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Poll: Vote For Your 2021 British & Irish Lions Tour Captain

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Former British and Irish Lions captain Martin Johnson caused a stir earlier this week when he suggested that Alun Wyn Jones is still a major candidate to lead the side during their tour of South Africa next year. Warren Gatland will coach the Lions for a third series in a row following their victorious tour of Australia in 2013 before …

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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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Munster Provide Update On Arrival Of New Signings


Munster Rugby have confirmed that South African World Cup winner Damian de Allende has arrived in Ireland with he and the rest of their new signings due to commence their contracts on July 1. Under current government measures, passengers from abroad must complete a public health passenger locator form and self-isolate for a 14-day period. According to a statement on …

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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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Eddie Jones: Remember England As Second Best Team In The World


England head coach Eddie Jones was gracious in defeat as he commended South Africa for their outstanding performance in the World Cup final.  The Springboks bullied England for the majority of the game and powered their way to a 32-12 victory with tries courtesy of Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe while Handre Pollard chipped in with 22 points. England had …

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Major Blow For England As Kyle Sinckler Departs After Three Minutes

England were dealt a very heavy blow in the opening minutes of the Rugby World Cup final against South Africa with Kyle Sinckler substituted after three minutes. The highly-influential tighthead prop was knocked out cold when he ran into his teammate Maro Itoje’s shoulder in a tackle on Makazole Mapimpi and referee Jerome Garces immediately stopped the game. Sinckler was …

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Erasmus To Step Down From Head Coach Role Following World Cup

Rassie Erasmus

Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that he will step down from his role as South Africa head coach following the World Cup final on Saturday. However, the 47-year-old will remain as the country’s Director of Rugby with current defence coach Jacques Nienaber likely to take over as head coach. It was thought that Erasmus would stay in the role for the …

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World Rugby Announce Nominees For Breakthrough Player Of The Year

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The nominees for the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year have been announced with England, South Africa and France all represented. Joe Cokanasiga (England), Herschel Jantjies (South Africa) and Romain Ntamack (France) are all nominated following their eye-catching performances throughout the year. To be eligible for this award, players must have played less than one year of senior international …

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