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Has Joe Marler Confirmed Danny Cipriani’s Transfer?

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Danny Cipriani’s future has been the subject of much speculation. As a result of having a clause in his contract allowing him leave Sale one year before it is due to expire, Danny Cipriani is currently one of the most in demand players in the game. Since the turn of the year, the fly half has seen himself linked with a …

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Lions Prop Offered Huge Deal By Worcester Warriors

Worcester are continuing to look for high profile signings. Writing in the The Irish Times are this morning, Gerry Thornley has reported that the Worcester Warriors have made an audacious offer for Lions loosehead prop Cian Healy, with the Premiership side said to have offered the Leinster front row a contract worth ‘substantially more’ than his current deal with the IRFU. However, Irish Rugby …

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Leinster Fans Lash Out After Embarrassing 51-10 Defeat

Leinster fans watched their side suffer another massive defeat. Given Leinster’s win over Bath with a young side last weekend, some supporters were quietly confident that their side could record a win in the Ricoh Arena this evening. However they instead witnessed the Blues concede seven tries, shattering any notion that Leinster are yet in a position to challenge Europe’s top …

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Terrible Injury News For Ireland Ahead Of The Six Nations

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt will be a worried man this evening, after it has emerged that fly-half Jonathan Sexton is a doubt for the Six Nations opener against Wales in a fortnight’s time. The Leinster out-half, who was captaining the province for the first time on his 100th appearance today, was involved in a clash of heads after just nine …

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Leinster’s Latest Side Is Arguably Their Most Puzzling Yet

Leinster’s commanding 25-11 win over Premiership finalists Bath last weekend at the RDS was one of the clear highlights of an otherwise bitterly disappointing season for the three-time European champions. In a season that has been marred by inconsistency and under-performance, Saturday’s victory over Bath was a source of optimism that first-year coach Leo Cullen could still turn this campaign …

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Leinster Name Exciting Team For Wasps Clash

Johnny Sexton will captain Leinster tomorrow. Despite easily beating Bath with a youthful team last weekend, Leo Cullen has made 11 changes to Leinster’s line up for tomorrow’s clash with Wasps. In what looks to be an exciting midfield partnership, Noel Reid partners Luke Fitzgerald in the centres, with Rob Kearney, Zane Kirchner and Dave Kearney making up the back three. Johnny …

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Video: Did Sebastien Tillous-Borde Knock On The Ball Before Drew Mitchell’s Try?

Wasps supporters are arguing that Sebastien Tillous-Borde knocked on during the final phase. Just when it appeared that Wasps were going to record a famous win over Toulon in the Stade Felix Mayol, Drew Mitchell scored the match winning try as the clock ticked over the 80 minute mark. “Incredible!” @RCTofficiel‘s @drew_mitchell breaks @WaspsRugby‘s hearts. #ChampionsCuphttps://t.co/Sl33YS2lHV — BT Sport Rugby (@btsportrugby) …

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Watch 112Kg Ashley Johnson Smash Bryan Habana In Full Flight

Ashley Johnson obliterated Bryan Habana. Just when it seemed as if Bryan Habana was about  to break free and score an amazing try from behind his own line, Wasps replacement replacement hooker, Ashley Johnson, smashed Bryan Habana on the Toulon 22. Given that Johnson seemed to be the last man standing in the way of Habana after the Springbok winger …

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The Sequence Of Events Necessary For Munster To Qualify For The Quarter Finals

Munster are not yet eliminated from the Champions Cup. Although it was generally accepted that Munster’s defeat in Paris meant that the southern province were playing for pride against Stade Francais yesterday, it has since transpired that this was not the case. Munster’s bonus point win gives the reds a mathematical chance of qualifying for the quarter finals of the Champions …

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Ireland International Prop To Leave Leinster For Wasps

While there is not yet a full scale exodus from the Irish provinces, the IRFU must certainly be worried about the fact that some of its international stars are leaving the provinces for English and French clubs. It was announced last month that Ian Madigan is headed to Bordeaux at the end of the season. Today, Gerry Thornley of The Irish …

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Premiership Rivals Line Up Offers For Bath’s Ollie Devoto

Bath risk losing one of their most promising stars. Despite offering Ollie Devoto a new deal, Bath could yet lose the lose the promising utility back this summer. The Bath Chronicle have reported that although Premiership rivals cannot speak with Devoto until January, Wasps, Leicester Tigers and Exeter Chiefs are all interested in the 22 year old. Indeed Bath coach, …

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Big Leigh Halfpenny News Breaking In France

Leigh Halfpenny has been linked with the Scarlets, Cardiff Blues and Wasps. Last summer rumours began to emerge from Toulon of Leigh Halfpenny’s desire to leave the European Champions and return to Wales. Given that the Welsh Rugby Union were embarking on a policy of offering some of their biggest stars National Dual Contracts, it was thought that Halfpenny would join …

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Assessing The Options Available To Eddie Jones At Scrum Half

Eddie Jones has a difficult decision to make at scrum half. Throughout the last number of years, England have rotated their scrum halves due to the level of competition for the number nine shirt. While each of Danny Care, Ben Youngs and Richard Wigglesworth have enjoyed game time under both Stuart Lancaster and Martin Johnson, none of them have been …

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The Pundit Arena 2015 Bumper Rugby Review

2015 is almost over, and what a year it was. To give all our readers an early Christmas present, we at Pundit Arena have decided to look back at a barnstorming 12 months of rugby, and pick out the highlights. Some of our main rugby writers; Jack O’Toole, Paul Peerdeman, Ozer McMahon, Brian Barry, Barry Dempsey and Jonathan Fitzpatrick pooled …

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Wasps Confirm Interest In Welsh Superstar

Wasps boss Dai Young has revealed that he’s interested in pursuing Welsh superstar Leigh Halfpenny. Rumours have been intensifying regarding the British and Irish Lions full back and Young has now acknowledged that these are not just fairy tales. Considered to be the world’s leading goal kicker, Halfpenny would make an excellent addition to any team and Young is aware that the …

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Brian O’Driscoll Weighs In On the Daly V Joseph Debate

Elliot Daly and Jonathan Joseph are vying for England’s 13 jersey. Although Jonathan Joseph was one of the few England players to emerge from the World Cup with some credit, he may not be certain of his place in Eddie Jones’ team. This is because the form of Elliot Daly is such that one of England’s star players may have …

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Ranking Europe’s Top 10 Clubs

European rugby has never been so competitive Although Toulon have been the most dominant side in European rugby for the past three season, the gap between them and the chasing pack is closing. Indeed over the course of this season there has been little to choose between the sides jockeying for position behind Mourad Boudjellal’s team, with the likes of …

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