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World Rugby Announce Huge Changes To Global Calendar

World Rugby, the sport’s global body, have announced signifcant changes to the long-term global calendar. The new 2020-32 schedule now prioritises rest periods, as well as supporting the sport’s tier two nations further, and brings further accord to the relationship between the international and domestic games. “Agreement on an optimised global calendar that provides certainty and sustainability over the decade …

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Opinion: The Six Nations Is An Unfair Competition

The Six Nations is an unfair tournament. Ireland have won this competition in-spite of this, having to defeat France, who were considered contenders, when England (also contenders) had to play an already vanquished Italy last year. Playing the team at the bottom of the table on the last day of the Six Nations has an advantage, even away from home. This is why …

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Championship revamp: Like The McGuinness Idea….But Better

With change now inevitably on the way, it’s time to tackle this old issue one more time. As we all know, the last three championships have witnessed an increase in appetite for a revamp of football’s premier competition. The main issues plaguing the organisation are as follows: Championship does not ‘really’ get underway until August: The formative stages of this …

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