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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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Leigh Halfpenny Injured, Out Of Pro14 Semi-Final Against Glasgow

Scarlets full-back Leigh Halfpenny has been ruled out of their Guinness Pro14 semi-final clash with Glasgow on Saturday due to injury. The Lions full-back will now be definitively unavailable as his side look to book their place in the Guinness Pro14 final with a win over Glasgow Warriors next Saturday. The 29-year-old, who has made eight appearances for Scarlets since …

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Danny Cipriani Signs For Gloucester To Help England Career

Wasps fly-half Danny Cipriani has left his side for their rivals Gloucester after three years spent during his latest stint at the Coventry outfit. Danny Cipriani’s second run as a member of Wasps RFC has now come to an end after it emerged that the fly-half will sign with Premiership side Gloucester in the hopes of keeping his World Cup …

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Leo Cullen Heaps Praise On Sexton & Nacewa Following Champions Cup Victory

Despite his own historical accomplishment in Bilbao’s San Mames Stadium yesterday, Leo Cullen was quick to deflect the attention away from himself. Leinster managed to take home their fourth European Champions Cup yesterday by edging out Racing 92 in what amounted to a very tense affair in the Spanish city of Bilbao. Neck-in-neck heading into the game’s conclusion, a minor …

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“It’s Not About Vindication.” Emotional Stuart Lancaster Was All Class After Final Glory

There was a touching moment after Leinster’s Champions Cup triumph over Racing 92 where Stuart Lancaster invited members of his family onto the pitch, all wrapped in Leinster gear, to share in the moment of lifting the trophy.  It’s often easy to forget how much of an impact that Lancaster’s departure as England coach and the media circus which surrounded it, …

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