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South Africa Rugby CEO Reveals Seriously Worrying Numbers For Springboks

London , United Kingdom - 15 November 2017; South Africa Rugby CEO Jurie Roux after the Rugby World Cup 2023 host union announcement at the Royal Garden Hotel, London, England. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The Springboks have struggled over recent seasons. After running the All Blacks closer than anyone at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, South Africa have certainly receded. 2017 brought with it some hope, given their series victory over France and two draws with Australia. However, record losses to New Zealand and Ireland put a dampener on the season, and they finished …

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Watch: Vincent Koch Makes Hugely Impressive Tackle While Topless Vs Clermont Auvergne

‘I’ve never seen anything like this in my life!’… There were some extraordinary scenes during Saracens’ Champions Cup clash with Clermont Auvergne on Saturday afternoon. Saracens took on French side Clermont Auvergne in the Champions Cup on Saturday with a late penalty from Scott Spedding eventually making it back-to-back victories for the French side over their English rivals. It was an incredibly …

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Watch: Should Leinster’s Match-Winning Try Have Been Disallowed?

Leinster

Leinster bounced back from a 14-point deficit against Premiership champions Exeter today to bag a win in Pool 3 of the European Champions Cup. Leo Cullen’s side looked dead and buried in the first half, after losing Jonathan Sexton just two minutes in, and the Chiefs ran into a 17-3 lead. However, penalties from the boot of Isa Nacewa dragged …

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Leo Cullen’s Reaction To Isa Nacewa’s Performance Says It All About The Leinster Captain

Isa Nacewa

Leinster staged a remarkable comeback to earn a victory over Exeter Chiefs at the Aviva Stadium this evening. The Irish province found themselves 3-17 down at one point in the first half, but fought back to win 22-17. 17 points came from the flawless boot of captain Isa Nacewa. After Jonathan Sexton was called ashore after just two minutes, the versitile …

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Leinster Produce Stunning Comeback To Deny Exeter Chiefs

Leinster

Despite going 14 points down in the first half, Leinster produced an inspired finish to come back and claim the win at home to Exeter in the European Champions Cup. Premiership champions Exeter headed for the Aviva Stadium in Dublin today with a major point to prove. Having fallen to their Pool 3 rivals at Sandy Park last weekend, the …

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Gatland Has Revealed Where He Would Like To Work Following World Cup

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has confirmed he will quit once his contract ends at the 2019 Rugby World Cup amid rumours that he could succeed Steven Hansen as All Blacks boss. The two-time British and Irish Lions boss has been in charge of Wales since 2007 and in that time has guided them to three Six Nations titles, including two grand slams …

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Did Ulster Make A Statement Of European Intent Or Were They Flattered By A Weak Harlequins?

Ulster secured an emphatic double over Aviva Premiership side Harlequins on Friday evening at Belfast’s Kingspan Stadium, taking the province one step closer to the knockout stages of the Champions Cup. Running out 52 – 24 winners in front a rapturous home support, Les Kiss’ side ran in a total of six tries to secure what could be a vital bonus point …

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Watch: Jacob Stockdale Continues Ridiculous Form With Outrageous Run Past Harlequins Defence

Jacob Stockdale

Ulster beat Harlequins 52-24 tonight, with six tries. Despite not touching down, Jacob Stockdale continued to impress. Jacob Stockdale is one of the hottest prospect in not only Irish rugby, but indeed in the northern hemisphere. The 21-year-old made his debut against the US last June, but truly announced himself on the international scene last month by scoring three tries …

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