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New Zealand Journalist Comes Out In Staunch Defence Of Ireland 2023 RWC Bid

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 11: Ireland fans enjoy their victory during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between France and Ireland at Millennium Stadium on October 11, 2015 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Outspoken New Zealand journalist Mark Reason has slammed World Rugby’s decision to recommend South Africa over Ireland to host the 2023 World Cup.  There was quite a mixed reaction to the news that World Rugby had recommended South Africa as hosts for the competition rather than Ireland. Of course, on these shores there was more a feeling of disappointment that …

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Disciplinary Panel Has Ruled On Andrew Conway’s Fate After Sending Off Against Connacht

Munster’s Andrew Conway has been handed a mere one-week suspension by a Pro14 disciplinary panel for late-charging Connacht out-half Jack Carty after he kicked the ball in the 61st minute of an all-Irish clash at the Sportsground in Galway on Friday. The tackle forced referee Nigel Owens to brandish a red card under Law 10.4, meaning that Conway initially faced …

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