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Gary Brennan

Gary Brennan
Gary is an armchair sports pundit with a particular grá for Rugby and Swimming. Since nobody wants to hear about swimming stories, he sticks to rugby, MMA and football, biding his time, waiting for the speedo to go mainstream...

Saracens Boss Insists Warren Gatland Should Consider Chris Ashton For The Lions Tour

BARNET, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Chris Ashton of Saracens looks on during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Northampton Saints at Allianz Park on September 17, 2016 in Barnet, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England exile Chris Ashton should be considered by Warren Gatland for the British and Irish Lions tour this summer, according to Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall. The 29-year-old turned in another strong performance at the weekend, scoring two tries in Saracens’ 53-10 mauling of Bath on Sunday. On the back of that performance, McCall has extolled praise on the …

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The Mightily Impressive British And Irish Lions U25 XV

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will name his 37-man squad for the summer tour of New Zealand and following the recently concluded Six Nations Championship a decent picture of the squad must already be forming. It is expected that England and Ireland will contribute a large portion of the squad, with Wales, and to a lesser extent …

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Wales’ Joe Ledley Blasts Accusations He Was Laughing At Seamus Coleman Injury

Wales midfielder Joe Ledley has hit back at suggestions he was seen laughing following the horrific leg break suffered by Ireland captain Seamus Coleman in their World Cup qualifier on Friday. Coleman was recklessly tackled by Neil Taylor during the second half and images of the incident and immediate aftermath show Coleman with a clear lower leg deformity. As Taylor …

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Lions Watch: Why Dylan Hartley Is Set To Be The Biggest Loser

England captain Dylan Hartley is staring down the barrel of a summer of rest and relaxation as the evidence suggests he is not yet guaranteed his place in the British and Irish Lions squad to face New Zealand. The recently concluded Six Nations was an opportunity for Lions hopefuls to impress upon head coach Warren Gatland their credentials for the …

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