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Francis Saili Earns Buckets Of Praise In His Final Thomond Park Game As Munster Power Past Ospreys

Guinness PRO12 Semi-Final, Thomond Park, Limerick 20/5/2017 Munster vs Ospreys Munster's Francis Saili with Kieron Fonotia of Ospreys

In his final game for Munster at Thomond Park, Francis Saili turned in a man-of-the-match performance. The centre’s two-year stint at the province is coming to an end this summer as they have confirmed Jaco Taute will replace him, and Saili used Saturday’s Pro12 semi-final against Ospreys to ensure that he will go out with a bang. The 26-year-old got the …

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Munster Confirm Jaco Taute Is Staying, But Donnacha Ryan And Five More Will Be Leaving

Munster Rugby Press Conference, UL, Limerick 27/3/2017 Jaco Taute

Munster have confirmed that Jaco Taute has officially signed with the province for the next two years. The former Springbok has proven to be a hugely popular figure since signing on a short-term contract last year, and keeping him was one of compatriot Rassie Erasmus’s biggest objectives this summer. That has now been achieved, with the centre signing a two-year deal …

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Lions Challenges: An In-Depth Look At New Zealand’s Super Rugby Franchises

NAPIER, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 21: Vince Aso of the Hurricanes makes a break past Joe Powell of the Brumbies during the round nine Super Rugby match between the Hurricanes and the Brumbies at McLean Park on April 21, 2017 in Napier, New Zealand. (Photo by Kerry Marshall/Getty Images)

After twelve rounds of Super Rugby, New Zealand teams dominate the competition with the undefeated Crusaders top of the New Zealand standings on an eleven-match winning streak. If the knockout stages were to be played this weekend, the Crusaders would be joined by the Lions, Stormers and Brumbies as conference winners, whilst three of the four wildcard slots would be …

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