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Ten Of Jack Charlton’s Most Memorable Quotes

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Former Republic of Ireland manager and England legend Jack Charlton sadly passed away on Saturday leaving behind a legacy that is felt on both sides of the Irish Sea. From his time with Leeds, to winning the World Cup in 1966, to leading Ireland to a European Championships and two World Cups, Jack Charlton was known worldwide for his impact …

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Joe Marler Breaks His Silence Over Alun Wyn Jones Incident

Marler Jones

Joe Marler has admitted his regret over an incident with Alun Wyn Jones which saw him grab the groin area of the Welsh captain during their Six Nations meeting in March.  Although no action was taken during the game, the England prop was subsequently banned for 10 weeks after the disciplinary committee judged that he “had committed an act of …

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English Rugby Bosses To Review ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’ Anthem

Swing Low Sweet Chariot

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) have confirmed that they will conduct a review into the historical origins of the adopted English rugby anthem, ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’.  The anthem has been sung by English rugby fans since the late 1980s and in recent times, thousands of supporters at Twickenham have sung the song in what has become a common feature …

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Pundit Arena Daily Rugby Trivia Challenge – Day 13

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Welcome to day 13 of Pundit Arena’s daily rugby trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. Yesterday's proved tough so let's see how you get on with Tuesday's rugby trivia quiz. 👇https://t.co/18XIncifrh — Pundit Arena (@PunditArena) May 19, 2020 …

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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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Name The Ireland Side Who Famously Overcame England In 2007

Ireland England 2007

With no sign of live rugby returning anytime soon, we’re delving once more into the archives to relive some of our favourite Irish rugby moments.  This time, we’re heading back to 2007 when Ireland claimed the Trible Crown but saw the Six Nations championship title slip agonisingly through their fingers, finishing second behind France on points difference. Round one brought …

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Premiership Rugby Remain Hopeful Of Completing Season

Premiership Rugby season

Premiership Rugby have confirmed that they are extending the postponement of the current season as uncertainty continues surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. Last month, the governing body suspended all rugby activity in the top tier of the English domestic competition until April 24th while the Championship was canceled with the RFU last week confirming that Newcastle Falcons will be promoted to …

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Eddie Jones Asked To Take Pay Cut Amid Covid-19 Uncertainty

Eddie Jones RFU

England head coach Eddie Jones has been asked to accept a reduction in his salary of over 25 per cent by the RFU, according to reports.  Sky Sports News are reporting that English Rugby’s governing body is facing massive revenue losses of £45 to £50 million over the next 18 months as a result of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak and …

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Harlequins Release Statement Following Joe Marler Suspension

Joe Marler’s club Harlequins have expressed their disappointment at the length of the ban handed down to the England international following Saturday’s game against Wales. Marler was handed a 10-week suspension after he was involved in an incident with Alun Wyn Jones ten minutes into England’s 33-30 win over Wales last weekend when during a melee, he was caught on …

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