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Jerry Flannery Lands Coaching Role With English Club Harlequins

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Former Munster and Ireland international Jerry Flannery has landed a coaching role with Gallagher Premiership outfit, Harlequins.  Flannery’s most recent role was as forwards coach with Munster but he departed the southern province last season alongside Felix Jones. Flannery was subsequently replaced by Graham Rowntree, while Jones was replaced by Australian legend, Stephen Larkham. The Limerick man, however, has now …

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Harlequins Release Statement Following Joe Marler Suspension

Joe Marler’s club Harlequins have expressed their disappointment at the length of the ban handed down to the England international following Saturday’s game against Wales. Marler was handed a 10-week suspension after he was involved in an incident with Alun Wyn Jones ten minutes into England’s 33-30 win over Wales last weekend when during a melee, he was caught on …

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Bristol Bears Confirm Signing Of Kyle Sinckler For Next Season

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Bristol Bears have confirmed that they have signed Kyle Sinckler who will begin life at Ashton Gate at the beginning of the 2020/21 campaign.  In what is no doubt a huge blow to Harlequins, Sinckler’s signing is yet another statement from Bristol that they have lofty ambitions for the future. The 26-year-old England international and British & Irish Lion has …

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Rival Premiership Clubs Helped Place Saracens Under The Microscope

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Premiership clubs contributed to the formation of the investigation which ultimately led to Saracens’ relegation according to a report in The Times on Wednesday.  It is reported that Premiership clubs were providing information to Premier Rugby in relation to Saracens’ suspected breaches of the salary cap. Some clubs did their own investigations and it is understood that Harlequins compiled a …

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Ulster Ban Individual Following Abusive Behaviour At Kingspan

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Ulster Rugby have banned an individual from all future games following reports of abusive behaviour during this month’s game against Harlequins at the Kingspan Stadium. Ulster Chief Executive Jonny Petrie tweeted the decision on Wednesday saying complaints had been made by supporters attending the December 7 clash in Belfast. “As a result of complaints made by other supporters at the …

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Ulster Make Two Changes For Return Clash With Harlequins

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Ulster have made two changes to the side that defeated Harlequins last Saturday for their return Heineken Champions Cup clash at Twickenham Stoop on Friday. A penalty from John Cooney in the dying seconds of the game in Kingspan Stadium gifted Ulster a 25-24 win last weekend following a thrilling game. However, Dan McFarland’s side will be wary of the …

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Kingspan Erupts As Last-Gasp Cooney Strike Gives Ulster Victory

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The Kingspan Stadium played host to Ulster’s Heineken Champions Cup clash with Harlequins this afternoon as the northern province took a big step towards qualification for the knockout stages with a 25-24 win. Dan McFarland’s side looked threatening early on and could have had the first score on the board after just four minutes only for a knock on giving …

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Joe Marler Gives Bizarre In-House Interview Ahead Of Club Return

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Harlequins got their Heineken Cup campaign off to a difficult start last weekend shipping 53 points in a defeat to Clermont Auvergne.  The Premiership outfit face Bath this coming weekend and are bolstered by the return of loosehead prop Joe Marler. Marler played a pivotal role for England en route to the Rugby World Cup final in Japan less than …

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Harlequins Issue Ward With One-Game Ban For Stamping

Harlequins have given Dave Ward a one-game ban for stamping but cleared the hooker of spitting at an opponent, the London club announced Sunday. The incident that led to Ward’s suspension took place in the 11th minute of Quins’ 20-13 English Premiership win over Wasps on Saturday. Ward appeared to spit in the direction of Thomas Young before stepping on …

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Gallagher Premiership Table Predictions: The Battle for Survival

In 11 days, the Gallagher Premiership season will begin as the newly promoted and newly named Bristol Bears host Bath Rugby at Ashton Gate. In a series of three articles, Pundit Arena will be analysing the twelve teams in the League and order them based on where we believe they’ll finish. We start with the four bottom teams and given …

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Harlequins Coin Ridiculous New Term To Describe Their Subs

English Premiership side Harlequins named their starting XV for a pre-season friendly against Jersey Reds earlier but it was something peculiar about the list of replacements which caught the eye of many fans. Instead of referring to their substitutes as the commonly used “replacements” term, Harlequins decided to turn it up a notch and call them “game changers.” The novel …

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Stuart Lancaster Rules Out Immediate Return To England

All eyes are on Bilbao this weekend as Leinster and Racing 92 face off in the Champions Cup final.  Leinster could become just the second side to win the competition four times where they would join French heavyweights Toulouse with that prestigious honour. The eastern province are favourites for this clash which isn’t surprising due to the excellent form shown throughout …

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