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Australian Winger Being Lined Up To Replace Zane Kirchner At Leinster

Argentina v Australia - Semi Final: Rugby World Cup 2015

After missing out on Israel Dagg, according to the Irish Independent, Leinster are now chasing 116 times capped Australian international, Adam Ashley-Cooper. The winger is set to be released by Bordeaux Begles once his contract expires next summer and has also been linked with moved to London Irish and Japanese side Kintetsu. Following his move to Bordeaux Begles after the 2015 World Cup, …

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Six Key Lessons From The Second Weekend Of Six Nations Action

CARDIFF, WALES - FEBRUARY 11: Elliot Daly (R) of England celebrates with team mates after scoring the match winning try during the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and England at the Principality Stadium on February 11, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Week two of the Six Nations was exciting, intense and full of high quality rugby. It put England in charge, Ireland back in the title race while Wales were much improved, Scotland had a reality check, France ended their losing streak and Italy are nowhere. Absolutely nowhere. There were three enjoyable games, albeit for different reasons. Yet again, we came …

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Ireland’s Destruction Of Italy Puts CJ Stander And Craig Gilroy Top Of The Six Nations Stat Charts


Ireland got their 2017 Six Nations campaign back on track at the weekend with a resounding and humiliating 63-10 defeat of Italy in Rome, with CJ Stander and Craig Gilroy both bagging hat-tricks in the nine try rout. Munster rugby fans will be less than surprised with yet another incredible performance from the 26-year-old South Africa born back-row forward. The …

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Leinster Lose Out On Big Summer Signing As All Black Decides To Stay Put

DUBLIN, IRELAND - NOVEMBER 19: Israel Dagg of the All Blacks is tackled by Rob Kearney of Ireland during the international rugby match between Ireland and the New Zealand All Blacks at Aviva Stadium on November 19, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

All Black Israel Dagg has confirmed that he will remain in New Zealand through to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. The 28-year-old was recently linked to a move to the northern hemisphere, with Leinster and Toulon reportedly interested in the New Zealand fullback. However, Dagg has decided to remain in Christchurch, where he will continue playing for the Crusaders and …

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Ulster Set To Appoint Former All Black As New Head Coach

Leinster Rugby Press Conference 10/10/2013 Forwards coach Jono Gibbes

Ulster are set to appoint a new head coach as part of a structural shake-up, according to reports at the weekend. The Sunday Times are alleging that the Irish province will take steps to move current coach Neil Doak and assistant Allen Clarke on, with former All Black Jono Gibbes reportedly lined up to replace the former. #rugby Reports this morning …

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Six Nations: Team Of The Weekend

Wales v England - RBS Six Nations

This weekend we were treated to two brilliant Six Nations fixtures. England and Wales played out one of the most physical games seen this season, while France and Scotland offered up a hugely entertaining spectacle in Paris. Ireland’s demolition of Italy will inevitably bring questions over their future participation in the tournament, particularly as Georgia’s demand for inclusion has grown louder in …

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Munster To Appoint Highly-Rated Frenchman As Forwards Coach [Report]

Bordeaux-Begles' French forwards coach Regis Sonnes looks on during the warm up prior to the start of the French Top 14 rugby union match between Bordeaux-Begles and Brive on May 28, 2016 at the Chaban-Delmas stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP / NICOLAS TUCAT (Photo credit should read NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Munster are set to appoint a new forward coach, according to a report in France on Saturday night. Former Bordeaux Bégles coach Régis Sonnes has apparently been lined up to join Rassie Erasmus’s coaching staff at the Irish province according to Parisien publication Le Figaro. Reports in France: Regis Sonnes has been appointed forwards coach @Munsterrugby He quit @UBBrugby last …

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