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Here Are The Teams Who Have Qualified For The Super Rugby Quarter-Finals

Well, now we have it.  The eight teams who have qualified for this year’s Super Rugby quarter-finals have now been confirmed after the last round of regular-season matches took place this weekend. The Crusaders, Lions, Waratahs, Hurricanes, Chiefs, Highlanders, Jaguares and the Sharks have all reached the last-eight and we’re set for some mouth-watering games over the next few weeks. …

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Brad Thorn: I Don’t Want Cocaine Around This Team

Brad Thorn has outlined his tough stance on cocaine which he sees as a “serious issue”.  Currently, James Slipper has been suspended for two months for testing positive for cocaine on two occasions. Karmichael Hunt is also suspended at the moment for the possession of Xanax during the current Super Rugby season. Hunt was previously suspended in 2015 for being in …

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Samoa Qualify For The World Cup And Will Enter Pool A

Samoa have qualified for the 2019 World Cup in Japan thanks to a 42-28 victory over Germany today in Heidelberg. This was the second leg between the two sides and Samoa had already put a huge score and victory on their European opponents in the first leg on a scoreline of 66-15. It was always going to be a tough task …

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Djokovic Downs Nadal In Epic To Reach Wimbledon Final

Novak Djokovic will face Kevin Anderson in his fifth Wimbledon final after the three-time champion beat world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8 on Saturday. Djokovic led by two sets to one when play was halted on Friday evening and the Serb returned under the Centre Court roof to win the second longest men’s semi-final in …

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Brilliant Ireland Win World Championship Silver Medal In 4x100M Relay

Ireland have won a silver medal at the U20 World Championship by coming second in the 4x100m relay final this afternoon. The Ireland relay team were hit with a blow before the race when Rhasidat Adeleke had to pull out because of a hamstring niggle. Limerick’s Ciara Neville replaced Adeleke. Molly Scott, Gina Akpe-Moses, Ciara Neville and Patience Jumbo-Gula all ran …

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Watch: New Connacht Rugby Signing Scores Unbelievable Try In Super Rugby

Connacht Rugby will be welcoming quite a few new faces to Galway once the regular Super Rugby campaign finishes this weekend.  The western province, now under the tutelage of new head coach Andy Friend, will soon have Colby Fainga’a (Melbourne Rebels), David Horwitz (Melbourne Rebels) and Kyle Godwin (Brumbies) on their books. The Brumbies, despite their excellent win over Australian conference …

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Kilkenny And Limerick Name Teams For Sunday’s Crunch Quarter-Final

Kilkenny and Limerick have named their respective sides ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling quarter-final at Semple Stadium (throw-in 2 pm).  Brian Cody has made two changes to the side who lost to Galway in the Leinster Hurling final replay. Cody has brought in Colin Fennelly and Martin Keoghan to replace Walter Walsh and John Donnelly. This means there is no …

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