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Rob Howley Releases Lions Duo For Club Games

Wales coach Rob Howley has released Lions duo Taulupe Faletau and Alex Cuthbert back to their clubs this weekend as the Six Nations takes a short break before returning next weekend. Faletau and Cuthbert, who both played during Wales’ 21-16 loss to England last weekend, join 12 other Welsh players who have also been released by Howley for this weekend’s games. …

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British And Irish Lions 2017: Loosehead Prop Options

Lions Ireland Rugby Tour South Africa 2016 1st Test Newlands Capetown 11/6/2016 South Africa Springboks vs Ireland Ireland’s Jack McGrath is tackled by Springboks Lwazi Mvovo Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

With the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand set to kick off on the 3rd of June at Toll Stadium, Whangarei, Warren Gatland has just under six months to select the 35 or so players he intends to take to New Zealand with the aim of winning only their second test series against the mighty All Blacks …

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PRO12 Analysis: Our Welsh Team Of The Week

As Wales’ four regions endured mixed fortunes in the opening round of the new PRO12 campaign, I pick my Welsh PRO12 team of the week. On the plus side the Ospreys got off to a flyer, crushing a poor Zebre side 59-5, while Cardiff impressed in a 34-16 bonus point victory over Edinburgh. However, both the Dragons and Scarlets went down …

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