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Lions CEO Reveals The Current Favourite For Head Coach Role

The British and Irish Lions will tour New Zealand in 2017, to take on Steve Hansen’s all-conquering side. The All Blacks have won back to back World Cups, and are currently heavy favourites for the series. The upcoming Six Nations has several subplots, none more so than the race to become head coach of the Lions in 2017. At present, …

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Munster Make Shock Appointment To Their Coaching Staff

Last week, the news that Andy Farrell has taken the job as Ireland’s defence coach shocked the rugby world. The Englishman, who was part of Stuart Lancaster’s coaching ticket up to the World Cup, was let go by the RFU after the Red Rose failed to progress from their group. Well there is another surprise developing this morning. Munster are …

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Where To Now For Hapless Munster?

And with the force of one formidable French foot, Munster’s last dying embers of hopes for progression to the knock out stages of the European Champions Cup were extinguished emphatically in Paris on Saturday evening. Munster have lost many games in France over the years, but they have never succumbed in the manner they did this time around, falling off tackles and …

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Ian Peel Appointed England Rugby Scrum Coach

Eddie Jones’ coaching ticket for the England rugby team has just got considerably stronger, with the RFU confirming that Ian Peel will undertake the role of scrum coach for the Six Nations in 2016. Peel is a proven winner, and was the England u20 head coach. He will leave his position as an International Performance Coach with the RFU to join …

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Japanese Super Rugby Side Sunwolves Reveal Squad, Coach And Jersey

There has been much hype surrounding the Sunwolves and their introduction to Super Rugby in 2016, and the excitement grew tenfold following the Brave Blossoms’ historic World Cup campaign, where they beat South Africa, Samoa and USA. However, since then, things have been rather underwhelming. Delays in naming a roster and a head coach have raised question marks surrounding their …

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Los Jaguares Reveal Impressive Logo And Coaching Ticket

Los Jaguares, the new Super Rugby franchise from Argentina, have announced an impressive coaching ticket to what is already a fearsome squad, and it looks like the club will be all set to launch a serious challenge when they finally take to the field in March. Raul Perez is the head coach of the new franchise. Perez has acted as …

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Bristol Block Steve Borthwick From Joining England Coaching Ticket

It was announced in recent days that Steve Borthwick will be a part of Eddie Jones’ coaching ticket for England as forwards coach. The 57 times capped lock was set to join Jones, who was announced as England coach last month after Stuart Lancaster stepped down. The Australian takes over following an impressive World Cup display with Japan, where they …

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Heyneke Meyer Steps Down As South Africa Coach

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer has stepped down as manager of the South Africa rugby team, after finishing third in the World Cup in England. The 48 year-old brought the Springboks agonisingly close to upsetting the All-Blacks in the semi-final, but came up two points short. However, this ultimately failed to redeem their shock loss to Japan on the opening …

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The Eddie Jones Appointment: A Tale of Two Penalties

Fate, how very cruel it can be. The careers of Stuart Lancaster and Eddie Jones can be reduced down to a tale of two penalties. How the fortunes of each of them could have changed if Japan had played it safe and kicked for the points against South Africa, or if England had chosen to do exactly that against Wales. International rugby is …

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Ronan O’Gara Could Return To Coach With Ireland

Reports today suggest that Racing Metro skills and kicking coach, Ronan O’Gara, is set to leave France to join the Irish coaching team. There is a vacancy after Les Kiss stepped down as defence coach, and a big personality like O’Gara would certainly lift spirits in the camp. Kiss departs for Ulster to take on the role as director of …

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