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Former All Blacks Star Mils Muliaina ‘Owed $20,000 By PRO Rugby CEO’

As more details of the financial disagreement between PRO Rugby CEO Doug Schoninger and governing body USA Rugby are emerging, it seems a number of players, coaches and organisers are out of pocket and fuming about the mess that has been left as the tournament seemingly disintegrates. According to RugbyToday.com, former All Blacks star Mils Muliaina is owed $20,000 by …

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Does Rugby Really Need To Break Into The American Market? Why?

Oasis, The Stone Roses and Blur, three of Britian’s biggest acts but three massively successful bands that never quite made it in America.  The rock giants were among the most influential groups in British music throughout the 1990’s, but for whatever reason, musical differences or otherwise, these bands were just never able to replicate their domestic success in the world’s biggest media …

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The Rise, Fall And Resurgence Of Israel Dagg

“I’ve been disappointed, you always want to be in the World Cup All Blacks squad, but what’s happened has happened,” said Israel Dagg after he was omitted from New Zealand’s Rugby World Cup squad last year. “You never know, I could be over there in a couple of weeks, I’ve got to play like I’m still going to be involved.” …

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International Rugby: The ‘Winners’ XV

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 05: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white.) The Scotland team sing the national anthem during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and Scotland at Hunter Stadium on June 5, 2012 in Newcastle, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Who are the players with the most wins in the history of Test rugby? We look at the fifteen men who would make up a team of winners. It’s no real surprise that a large number of All Blacks are in this side, but the dominance of Test rugby in recent years is evident through the number of recent and …

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Former England Prospect Joins US PRO Rugby

READING, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 14: Dominic Waldouck of London Irish hands off the tackle of Julien Heriteau of Agen during the European Rugby Challenge Cup match between London Irish and Agen at Madejski Stadium on November 14, 2015 in Reading, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

After San Francisco announced the signing of former All Blacks legend Mils Muliaina, new US PRO Rugby side Ohio have made a shrewd move by acquiring former Wasps, Northampton and London Irish centre Dom Waldouck. Originally touted as a future England international, Waldouck first burst onto the scene with Wasps and was part of the Heineken Cup-winning squad of 2007, the …

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Match Report: Connacht v Scarlets

Connacht 14 Scarlets 8 Attendance: 5631 A showing of real grit and determination from Pat Lam’s men secured an invaluable victory for Connacht in their quest for European qualification. The men from West Wales came to Galway knowing that a win would enable them to jump the home outfit into that vital sixth place in the Pro12 and it was …

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Focus Friday – Questions for The Provinces Heading Into Pro12 Season

As the new Pro12 season dawns, there a few questions that each province will have to answer heading into the 2014/2015 season. Jonathan Fitzpatrick discusses. Leinster Will the province fill the vacancy of not only Brian O’Driscoll, but Leo Cullen – both on and off the field? Both superb players, their importance to Leinster transcended their individual talents and skills. Leinster …

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Provincial Preview: Connacht Rugby

In the first of his province previews, Matt Casssidy looks at how Connacht have been shaping up in the off season. “Rugby has many problems, but the gravest is undoubtedly that of the persistence of summer.” As the long, hot summer draws to a close, players, coaches and supporters of the four provinces will be gearing themselves up for another …

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PA Report Cards: Connacht Rugby

With the domestic rugby season having come to an end, Ozer McMahon is here to review the season’s of each province by issuing them with their PA Report Card, detailing the highs and lows of their respective seasons. Up first is Pat Lam’s Connacht side. Competition Review As so often seems to be the case it was a case of …

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IRFU’s Special Player Project: A Waste of Time & Money?

“Hopefully when the time is right and if I’m playing good footy, hopefully I can play for the Ireland international team.” The words of Bundee Aki who recently signed a three-year deal with Connacht. The powerful centre who plies his trade with the Chiefs in Super Rugby at present, will add a cutting edge to the Western province’s backline, but …

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RTBC – Connacht Rugby On The Up

For the past couple of years Connacht have spent their seasons with many highs, but considerably more lows.  However, the tide at the Sportsgrounds may be about to turn. Connacht announced the signing of New Zealander Mils Muliaina during the week, in what is a true marquee signing for the Western club. The Westerners have shown tremendous spirit in seasons gone by but they always seemed …

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