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Report: Munster Targeting Argentine International To Replace Departing Zebo

Just hours after Racing 92 finally revealed the worst-kept secret in rugby and confirmed that Irish full-back Simon Zebo will join them from Munster next season, a report has emerged suggesting that the southern province are looking far afield for Zebo’s replacement. According to Colm Kinsella of the Limerick Leader, Munster are targeting 24-year-old Argentine international and Jaguares back Santiago …

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The Fast XV: Picking The Quickest Team In World Rugby

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Jonathan Joseph of England scores his sides second try during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on March 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

The main difference between England and Scotland in this year’s Six Nations was not power but speed. Jonathan Joseph’s impeccable timing and blazing pace saw him blast through the Scottish backline seemingly at will. But would the Bath flier make a World Fastest XV? 15  Israel Dagg  (New Zealand) A very tough one to pick but the way Israel Dagg …

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Ten Diminutive Internationals Who Could Thrive Under New High Tackle Laws

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Ben Youngs of England breaks during the Old Mutual Wealth Series match between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on December 3, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

After watching the first weekend’s Premiership action under the new zero tolerance high tackling laws, former England international Will Greenwood predicted that shorter players could thrive under the new laws as their lower centre of gravity and smaller tackle area mean a greater risk of indiscretions by opposing players. He went on to explain to Sky Sports News (via the …

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Autumn Internationals Team Of The Week From A Kiwi Perspective

DUBLIN, IRELAND - NOVEMBER 26: Rory Best of Ireland celebrates with his team mates following his side's victory during the international match between Ireland and Australia at the Aviva Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

It was a weekend of Northern Hemisphere dominance as Ireland, England, Wales and Scotland all recorded victories, with only the All Blacks upholding Southern honour in Paris against France. So who made our Autumn Internationals team of the week? 15 Santiago Cordero (Argentina)  An exceptional performance in a losing team. The Argentinian firefly was electric stepping in at fullback for …

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Autumn Rugby International Team Of The Week: An Irish/Aussie Layer Cake

Rugby CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 05: Israel Folau of Australia in action during the international match between Wales and Australia at the Principality Stadium on November 5, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Rugby’s Autumn internationals kicked off with the Wallabies walloping an underwhelming Wales, Argentina dousing the Japanese flames, and Ireland slaughtering a certain well-known team of giants. So who made our team of the week? 15. Israel Folau (Australia) An excellent round for fullbacks. Israel Folau got engaged with a New Zealand netballer recently and also seems to have got engaged with …

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Watch: Nicolás Sánchez Finishes Off Brilliant 80M Team Try

Argentina fly-half Nicolás Sánchez enjoyed one of the best games of his career against Japan on Saturday running in two tries and pulling in a personal haul of 29 points against the Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo. After their historic Rugby World Cup campaign last year, Japan were routed 54-20 at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground in Tokyo on the …

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Rugby Championship Combined XV

Australia v New Zealand - The Rugby Championship

The Rugby Championship will kick off this weekend. Following their domination of the 2015 World Cup, the southern hemisphere’s elite international sides are set to do battle over the coming weeks in the Rugby Championship. However, the rugby landscape has changed a great deal since each of the World Cup’s semi final slots were filled by Argentina, Australia, New Zealand …

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Watch: Ten Scintillating Tries From Argentinian Wonderkind Cordero

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 30: Santiago Cordero of Argentina during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Bronze Final match between Argentina and South Africa at Olympic Stadium on October 30, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Santiago Cordero is well and truly one of the names to watch in world rugby over the next few years leading into the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Having been brought into the Argentinian squad for last years instalment of rugby’s premier showpiece as the fifth choice winger, the 5′ 10″ winger emphatically announced himself on the world stage with some …

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Los Jaguares Name Their First Ever Super Rugby Starting XV

Barbarians v Argentina

13 of the starting XV represented Argentina at the World Cup. Argentina’s new Super Rugby Franchise, Los Jaguares, have named their first ever super rugby starting XV to face the Cheetahs on Friday. In all, coach, Raúl Pérez has selected 13 players who were part of Argentina’s World Cup squad, 11 of whom starred in their quarter final win over …

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The Telegraph’s Wonder Kid XV

This up and coming XV will get supporters very excited about the future. Writing in The Telegraph, Mick Cleary selected a world XV made up of players who have not yet earned more than 20 caps and are under 25 years of age. While some will argue that Cleary has included too many English players in his selection, it must …

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Santiago Cordero Has Brought His World Cup Form To Twickenham

Santiago Cordero provided a brilliant assist for Ramiro Moyano’s try. Puma winger, Santiago Cordero, has brought his scintillating World Cup form to Twickenham this afternoon, scoring two tries and providing a brilliant assist for full back Ramiro Moyano. Cordero performance against the Baa Baa’s further establishes him as one of the game’s most exciting wingers. However his assist for Moyano’s try has illustrated that Cordero is …

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Watch Santiago Cordero Pirouette His Way From His Own Half To Score Against Georgia

Argentina winger Santiago Cordero scored two tries during the Puma’s 54-9 win over Georgia. While many scrum geeks were looking forward to watching the front rows of Georgia and Argentina do battle, it was the Puma back line that gained the headlines. Argentina impressed running in a total of seven tries, demonstrating that they are not reliant on their big pack. Both Nicolas …

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