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One Late Change For Leinster As Rhys Ruddock Drops Out

Leinster have been forced into a late change ahead of this afternoon’s clash with Toulouse at the Aviva Stadium with the news that Rhys Ruddock has been forced out after falling ill. Ruddock has been replaced at openside flanker by Australian, Scott Fardy with Caelan Doris promoted to the substitutes bench where he will make his European debut if called …

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Leinster Sign Maori All Blacks Winger From Super Rugby Side Chiefs

Leinster

This past week, Leinster announced the signing of Scott Fardy, but have not stopped there with their southern hemisphere recruits. Today, they have confirmed that 24-year-old winger James Lowe will join the province next season. Lowe has played Super Rugby in recent years with the Chiefs, scoring 18 tries in 39 appearances for the New Zealand outfit. He has also …

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Leinster Sign Hard-Nosed Australian Second Row On Two Year Deal [Report]

Argentina v Australia - Semi Final: Rugby World Cup 2015

The Canberra Times have this morning reported that Leinster have signed hard-nosed Australian lock Scott Fardy on a two-year deal. According to the report, the 32-year-old Australian international will see out the remainder of the Super Rugby season with the Brumbies before moving to Leinster. Fardy, who has represented the Wallabies on 39 occasions, was a late bloomer having made his Super Rugby …

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Identifying One Of The Few Flaws In England’s Defensive System

Italy v England - RBS Six Nations

England’s defence will come in for closer examination this season. Although most commentators were not blown away by England’s performance against Scotland on the opening weekend of the Six Nations, it was clear that Eddie Jones had instilled a resilience amongst his players that had sometimes been missing under Stuart Lancaster. As the Championship progressed, so did England, with their defence the …

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Matt Giteau Named In Australia Squad Despite Toulon Controversy

Matt Giteau has put his country before his club and will join up with Australia for The Rugby Championship, despite his club Toulon refusing to pay him whilst he is with the Wallabies. According to Sky Sports, Giteau will face a two-month wage cut so that he can play for his beloved Australia. Drew Mitchell has also decided to join …

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Cheika Blends Youth With Experience In Wallaby XV To Take On Eddie Jones’ Men

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Australian Wallabies pose for a team photo media at Ballymore Stadium on June 9, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Michael Cheika has officially announced this morning his side which will take on the considerable challenge of halting the momentum of Grand-Slam champions England, thus overcoming ex-teammate and rival Eddie Jones. In a squad which see’s the introduction of an element of old and new, Cheika has decided to reward form by drafting in three uncapped players while also reincorporating …

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