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Aviva Rugby Premiership Game To Be Played In New York

2015 has seen Rugby Union stray into unchartered territories around the globe, particularly Japan. However, there are ongoing efforts to penetrate the American market, with the US Eagles hosting New Zealand in Soldier Field, Chicago last November. In fact, such is the brand of the All-Blacks there that they look set to return to the ‘Windy City’ next year to take …

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Leinster Beginning to Take Shape as the New Season Draws Closer

Leinster confirm two short term signings as the 2015/16 season nears Leinster have confirmed the signings of Jamie Hagan and Clontarf backrow Tony Ryan, on short term contracts. With all of Leinster’s front line tight heads currently with the Irish squad, and the probability of at least two being selected in Joe Schmidt’s final squad, Hagan signing is a logical one. The …

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Is The Return of Tomás O’Leary A Sign of Munster’s Decline?

The news of Tomás O’Leary’s return to Munster has been welcomed by fans throughout the province. However, is his return indicative of just how far the Reds have fallen? Brian Barry discusses. Munster announced this week that prodigal son Tomás O’Leary was returning to the province after two seasons with London Irish. While this may be a positive step for both parties, it is in …

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The Abroad XV – Irish Rugby Exports

Chris Jordan explores what Ireland’s best XV is out of all the players that have been plying their trade abroad.  1. Ruaidhrí Murphy (Ulster) Murphy is on his way back to these shores, with Ulster securing his services for next season onwards. However, he left Leinster for Exeter back in 2008/09 after failing to make any appearances. He then spent two years …

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Friday’s Forgotten Star: Shane Geraghty

A lot of talk on the rugby pages of Pundit Arena over the last few months has revolved around Danny Cipriani and whether his form warranted an England recall or not. He was recalled earlier this week in what has been a big turnaround for what looked like was going to be the ‘golden boy’ of English rugby. Cipriani was …

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