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Zebo: Hopefully Greig Doesn’t Get Poite Reffing Him At World Cup

Simon Zebo says it’s “good to watch” teams playing on the edge when they target key players like Johnny Sexton, while he admitted that he thought Romain Poite reffed Saturday’s game well.  The Ireland out-half took a heavy hit from Allan Dell and left the field after just 24 minutes for a head injury assessment, which he subsequently failed. As …

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Scotland Name Ten Uncapped Players In 36-Man Autumn Series Squad

Scotland rugby union coach Gregor Townsend speaks during a press conference at the team announcement in Sydney on June 15, 2017.

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has named ten new faces in his squad for the upcoming November internationals. Scotland face off against Samoa, New Zealand and South Africa over the course of three Saturdays next month, will three matches taking place in Murrayfield. In a squad that has been hit with injuries to the likes of Greig Laidlaw, Fraser Brown …

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Saracens Winger Maitland Says Scots Have No Reason To Grumble Over Lions Selection

Scotland and Saracens winger Sean Maitland believes his countrymen have no reason to grumble over the lack of Scots selected for the Lions after March’s 61-21 Twickenham walloping by champions England. Following excellent home wins against Ireland and Wales, a comprehensive win over Italy and a narrow defeat in Paris to France, many people thought a decent number of Scots …

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Greig Laidlaw Called Up To Lions Squad To Replace Ben Youngs

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Greig Laidlaw has received a call-up to the Lions squad for the tour to New Zealand. The Scottish scrum-half was omitted from Warren Gatland’s original 41-man squad, but due to Ben Young’s withdrawal, the Gloucester star has received a call-up. A Lions statement revealed their condolences to the Youngs family after it emerged that the wife of Tom is terminally …

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The Lions Outcast XV

With Warren Gatland today naming his Lions squad to tour New Zealand this summer, there were of course many, many big name players who have not made the cut. We put together a XV made up of those players who missed out on selection this time around. 1) Rob Evans There is a tremendous amount of talent in the Lions …

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The Already Injured Six Nations XV

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Billy Vunipola of England runs with the ball during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on February 27, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Since the dawn of professionalism, rugby has become an increasingly attritional game. Players are now bigger, quicker and stronger than ever before, which in turn has led to greater and more dangerous collisions. In a study commissioned by the LNR (Ligue Nationale de Rugby) and FFR (Fédération Française de Rugby) cataloguing all of the injuries suffered by Top 14 players between …

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