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The Current Playoff Landscape With One Super Rugby Round Left

The Super Rugby playoffs are just around the corner and with one round of regular season games remaining, we are beginning to get a clear picture of who will be competing for the trophy in a few week’s time.  Recap:  Across the three conferences, eight teams will qualify for the quarter-finals. The top team in each conference will receive home …

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Ulster Sign Irish-Qualified Outhalf, Billy Burns From Gloucester

Ulster Rugby have announced the signing of Irish-qualified out half, Billy Burns from Gloucester on a two year deal.  The 24 year-old has made over 100 senior appearances for the English club having made his debut six years ago in an LV Cup fixture at London Irish in 2012, before making his Aviva Premiership bow against Worcester Warriors in 2014. He …

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Seattle Seawolves Are The Inaugural Major League Rugby Champions

The Seattle Seawolves claimed the inaugural Major League Rugby championship Saturday with a 23-19 triumph over the Glendale Raptors in San Diego, California. The Seawolves, beaten twice by the Raptors in the regular season, finally found a way past the Colorado club, who were the top seeds in the playoffs after losing just once in the regular season of the …

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The Forecast: Your Guide To A Bumper Weekend Of Excellent Sport

There is no shortage of high-quality sporting action taking place this weekend.  After what was a painful two-day hiatus from World Cup action, the quarter-finals take place over the next two days while the Dubai Duty-Free Irish Open and the All-Ireland Football and Hurling Championship take centre stage. Here’s what you should tune into over the coming days, in association …

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