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Predicted All Blacks 23 For The Lions Series In 2017

With plenty of talk surrounding the British and Irish Lions squad for 2017, Simon van Ryn will have a crack at naming the possible All Blacks 23 to defend their shores. _____ Notable Inclusions Reggie Goodes: Two years is a long time in Rugby and this writer believes Reggie Goodes will make a huge statement in N.Z. rugby over the …

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Super Rugby Is Heading To Fiji

SANZAR has today announced that Super Rugby is on its way to the Pacific Islands in 2016 with Fiji set to host the Round 15 clash between the Chiefs and Crusaders. Fiji will be the eighth nation to host a Super Rugby fixture and the second neutral venue after the Crusaders hosted the Sharks at Twickenham in 2011. SANZAR Interim …

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Video: Which Rugby League Converts Are Set To Shine In Super Rugby?

Sam Burgess, Sonny Bill Williams, Jason Robertson and many others have made the difficult transition from rugby league to rugby union. Some have been more successful than others and the debate will always linger on as regards which code is the toughest; however that’s a debate for another day. The New Zealand Super Rugby sides have been named and they …

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ICYMI: Malakai Fekitoa Crushes Andrew Horrell Like A Tin Can

The Highlanders easily fought off the Chiefs to march in to the Semi-Finals of Super Rugby. A great attacking game by the Highlanders, but they weren’t so bad without the ball too.  Malakai Fekitoa read that play like a book. And then he took the book and rolled over it with a bulldozer. Absolutely huge hit from the quarter-final fixture …

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VINE: SBW Warned Following Huge Hit On Fellow All Blacks Player Smith

They may be All Blacks team-mates but when it comes to Super Rugby, Sonny Bill Williams certainly wasn’t holding back against his New Zealand counterpart Conrad Smith last Saturday.  With Chiefs facing Hurricanes on Saturday in round 18, Williams absolutely smashed his team-mate on the 40-minute mark. The commissioner for foul play incidents offers warnings for incidents which are very …

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Speed Tracker Shows Waisake Naholo Break & Try Was Wicked Fast

It’s a tad gimmicky, but that speedometer is pretty bloody cool too though isn’t it?  The Highlanders came out the victors in a comprehensive 36-9 win over the Chiefs with Waisake Naholo scoring the second Try after a great breakaway. If this stats are accurate, Naholo is racking up some serious speed on the break.   What makes it all the …

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World Rugby’s Best XV 2014

With the year coming to an end and 2015 on the horizon, Jonathan Fitzpatrick takes a look back at who he believes makes-up world rugby’s best XV of 2014.  1. Marcus Ayerza (Leicester Tigers, Argentina) Argentina’s issues in the world of rugby union are well documented, but it was a good year for the Pumas who scored their first ever win in …

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Rugby: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not?

Matt Cassidy is here to discuss this week’s ‘Who’s Hot & Who’s Not’, following successful weekends in the Super Rugby for Crusaders and Waratahs. Who’s Hot Crusaders The most successful team in Super Rugby history is one game away from adding to its collection of seven titles. The Crusaders crushed their South African opponents, the Sharks, crossing the whitewash five …

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Super Rugby – Round 19 and Finals Preview

As the newly-named Guinness PRO12 announced its fixture list for the upcoming season, down in the Southern Hemisphere, their regular season is reaching its climax ahead of the eagerly anticipated Finals of Super Rugby. With one round left in the regular season there is still much to play for as finals spots and positions are still up for grabs. Owing …

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Super Rugby XV: The Emerging Forwards

In the first of a two-part special looking at the emerging players from this year’s Super Rugby season, Michael McCarthy takes us through the forwards that have been catching the eye. The final round of Super Rugby fixtures takes place this weekend and the Rugby Championship is almost upon us. Now’s a good time to look back over the season and, …

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Rugby: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not?

Matt Cassidy is back with the ever popular, Who’s Hot and Who’s Not, from this week’s rugby action. Who’s Hot South Africa Heyneke Meyer’s men followed up their series win over Wales with the destruction of Scotland in Port Elizabeth. The Springboks were in no mood for the tight finish of last week and they set about their business in …

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Rugby: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not

Who’s Hot Toulon The Toulonnais sealed an historic domestic/European double in the Stade de France on Saturday night as they defeated Castres 18-10. Jonny Wilkinson kicked fifteen points in his last ever rugby game. The Bouclier de Brennus trophy will be heading back to the Stade Felix Mayol for the first time since 1992. Toulon is only the fourth club …

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