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Pundit Arena Daily Rugby Trivia Challenge – Day 13

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Welcome to day 13 of Pundit Arena’s daily rugby trivia challenge. Each day, we’ll give you 20 questions and 20 clues, similar to a crossword, and you have to guess the answers before the time runs out. Yesterday's proved tough so let's see how you get on with Tuesday's rugby trivia quiz. 👇https://t.co/18XIncifrh — Pundit Arena (@PunditArena) May 19, 2020 …

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Paul O’Connell Selects His Captain For The 2021 Lions Tour

Former British and Irish Lions captain Paul O’Connell believes that Owen Farrell is the right man to skipper the team for their 2021 tour to South Africa. O’Connell, who led the Lions during their last series against the Springboks in 2009, believes that the England captain has the right “abrasive attitude” for the job. Sam Warburton captained the side during …

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World Rugby To Stream Three Classic Games This Weekend

World Rugby games

While there is still no live rugby to enjoy, fans need not worry as World Rugby have stepped in to fill the void. Beginning on Friday, the organisation will broadcast three classic Rugby World Cup games across the weekend free to view on their YouTube and Facebook channels. The first classic of the weekend takes us back to 1995, the …

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Neil Lennon: Celtic Have Played Over 30 Games, We Should Be Declared Champions

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has stated that he believes his side should be declared champions if the Scottish Premiership is cancelled for the season following the coronavirus outbreak. The SPFL and the SFA announced on Friday that all games would be postponed “until further notice” following in the footsteps of almost all European leagues in doing so. Celtic had been …

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Wales-Scotland To Go Ahead As Six Nations Release Statement

Six Nations

Six Nations Rugby have confirmed that Wales’ final clash with Scotland will go ahead on Saturday in the Principality Stadium despite fears over Covid-19. The corresponding U20 fixture between the nations will also go ahead, however, the women’s match has been postponed after a Scottish player tested positive for the coronavirus. It is the only fixture that will go ahead …

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TV Details Ahead Of Fourth Round Of Six Nations Action

Six Nations TV

After its break, the Guinness Six Nations returns this weekend with two highly-anticipated matches to look forward to.  While Ireland’s game against Italy, which was set for the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday, was postponed due to fears over the coronavirus, the rest of the games in round four are going ahead as planned. First up, it’s the meeting …

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Coronavirus Postpones Six Nations Clash Between Scotland & Italy

Italy’s clash with Scotland in the Women’s Six Nations which had been scheduled for Sunday has been postponed due to coronavirus fears. Italian authorities made the decision to cancel all sporting events in the Veneto and Lombardy regions with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte holding a press conference on Saturday. Three Serie A games were also called off including Inter Milan …

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Gregor Townsend Responds To Finn Russell’s Scotland Claims

Russell Townsend

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has emphatically responded to claims made by international fly-half Finn Russell during a lengthy interview with the Sunday Times over the weekend. The 27-year-old, who was dropped from the Scotland squad prior to their Six Nations opener for a “breach of team protocol” suggested that he would not return to the international platform until significant …

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“We Don’t Work At All Together” – Russell On Townsend Relationship

Scotland out-half Finn Russell has spoken out about the apparent breakdown in his relationship with head coach Gregor Townsend.  The 27-year-old was dropped from Scotland’s squad ahead of their Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland earlier this month following a “breach of team protocol”. While the Scottish Rugby Union have not specified when or if Russell will return, the Racing …

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Jones Takes Aim At “Aggressive” Scotland Crowd “Without Manners”

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England head coach Eddie Jones has criticised the Scottish supporters during his side’s hard-fought win over Gregor Townsend’s men for their behaviour during the game.  The World Cup finalists regained the Calcutta Cup on a scoreline of 13-6 following a dismal encounter played in difficult conditions in BT Murrayfield. Substitute Ellis Genge’s try proved crucial while Owen Farrell kicked eight …

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England Announce Squad Update Ahead Of Scotland Test

England squad

Eddie Jones has announced his England squad for their upcoming Six Nations clash against Scotland in BT Murrayfield on Saturday.  Five uncapped players, Ben Earl, Alex Moon, Fraser Dingwall, Ollie Thorley and Jacob Umaga, have been included while Alex Mitchell is named as an apprentice player. Jones remains stuck for options at number eight following the injury to Billy Vunipola. …

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