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From Dallas To Germany, Mike Ford Takes Up New Head Coach Role

Facing a four-team repechage for a place at the Rugby World Cup, Germany have hired Mike Ford, former England and British Lions defence coach and Bath and Toulon head coach.  “I am delighted that I now have the opportunity to develop such an ambitious team as Germany, and possibly even lead them to a World Cup for the first time,” …

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Samoa Qualify For The World Cup And Will Enter Pool A

Samoa have qualified for the 2019 World Cup in Japan thanks to a 42-28 victory over Germany today in Heidelberg. This was the second leg between the two sides and Samoa had already put a huge score and victory on their European opponents in the first leg on a scoreline of 66-15. It was always going to be a tough task …

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Samoa All But Certain To Join Ireland’s Group At 2019 World Cup

Ed Fidow bagged a hat-trick of tries as Samoa moved a step closer to qualifying for the 2019 World Cup when they thrashed Germany 66-15 in Apia on Saturday, snapping a two-year losing streak.  It was the first match in a two-leg play-off to find the final qualifier to complete Pool A, which already includes Ireland, Russia, Scotland and hosts …

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PRO14 Chief Confirms American Side Will Join The League

After bringing in two clubs from South Africa to join for this season, it was announced this Tuesday that the PRO14 will expand further in the coming years. According to the chief executive of the PRO14 Martin Anayi, the league which already has teams from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Italy and South Africa, will look to add franchises from the east …

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Toby Flood’s International Career May Not Be Over Just Yet

After three seasons of plying his trade outside of England, Toby Flood will make his Aviva Premiership return when he lines out for the Newcastle Falcons in their season opener against Worcester Warriors at Kingston Park on September 1.  The 32-year-old joins a Newcastle side which looks to progress even further from last year where they secured their highest finish …

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