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The Ultimate ‘Rest Of The World’ International Rugby XV

Forget about the tier one nations of the rugby world, let’s focus on the rest of the planet. Ignoring all the major nations of the globe we have put together a star-studded ‘Rest of the World’ XV. 1) Masataka Mikama, Japan The Japanese loosehead has played 33 tests and won 25 of them – an impressive record for a tier …

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Road Runners: The Five Greatest Rugby Sidesteppers Of All Time

While the power players like Jonah Lomu, Julian Savea and George North are rightfully revered for their ability to clear bodies from their windscreens, the twinkle-toed quicksteppers that slice through gaps leaving defenders sprawled in yoga poses can be just as thrilling. Here’s a quick guide to the magicians with the finest sidesteps in modern rugby history. _____ Jason Robinson ‘Billy …

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International Rugby’s ‘Most Banned’ XV

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - OCTOBER 25: Delon Armitage of Toulon goes over for a try during the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 3 game with Ulster at the Kingspan stadium on October 25, 2014 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Rugby is a rough sport, played by tough men. However, the majority of the time the game is played in good temper and in adherence to the rules enforced by the referee. Respect for officials and opponents is in fact a cornerstone of the sport and ensures it does not descend into anarchy on the field. However, there are times …

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Fiji: A True Rugby Nation

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 06: Fiji supporters cheer during the 2016 Sydney Sevens match between Fiji and France at Allianz Stadium on February 6, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

After Cyclone Winston hit the island nation of Fiji, at least 42 people have been killed and an estimated 9,000 people are living in temporary shelters after their homes were destroyed. With all the media attention on the tiny country, it seems now would be an apt time to remind the rest of the rugby world of how important Fiji …

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TBT: Rupeni Caucaunibuca Takes RWC 2003 By Storm

It felt like one of the formative moments in world rugby. In the blink of an eye, with a twinkle of his toes, the Fiji wing Rupeni Caucaunibuca gathers the ball deep in his own half, skins the massive and mobile Aurélien Rougerie, then takes the perfect trajectory to cut inside the full-back Nicolas Brusque. In a flash, Fiji are …

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TBT:Rupeni Caucaunibuca Takes RWC 2003 By Storm

It felt like one of the formative moments in world rugby. In the blink of an eye, with a twinkle of his toes, the Fiji wing Rupeni Caucaunibuca gathers the ball deep in his own half, skins the massive and mobile Aurélien Rougerie, then takes the perfect trajectory to cut inside the full-back Nicolas Brusque. In a flash, Fiji are …

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