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Israel Folau Doubles Down On Same-Sex Marriage Opposition

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 16: Israel Folau of the Wallabies runs the ball during The Rugby Championship match between the Australian Wallabies and the Argentina Pumas at Canberra Stadium on September 16, 2017 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Australia’s Israel Folau has reaffirmed his opposition to same-sex marriage, and insists he hasn’t let the backlash affect him. The 28-year-old caused something of a storm both in his homeland and abroad when he tweeted his initial disagreement with proposals in Australia to legalise gay marriage, with many prominent figures in rugby voicing their support for the movement. I love …

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Argentina Are In Big Trouble After Latest World Cup Qualifying Result

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - OCTOBER 05: Lionel Messi of Argentina looks dejected after a match between Argentina and Peru as part of FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifiers at Estadio Alberto J. Armando on October 5, 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Daniel Jayo/Getty Images)

All throughout the week, there has been talk that Argentina’s path to next summer’s World Cup has been a tricky one. The 2014 runners-up are doing things the hard way in the South American qualification group, and things got a whole lot more difficult last night, after their 0-0 draw with Peru last night. Lionel Messi and Co. currently sit in …

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An Alternative Uncapped England Backline For Eddie Jones To Consider

Following the Argentina tour and the relative success of England u-20s in Georgia it seems youth could play an increasingly important part to Eddie Jones regime. This could mean we see the blooding of a number of new names when the autumn internationals roll around. ______ 9. Ben Spencer (Saracens) The Saracens scrum-half has for a long time now been …

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The Big Teams Who Could Miss Out On The 2018 World Cup

As the qualification groups for the 2018 World Cup begin to take shape, we take a look at some of the big sides who could very well miss out on a place in Russia next summer. Argentina A World Cup without Lionel Messi is fast becoming a genuine possibility. Jorge Sampaoli’s side are currently fifth in qualifying after a dismal 1-1 …

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Watch: Luis Suarez Somehow Avoids Red Card For Horror Tackle Vs. Argentina

Suarez

Luis Suarez was very lucky to avoid punishment in Uruguay’s clash with Argentina on Thursday night. The Barcelona forward played 83 minutes with an injury in Montevideo against Jorge Sampaoli’s side, but was fortunate that his withdrawal was for a substitution rather than leaving his side down to ten men in the closing stages. With ten minutes of the game remaining, Suarez …

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South Africa And Argentina Name Sides For Rugby Championship Opener

New Zealand v South Africa

With New Zealand and Australia opening the Rugby Championship this weekend, South Africa and Argentina will face off in Port Elizabeth as they look to get their campaign off to a perfect start. The Springboks endured a torrid 2016 season, suffering a home test defeat to Ireland in June, falling to New Zealand on a record scoreline, and losing to …

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The England Outcast XV

Even though England coach Eddie Jones has named a superbly talented 37-man squad to prepare for the autumn internationals this week, a number of talented individuals missed out on selection. We put together a XV made up of these players. 1) Matt Mullan Wasps loosehead Mullan has been in and out of England squads for many years, but it appears …

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