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Warren Gatland To Demand Showdown Talks With Sean O’Brien For Lions Coach Criticism

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 10: (L-R) Warren Gatland the head coach of the Lions shakes hands with Sean O'Brien of the Lions following their team's 12-3 victory during the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour match between the Crusaders and the British & Irish Lions at the AMI Stadium on June 10, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Former Lions coach Warren Gatland is to seek a meeting with Sean O’Brien regarding the player’s criticism of the coaching setup. According to multiple reports, Gatland and his coaching staff (including Ireland defence coach Andy Farrell) are said to be disappointed to the point of angry with the Ireland flanker’s comments, and he is almost certain to speak to O’Brien …

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An Alternative Uncapped England Backline For Eddie Jones To Consider

Following the Argentina tour and the relative success of England u-20s in Georgia it seems youth could play an increasingly important part to Eddie Jones regime. This could mean we see the blooding of a number of new names when the autumn internationals roll around. ______ 9. Ben Spencer (Saracens) The Saracens scrum-half has for a long time now been …

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Huge Blow For Wales As Sam Warburton To Undergo Neck Surgery

Sam Warburton

Having skippered the British and Irish Lions to a remarkable series draw with New Zealand over the summer, the return to normal life has been far from smooth for Sam Warburton. The Wales flanker has received a huge setback as it has been confirmed that he will have to undergo neck surgery. The Cardiff Blues have today released a statement …

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Robbie Savage Takes Aim At Eamon Dunphy’s ‘Nonsense’ Overpraising Of Wes Hoolahan

Robbie Savage has doubled down on his dismissal of Eamon Dunphy’s view of Ireland midfielder Wes Hoolahan. The BT Sport pundit was introduced to Dunphy on Tuesday night while watching analysis of Ireland’s 1-0 defeat to Serbia on RTE television, and immediately tweeted out what he thought of his fellow analyst’s opinion. In Ireland… great result for Wales! Just listening …

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What Happens Now: How Ireland Can Still Qualify For The World Cup

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's Daryl Murphy dejected

Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia hang by a thread after collecting just one point from their last two matches. Saturday’s draw against Georgia in Tbilisi and Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat at home to Serbia have left Martin O’Neill’s side in third place in Group D, with Moldova and Wales left to play against in this …

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Opinion: Ireland Have One Major Problem – Scoring Goals

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's James McClean reacts to a missed chance

The Republic of Ireland’s World Cup dreams hang by a thread after their 1-0 defeat to Serbia on Tuesday night. The reason their hopes have fleeted out in the last four days is relatively simple: they are just not clinical enough. Looking back to Saturday night’s meeting with Georgia in Tbilisi, Ireland had a multitude of chances to come away …

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