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A European Based Tier Two XV To Rattle The Northern Hemisphere

South Africa v Japan - Group B: Rugby World Cup 2015

Many of the tier two nations have started to close the gap on their established rivals. Although the 2015 World Cup has not proved to be the watershed moment many envisaged for tier two nations, the likes of Georgia are continuing to put forward their case for international advancement. While they are unlikely to gain entry into the Six Nations any …

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The Greatest Tries Never Scored At The World Cup

The World Cup has seen some near misses. While we all await the conclusion of the World Cup to compile a list of the top five tries scored at the tournament, for now we will have to make do with these near misses. The list, published by World Rugby, features the top five disallowed tries of the World Cup to …

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Should England’s Opening Try Against Fiji Have Been Awarded?

Discussions took place as to whether or not England should have been awarded a penalty try last night. England looked set to overawe a nervous Fiji team after scoring a penalty try in the 12th minute last night. However, despite having scrum half Nikola Matawalu sent to the sin bin in the aftermath of the score, the Fijians managed to …

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Fiji Name Team To Play England In World Cup Opener

Fiji have announced their team to take on England in the World Cup’s opening game. Fiji coach, John McKee, has unveiled his team to play England on Friday. The explosive Nemani Nadolo has been named amongst a free running back three that also includes Waisea Nayacalevu and Metuisela Talebula. Elsewhere energetic scrum half Nikola Matawalu is joined by Ben Volavola at half …

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Warrior Spirit – Glasgow’s Rugby Revolution

When it comes to the sporting landscape in Scotland’s second city, football is king. The Old Firm rivalry was the only matter that concerned the Glaswegian sportsman as Celtic and Rangers did battle for various glories. Alas, the intense passion for the Association code has lessened with the Ibrox team’s demise and the Bhoys’ yearly procession to the league title. …

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