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Blues V Lions – Review

Blues V. British and Irish Lions – Lions Tour of New Zealand – 7th June 2017 – KO: 8.35am – Eden Park, Auckland. The British and Irish Lions went into their game against the Blues this morning looking to make big improvements from their opening game against the Provincial Barbarians. A minutes silence was held prior to kick off for …

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Aviva Premiership Final

Comparing the two Aviva Premiership Final sides

  London Wasps and Exeter Chiefs go head to head tomorrow in what should be a quality Aviva Premiership final. The match kicks off at 14.30 at Twickenham, and it is shaping up to be a quality end to the 2016-17 season. Both sides are up for the challenge tomorrow, with Wasps looking to continue their clean sweep of Prem’ …

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Super Rugby Chiefs v Crusaders

Jordan Taufau could make an impact for the All Blacks

This Kiwi looks promising, with his power and speed it looks as though he could be making a big impact for his home nation quite soon. The 25 year old has made a habit of getting tries for his current and past club sides since he began his club career in 2012 for Tasman before moving on to play for …

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David Perry in an England squad photo

Former England man David Perry has passed away aged 79

    David Perry has passed away aged 79. The Rugby legend captained England in the 1965 Five Nations tournament just two years after starting his International career. He was also one of the faces in the squad taken to New Zealand for England’s first overseas tour; in what was only his first year in an England shirt back in 1963. …

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Jones’ chance for Lions spot in doubt

  Wales skipper Alun Wyn-Jones is out for six weeks after he was forced onto the bench on Saturday in their game against France. Jones left the field of play with a shoulder injury in Wales’ defeat to France in Paris. Jones took over the captaincy spot for this years Six Nations after Sam Warburton stepped down to work on …

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Super Rugby Review – Week 2

    Week 2 of Super Rugby once again kicked off early in the week with the Reds playing the Force. The Reds failed to carry their winning momentum from the week before and lost to the force by 26 points to 19. The same goes for the Blues who, despite a great round one, came undone by a powerful …

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Keep an eye out for Rieko Ioane

  This Kiwi youngster is definitely one to watch. At only 19, Rieko Ioane is catching eye of many Super Rugby fans this year for the Blues. The up and coming All Black will look to cement his centre spot in the Blues squad after a good start to 2017 Super Rugby.

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