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International Rugby: The ‘Drop Kick Kings’ XV

The drop goal is one of the many features of the sport of rugby that are unique to the game. It’s also an incredibly potent weapon for beating sides in attritional matches and we’ve seen a regular occurence of them during world cup tournaments. This writer has put together a side made up of players in each position who have …

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Top 10 Heineken Cup Winning Teams: No.3 Stade Toulousain (2010)

Coming in at number three on our list of Heineken Cup heavyweights is the Stade Toulousain side of 2010. A team packed with talent, this Toulouse side dominated Europe’s premier tournament. No.3 Stade Toulousain (2010) When the short history of the Heineken Cup is told in future generations it will be remembered that Munster brought the romance, Leicester the professionalism and the dominant …

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Matt O’Connor: Concussion Decisions Should Be Made By Team Doctors

Leinster Rugby Head Coach Matt O’Connor has stated that decisions on whether a player is concussed or able to continue in a game should be left up to team doctors. O’Connor’s comments come following the decision to allow Toulouse’s Florian Fritz to continue playing in the Top14 Quarter-Final despite having collapsed while walking off and also Leinster’s decision to replace Brian O’Driscoll and Fergus …

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Rugby: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not?

Who’s Hot Andrew Trimble The Coleraine man has had a stellar season which was recognised with him sweeping up at the Ulster and Ireland rugby award ceremonies. Trimble was named IRUPA Players Player of the year for his magnificent Six Nations campaign. Ulster will be hoping for two more brilliant showings by the winger in their pursuit of Pro 12 …

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The Gain Line: Florian Fritz & The Duty of Care

In a damning article, Brendan Kelly slams the IRB and demands that the issue of concussion in rugby be dealt with appropriately before it is too late. On Friday night Racing Metro 92 travelled to Stade Toulousain for the barrages round of the Top14. Earlier in the season it looked fairly unlikely that the Parisians would reach this stage but …

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