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Watch Quade Cooper Make A Fool Of Adam Ashley Cooper

Quade Cooper left Adam Ashley Cooper for dead at training Despite having an incredibly poor game game against New Zealand last weekend, Quade Cooper seems to be enjoying himself at training, if this clip is anything to go by. Posted on the ARU’s website, the video shows the quick footed Cooper side step his team mate Adam Ashley Cooper during …

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François Trinh-Duc Left Out Of French World Cup Squad

French Coach, Philippé Saint-Andre, has left François Trinh-Duc out of his World Cup Squad Despite starting against England in Twickenham last week, François Trinh-Duc has been left out of the Philippé Saint-Andre’s squad for the World Cup. The French Coach has instead opted for the mercurial Frédéric Michalak and the inexperienced Castres fly half, Rémi Tales. Although this will not leave France short of kicking options, having also …

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Watch Yoann Huget’s Gorgeous Step To Beat Mike Brown Before Scoring

Yoann Huget scored a brilliant try as France Beat England 25-20 in Paris Last night Despite hanging on as the game entered its closing stages, France were impressive for the opening 70 minutes last night. Les Bleus dominated England upfront, taking advantage of England’s indiscipline. With England coughing up numerous kicking opportunities, Frédéric Michalak kicked the French into an early …

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Five Things We Learned As England Showed Character, But Little Else

In the cold light of day Stuart Lancaster and his management team will have little to cheer about following last night’s systematic dismantling by a resurgent French. Sure, a converted try would have incredibly secured the English a win, and Danny Cipriani played his way into the English 31, but the game was dead after 60 minutes and the French …

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John McKee Announces 31-Man Fiji Squad

Fijian coach John McKee has announced his 31 man squad for this year’s World Cup. Its division is noticeably pack orientated, with 18 forwards to 13 backs. The Pacific Nations Champions will look to give it their all in a pool they share with Australia, England, Wales and Uruguay. There are noticeable omissions in the form of Lyon-bound Napolioni Nalaga …

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Joe Marler On What Scrums Are Really Like At The Top Level

England prop Joe Marler gives some insight into the scrum and what it takes to operate at the top level for World Rugby. Well it’s definitely dark in the scrum, thanks for that insight Joe! All jokes aside, an interesting short video covering what goes through the minds of players and referees alike as they prepare for the scrum. Joe …

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France Make Twelve Changes For This Weekend’s Clash With England

Philippe Saint-André has made twelve changes from the team that lost in Twickenham French boss Philippe Saint-André, has rung the changes for his sides meeting with England on Saturday. Saint-André has decided to only keep Yoann Maestri, Louis Picamoles and Scott Spedding from the starting XV that lost in Twickenham last weekend. The mercurial Frédéric Michalak is back at ten, to be partnered …

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Where Do You Stand On Dylan Hartley?

Dylan Hartley has been suspended for an accumulative total of 54 weeks during his career Despite his talent, Dylan Hartley is one of the most controversial players in world rugby. A quality line out thrower and a strong ball carrier, Hartley is arguably England’s best hooker. However his discipline lets him down. His most recent indiscretion, headbutting Jamie George, cost Hartley …

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Neil Back Thinks Chris Robshaw Is Not Amongst Worlds Top Five Opensides

Former England and Leicester openside, Neil Back, does not consider Chris Robshaw to be amongst worlds best As a player Neil Back was never too far away from controversy, bending the rules of the game to their limits. Such a trait seems to have permeated into his punditry, as yesterday Back cast judgement on England’s captain and current number seven. However Back was not …

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