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Erasmus Confirms Role For Felix Jones In Springboks Setup

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Director of Coaching of South Africa Rugby, Rassie Erasmus, has confirmed that former Munster coach Felix Jones will take up a role in the Springboks setup for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.  South Africa have been without an attack coach in recent weeks since the departure of Swys de Bruin from the coaching staff. Jones recently left Munster as the …

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Felix Jones Set To Be Appointed New Springboks Attack Coach

Former Munster coach Felix Jones is set to be appointed as the Springboks’ new attack coach according to a report in Independent Online, a South African publication.  Jones recently resigned from his position as an assistant coach with Munster with former Wallabies attack coach Stephen Larkham replacing him. Of course, Springboks head coach Rassie Erasmus was the former Director of …

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Breaking: Jerry Flannery And Felix Jones Will Leave Munster

Jerry Flannery Felix Jones

Munster Rugby have announced that Jerry Flannery and Felix Jones will depart the province at the end of the season.  The contracts of both coaches were up for renewal at the end of the season and head coach Johann van Graan reiterated his desire in recent weeks to keep the duo on the coaching ticket. Both coaches have declined their …

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Another South African Is Reportedly Being Courted To Succeed Erasmus At Munster

Guinness PRO12, Irish Independent Park, Cork 10/2/2017 Munster vs Newport Gwent Dragons Munster's Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus

As Munster prepare for the fast-approaching departure of director of rugby Johan ‘Rassie’ Erasmus, thoughts are turning to just who will replace the South African in December. Having accepted a role with the South Africa Rugby setup, Erasmus will depart with defence coach Jacques Nienaber, following a tumultuous two seasons at the club. Stepping into to lead the club following the …

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Munster Confirm Coaching Line Up For Next Season

Munster have confirmed the make up of Rassie Erasmus’ coaching team. After appointing Rassie Erasmus as Director of Rugby for next season, Munster have today announced the coaching ticket that will serve under the South African. Although Jacques Nienaber’s appointment had already been publicised, Munster have today confirmed the South African would take on the role as defence coach after signing a three …

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5 Irish Rugby Stars Forced Into Early Retirement By Injury

Ireland rugby has had to endure what can only be described as the mother and father of all injury lists for nearly 12 months now. Last year’s Rugby World Cup saw Joe Schmidt having to work around a list that, by the time Ireland’s quarter final match against Argentina arrived, saw the likes of Sean O’Brien, Peter O’Mahony, Tommy Bowe, …

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Munster Announce The Early Retirement Of Ireland International

The retirement of Ireland international Felix Jones has unfortunately been confirmed. The provincial side stated that the 28-year-old was forced to retire on medical grounds. “Munster Rugby and the IRFU can today confirm that Felix Jones is to retire from rugby on medical grounds. Having most recently sustained a neck injury during the round 3 PRO12 encounter against Glasgow Warriors in …

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5 Players Joe Schmidt Might Call Up To Replace Jared Payne

Jared Payne’s World Cup ending injury will force Joe Schmidt to call up a replacement. Until this morning, Ireland had enjoyed a relatively injury free World Cup Campaign. Indeed Ireland’s main injury concerns rested on the fitness of Cian Healy and Robbie Henshaw prior to the tournament. However Ireland’s injury free run came crashing to a halt this morning, when …

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Why is Felix Jones still on the bench for Ireland?

One of the contributing factors to Irish success over the current Six Nations campaign has been the impact of the bench. Springing the likes of Sean Cronin, Cian Healy, and Iain Henderson off the bench with twenty minutes left adds a huge amount of energy and physicality to the Irish cause. This represents the shift in how the bench is …

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Ireland Wolfhounds Selection – Three Talking Points

The Ireland Wolfhounds face the England Saxons in Cork tonight in a tie which is attracting far greater interest than an Ireland A side is accustomed to.   The days of the Eddie O’Sullivan era where there was little debate surrounding team selection are a distant memory. As we are experiencing a second wind of the ‘Golden Generation’ of Irish rugby, …

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Potential Ireland XV To Face Georgia

With confidence in the Ireland camp at what must be an all-time high, we take a look at what team Joe Schmidt could pick to face Georgia this week. Joe Schmidt has the perfect opportunity to rest some key players in preparation for the Australia game on the 22nd of this month. It’ll be interesting to see what mix of …

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