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Clermont Set To Offer Former Lions Captain £500,000 Per Year Contract

Clermont are hoping to land Lions star. Reports emanating from Wales this afternoon suggest that Alun Wyn Jones is set to be offered a contract worth £500,000 per year by Top 14 leaders, Clermont Auvergne. Wales Online believe that the 30 year old lock is wanted by Clermont after impressing against the French side with the Ospreys last weekend. Jones was previously …

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The Millennium Stadium Is No More

Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium is set to undergo a name change. One of rugby’s most iconic grounds is set to undergo a name change, with the Millennium Stadium to become known as the Principality Stadium at the turn of the year. The name change is part of a ten year naming rights agreement with the Principality Building Society and will see Wales’ game with Scotland …

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Video: Club Rugby Team Score 100m Counter Attack Try

Club rugby sides don’t always score 100m counter attack tries when on camara, but when they do… Glynneath were playing Merthy in the Welsh Division One West, and were defending for their lives on their own try-line. However, as an opposition player stretched to get over the line, Glynneath’s scrum-half pounced to turn the ball over, before breaking out. Seven …

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Supporters Were Not Impressed By David Strettle’s Lack Of Sportsmanship

David Strettle appealed for the referees intervention against the Ospreys. With Clermont in full control of today’s game against the Ospreys, England winger David Strettle appeared to appeal toward the referee after being held back by Sam Davies. The incident occurred during the 72nd minute as the French side pushed for a bonus point. Although Davies did pull Strettle back, it …

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Bath Sign Welsh International Second Row

Bath have added a Grand Slam winning to their squad. After claiming a late victory over Leinster today, Bath have further reason to celebrate after signing Welsh second row, Luke Charteris. Capped on 62 occasions by Wales, Charteris will join Bath from French Club, Racing. The news was broken by Welsh rugby writer, Simon Thomas, on Twitter this evening . Although the …

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What Can England Learn From The Euro 2016 Qualifying Statistics?

The full time whistle has blown on the qualifying matches for France 2016 and we now have our line-up for the finals next summer. England have qualified from Group E with a ‘perfect’ 100% record but UEFA’s statistics from the qualifying matches leave me a little concerned. _____ Premier League statistics often show us that possession isn’t everything. It’s what …

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Third Club Expresses Interest in George North

It was thought that George North would sign a new contract with the Northampton Saints. In the aftermath of last weekends European Champions Cup clash between the Northampton Saints and the Scarlets, Jim Mallinder told the assembled media that he was confident that George North would extend his stay with the English club. Although reports in Wales suggested that the Lions …

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The Future Of Shaun Edwards To Be Decided In Next Two Weeks

Shaun Edwards is coveted by many within the RFU. For a number of months now, there have been many rumours as to the future of Welsh defence coach, Shaun Edwards. Although it was originally thought that Edwards would join a revamped England set up, rumours connecting him with Ireland began to emerge. However the renowned coach remains at Wales. Indeed, although Edwards …

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George North Yet To Decide Where His Future Lies

The future of the Lions winger remains uncertain. In the aftermath of last nights game between the Northampton Saints and the Scarlets, talk quickly moved onto the future of George North. With the Welsh Rugby Union in confident mood after convincing Jonathan Davies to return to the Scarlets, their attention is now turning to the Lions star. Wales Online reported that …

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