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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 black wave of power, a French fall, Tongan joy, Irish successes, ...

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, the tournament has been held by all of the top rugby playing nations ...

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 people were killed and numerous Christchurch buildings collapsed in ...

Ireland admit small errors need to be cut out for trip to Scotland

Ireland have made three changes to their set up for the weekend test against Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday with backs coach Alan Gaffney stating that small errors must be cut out from their game. The Irish became unstuck against France over ...

Six Nations Preview: The Road to New Zealand starts in Europe

With the road to the World Cup starting in Cardiff tonight, England appear early favourites to take the RBS Six Nations crown; as ever, they’ll face strong competition from France, Wales and Ireland and the tournament could potentially hinge on ...

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