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Simon Easterby To Provide Coaching Support At Ulster

Ireland coach Simon Easterby will fill in and provide coaching support for Ulster during the period between now and the arrival of Dan McFarland. Former-Irish international Easterby is set to begin a temporary role in the Ulster Rugby setup while their new coach McFarland finishes up a notice-period in his current position in Scotland. Easterby, who is a forwards coach …

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Biarritz Victorious In Fight Against Relegation To French Third Division

Biarritz, European Cup runners-up as recently as 2010, announced on Friday that they have won their appeal against relegation for financial reasons to French rugby’s third division. Biarritz have won the French championships five times in all and three times this century, but a collapse in form brought relegation to the second division in 2014. This season, the club reached …

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Everything You Need To Know About Today’s Champions Cup Draw

The northern hemisphere season will be coming to an end this weekend with the culmination of the June internationals but today provides the perfect opportunity to get excited about 2018/19 as the Champions Cup draw takes place.  The draw will take place at 2 pm in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Challenge Cup draw will take place first at 2 pm which will …

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17-Year-Old Jordan Joseph Inspires France To Maiden U20 Title

Teenager Jordan Joseph inspired France to a 23-14 victory over three-time champions England on Sunday to claim a maiden World Rugby under-20 Championship title. Joseph, just 17 and recently signed with Top 14 giants Racing 92, was part of a French pack that outplayed their English counterparts, France’s Toulon fly-half Louis Carbonel kicking 23 points in an exceptional display with …

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French Full Back Benjamin Fall Has Red Card Rescinded

French fullback Benjamin Fall’s red card from the second Test against the All Blacks was cancelled Monday in a rare move hailed by France coach Jacques Brunel. “Wisdom has prevailed,” Brunel said after a World Rugby judicial panel ruled Fall’s mid-air collision with All Blacks fly-half Beauden Barrett was accidental and said he was free to play in next weekend’s …

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Stuart Olding Signs For French Club Brive

Stuart Olding will now continue his playing career in France. The former Ulster centre had his Ulster and IRFU contract revoked following a joint internal review between both province and union in the wake of his much publicised court case in March along with Paddy Jackson. Olding was heavily linked last month with a move to the Exeter Chiefs, though the Aviva Premiership …

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