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By Numbers: Northampton Saints In The Premiership

When Northampton Saints won the Premiership for the first time in 2014, it was the just reward for a side that had totally rebuilt itself after being relegated in 2007, with coaches Jim Mallinder and Dorian West at the heart of its transition from erstwhile chumps to deserving champions. We take an in-depth look at the statistics from Saints’ time …

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Cardiff Blues Controversially Sign Salesi Ma’afu

The Cardiff Blues have acted fast to bring in troubled Wallaby prop. The Cardiff Blues have this morning announced that they had signed former Australian prop Salesi Ma’afu. Although the Blues are in need of a tight head, Ma’afu was released by Toulon after being found guilty of assaulting a woman in a car park in Mourillon earlier this year. Indeed Toulon acted very quickly, …

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The Foreign XV: A Team Of Australian Exiles

The recent Heineken Cup final saw some great performances across the park, but two players in particular have sparked much debate amongst rugby fans over the eligibility of players based abroad. Both Steffon Armitage and Matt Giteau gave world class performances in the Millenium Stadium, yet neither player will be picked for their national side due to them plying their …

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Rugby: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not

Who’s Hot Ian Madigan The strutting peacock that is the Leinster flyhalf rescued the Blues from a shock defeat over Irish rivals Ulster with a dart over the try line. It has been a frustrating season for the Blackrock man who has found his opportunities limited due to Matt O’Connor’s preference for Jimmy Gopperth. However, Madigan’s magic may just be …

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