster On the field at least, the eastern province …

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Leinster Duo Sent Home From South Africa

Leinster Rugby Squad Training, Rosemount, UCD, Dublin 28/8/2017 Isa Nacewa

Leinster have confirmed that the two players previously refused visas for entry to South Africa have been sent home. The Irish province confirmed earlier reports that Jamison Gibson-Park and Isa Nacewa encountered problems upon arrival in Johannesburg ahead of this weekend’s Pro14 clash against Southern Kings and Cheetahs, and while they were in discussions at the time to have the matter …

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Watch: Munster’s John Ryan Nails A Perfect Bicycle Kick In Training

Munster John Ryan

Munster are in the middle of preparation for this weekend’s Pro14 clash with South African side Cheetahs, but John Ryan was showing off skills of a very different kind on Monday. The 29-year-old prop wasn’t involved in last Friday’s convincing 34-3 victory over Italian side Benetton Treviso at Musgrave Park, but showed Rassie Erasmus just how ready he is for this …

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Two More South African Sides Want To Join European Rugby

Pictured today at the Guinness PRO14 South African Launch are Torsten van Jaarsveld (Toyota Cheetahs) and Lubabalo 'Giant' Mtyanda (Southern Kings) Mandatory Credi

The expanded Pro14 league has not even begun yet, and already two more South African sides might be looking to join the party. The Times are reporting that the Lions from Johannesburg and the Sharks from Durban, two sides currently competing in Super Rugby, have written to the South African Rugby Union to ascertain whether or not they would be …

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