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Former Wales Coach Mike Ruddock Joins Ospreys Short-Term

Mike Ruddock Ospreys

Former Wales coach Mike Ruddock has been appointed by the Ospreys on a short-term basis to review the club’s rugby operation.  Although head coach Allen Clarke is still technically employed by the club, coaches Matt Sherratt and Carl Hogg were in charge of the Ospreys’ 13-18 loss to the Cheetahs at the weekend. Ruddock, who led Wales to a Grand …

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Report: Ex-Welsh Coach Mike Ruddock Linked With Munster Role

Former Grand Slam winning Welsh coach Mike Ruddock has been linked with a move to Munster as they look to fill the soon to be vacant coaching positions at the club. The Limerick Leader are reporting that Ruddock is on Munster’s shortlist to replace Jerry Flannery as forwards coach after the former Irish international turned down the offer of a …

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Aviva Premiership: The ‘Arsene Wenger’ XV

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 19: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on March 19, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty images)

There has been a lot of media speculation regarding the future of Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger, one of the longest serving managers in the game having been at the same club since 1996. But who are the longest serving directors of rugby or head coaches in the Aviva Premiership? We pick a XV made up of the most prolific coaches in …

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Why Warren Gatland Is Wales’ Greatest Coach Ever

during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Wales at the Aviva Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland.

While Wales will always be remembered for the gloriously talented teams of the 1960s and ’70s, Gatland has brought a consistency and a confidence to his team that was missing for so long. As an Englishman, I can pay no greater compliment to Gatland’s men than England’s fixture next Saturday fills me with both dread and trepidation, despite the fact …

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