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Springboks Analysis: Would An Overseas XV Beat A Domestic XV?

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - OCTOBER 08: Francois Louw of South Africa during the The Rugby Championship match between South Africa and New Zealand at Growthpoint Kings Park on October 08, 2016 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Former Springbok coach Jake White questioned South Africa’s policy on picking overseas players in a recent column for All Out Rugby. The South African Rugby Union recently introduced a new policy on overseas players, that would not allow those with under 30 caps to be picked for the Springboks, outside of a World Cup year. In his column, White stated: “Whenever …

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5 Potential Candidates To Replace Richard Cockerill At The Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors - Aviva Premiership

The pressure appears to be mounting on Richard Cockerill following the Leicester Tigers’ 38-0 drumming at the hands of Munster last weekend. Indeed, citing sources within the club, the Daily Mail even claimed that Saturday’s return fixture could very well decide the future of the Tigers’ Director of Rugby. Although Cockerill has found himself in this position before, the manner …

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Vern Cotter Signs With Top 14 Club

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 8: Scotland head coach Vern Cotter during the International match between Scotland and Argentina at Murrayfield Stadium on November 8, 2014 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Montpellier have confirmed that former Clermont coach and current Scotland Head Coach Vern Cotter will replace current Head Coach Jake White at the end of this season. White, who reportedly applied for the vacant England job last year after Stuart Lancaster was dismissed following England’s World Cup exit, allegedly failed to have his contract renewed after Montpellier President Mohed Altrad found out that the South African was …

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Ruan Pienaar Signs Three Year Deal With Top 14 Club

Ulster Rugby v Leicester Tigers - European Rugby Champions Cup

The IRFU blocked Ulster’s attempt to extend Ruan Pienaar’s contract. Despite all of the protests, online petitions and newspaper articles, Ruan Pienaar will leave Ulster this season and join Montpellier on a three year deal. Although the scrum half wanted to remain at Ravenhill for the foreseeable future, the IRFU’s succession policy put an end to any such aspirations, leaving Ulster …

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Vern Cotter Linked With Shock Return To Top 14

Vern Cotter will be replaced as Scotland coach at the end of this season. Scottish rugby enjoyed it’s own game of musical chairs last week, when the SRU announced that Gregor Townsend would be taking over as Scotland coach in June of next year, with Dave Rennie replacing him at the Glasgow Warriors. While this left Vern Cotter the odd man out, most …

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Top 10: Coaches With The Best Winning Ratios In Club Rugby Right Now

Saracens v ASM Clermont Auvergne - European Rugby Champions Cup

After a new coaching position becomes available, the media begin highlighting potential candidates to fill the vacancy and use percentage win rates as a means of promoting one contender over another. In the cut throat world of professional sport, this is to be expected. With massive TV deals on offer and sponsors wanting to be associated with a winning team, rugby is no different …

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Reports In France Hinting World Cup Winning Coach As Potential Joe Schmidt Successor

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22: Brumbies coach Jake White looks on as the Rebels warm up behind him before the round two Super Rugby match between the Rebels and the Brumbies at AAMI Park on February 22, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

After news broke within governing rugby circles across Ireland in which we at Pundit Arena exclusively revealed that Joe Schmidt is expected to announce his decision to step down from his current role as Ireland head coach following the current tour of South Africa, it seems that in-roads are being made in securing the Kiwi’s potential successor. French rugby magazine lequipe.fr have today …

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Ronan O’Gara Links Massive Name With Director Of Rugby Position At Munster

Scarlets v Racing Metro 92 - Heineken Cup

Numerous candidates have been linked with Munster’s new director of rugby position. Despite consistent rumours linking Conor O’Shea with Italy, Munster fans hoped that the Harlequins boss could some how be lured to the province. However reality hit home when O’Shea confirmed that he would replace Jacques Brunel at Italy. As a result, Munster fans have been left considering alternative …

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New Twist In Search To Replace Stuart Lancaster

England maybe about to appoint one of Rugby’s most highly thought of coaches. After a plethora of coaches ruled themselves out of the running for the England job, it seemed that it was only a matter of time before the RFU approached Jake White. However last night the odds on Eddie Jones becoming the next England boss tumbled from 9/1 to …

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Andy Farrell May Lead England For Six Nations

There has been a great deal of speculation in recent days surrounding the identity of the next England head coach, with a host of high profile names in the mix. However, the message from the RFU has been that they will not be rushed into an appointment, and may even be willing to wait until after the Six Nations if …

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Jake White: I Can Win The World Cup For England

Former South Africa World Cup winning coach Jake White has left nothing to imagination when quizzed as to what he could offer England as head coach. White, who is the bookmakers’ favourite to succeed Stuart Lancaster, has expressed an interest in the role. There has been much speculation as to who will get the job from the RFU, but White …

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Eddie Jones Rules Himself Out For England Job

Former Japan and Australia coach Eddie Jones has ruled himself out of succeeding Stuart Lancaster as head coach of the England Rugby team. The Aussie, who led Japan to an historic Rugby World Cup in England last month, was officially unveiled as head coach of Super Rugby side Stormers yesterday. Many big names have been touted as potential suitors, and …

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England May Turn To Interim Coach To Replace Stuart Lancaster

Reports suggest that the RFU may have to wait until next summer to appoint their man. Although England do not face any fixtures in the immediate future, it has not stopped the rumour mill from producing numerous candidates to replace Stuart Lancaster as England coach. In the immediate aftermath of Lancaster’s decision to step down, coaches from across the rugby world …

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High Profile Frontrunners Emerge To Be Next England Coach

Stuart Lancaster has stepped down from his role as head coach of the England Rugby team, following a disappointing World Cup where the hosts failed to reach the quarter-finals. In recent weeks, there has been a lot of talk about potential replacements, from Michael Cheika or Joe Schmidt to Eddie Jones. However, these three coaches already have commitments to their …

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