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Georgia’s Hopes Of Entering Six Nations Dealt Major Blow

KILMARNOCK, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Jonny Gray of Scotland tackles Vasil Lobzhanidze of Georgia during the Autumn Test Match between Scotland and Georgia at Rugby Park on November 26, 2016 in Kilmarnock, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Despite recent reports, Georgia’s hopes of being given the chance to earn a spot in the Six Nations have been shot down, after chief executive John Feehan insisted there are no vacancies in the competition. There have been calls from many, including Sir Clive Woodward, to introduce promotion and relegation. However, Feehan has ruled out any changes to the Six …

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Rob Howley Announces Powerful Wales Squad For Tournament Defining Six Nations Clash With Scotland

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Wales interim head coach Rob Howley has announced his 23-man squad for the trip to Scotland for round three of the Six Nations, a clash which will likely define the tournament for both sides. Following their bruising 21-16 defeat to England in Cardiff on February 11th, Wales will be looking to bounce back and continue their push to catch Ireland …

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The Epic British And Irish Lions XV Based On Six Nations Form To Date

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The 2017 Six Nations Championship is now two rounds old and, much like last year, it is England who are rumbling towards a series victory, with Ireland leading the chase to catch the streaking Red Rose. In the first season where bonus points are being employed in the marquee test championship, it is shaping up to be another enthralling tournament. …

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Brian O’Driscoll Reveals the Fastest Player He Ever Played With Or Against

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Brian O’Driscoll was part of a golden generation of Ireland rugby success and had the fortune of securing Six Nations titles, a Grand Slam and numerous caps for the British and Irish Lions. Playing alongside the likes of O’Gara, O’Connell, Stringer, Hayes, Foley, Galwey and Wallace, O’Driscoll is Ireland’s record try scorer and most capped international. As such he knows …

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Brian O’Driscoll Gushes Praise And Predicts Ireland Call-Up For Munster’s Latest Rising Star

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Munster continued their seemingly irrepressible march to glory this season with yet another away victory in the Pro12 on Saturday, this time ending the 13-game winning streak of the Ospreys. Showing all the resilience of the Munster sides that swept to European glory between 2006 and 2008, the latest generation of the province’s finest proved they could march on with …

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Connacht Appoint Kieran Keane As New Head Coach

Connacht CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 04: Tasman Makos coach Kieran Keane looks on prior to the ITM Cup match between Canterbury and Tasman at AMI Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images)

Connacht have confirmed that Kieran Keane will succeed Pat Lam as the province’s head coach next year. Lam is moving to Bristol at the end of the season, and as a result, the western province were searching for a suitable candidate to replace the Kiwi. Keane, a former All Black, joins last year’s PRO12 champions from the Cheifs, where he was …

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Georgia’s Inclusion In Six Nations Could Be Set To Take A Massive Step Forward

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The Georgian Rugby Union has long harboured aspirations of Six Nations participation and given their steady improvement within the world rugby landscape, there is now growing support for just that. Currently the twelfth-ranked side in world rugby, Georgia are a relatively young union by global standards. Founded as recently as 1964 while under the yoke of Soviet rule, theirs is …

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