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Wales Coach Warren Gatland Denies Quit Rumours

Wales coach Warren Gatland has denied planning to quit his Wales role after next summer’s Lions tour, according to a leading New Zealand sports website. According to Newshub.co.nz, Gatland says the Daily Mail’s article claiming the Hamilton-born coach was the ‘first I’ve heard of that.” He also added: “Is that the same people who’s saying that James Haskell is dead?” …

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Warren Gatland To Quit Wales After 2017 Lions Tour

Wales head coach Warren Gatland will leave the post he has occupied since 2007 to return to his native New Zealand after next year’s Lions tour, according to reports. The Daily Mail says that Gatland has informed close friends of his decision, which will alarm many Welsh fans already preparing themselves for a Six Nations campaign with a makeshift coaching …

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Gatland’s Law In Disarray After Leigh Halfpenny Is Offered Massive New Contract By Toulon

Wales v Australia - International Match

Welsh rugby could be heading toward crisis after Wales Online revealed that Toulon have offered Leigh Halfpenny a “gold-plated package” to remain at the Stade Mayol beyond the end of this season. Although many had expected the fullback to return to Wales this summer, Toulon’s offer might simply be too good to turn down. Indeed, as the French giants are expected …

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Clear Favourites Emerge For British and Irish Lions Captaincy After Dylan Hartley’s Red Card

Northampton Saints v Leinster Rugby - European Rugby Champions Cup

After a year in which Dylan Hartley led England to 13 consecutive victories, a growing number of commentators expected the Northampton Saints hooker to be handed the captaincy of the British and Irish Lions by Warren Gatland. Although Hartley had accumulated many detractors over the course of his career, it appeared as though the 30 year-old had been tamed by Eddie …

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World Rugby Unveil Referees To Take Charge Of 2017 Six Nations

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Referee Nigel Owens of Wales in action during the QBE International match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium on November 8, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

The autumn schedule may have just come to a close, but rugby fans north of the equator are already looking forward to the beginning of the 2017 Six Nations. Although there might be a great deal of club rugby to be played between now and then, World Rugby have already unveiled the referees who will take charge of each game …

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An All Blacks XV To Crush The British And Irish Lions

A Dejected Lewis Moody Walks From The Field As The

Steve Hansen has already make preparations for the 2017 Lions tour with the announcement of a ‘wellness’ camp to monitor and help with the All Blacks early season fitness, strength and conditioning. It is always a lottery to predict a team so far out from a tour, but if the best All Blacks are out of the injury ward and …

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