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England Being Investigated Over Alleged Match-Day Protocol Breach

In what has been a terrible week for England, becoming the first sole host nation to be ousted from their own World Cup at the pool stage, things have just gotten that bit worse, with a World Rugby investigation now rubbing salt in the wound.  England are being investigated for an alleged breach of ‘match-day communications protocol’ during their latest pool defeat …

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New World Rugby Rankings Released

World Rugby announced the updated rankings following a major weekend of action at the World Cup. New Zealand remain top of the pile, with Australia leapfrogging Wales into second following their 20 point win over England in Twickenham. South Africa’s revival following their loss to Japan sees them come in at fourth, with Ireland, still unbeaten at the tournament, dropping to fifth. The …

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ICYMI: Warren Gatland Did An Interview Outside England’s Team Bus After Wales Win

Warren Gatland you cheeky sod! Riding high on life after Wales hard fought victory over England, former Scottish player Kenny Logan took time for a quick interview….outside England’s team bus no less. It’s hardly a surprise that a former Scottish player took an opportunity to interview a victorious Welsh manger outside Twickenham. With England’s team bus very much in the background. …

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Does Dan Biggar Have The Strangest Kicking Routine In Rugby?

We probably weren’t the only ones to notice how fidgety Dan Biggar got whenever his kicking was called upon. It was very strange and highly effective.  He kicked eight from eight last night and was definitely the difference as Wales overcame England at the home of Rugby. And we can’t be the only ones who notice just how strange Dan …

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This Weekend’s Rugby World Cup Dream XV

After an outstanding opening weekend of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, it’s time to pick the best fifteen from the eight matches played so far. Realistically, every single member of the Japanese squad deserves to be in the Dream XV after their heroics against South Africa. As a result, we’ve decided not to include any of them in our selections. Quite …

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Wales Have Gone From Heroes To Zeros

The wheels look like they may have come off the Welsh war machine. They did manage a narrow win over an industrious and highly-competitive Azzuri side, yet Wales will be sifting through the ashes of a shock near-miss come Monday. Coming into the game with high expectations and the opportunity for fringe players in the 31-man squad to put up their …

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Four Talking Points Ahead Of Ireland vs Wales

Kiwi-born coaches Joe Schmidt and Warren Gatland have named their respective teams ahead of this Saturday’s clash in the Aviva Stadium. Following Ireland’s drubbing of Wales three weeks ago, Warren Gatland has named a reinforced team that includes George North, Dan Lydiate and Gethin Jenkins. As World Cup fever spreads by the day, there are certainly some big talking points …

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Will Warren Gatland’s Cunning Plan Work?

Rugby fans would be foolish to write off Warren Gatland’s Wales side, writes Simon Evans. If one believes the bookies, or any rugby poll you care to read, Wales and Warren Gatland have little or no chance of getting out of the so-called ‘Group of Death’. Conventional wisdom goes that England are at home, enjoyed a strong showing in the …

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5 Takeaways From This Weekend’s Rugby

Australia’s shock win over New Zealand, Argentina’s historic victory over South Africa, where to begin? Here are our five takeaways from this weekend’s Rugby. _____ Nehe Milner-Skudder Shows Class On Debut There was a lot of talk surrounding the Hurricanes player following an impressive Super Rugby season. He was handed his debut by Steve Hansen against Australia this weekend, to see …

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GIF: Richardt Strauss’ Mammoth Tackle On Wales’ Tyler Morgan

Richardt Strauss’ tackle on Wales’ Tyler Morgan in Ireland’s test match against Wales yesterday will live long in the memory as one of the most bone-crunching we’ve ever seen. It may not have been a game-defining moment but it certainly showed the strength of this Irish side at present. As Tyler recives a pass from Scott Williams, you can almost already …

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De Villiers Named Captain In Return To Test Rugby

Springbok centre Jean de Villiers returns to international rugby for the first time since suffering a horrific knee injury against Wales last November, with South African coach Heyneke Meyer naming De Villiers captain at outside centre. The Springboks take on Argentina at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday with both sides still looking for their first wins of the tournament after back-to-back …

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VIDEO: Awe-Inspiring 2015 RWC Promo Featuring Past & Present Rugby Greats

With the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, South Africa-based television network Supersport have released a breathtaking promo ahead of the tournament’s big kick-off in September.  Some of the rugby world’s biggest stars feature, as they clutch the crest on the jersey of their respective countries. It may sound a bit cheesy but it certainly gets the blood pumping ahead …

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