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Mike Catt Rules Himself Out Of Italy Coaching Role

Italy BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: Mike Catt, the England skills coach faces the media during the England media session at Pennyhill Park on September 29, 2015 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

With Jacques Brunel leaving the post as Italy head coach at the end of this season, focus has turned to the potential successors. Departing Harlequins head coach Conor O’Shea has been heavily linked with the job, with reports earlier this week suggesting that the Irishman has already sat down with captain Sergio Parisse and the number 8 has agreed to delay …

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Sunday Times Journalist Makes Massive Claim Regarding The Future Of Conor O’Shea

Harlequins v Bath Rugby - Aviva Premiership

Many expected that Conor O’Shea would become the next Italian coach. For much of the last twelve months, it was expected that Conor O’Shea would replace Jacque Brunel as Italy coach at the end of the season. Although O’Shea consistently rejected any speculation linking him with the soon to be vacated position, most dismissed his denials. In fact, it was often remarked …

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Harlequins Set To Miss Out On Top Coaching Target

Harlequins v Bath - Aviva Premiership

Conor O’Shea is set to leave Harlequins at the end of the season. When Conor O’Shea announced that he was to step down as Harlequins coach at the end of the season, rumours immediately circulated as to his possible successor. While fans were divided over the possibility of Stuart Lancaster taking over at the Stoop, they were immediately excited at …

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5 Potential Candidates To Become Munster’s New Director Of Rugby

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: Anthony Foley, the Munster head coach looks on during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Leicester Tigers and Munster at Welford Road on December 20, 2015 in Leicester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Munster have announced they will hire a new director of rugby. When The 42 yesterday reported that Munster were to hire a director of rugby, many fans were shocked by the development. Not only does the creation of such a position represent a new departure for Munster, it also suggests that Anthony Foley will remain at the province for another …

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Six Nations: Why Isn’t Italian Rugby Improving?

xxxx during the RBS Six Nations match between France and Italy at Stade de France on February 6, 2016 in Paris, France.

Ever since the Italians joined England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and France in 2000 to make up the Six Nations Championship, all rugby fans have hoped Italy would eventually grow and become a real force in world rugby that could compete with the top table of nations. Italy’s opening 34-20 win over Scotland offered hope, but unfortunately Italy has yet to become …

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Stuart Lancaster On The Verge Of Making Premiership Comeback

Stuart Lancaster has been liked with a number of positions. Despite leading England to their most disastrous World Cup campaign, it seems that Stuart Lancaster remains in demand. This month has seen the former England coach linked with the now filled position as Japanese coach, and the was rumoured to be involved with the the Stormers. However the Express are now reporting …

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Conor O’Shea Makes Massive Announcement On His Future As Harlequins Coach

Conor O’Shea has been linked with the Italian job. Harlequins have this afternoon announced on their website that Director of Rugby, Conor O’Shea will leave Harlequins at the end of the season. While the announcement will come as a surprise to many, O’Shea has been linked with a number of vacancies over the past number of months, particularly the Italian job. Indeed, we previously …

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Conor O’Shea Linked With Harlequins Exit

Conor O’Shea could be about to leave Harlequins. When rumours of Italy’s interest in Conor O’Shea first began to circulate, we were of course sceptical. O’Shea has after all, built a strong team at Harlequins who play an attractive brand of rugby. Indeed in the aftermath of the World Cup, it seemed far more likely that O’Shea would replace Stuart …

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Ronan O’Gara Linked With International Vacancy

Ronan O’Gara could be about to to leave Racing. While Conor O’Shea had been touted as a potential successor to Jacques Brunel, few were surprised to hear that the Harlequins boss turned down the opportunity to become the next Italian coach. However, O’Shea’s decision to remain at Quins means that the Italian Rugby Federation are running short of time to appoint a …

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Chris Robshaw Seems To Be Re-Establishing Himself As A 6

Chris Robshaw won much praise in the aftermath of Harlequins defeat to the Exeter Chiefs. Although Harlequins were defeated 26-25 by the Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park this afternoon, Chris Robshaw has come away with much praise for his performance at blind side flanker. Although many have long argued that Robshaw is a six, the speed at which he seems …

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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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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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High Profile Frontrunners Emerge To Be Next England Coach

Stuart Lancaster has stepped down from his role as head coach of the England Rugby team, following a disappointing World Cup where the hosts failed to reach the quarter-finals. In recent weeks, there has been a lot of talk about potential replacements, from Michael Cheika or Joe Schmidt to Eddie Jones. However, these three coaches already have commitments to their …

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Tom Wood Accused Of Undermining Chris Robshaw’s Captaincy

Tom Wood was involved in a Twitter spat over England captaincy. The fallout from England’s disastrous World Cup campaign shows no sign of abating, after Tom Wood was accused of undermining the captaincy of Chris Robshaw. The accusation was made by Robshaw’s Harlequins team mate, Dave Ward, who was clearly angered by comments made by Wood during an interview with the Daily Mail. During …

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Replacing Matt O’Connor – Who Are The Five Main Contenders For The Leinster Hot Seat?

It was announced this morning that Matt O’Connor had been sacked from his position as Leinster head coach. Jonathan Fitzpatrick looks at some of the potential candidates to replace the man in charge at the Irish province. Leinster’s problems will not end with the sacking of head coach Matt O’Connor, and whoever steps into the position will have a big …

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