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Lions Watch: Why Dylan Hartley Is Set To Be The Biggest Loser

England captain Dylan Hartley is staring down the barrel of a summer of rest and relaxation as the evidence suggests he is not yet guaranteed his place in the British and Irish Lions squad to face New Zealand. The recently concluded Six Nations was an opportunity for Lions hopefuls to impress upon head coach Warren Gatland their credentials for the …

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Australian Rugby Set To Begin Trial Of ‘Blue Cards’ This Weekend

With increasing concern over the frequency of concussions in the sport, the Australian Rugby Union is set to begin trialing an interesting new system this weekend. Looking to improve protocols for better management of concussion in rugby, referees will be afforded the opportunity to brandish blue cards in the coming weeks. The new system, which is only being trialed in …

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Stuart Hogg Announced As RBS Six Nations Player Of The Championship

Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg has been announced as the 2017 Six Nations Player of the Championship, his second time receiving the award in as many years. Far and away Scotland’s most consistent and influential player, the 24-year-old was his usual attacking self, helping put title hopefuls Ireland to the sword on the opening day of the championships. Following the public …

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Pundit Arena’s Six Nations Player Of the Tournament

Ahead of the official RBS Six Nations Player of the Tournament announcement fans have continued to have their say on the matter here at Pundit Arena. With almost 1300 votes in the last 24 hours, the results are in. In what is expected to track closely with the official announcement, due in the next few days, it has come down …

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Watch: Donnacha O’Callaghan Hilariously Outs Warriors Teammate As A ‘Tinder Predator’

Former Munster player Donnacha O’Callaghan appeared on TV3’s Clubhouse on Tuesday night and certainly did not disappoint.  The Thomond cult hero, now plying his trade in England with the Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership, had the live audience and presenter Joe Molloy in hysterics when expressing how the generation gap between himself and his teammates is affecting him. O’Callaghan …

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WRU Announce Takeover Of Newport Gwent Dragons

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has today announced its intention to takeover the Newport Gwent Dragons (NGD) region, both on and off the field. The WRU already owned 50% of the region, but with NGD struggling to find external investment, the WRU has moved in to formally become the region’s owners. The proposed transaction includes the purchase of the nine-acre …

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Eddie Jones Proposes Radical Concept For The Lions Captaincy

England head coach Eddie Jones has proposed a radical four captain concept for the forthcoming British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand in the summer. Speculation has been growing over who Lions head coach Warren Gatland will name as his captain for the highly anticipated 10-match tour, with Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones, Ireland’s Rory Best and England’s Dylan …

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