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Toulon Owner’s Outburst May Dissuade High Profile Players From Signing

PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 10: Mourad Boudjellal, Owner of RC Toulon looks on prior to the European Rugby Champions Cup Quarter Final between Racing 92 and RC Toulon at Stade Yves Du Manoir on April 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has slashed his players’ holidays in the wake of their disappointing loss against La Rochelle on Saturday. The three-time European champions were felled 23-20 by league leaders La Rochelle, but the fact the defeat came at Toulon’s home stadium, Stade Mayol, is a sleight too far for Boudjellal. As reported by Sport24, the comic book mogul initially banned his …

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Ireland Half-Back Legends Honoured By Their Peers

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 10: Ronan O'Gara of Ireland looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Scotland at Aviva Stadium on March 10, 2012 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Irish rugby’s greatest ever pairing continue to receive accolades as they approach 40. Since the advent of the professional era, Irish rugby has been on an upward trajectory. With the establishment of the provincial model a golden generation of rugby quickly followed and saw Irish clubs win five European (Heineken) Cups between 2006 and 2012. The national squad also enjoyed …

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Amazing Rugby Banter Breaks Out On Twitter

Nobody goes into punditry to make friends. Like it or not, if you are to be a successful sports pundit, you will have to lay things out as you see it, and not everybody may like it. Brian O’Driscoll has delved into rugby punditry since his retirement, and had some blunt views on Adam Ashley-Cooper of late. However, the Australian …

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Daniel Carter – The Champion

The greatest first five? Daniel Carter. Enough said. As our legendary series continues, fly half was one of the easy decisions. Now many would argue Johnny Wilkinson was the greatest, but in all honesty Daniel Carter takes the five eighth spot comfortably. He has an all round game that is unmatched worldwide and his ability to turn it on when …

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