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Even More All Blacks Want To Play For Pacific Islands At The 2019 World Cup

Momentum is beginning to grow towards a change in the World Rugby eligibility rules when it comes to representing international sides.  Currently, a player may represent another international union if he fulfils the following criteria: He must not have played for the first international side for three years; He must have a passport for the second country; The first game he …

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Wales Coach Warren Gatland Make Five Changes In Starting XV To Face South Africa

CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 24: Wales coach Warren Gatland (r) raises a smile during training ahead of their International tomorrow against The New Zealand All Blacks at Principality Stadium on November 24, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Wales coach Warren Gatland has made a handful of changes for this weekend’s clash against the Springboks – including a debut at centre. That particular honour goes to Hadleigh Parkes. The 30-year-old New Zealand native, at Scarlets since 2014, has qualified under residency law and comes in for Owen Williams to partner his namesake Scott. 🔈Team announcement: Wales make 5 …

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“My Dog Will Play With It” – Eddie Jones’ Acceptance Speech For Top Coach Award Is Vintage Eddie Jones

England head coach Eddie Jones was named as the world coach of the year at a glittering ceremony on Sunday and as you might have come to expect from the Australian, his reaction to the award was typically colourful. Since taking over from Stuart Lancaster following a dismal showing at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Jones has orchestrated a staggering …

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Ireland Set For One More All Blacks Showdown Before Rugby World Cup

Guinness Series, Soldier Field, Chicago, USA 5/11/2016 Ireland vs New Zealand Ireland’s Conor Murray Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Following Ireland’s clean sweep this month with wins over South Africa, Fiji and Argentina, international focus now turns to the Six Nations Championship. Joe Schmidt’s side will carry a belief that they can win the title back from England, but with Scotland also showing form in the last month, this may be tricky. All of these games are played with …

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