Super Rugby Semi Finals Preview

Super 15 Rugby Semi Finals sees two great matches with the Chiefs vs Crusaders and the Bulls vs Brumbies.  It is strange that the Crusaders who are the bottom placed team of the four left and will have to win away from home if they are to win, are actually the favourites to win the Super Rugby 2013 title. The …

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The Top 10 Rugby Cross Coders

Over the years we have seen a number of players cross codes in rugby, moving from League to Union and vice versa. Whilst many of them have disappeared into obscurity in their new code, failing to make the impact they had hoped, some adapt and even manage to achieve a greater level of success in their new found sport and …

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Top 5 Rugby Stadiums in the World

One of the things that makes rugby such a truly great all inclusive sport is that despite its fans partisan views, they are still able to hold a well balanced, intellectual debate on any topic in the game even after the tenth pint on a cold November evening (we hope). And as much as teams and players are at the …

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Best Beards in Rugby

Rugby is a sport built on masculinity and is reliant upon it’s players animalistic instincts. And what could be more manly than a full fledged whisp of facial fuzz. As the two go hand in hand we take a look at those warriors on the field sporting the best man manes. Take a look at our favourites below… Adam Byrnes …

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The Super 15 Rugby Elimination Finals Preview

It is do or die for four teams in Super Rugby Elimination Finals with the Crusaders taking on the Reds, while the Brumbies host the Cheetahs.  The Chiefs and Bulls will watch with interest as they are waiting to host the winners next week. The home ground advantage is so crucial in Super Rugby when you consider how far it …

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A Team on the Move – The Transfer XV

As teams are making their way back into pre-season ready for yet another year of rugby we take a look at the big name moves and attempt to formulate some kind of team out of those players on the move this summer. With the French wage cap having just been increased to €10m its fair to say this really has been …

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All the Pre-Season Gossip….

Pre-season is now well under way for all of our Aviva Premiership players, some have been beasting out horrific watt bike sessions for the past 3 or 4 weeks, whilst others are just returning after their summer holidays. Over the next few weeks the hard work is being put in before the first ‘official fixture’ of the season the JP …

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