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Munster’s New Defence Coach Has Been Confirmed

Ever since the departure of Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber from Munster last month, there has been a coaching role left void despite Johann van Graan taking up the head coaching role at the southern province.  Nienaber was the defence coach for Munster throughout the beginning of this season and the 2016/2017 season and his departure led to Ireland defence …

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“He Does Have This Knack Of Burrowing His Way In There And Making A Nuisance Of Himself”

Chris Cloete is only four games into his Munster career and already, he is having a considerable impact on the performances of the southern province in both the Guinness PRO14 and Champions Cup.  Standing at a mere 5′ 7″, the former Southern Kings and Western Province flanker is not your regular back-row forward, his short and stocky nature means he …

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Classy Clermont To Reimburse Their Supporters After Saracens Debacle

The latest round of the Champions Cup brought with it some incredible rugby as the top European sides battled it out to further their chances of making the knockout stages.  Unfortunately, there were some off-the-pitch issues which left a sour taste in the mouth when it came to the overall professionalism of the competition and its organisation. Sunday’s fixture between …

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Australia Will Bid To Host Two World Cups In The Next 10 Years

After the rather controversial announcement that France would host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, countries around the world are already looking to 2027 with regards to a potential bid.  With both Japan and France hosting world rugby’s next two showpiece tournaments, in all likelihood, the next tournament after that will probably be held in one of the southern hemisphere nations. …

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