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Rugby World Cup 2011 – A North V North and a South V South semi final

Rugby World Cup 2011 – A North V North and a South V South semi final

The weekend previous would certainly have been one for television in bed; with the cold weather of Autumn creeping in, the thicker duvet out, and a nice warm cup of tea ready to ...

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A Group Day out in the 2011 Rugby World Cup

A Group Day out in the 2011 Rugby World Cup

As we have come to the end of the group stages of the World Cup, I feel this is a good time to reflect upon the 2011 competition in New Zealand. We have seen upsets, dominance, a ...

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Danny Cipriani stood down for team selection after breach of team protocol

Danny Cipriani stood down for team selection after breach of team protocol

Melbourne Rebels and England fly half Danny Cipriani has been stood down from possible team selection for the next clash against the Reds after he was found guilty of breaching ...

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Rugby Union: Southern Hemisphere influences vital for improving European class

Rugby Union: Southern Hemisphere influences vital for improving European class

Last week the first Super Rugby match was held outside the tournament’s host countries at the home of rugby, Twickenham. It is now quite easy to see the clear difference in class ...

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Is it about time smaller countries had a chance to host the Rugby World Cup?

Is it about time smaller countries had a chance to host the Rugby World Cup?

Throughout the history of the World Cup, its hosts have all been prestigious rugby playing countries. From the very first World Cup in 1987 hosted by Australia and New Zealand, ...

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English reject Cipriani kicks Rebels to first victory

English reject Cipriani kicks Rebels to first victory

Danny Cipriani, the mercurial former Wasps and England fly half, kicked a last minute penalty to secure the new Melbourne Rebels their first Super 15 victory 25-24 over the ACT ...

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Earthquake in New Zealand creates World Cup worry

Earthquake in New Zealand creates World Cup worry

Following this week’s tragic earthquake in Christchurch, many are worried that the adverse effects of the quake will directly impact the Rugby World Cup in September. More than 75 ...

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