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Ronan O’Gara Confirmed As Head Coach Of La Rochelle

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Ronan O’Gara is the new head coach of La Rochelle The news was confirmed by the French club on Wednesday morning. O’Gara has been part of the coaching staff with Crusaders since January 2018. But will leave the Super Rugby side when their season ends next month to take up his first head coach role. The former Munster and Ireland …

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Laidlaw Helps Clermont End La Rochelle’s Winning Streak

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Scottish scrum-half Greg Laidlaw claimed 18 points as French Top 14 leaders, Clermont, ended La Rochelle’s run of seven straight wins with a five-try, 44-19 victory on Sunday. Laidlaw scored one of his team’s tries and booted two conversions and three penalties — all in the first half — as Clermont stretched their unbeaten run in all competitions to three …

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Here Is Our Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend

The Champions Cup certainly didn’t fail to deliver this weekend as supporters were treated to a feast of high-quality knockout rugby. All four games were still in the balance come the final quarter and Leinster, Munster, Scarlets and Racing 92 can all look forward to the semi-finals in three weeks time to take one step closer to lifting the trophy …

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Power Ranking The Remaining Sides Aiming For Champions Cup Glory

After a frantic weekend of Champions Cup action which saw the calculators dusted off to predict who would be facing who in the Champions Cup quarter-finals, we finally have our eight teams who will be going toe-to-toe for a place in the semi-finals.  It’s been one of the most exciting editions of the tournament thus far in recent memory, with …

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Watch: Hibbard Decked By Monstrous Punch During Challenge Cup Semi, Accused Of Simulation By Ref

In a recent article, Wales Online writer Mark Orders described Gloucester hooker Richard Hibbard as “fearless, combative and with zero regard for his own personal safety”. It was a fitting description of one of rugby’s true warriors. Given his well-earned reputation for toughness, it came as a big surprise today when the former Wales international was accused of simulation during …

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Watch: Concussion Protocols Back In Spotlight As Toulouse Star Returns To Play Despite Appearing Severely Compromised

Concussion protocols in rugby have been cast back into the spotlight following the Top 14 clash between Toulouse and the high flying La Rochelle at the weekend. With the game still in its infancy, Fijian powerhouse Levani Botai went on the attack for La Rochelle, and having gathered a serious head of steam, ran straight over the unfortunate Alexis Polisson, …

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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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