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Ambitious Bid For Pacific Islands’ Super Rugby Team Rejected

An ambitious bid to set up a Pacific Islands Super Rugby team has failed after competition organisers decided it was not commercially viable, the Fiji Rugby Union said Thursday. Including a Pacific team in the southern hemisphere competition was seen as a game-changer for rugby in the islands, a hotbed of talent where top players have long headed overseas to chase more …

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Tommy Seymour Grabs Hattrick As Eight-Try Scotland Thrash Fiji

Tommy Seymour scored a hat-trick as Scotland ran in eight tries to beat Fiji 54-17 at Murrayfield on Saturday and claim their first win of the Autumn Internationals. Allan Dell, Fraser Brown, Sean Maitland, Jamie Ritchie and Adam Hastings also scored tries as the Scots survived an early scare when scores from Viliame Mata and Semi Radradra gave Fiji a …

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One Major Flaw In Rugby World Cup Draw Being So Early Surfaces

KYOTO, JAPAN - MAY 10: Eddie Jones head coach of England arrives to the Kyoto State Guest House during the Rugby World Cup Pool Draw on May 10, 2017 in Kyoto, Japan. (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)

Earlier today, the draw was made for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Pool C is arguably the most difficult of the lot, as England, France and Argentina are grouped together. They will be joined by a Pacific Island nation. However, as the draw was being made, there was the same question on everybody’s lips. Why is the draw being made …

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The Ultimate ‘International Rugby XV’ List For 2016

Despite being a pretty awful year for celebrities, 2016 has seen some wonderful rugby. We’ve compiled three different XVs made up of the best (and in some cases worst) performers of the calendar year. The Winners XV This side is made up of the players with the most wins in 2016, so it is essentially a Anglo-Kiwi XV – with both …

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