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5 Takeaways From This Weekend’s Rugby

Australia’s shock win over New Zealand, Argentina’s historic victory over South Africa, where to begin? Here are our five takeaways from this weekend’s Rugby. _____ Nehe Milner-Skudder Shows Class On Debut There was a lot of talk surrounding the Hurricanes player following an impressive Super Rugby season. He was handed his debut by Steve Hansen against Australia this weekend, to see …

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Bowe Impressed By Trimble But Knows Competition For Places Will Be Tough

Ireland and Ulster winger Tommy Bowe says that the Irish team are working very hard during training camp for next month’s World Cup with competition for places starting to intensify before Schmidt names his squad at the end of the month. Ireland take on Wales this weekend as the defending Six Nations champions look to kickstart their World Cup preparations with …

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New Zealand Are Looking to Return to the U.S

New Zealand are looking to build on their commercially successful visit to Chicago last year The New Zealand Herald  has reported that the All Blacks are looking to return to the US in 2016. New Zealand Rugby are looking to build on their visit to Chicago last year, further establishing their commercial presence in the United States. It has been reported that New Zealand …

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5 Reasons Why Damien Duff is a Great Signing for Rovers

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you would have known about the biggest transfer story of the summer so far has finally concluded with Damien Duff finally put pen to paper for League of Ireland side, Shamrock Rovers. The LOI club have pulled off this major signing apparently ahead of South Dublin rivals, St. …

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PIC: Ireland Unveil Rugby World Cup Jersey

The Irish rugby jersey for this Autumn’s World Cup has been launched in Galway this morning, and has been met by mixed reaction. Under IRB regulations, Rugby World Cup jerseys, supporters’ and players’ editions alike, cannot have a sponsor on the front, so the ‘3’ logo is nowhere to be seen. It is nothing spectacular, but a tidy effort nonetheless. …

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How Ireland Should Respond To The Haka

  Ahead of a potential World Cup Quarter Final encounter with New Zealand, Ireland should look to the past to find ways of responding to the Haka. Motivation has rarely been an issue for Irish teams, however they can be at their most dangerous when they are playing with their backs against the wall and having nothing to loses. This feature …

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5 Players That Must Be Given A Chance In Ireland’s World Cup Warm-Up Games

Next month Ireland coach Joe Schmidt will announce his preliminary squad for Ireland’s World Cup warm-up games against Wales, Scotland and England, and for many Irish players it will be their final opportunity to convince Schmidt as to why they should be included in Ireland’s final World Cup squad. While most of Schmidt’s squad will comprise of players who were apart of Ireland’s successful …

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Sports Doc Of The Week – ROG. The Ronan O’Gara Documentary

This week’s Sports documentary of the week is the wonderful and painfully honest ROG. The Ronan O’Gara documentary.  The documentary covers the final four years of O’Gara’s playing career, giving us unprecedented access to his public and private life. As well all remember, those four years were incredibly poignant for O’Gara. For the first time in his career there was …

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