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Watch: Brian O’Driscoll Cheekily Says What Everyone Is Thinking About Ronan O’Gara And Munster

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It is no secrets that Ireland and Munster legend Ronan O’Gara maintains a very strong affinity with the Thomond Park based side, despite now being assistant coach at Top 14 side Racing 92. Since his retirement as a player in 2013, O’Gara has been with the Paris team and is currently contracted with last seasons Champions Cup finalists until 2019. …

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Fresh Doping Investigation Rocks France And Racing 92 Pair

Northampton Saints v Racing 92 - European Rugby Champions Cup

Top 14 side Racing 92 has become further embroiled in doping controversy as Yannick Nyanga and Brice Dulin have both reportedly been flagged in relation to abnormalities with  samples before Christmas. The pair have, according to French media including L’Equipe and Eurosport’s RugbyRama, been flagged by the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) following routine anti-doping controls for the substance higenamine. This …

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British and Irish Lions 2017: Inside Centre Options

Guinness Series, Soldier Field, Chicago, USA 5/11/2016 Ireland vs New Zealand Ireland’s Robbie Henshaw is tackled by New Zealand All Blacks’s Aaron Cruden

The tenth article in a series analyses the options Warren Gatland has at inside centre for the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand. Five centres were chosen for the 2013 Lions tour of Australia, with Owen Farrell filling the 12 jersey on occasion (even though he was chosen as a fly-half). With it being expected that Farrell …

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Top England Prospect Ellis Genge Commits Himself to Leicester

England Training Session

Since making the switch to Leicester Tigers last year, Ellis Genge has seen his promising kick into high gear. Now, despite his mentor Richard Cockerill’s departure from the Tigers, Genge is eager to commit his future to the club. The 21-year-old was brought to Leicester by Cockerill last season from Bristol and since joining the club, has steadily improved to …

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Opinion: Headache For Rugby’s Administrators Only Getting Worse After More Concussion Controversy

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In the second half of Munster’s crucial European Rugby Champions Cup win over the Glasgow Warriors, scrum-half Conor Murray was on the receiving end of a bad blow to the head. This collision was accidental but still, it was clear with the referee’s reaction that Murray was clearly hurt. This collision was accidental but still, it was clear with the …

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