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Harry Byrne Shines As Leinster Stroll To Bonus-Point Win Over Dragons

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Leinster 50 Dragons 15 Seán McMahon reporting from the RDS. Leinster continued their dominance in Conference A of the Guinness PRO14 as they produced a ruthless eight-try bonus-point victory at the RDS in difficult conditions. There were first PRO14 starts for Harry Byrne and Ryan Baird as the duo produced excellent performances which will just add to the selection headache …

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Breaking: Dragons Have Parted Ways With Bernard Jackman [Report]

Bernard Jackman Dragons

The Dragons have parted ways with head coach Bernard Jackman according to multiple reports this morning.  Jackman took over from Kingsley Jones ahead of the 2017/2018 season and he suffered a disappointing first season in charge which yielded just two victories in the Guinness PRO14. Although the first season was one to forget, progress was expected in Jackman’s second season in …

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Bernard Jackman Receives Stadium Ban For Referee Criticism

Bernard Jackman Dragons

Bernard Jackman has been given a four-week stadium ban, with the final two weeks suspended until the end of the season, due to the comments the former Ireland hooker made in the aftermath of the Dragons’ loss to the Cardiff Blues in October.  The Dragons lost to the Cardiff Blues 15-23 at Rodney Parade and a week later, Jackman made …

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Ross Moriarty: Sexton Gets Special Treatment From Referees

Johnny Sexton and Ross Moriarty

Ross Moriarty believes that Johnny Sexton gets special treatment from referees as a result of his status.  Moriarty faced off against Sexton for the Dragons when they travelled to the RDS to take on Leinster a few weeks ago, a game which they suffered a heavy defeat. Moriarty received a yellow card in that game for an off-the-ball challenge on …

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“He Didn’t Have A Letter From His Mum, He Was Only 17”

As first seasons go, they don’t get much tougher than Bernard Jackman’s opening campaign as head coach of the Dragons.  When Jackman took over at the Welsh region ahead of the 2017/18 campaign, his mission was a clear one; to make the Dragons the top club in Wales and remove their long-lasting tag as the country’s whipping boys. Everything needed …

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Taulupe Faletau To Turn Down Contract Offer From Bath [Report]

Taulupe Faletau has one year left remaining on his current deal with Bath which will see him play at the Rec until the end of the 2018/2019 season.  His future after that remains unclear with there being no indication up until this point as to whether the British and Irish Lion will remain with the Aviva Premiership side. With many …

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The Dragons Look Set To Swoop In For Quade Cooper’s Signature

A day doesn’t seem to go by without there being some positive news relating to Welsh PRO14 outfit The Dragons.  Bernard Jackman’s side are coming off the back of a spirited draw at home to Ulster, a game which they really should have won. While off the pitch, they have confirmed the signing of Ross Moriarty for next season. It …

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One Welsh Club Is Pulling Out All The Stops To Land George North

When the Welsh Rugby Union outlined their plans to the change the current rules surrounding Welsh foreign-based players representing the national side, many predicted that it would lead to the retainment of Welsh talent in the country and also to the return of some of their top players who ply their trade abroad.  That certainly seems to be the case …

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