Canterbury’s 1888 Lions Collection Is A Beautiful Thing

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Since 1888, rugby sides from the United Kingdom of Britain and Ireland came together to tour the Southern Hemisphere. Ever since this first tour in 1888, despite many trials and tribulations, the Lions have represented everything that fans of the game adore about rugby. In an increasingly professional sporting age the Lions represents an almost entirely unique concept. As part …

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Eddie Jones Has Ruled Himself Out Of The Lions Job

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Eddie Jones has said “absolutely no” to the suggestion he might coach the British and Irish Lions during their tour of New Zealand. The England head coach has transformed the national team after a disappointing performance at last year’s World Cup saw them fail to get out of the group stage. With Jones leading the side since November 2015, England …

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Wallabies Coach Michael Cheika Was Not Happy With The TMO

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Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has questioned the decision-making process and use of the Television Match Official after an apparent neck roll from England back-rower Chris Robshaw went unpunished at AAMI Park on Saturday night. Cheika fronted the media on Sunday and immediately shut down suggestions that referee Craig Joubert had cost the Wallabies victory, instead alluding to a failure to …

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SKINS Compression – A Legal Advantage?

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You wouldn’t put your boots on without having proper studs, so why would you take to the field now making use of compression clothing? Or so goes the belief of the team at SKINS who see their products as giving rugby players (amongst other sports people) a legal competitive advantage. The problem many have, particularly in rugby circles, is that we’ve …

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England Likely To Be Without Two Key Players For Final Wallabies Test

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James Haskell and Jack Nowell are set to miss England’s third and final Test against Australia in Sydney. Flanker Haskell – who made 21 tackles in Saturday’s history series-clinching victory in Melbourne – left AAMI Park wearing a protective boot. Wing Nowell suffered a head injury in the 23-7 win, and will go through the concussion return-to-play protocols. Both men …

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