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England’s Latest Kit Launch Could Not Have Gone Any Worse

England revealed some of their new World Cup training jerseys this week and they made a small bit of a boo boo.  Canterbury make the rugby kits for both England and Ireland and with most of the other power houses in the world of rugby signing deals with other sports manufacturers, the two are now their only hope as we …

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Joe Schmidt’s Masterplan Keeps Ireland On Course

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Joe Schmidt’s Ireland kept their Grand Slam aspirations very much alive following a pulsating 19-9 victory at the Aviva Stadium yesterday afternoon. Robbie Henshaw’s first test try gave Ireland enough momentum to make it past a stubborn England side, and in pole position to defend their Six Nations crown. Billed as Ireland’s toughest challenge of the championship, England came to Dublin …

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Six Nations: Injury-Hit England Announce Side To Face Wales

Stuart Lancaster today named his XV for Friday night’s Six Nations clash with Wales at the Milennium Stadium, a game which he will be without a number of his key players in. Danny Cipriani will have to be content with a spot on the bench alongside Nick Easter who has been the standout Number Eight in the Premiership this season. …

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Six Nations: Will It Be A Dream Year For The Red Rose?

The Six Nations is just around the corner and 2015 has the potential to be a momentous year for England Rugby. Is it inconceivable that the World Cup hosts can secure a Six Nations and World Cup double? Ozer McMahon discusses their potential for the former. Englands’s 2014 Six Nations Campaign After maintaining a 100% home record and securing a …

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Rugby: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not?

After another action-packed weekend of international rugby, Matt Cassidy is here to analyse the performances of the week’s heroes and zeros.    Who’s Hot? Dave Foley The U.L. Bohemians man had a Test debut to remember as he was named Man of the Match at the Aviva on Sunday. Foley put himself about the pitch with numerous carries and tackles against the hard-hitting …

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Autumn Internationals Rugby: Week 1 Preview

Saturday sees the start of the Autumn internationals in what is a very important 11 months for the competing nations, with the World Cup starting next September in England. Conor Luttrell previews this weekend’s games. England vs New Zealand, Saturday 8th November at 14:30 New Zealand come into this came as Rugby Championship winners, yet again, after they had the …

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Focus Friday – Have New Zealand Peaked Too Early Ahead Of The World Cup?

Today’s edition of Focus Friday asks the question; are New Zealand about to enter a transitional stage? Jonathan Fitzpatrick discusses for Pundit Arena. This past weekend we saw New Zealand stutter in their game against Bledisloe Cup rivals, Australia, as they attempted to seal a consecutive record-setting 18th victory in a row A 12 all draw brought the All Black’s …

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New Zealand v England – Third Test Report

New Zealand thrashed England on Saturday in Hamilton to make it 17 wins in a row for the sensational All Blacks. Richie McCaw’s side eased to the win by a scoreline of 36 points to 13 thanks to a hat trick of tries from winger Julian Savea and two tries from scrum half Aaron Smith. New Zealand started the game excellently …

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New Zealand v England – First Test Report

New Zealand have done it again after beating England 20-15 this morning. Richie McCaw’s side were second best for most of the game but came out on top after Conrad Smith’s last gasp try.  England gave everything for 80 minutes and had outstanding performances by Manu Tuilagi, Chris Robshaw and Freddie Burns but it’s the All Blacks who remain unbeaten …

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Danny Cipriani Recalled To England Rugby Fold

Controversial rugby star Danny Cipriani has been recalled to the England squad for the upcoming games against the Barbarians and the tour to New Zealand. Cipriani, 26, was signed as Sale’s marquee signing in 2013 following a successful season with the Melbourne Rebels in Australia and has not been involved in England duty since he earned his seventh cap back in …

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