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“It Was A Tricky Position When I Was Playing Under Joe” – Zebo

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In the wake of an uninspiring performance against Russia as Ireland claimed a 35-0 bonus-point win, Simon Zebo has revealed his frustrations with Ireland’s conservative attacking approach and also offered an insight into how head coach Joe Schmidt deals with players in the wake of a disappointing performance or loss.  Zebo, who was speaking as a Paddy Power Rugby Ambassador, …

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Zebo “Nervous” For Quarter-Final Following Sloppy Irish Performance

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Simon Zebo has admitted that he is “nervous” about Ireland’s potential Rugby World Cup quarter-final following Tuesday’s underwhelming win over Russia. Joe Schmidt’s side put five tries past the Tier 2 nation but it was a far from convincing performance with a number of unforced errors while Russia were dominant, at times, at the breakdown and in the tackle. The …

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Watch: Simon Zebo Sets Up Donnacha Ryan For Racing 92 Try

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Racing 92 are up to fourth in the Top 14 standings after recording a 45-27 win over Bordeaux at the U-Arena in Paris this afternoon.  The win puts them in good stead ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final at home to French rivals Toulouse next Sunday. The Parisian side scored six tries en route to a comprehensive win and …

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Simon Zebo: “There’s No Need To Press The Panic Button”

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Former Ireland international, Simon Zebo, believes Ireland can recover from their poor performance against Italy but backs Wales to win the Six Nations Championship. Joe Schmidt’s men recorded a bonus-point win over the Italians in Rome on Sunday but looked a far cry from the team that beat the world champions, New Zealand, just three months. The half-back pairing of …

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Zebo: Hopefully Greig Doesn’t Get Poite Reffing Him At World Cup

Simon Zebo says it’s “good to watch” teams playing on the edge when they target key players like Johnny Sexton, while he admitted that he thought Romain Poite reffed Saturday’s game well.  The Ireland out-half took a heavy hit from Allan Dell and left the field after just 24 minutes for a head injury assessment, which he subsequently failed. As …

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Breaking: Ulster Ban Spectator For Life For Simon Zebo Abuse

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Ulster Rugby have banned a spectator for life from the Kingspan Stadium due to verbal abuse aimed at Simon Zebo.  Zebo was on the receiving end of verbal abuse when he played at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast for his club Racing 92 in their recent encounter with Ulster in the Heineken Champions Cup. The former Ireland winger suggested that …

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Watch: Simon Zebo On Racism And Ulster Abuse

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Racing 92 winger, Simon Zebo, has opened up about how he dealt with racism as a child and the alleged abuse aimed at him during his side’s Champions Cup loss to Ulster last weekend.  The 28-year-old took to social media following the game at the Kingspan Stadium and hinted that he had received verbal abuse from certain supporters, which his …

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Baloucoune Makes Ulster European Debut As Zebo Returns To Ireland

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Ulster have announced their team to take on Racing 92 in tomorrow’s crunch Champions Cup Round 5 tie at the Kingspan Stadium.  The big news coming out of Belfast is that 21-year-old Academy product Robert Baloucoune will make his European debut for the provincial side who welcome back a plethora of regulars following their disappointing defeat to Leinster last week. The …

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Simon Zebo Included In Top 14 Team Of The Year

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Simon Zebo has been included in Midi Olympique’s Top 14 team of 2018.  It should come as no surprise as Zebo has performed brilliantly for Racing 92 since he made the move to Paris during the summer. The Corkman has been in scintillating form and has backed that up with plenty of try-scoring exploits throughout the current season. The same …

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Simon Zebo Amongst The Tries Again As Rampant Racing Down Leicester

Last season’s beaten finalists Racing92 took a big step towards the Champions Cup quarter-finals with a convincing 36-26 win over Leicester Tigers on Sunday. The ambitious French side secured a bonus point after less than 35 minutes as their backs ran riot on La Defense Arena’s artificial pitch. Among the five try scorers was former Ireland international, Simon Zebo who …

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