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Combined Rugby Championship Team Of The Tournament At Halfway Point

The Rugby Championship has passed the midway point and results have generally gone par for the course with the All Blacks far out in front, Australia and South Africa evenly matched and the Pumas petering out after a bright start.  So, who makes our Rugby Championship combined team so far? ________ 15. Israel Folau Folau might be causing controversy on …

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Watch: ‘Tongan Thor’ Taniela Tupou Is At It Again, This Time Wrecking All Black Lima Sopoaga

Physical mismatches on the rugby pitch are inevitable given the range of attributes needed for the positions played. For Queensland Reds prop Taniela Tupou the mismatch is more often than not, comically skewed in his favour. The 21-year-old has been showing Super Rugby fans what he is about this season following his meteoric rise to stardom as a rampaging schoolboy in …

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Four Key Head-To-Head Battles In The Lions Vs Highlanders Clash

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 07: The Lions players observe a minutes silence in remembrance to the the victims of the London Bridge terror attack prior to kickoff during the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour match between the Blues and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on June 7, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The Lions clash with the Highlanders in the indoor Forsyth Barr stadium will be a fast-paced, high octane affair. With the Highlanders threatening to run the Lions off their feet, which head-to-head match ups will be key to the contest? Jonathan Joseph vs Malakai Fekitoa Jonathan Joseph had better have his side-step finely tuned. Malakai Fekitoa is, according to reports, …

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The Highlanders’ All Blacks To Look Out For Against the Lions

DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 04: Waisake Naholo (L) of the Highlanders and George Bridge of the Crusaders compete for the high ball during the round two Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Crusaders at Forsyth Barr Stadium on March 4, 2017 in Dunedin, New Zealand. (Photo by Dianne Manson/Getty Images)

Following Saturday’s 12-3 win over the Crusaders, the British and Irish Lions will now a face a Highlanders side containing three All Blacks on Tuesday.  The Highlanders are currently in fourth place in the New Zealand Conference, and have won 10 of their 14 Super Rugby games so far this season. As Sam Warburton returns to captain the Lions side, …

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