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British and Irish Lions Prop Commits Future To Harlequins

The latest edition of the Aviva Premiership season is almost upon us and ahead of the highly anticipated kick off, Harlequins rugby has been busy ensuring they will be a force to be reckoned with this term. On Friday, the club announced that England and British and Irish Lions prop Joe Marler has committed his future to the club in a deal …

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South Africa And Argentina Name Sides For Rugby Championship Opener

New Zealand v South Africa

With New Zealand and Australia opening the Rugby Championship this weekend, South Africa and Argentina will face off in Port Elizabeth as they look to get their campaign off to a perfect start. The Springboks endured a torrid 2016 season, suffering a home test defeat to Ireland in June, falling to New Zealand on a record scoreline, and losing to …

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The Next Generation: An England Young Guns XV

It is a very good time to be an England rugby fan and it would seem that the talent pool at the moment is extremely deep. The England U20 performances in Georgia and Eddie Jones’ decision to start blooding the youth early mean that the next generation of young guns look poised to take over the Premiership. Here is a …

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The Rugby Championship: Strengths and Weaknesses For Each Team

The Rugby Championship has an odd feel to it this year with so many unfamiliar faces in the squads. This year’s tournament is one of the hardest to predict but here are some potential pointers that could help shed light on the sides as we approach the start of the tournament. New Zealand Strengths  Fans from this side of the …

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Harlequins Suffer Double Injury Blow Ahead Of New Season

Three weeks before the start of the new Aviva Premiership season and Harlequins Rugby has been hit with the news that two of their extended squad have been struck with serious, season-ending injuries. On Tuesday the club, via their official website, announced that season veteran flanker Luke Wallace suffered a dislocated hip during a pre-season friendly with London Irish last week …

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South Africa CEO: ‘PRO14 Could Mean Two Springboks Teams’

The rugby world has been brimming with excitement at the prospect of two South African former Super Rugby teams joining Europe’s PRO12 tournament, but it appears the change to the northern/southern hemisphere paradigm could have a significant impact on the Springboks as well. SARU chief executive Jurie Roux was discussing the introduction of both the Southern Kings and the Cheetahs …

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Watch: Chris Ashton Continues His Fine Form For Toulon With Another Pre-Season Try

Ashton

Former England international Chris Ashton completed a move to French giants Toulon this summer having agreed on a deal to leave Saracens last October. RCT are beginning to ramp up their preparations for the new campaign with a number of pre-season friendlies across France having toured Argentina in recent weeks. Ashton has certainly hit the ground running in his first …

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Super Rugby Stars Who Are Set To Take The Rugby Championship By Storm

With Super Rugby now finished, it is time to turn our attention to the Rugby Championship. Australia and South Africa are in a transitional period currently, trying new combinations and blooding plenty of youngsters. As for New Zealand, now is as good a time as any to beat them. While Argentina need to prove that Super Rugby is improving their …

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