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Peter Stringer: The Story Of An Irish Sporting Injustice

RBS 6 Nations: Scotland v Ireland

Peter Stringer is just two appearances short of achieving a century of international caps. In a packed Lansdowne Road in February 2000, a crowd witnessed history but they didn’t know it yet. They would watch the debuts of two of Ireland’s sporting legends unfold. The 9 & 10 partnership for the ages. Peter Stringer and Ronan O’Gara. The pair did not look …

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Watch: Sale Prop Mujati’s Latest Vlog Is Hilarious And Fascinating In Equal Measure

Brian Mujati, the self-proclaimed ‘most shredded tighthead prop in world rugby’ will be eminently familiar to fans of Northampton Saints, where he spent four typically destructive years. By the same token, Leinster fans would need no reminding of his scrummaging masterclass in the 2011 Heineken Cup final. The Saints’ loss that day was certainly no fault of Mujati, although his …

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List Of Confirmed Premiership Signings For The 2016/17 Season

Premiership sides have been very active in the transfer market. When Premiership Rugby announced that they had signed a lucrative broadcast agreement with BT Sports, fans began to expect a significant number of signings. Although Wasps missed out on David Pocock, they have not been disappointed, with the likes of Matt Toomua, Schalk Burger, Ben Te’o, Taulupe Faletau and Louis Picamoles all agreeing …

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Are England’s Northern Sides Destined To Be Feeder Clubs Forever?

SALFORD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Tommy Taylor of Sale Sharks is tackled by Kelly Brown of Saracens during the Aviva Premiership match between Sale Sharks and Saracens at AJ Bell Stadium on February 27, 2016 in Salford, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Despite only being represented through two clubs in the Aviva Premiership, the north of England has provided English rugby with a significant number of top quality players in the professional era and should be celebrated for its importance to the game. Currently Sale Sharks provide Josh Beaumont and Tommy Taylor to the England squad, the only players from northern sides …

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Crossing Codes: Has New Sale Acquisition Charnley Got What It Takes?

WIGAN, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 05: Josh Charnley of Wigan Warriors beats Julian Busquet and Glenn Stewart of Catalans Dragons during the First Utility Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Catalans Dragons at DW Stadium on February 5, 2016 in Wigan, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Sale Sharks recently announced the signing of England and Wigan winger Josh Charnley, who will arrive in Salford at the end of this year’s Super League season, adding his name to a growing list of ‘code-crossers’ looking to succeed in both variations of the game. Many players of differing positions and statures have attempted to bridge the gap between league …

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Sale Sharks Sign American Fly Half To Replace Danny Cipriani

USA v Japan - Group B: Rugby World Cup 2015

Sale Sharks have moved to replace Danny Cipriani. Sale Harks have moved to replace Danny Cipriani, after confirming the capture of American international fly half, AJ MacGinty, from Connacht this morning. Although MacGinty is Irish born, he qualified to play for the US Eagles through the IRB’s residency rules after moving to the US in 2011. It was while MacGinty was playing with …

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Peter Stringer Signs New Contract With Sale

Heineken Cup Final: Munster v Biarritz Olympique

Peter Stringer will be playing professional rugby at 39 years of age. The Sale Sharks have this morning announced that Peter Stringer has signed a new one year contract extension. Speaking on the club’s website, Sharks coach, Steve Diamond, described the 98 times capped Irish international scrum half as ‘model professional who is incredibly fit and shows no signs of getting …

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