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Graham Manditsch

Lifelong rugby fan based in Scotland.

Watch: Georgia U-20 Pack Produce Maul Of All Mauls On Way To Historic Win

Georgia are the hosts of this year’s annual U-20 World Rugby Championship, but the Junior ‘Lelos’ have had a disappointing tournament, earning no points in the group stages and losing all three matches. However, on Tuesday they restored a little pride. Georgia faced Argentina in the 9th place playoff semi-finals in a repeat of an earlier group-match, which ‘Los Pumitas’ …

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A Statistical Review Of The Guinness Pro12 2016/17 Season

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** Launch of the 2016/17 Guinness PRO12 Season, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 23/8/2016 Pictured today at the launch of the 2015/16 Guinness PRO12 Season Jonny Gray (Glasgow Warriors), Alessandro Zanni (Benetton Treviso), Ken Owens (Scarlets), Lloyd Williams (Cardiff Blues), Tommy Bowe (Ulster Rugby), John Muldoon (Connacht Rugby), Isa Nacewa (Leinster Rugby), Billy Holland (Munster Rugby), Dan Lydiate (Ospreys), Stuart McInally (Edinburgh Rugby), George Biagi (Zebre Rugby) and Lewis Evans (Newport Gwent Dragons) Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Scarlets emphatically secured their maiden Pro12 title this year in somewhat surprising fashion against a much-fancied Munster side that have been on their best form in years after the untimely passing of head-coach Anthony Foley. For the second year in a row, Rhys Patchell was the tournament’s top points scorer – overtaking Kiwi Tyler Bleyendaal’s tally of 144 points in …

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The U-20 Rugby World Cup: Review and Predictions

2017 World Rugby U20 Championship Pool B, AIA Arena, Kutaisi, Georgia 4/6/2017 Ireland U20 vs Scotland U20 Ireland's Gavin Mullin

Group A: England, Australia, Wales and Samoa are pitted together in this year’s u-20 Rugby World Cup a group very similar to the group of death of the 2015 World Cup – although its is looking likely that this English side will actually make it past the first round. The first matchday of the annual tournament, this year hosted by …

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