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Racing Metro Release Stinging Statement Pressing Fraudulent And Criminal Charges Against Johan Goosen

PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 10: Johan Goosen of Racing 92 makes a break past Guilhem Guirado of Toulon during the European Rugby Champions Cup Quarter Final between Racing 92 and RC Toulon at Stade Yves Du Manoir on April 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

The on-going feud between Racing Metro and Johan Goosen appears to be escalating. The South African star signed a bumper contract with the Paris side last year, but has since indicated that he will retire from rugby. Racing are maintaining that he is bound by his contract to the club, and released a truly stinging statement today, declaring that they will …

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Watch: Delon Armitage Sin Binned For Hand Off During Top 14 Encounter

Given the amount of concern that currently exists over concussion in rugby, it didn’t come as too much of a surprise to see World Rugby introduce new laws in an effort to minimise the risks faced by players. However, the game’s governing body has been criticised in some quarters for restricting aerial duels and forcing referees to base their decision on …

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Toulon Confirm Capture Of Experienced All Black Fly Half

At the beginning of the season Toulon found themselves at somewhat of a crossroads. Although they had enjoyed an unprecedented period of success, Toulon possessed an aging squad who were being led by Diego Domínguez, a coach dangerously out of his depth, and worse still Mourad Boudjellal was openly considering selling the club. However since the appointment of Mike Ford things seem …

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Aviva Premiership Halfway Predictions: Bottom Six

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 23: Luther Burrell of Northampton breaks clear to score a last minute try during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Sale Sharks at Franklin's Gardens on December 23, 2016 in Northampton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

At the halfway point of this season’s Aviva Premiership, we predict the rest of the season for the league’s bottom six clubs.  ________ 12. Bristol Rugby Bristol looked as if they were going to replicate London Welsh’s winless 2014/15 campaign as they shipped 70 points at Wasps before losing 39-0 at home to Saracens and getting hammered by Exeter in …

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The Nine Players Most Likely To Be Capped For Ireland In 2017

Guinness PRO12, Thomond Park, Limerick 26/12/2016 Munster vs Leinster Munster's Rory Scannell Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

2017 promises to be an exciting year for Irish rugby with the major matter of the Six Nations to commence in February 2017. With France and England coming to Dublin, Ireland will fancy their chances of having a successful tournament if their autumn form is anything to go by. Add in the potential of high Lions tour representation come the …

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O’Gara On Racing – “They Need To Realise Just How Good The Champions Cup Is”

Racing 92 assistant coach Ronan O’Gara has said that the reigning Top 14 champions need to realise ‘just how good of a competition the Champions Cup is’ and that Racing’s league schedule may have played a part in his side’s European demise this season. Racing, who were Champions Cup finalists last season, were bounced from the competition in the first two …

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Watch: Ten Of The Best International Rugby Tries Of 2016

There have been some wonderful tries scored in international rugby in 2016, but we’ve scoured the internet to pick out ten of the very best scores from across the world this year. 10) Nicolas Sanchez v Japan, 5th November 2016 In recent years the Pumas have stepped up their rugby a few gears, in particular their attacking game. Gone of …

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Warriors Coach Frustrated With Concussion Protocols

Worcester Warriors Head Coach Carl Hogg has vented his frustration with the Premiership’s return to play protocols after learning that his halves duo of Jonny Arr and Tom Heathcote could be sidelined for longer than he initially expected. Scrum-half Arr has not featured for the Warriors since suffering a concussion in Worcester’s 26-12 Aviva Premiership defeat against Wasps earlier this month, while fly-half …

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Exclusive: ‘A Lot Of Top Players Would Want To Go Play In Rome, I Think A Pro 12 Team Would Work’

Rome is home to some of Europe’s most famous historical monuments, the Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, the Trevi Fountain, but in a city where football rules all, rugby is steadily starting to grow. There are currently two professional rugby teams in the Italian capital, S.S. Lazio Rugby, who are tied to the city’s famous football club of the same name, and …

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