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Recall For Former Captain As Cheika Announces Australia Squad For England Series

MENDOZA, ARGENTINA - OCTOBER 04: James Horwill of the Wallabies looks on during The Rugby Championship match between Argentina and the Australian Wallabies at Estadio Malvinas Argentinas on October 4, 2014 in Mendoza, Argentina. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Despite calling upon 10 uncapped players in the 39-man preliminary squad, head coach Micheal Cheika has assured that no free caps will be handed out ahead of Australia’s three match test series against England next month. One such uncapped player is Queensland Reds full-back Karmicheal Hunt whose impressive form has seen the ‘Master of Ninjas’ Ayumu Goromaru feature on the …

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Michael Cheika Planning To Unleash Monster 123 Kg Winger Against England

Australia v Wales - Group A: Rugby World Cup 2015

Michael Cheika is looking to beef up his backline. After the extent of Kurtley Beale’s knee injury was revealed, thoughts immediately moved as to who would replace the centre in the Australian line up. Although many Wallaby supporters would have expected to see Michael Cheika select a centre combination from a short list of players that includes, Matt Giteau, Tevita Kuridrani, …

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Lam Says Actions “Not Smart” As Connacht Players Escape Sanction Following ‘Stolen Laptop’ Incident

EXETER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 25: Pat Lam, Head Coach of Connacht looks on ahead of the European Rugby Challenge Cup match between Exeter Chiefs and Connacht at Sandy Park on October 25, 2014 in Exeter, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Connacht head coach Pat Lam has condemned his players actions as ‘not smart’ following their decision to confront the person who broke into Robbie Henshaw’s car last Monday in order to steal his laptop. After having his laptop stolen, Henshaw took to Twitter to state in a now since deleted tweet that Bundee Aki would be put on the case in order …

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Possible Outdoor Screening For Upcoming Connacht Match

GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 03: The Connacht team huddle up during the European Rugby Challenge Cup match between Gloucester and Connacht at Kingsholm Stadium on April 3, 2015 in Gloucester, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

A public screening of the upcoming Connacht vs Glasgow semi final could be a possibility according to a report in today’s Galway Independent. Connacht will go head to head with Glasgow Warriors in the semi final of the Pro 12 on May 21st following last weekend’s impressive win over the Scottish side. Galway City Chief Executive Brendan McGrath said he …

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Team GB Name Exciting Training Squad For The Olympics

Worcester Warriors v Wasps - Aviva Premiership

A number of 15 a side players have been included in team GB’s Olympic Sevens squad. Throughout the past number of weeks, there has been much speculation as to how many 15 a side players would be included in team GB’s Olympic Sevens squad. Although the likes of Justin Tipuric and Christian Wade were thought to be in the running …

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Watch: Shortlist For Pro 12 Try Of The Season

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 30: Tommy Seymour of the Glasgow Warriors after the Guinness Pro 12 final match between Munster and Glasgow Warriors at Kingspan Stadium on May 30, 2015 in Belfast, United Kingdom. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

The 2015-16 Guinness Pro 12 season has been a campaign unlike any of it’s 14 predecessors as the established status quo has been demolished with the league turning on it’s head somewhat, seemingly keeping in line with the pantheon of modern day sports. We have witnessed a changing of the guard at the summit of the table with seasonal stragglers …

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Three British Coaches Who Would Be A Hit In Super Rugby

GLOUCESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 05: Dai Young, Director of Rugby of Wasps during the Aviva Premiership match between Gloucester Rugby and Wasps at Kingsholm Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Gloucester, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Following Stuart Lancaster’s recent revelation on Radio 5 Live that he was interested in coaching down south, Hefin Jones looks at three British coaches who would be a hit in Super rugby. _____ Gregor Townsend The former Scotland and Ireland pivot has won rave reviews for the great work he has done with Glasgow Warriors since taking the reins in …

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Ex-All Black Hits Out At Big Spending French Clubs

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 05: Corey Flynn of the Crusaders looks on prior to the start of the round 18 Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Blues at AMI Stadium on July 5, 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images)

The argument about the big spending by French and English clubs has been raging for a while now. It mainly centres around the might of the clubs and how their financial clout is damaging the sport, the development of youth and, ultimately, the destruction of their national teams. With the national side still viewed as the highest honour an individual rugby …

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Six Warriors Released From Scotland Duty By Cotter

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - AUGUST, 29: Vern Cotter Head Coach for Scotlandduring the Scotland v Italy International Rugby match at Murrayfield Stadium on August 29, 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Steve Welsh/Getty Images)

The SRU announced yesterday that Vern Cotter has released six Glasgow Warriors players from the Scotland squad to play against the Dragons. Props Gordon Reid and Zander Fagerson, back-row forwards Rob Harley and Josh Strauss, and half backs Grayson Hart and Duncan Weir returned to Glasgow’s training today for their Thursday night clash with the Dragons in the Pro 12. Cotter will …

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Australia Are Planning To Unleash This 123Kg Winger On England This Summer

Super Rugby Rd 18 - Waratahs v Reds

England’s wingers might want to bulk up ahead of their summer tour to Australia. Despite having a huge number of talented wingers at their disposal, Australia could be forced to turn to the inexperienced Taqele Naiyaravoro against England this summer. Such a scenario has come about because Michael Cheika will not be recalling Adam Ashley-Cooper and Drew Mitchell for the three match test …

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It’s Time For Scotland To Stand Up Or Shut Up

In 1999, Scotland captured the final Five Nations title. As the new millennium dawned, they were in a good position. Italy joined Europe’s premier rugby competition in 2000, and it was believed that the Scots would push on and challenge for more titles. Since then, they have perennially flattered to deceive, dueling with the Azzurri at the foot of the …

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Scotland Announce Their Six Nations Squad

Scotland announced their squad for the Six Nations today, with Vern Cotter choosing continuity in the team. Which is no surprise after the way they played during the World Cup. The backs have remained unchanged, with captain Greig Laidlaw and Edinburgh’s Sam Hidalgo-Clyne selected as scrum halfs, looking to pair up with Glasgow’s Finn Russell and Duncan Weir as out halfs. …

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Mike Blair First Rugby Player To Wear A Mic Tomorrow

Glasgow Warriors are playing at home against Leinster tomorrow. However, there is one abnormal feature of what promises to be a cracking game, weather dependent. Glasgow scrum-half Mike Blair will be wearing a player microphone throughout the game. This is not unique to rugby, as it is frequently seen in the NFL. Nonetheless, it will make for interesting viewing in …

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Glasgow Warriors’ Tie With Racing Metro Postponed

Following the atrocities in Paris last night, the decision has been taken to postpone the Champions Cup game between Racing Metro and Glasgow Warriors, which was due to take place in Stade Yves-Du-Manoir this afternoon. Both sides were due to open their campaigns in the French capital this evening, but due to the acts of terrorism that unfolded last night, …

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Take A Look At The Pro 12 Table Connacht Fans

Connacht are sitting pretty on top of the Pro 12 table. After seven games played this season, Connacht find themselves on top of the Pro 12 table. Friday night’s victory over Treviso saw the western province move into the top spot before the first round of European fixtures. Indeed Connacht have every right to be disappointed with the fact that …

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Leone Nakarawa Delicious Offload Vs The Ospreys

Here at Pundit Arena, we love offloads. Consequently, we love Leone Nakarawa. The Fijian second row who plies his trade for the Glasgow Warriors was in imperious form this World Cup, and the rugby community fell in love with his outrageous offloading skills. Moments of magic like this show that he is one of the most skillful forwards in the game. …

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