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Three British Coaches Who Would Be A Hit In Super Rugby

GLOUCESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 05: Dai Young, Director of Rugby of Wasps during the Aviva Premiership match between Gloucester Rugby and Wasps at Kingsholm Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Gloucester, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Following Stuart Lancaster’s recent revelation on Radio 5 Live that he was interested in coaching down south, Hefin Jones looks at three British coaches who would be a hit in Super rugby. _____ Gregor Townsend The former Scotland and Ireland pivot has won rave reviews for the great work he has done with Glasgow Warriors since taking the reins in …

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George Smith Set To Depart Wasps For Japan

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 23: George Smith of Wasps looks for a way past Sean Cronin of Leinster Rugby during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Wasps and Leinster Rugby at Ricoh Arena on January 23, 2016 in Coventry, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Dai Young, coach of Wasps, announced the departure of Australian flanker George Smith. Smith had been instrumental in a revitalised Wasps outfit and has thoroughly improved the skills of his teammates, especially at the breakdown while their ball handling has improved as well. The 35-year-old openside flanker, who gave England helpful and much needed breakdown coaching during the RBS Six …

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Aviva Premiership Side Wasps Have Signed An Armitage Brother

READING, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Guy Armitage of London Irish during the Aviva Premiership match between London Irish and London Welsh at the Madejski Stadium on April 20, 2013 in Reading, England. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

England now have an eligible Armitage brother to add to their already impressive squad. The younger brother of Delon and Steffon, Guy Armitage has been signed by Aviva Premiership side Wasps from Championship club London Welsh, according to Wasps’ official website today. The younger of the Armitage brothers has been making a name for himself lately for London Welsh, scoring twelve tries …

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Wasps Confirm Interest In Welsh Superstar

Wasps boss Dai Young has revealed that he’s interested in pursuing Welsh superstar Leigh Halfpenny. Rumours have been intensifying regarding the British and Irish Lions full back and Young has now acknowledged that these are not just fairy tales. Considered to be the world’s leading goal kicker, Halfpenny would make an excellent addition to any team and Young is aware that the …

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George Ford Signs New Deal With Bath

England fly-half George Ford has signed a new deal with Bath that will keep him at The Rec for another two years. Ford said it was an easy decision to stay in Somerset and comes as massive news for the club on the back of the signings of Welsh duo Toby Faletau and Luke Charteris for next season. Ford has …

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Quade Cooper Uninspiring In Heavy Toulon Defeat

After impressing in his Top 14 debut against Montpelier a fortnight ago, Quade Cooper had a forgettable night at the RICOH Arena as Toulon were thumped 32-6 by Wasps in Pool 5 of the Champions Cup. Bad passes, failed restarts, missed tackles – all the hallmarks of a staple Quade Cooper poor performance as Toulon were outmuscled, outwitted and outplayed …

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Charles Piutau To Join Wasps

All Black wing Charles Piutau is set to join Wasps for six months. After being left out of the All Black squad for the World Cup, Charles Piutau has agreed to join Aviva Premiership side Wasps for six months, according to the BBC. Piutau had been expected to travel to the World Cup with New Zealand, play another season of Super Rugby with the …

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Rugby: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not?

After another action-packed weekend of international rugby, Matt Cassidy is here to analyse the performances of the week’s heroes and zeros.    Who’s Hot? Dave Foley The U.L. Bohemians man had a Test debut to remember as he was named Man of the Match at the Aviva on Sunday. Foley put himself about the pitch with numerous carries and tackles against the hard-hitting …

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