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Massive Blow For Wales As Taulupe Faletau Ruled Out Of World Cup

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Warren Gatland and Wales have received a huge blow with the news that Taulupe Faletau has been ruled out of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.  Faletau suffered an injury to his clavicle (collarbone) in an “innocuous” training ground incident, the Welsh Rugby Union confirmed today. “Taulupe Faletau has been ruled out of Rugby World Cup contention due to a clavicle …

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Blow For Wales As Taulupe Faletau Set To Miss Six Nations

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Wales and Warren Gatland have been dealt a blow with the news that Taulupe Faletau looks set to miss the Six Nations, according to BBC Sport.  It is being reported that Faletau broke his arm in Bath’s 18-16 victory over Wasps in the Heineken Champions Cup on Saturday. In what is a huge case of cruel luck, Faletau only made …

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Maro Itoje’s Agent Suspended For Nearly Two Years After Guilty Verdict

Matt Hart, of Stellar Management Group, has been suspended for 22 months after being found guilty of two breaches of World Rugby/RFU regulations while acting as a registered rugby agent. Hart, who acts as an agent to Maro Itoje, Taulupe Faletau and Welsh football star Gareth Bale, was found guilty by an RFU Disciplinary Panel for betting on the outcome and/or any aspect …

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Taulupe Faletau Provides Huge Six Nations Boost To Warren Gatland

Wales have been lucky to have a consistent back-row so far throughout the 2018 NatWest Six Nations. For their games against Scotland, England and Ireland, Warren Gatland has fielded Aaron Shingler, Josh Navidi and Ross Moriarty. This is in stark contrast to other teams who have been chopping and changing their back-rows due to injury. However, although this was relatively …

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Taulupe Faletau To Turn Down Contract Offer From Bath [Report]

Taulupe Faletau has one year left remaining on his current deal with Bath which will see him play at the Rec until the end of the 2018/2019 season.  His future after that remains unclear with there being no indication up until this point as to whether the British and Irish Lion will remain with the Aviva Premiership side. With many …

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Premiership Rugby Have Formally Charged Bath For Releasing Taulupe Faletau To Wales

Last week, it was reported that Bath could face disciplinary action from Premiership Rugby for releasing Taulupe Faletau to the Welsh squad for the fixture against the Springboks at the weekend.  The reason for this is because Premiership Rugby has a policy in place to prevent non-English players from playing outside of international Test windows. As you may have noticed, …

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