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George North Yet To Decide Where His Future Lies

The future of the Lions winger remains uncertain. In the aftermath of last nights game between the Northampton Saints and the Scarlets, talk quickly moved onto the future of George North. With the Welsh Rugby Union in confident mood after convincing Jonathan Davies to return to the Scarlets, their attention is now turning to the Lions star. Wales Online reported that …

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Warren Gatland Issues Statement On Rumors Linking Him To England Post

Warren Gatland has at last made a categorical statement on his future.  Although Wales coach, Warren Gatland, has consistently denied any speculation linking him with replacing Stuart Lancaster, rumors of England’s interest continued to circulate in the press. For that reason, the Kiwi born coach told Wales Online this afternoon that he is ‘not interested in the England job’. The …

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Toulon Linked With Former Wales And Lions Captain

Toulon are looking to once more flex their financial muscle. According to Wales Online,  Mourad Boudjellal is looking to bring Alun Wyn Jones to Toulon. The former Wales Captain, who is out of contract at the end of this season, and has already admitted that he does no know where his future lies. Jones is currently on a dual contract with …

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The Bumper Pundit Arena Rugby World Cup Review

The dust is settled, and as we look back at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, it is fair to point out that it was the best one yet. We speak for the entire Rugby community in saying we miss the top class action day in, day out. Some of Pundit Arena’s rugby writers have pitted their heads together to review what …

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Warren Gatland Has Put A Finishing Date On His Wales Tenure

One of Wales’ greatest ever coaches has decided when he will be calling time on his career with the WRU.  After helping Wales to three Six Nations titles, including two Grand Slams, Gatland has decided the 2019 World Cup in Japan will be his last hurrah with the Welsh. The 52-year-old plans to return to New Zealand following the first World …

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Nigel Owens Gives Unequivocal Answer About His Refereeing Future

Nigel Owens, who will referee a local match between two Welsh clubs this Saturday, just a week after officiating in the Rugby World Cup final, has been very clear when discussing what the future holds for him regarding refereeing.  The man in the middle for New Zealand and Australia’s Web Ellis Cup clash last Saturday has stated that he intends to keep refereeing up until …

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Tweet: Hometown Support Brings A Tear To Nigel Owens’ Eye Ahead Of WC Final

World Cup final referee Nigel Owens’ officiating is appreciated in almost every corner of the globe and it’s clearly the same in his hometown of Mynyddcerrig, where the locals have illustrated their pride in the 44-year-old’s most recent recognition. Owens will referee this year’s World Cup final between southern hemisphere superpowers Australia and New Zealand as the All Blacks attempt to retain the Web Ellis …

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What Would A Lions XV Look Like Following The World Cup?

Ireland and England both had disappointing World Cups, while Wales and Scotland can go home with their heads held high, albeit a bitter taste in their mouths and a sense of what might have been. It is back to the drawing board, and time to start building towards 2019 in Japan. However, in the meantime, there is the small matter of …

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Roberts Believes Wales’ Warren Gatland Will Stay On Despite England Rumours

Jamie Roberts believes that Wales head coach Warren Gatland will stay on despite rumours of a switch to England. Gatland’s team were ousted at the quarter-final stage of this World Cup, losing to South Africa, naturally turning attention to the future of the Wales boss, much like has been done in the aftermath of England’s early dismissal and Ireland’s last eight departure. …

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Five Reflections from the Rugby World Cup Quarter Finals

We were all led to believe the Rugby Championship was due to be shortened in 2015 in order to accommodate the Rugby World Cup. In actual fact, it was merely paused in August, to be resumed in Twickenham this October. Despite Scotland’s gallant efforts to prevent a clean sweep on Sunday afternoon, for the first time in World Cup history …

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Latest Rugby World Rankings Released

World Rugby have released the latest Rankings following the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup. It was a tough weekend for the Northern Hemisphere as a whole, as France, Wales, Ireland and Scotland all bowed out. With England and Italy already eliminated in the pool stages, this is the first time there will be no Five/Six Nations side in the …

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Watch The Moment Shane Byrne Tells TV 3 He Wants A Pint

Shane Byrne told TV 3 host, Tommy Martin, that he wants a pint. While TV 3 have received a good deal of criticism for their World Cup coverage thus far, this afternoon it took a surreal twist. In the aftermath of the match host Tommy Martin asked Shane Byrne, ‘If a martian arrived on earth and asked about rugby, would you …

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Three Great Wales Upsets In Modern Times

Wales go into today’s quarter-final with a heavily depleted side, and few give them a chance of overcoming a strong South Africa side. The Springboks lost their opening game to Japan, but since then, have built momentum and look like real contenders to go all the way. However, the Welsh have been known to be a side who can upset the …

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Watch: SuperSport’s Excellent Panel Analysis Of Sprinboks & Wales

They’re all huge clashes this weekend. But the Springboks and Wales clash is looking particularly mouth-watering. SuperSport provides us with an excellent preview to get you all excited. The SuperSport guys are undeniably good. Very comprehensive analysis not just of the Springboks, but the Welsh team they’ll be facing. And of course, some obligatory Dan ‘The Welsh Wobbler’ Biggar comments. …

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