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Taniela Tupou Was In Tears When He Was Told He Was In Wallabies Squad For Scotland

Over the last number of years, there has been considerable hype surrounding the ‘Tongan Thor’ or Taniela Tupou.  The explosive and powerful prop came to internet fame when he scored a hat-trick of tries as an 18-year-old for Auckland Schools outfit, Sacred Heart College. After rejecting an invitation to join the New Zealand schoolboys team, the Tongan-born 21-year-old was the subject …

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Watch: Minnesota Vikings’ Thanksgiving Touchdown Celebration Did Not Go Down Well

As you are probably aware, with traditions such as Black Friday embedding themselves into this part of the world, yesterday was Thanksgiving in the United States.  The national holiday brings together two of America’s most cherished traditions, vast amounts of food and of course, football. Two fixtures in the NFL took place yesterday, the LA Chargers beat the Dallas Cowboys …

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Ardie Savea Put Into Isolation After Mumps Diagnosis Confirmed

It looks like Ardie Savea won’t be available for the All Blacks this weekend as it has been confirmed that the backrower has contracted the mumps.  Savea now becomes the third All Blacks player to contract the viral disease after Jack Goodue and Rieko Ioane were both struck down with it. Goodue suffered from it before the squad travelled to the …

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Stephen Moore Is Not Happy About The “Disappointing” Training Conditions In Edinburgh

Former Wallabies captain, Stephen Moore, who is retiring from rugby after Australia’s upcoming Test against Scotland at Murrayfield has revealed his “disappointment” at the training conditions subjected to the Wallabies as they prepare for this weekend.  The Wallabies are coming off the back of a disappointing defeat to England at Twickenham, a match which saw a number of decisions go …

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