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    Rolling Mauls: What Is Going On?
    As much as Nick Mallet said Poite did well (and what Mallet says, generally goes), I do think the way he judged the mauls gave Ireland an unfair advantage in stopping the rolling maul from the line out. Walsh’s judgement of the mauls against England the next week was also a bit contradicting at times. […]
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    9 Things the All Blacks Will Have Learnt from Their European Tour
    After completing a whitewash during their European tour, here are 9 things the All Blacks will have learnt ahead of the World Cup next year; 1.The number 10 jersey is still up for grabs Despite Cruden, Carter, Slade and Barrett being given meaningful opportunities in recent months none of them have so far managed to […]
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    France Spit Their Dummies Out…Again!
    France are set to appeal to World Rugby to never be refereed by Irishman George Clancy again according to French paper Midi Olympique. Les Bleus are believed to be furious with the Irishman after losing to Argentina over the weekend. France have accused him of ignoring his assistant Steve Walsh and failing to product a […]
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    This Potential Samoan XV is Absolutely Incredible
    With the Samoan national side very much in the spotlight in recent weeks, we take a look at what their starting XV could have looked like; 15.Tim Nanai-Williams Despite originally declaring his allegiances to the All Blacks, Nanai-Williams now looks set to try to make his way back into contention for the Samoan side ahead […]
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    Richard Wigglesworth – From the England Camp
    A text arrived as I was driving down to Bristol to my hotel where I was staying before I made my way to Cardiff for the Wales v All Blacks game. Being the responsible driver I am I ignored it until I parked up. Dave Nicoll In The Loose main man was asking me if […]
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