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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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Leinster’s Garry Ringrose Responds To Namecheck By Warren Gatland

Garry Ringrose's season to date has been one any young player could only dream of.

Garry Ringrose’s season to date has been one any young player could only dream of.  Having grown up ten minutes from Lansdowne Road the Blackrock native has already, at just 22, realised the dream of playing for his country after debuting versus Canada late last year. In addition to this accolade, the centre helped his home province make it all the …

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Former Ireland Underage International Selected For UAE National Team

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** 2017 RBS 6 Nations Rugby Championship Launch, The Hurlingham Club, Ranelagh Gardens, London 25/1/2017 The IRFU Crest Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Former Ireland under-19 rugby international Sean Carey has been selected to join the United Arab Emirates international squad, according to Middle East outlet The National Carey will compete in the top tier of the Asian Rugby Championship in Malaysia that will begin this Sunday. Eleven years ago Carey togged out alongside current Ireland rugby internationals Keith Earls and Cian Healy in …

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Ronan O’Gara Reveals Dream Of Coaching Ireland One Day

LLANELLI, WALES - OCTOBER 19: Racing coach Ronan O'Gara looks on before the Heineken Cup Pool 4 mach between Scarlets and Racing Metro 92 at Parc y Scarlets on October 19, 2013 in Llanelli, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Ronan O’Gara is busy finishing out the season with Racing 92, while also readying himself for a coaching role with Ireland. The former Munster out-half will join up with Joe Schmidt as Ireland undertake a summer tour of USA and Japan. Although he is currently based in Paris, O’Gara sees a return to his native country as not only a …

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