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Stadiums of the 2015 Rugby World Cup

Posted on 12 Aug, 2015, by in Rugby

The 2015 Rugby World Cup will be played across 13 stadiums in England and Wales (just one), with the home of English Rugby Union, Twickenham, being the center of attention with nine matches being played there, and overall 16 matches played in London, including Wembley and the Olympic Stadium. More

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Rugby Championship – Week 1 Results & Table

Posted on 19 Jul, 2015, by in Rugby

The Rugby Championship usually loses some of its luster on a World Cup year, but there was plenty of quality in the first weekend of action, as the All Blacks demolished Argentina 39-18 at Christchurch while Australia stunned South Africa in Brisbane with a dramatic 24-20, last minute victory. More

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2015 Six Nations: Ireland Repeat as Champions & Updated All-Time Table

Posted on 23 Mar, 2015, by in Rugby

For a second straight year Ireland come out on top of the Six Nations tournament, showing they mean business on a World Cup year, edging out England and Wales thanks to point differentials, beating Scotland by 30 points on the final day to claim their third championship in the Six Nations era. More

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2015 Six Nations – Week 1 Results & Table

Posted on 7 Feb, 2015, by in Rugby

Not a lot of offense on the first weekend of the 2015 Six Nations tournament, standing as a preparation for the World Cup, as England came from behind to produce a huge win over Wales, France needed penalties to get through a stubborn Scotland side and Ireland weren’t as impressive as the scoreline suggests in their victory over Italy. More

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Jean de Villiers Dislocates Knee in Horrific Injury

Posted on 30 Nov, 2014, by in Rugby

Losing to Wales in the final test match of the Autumn series wasn’t the only bad news South Africa had to endure: Jean de Villiers dislocating his kneecap quite badly in the match after landing badly and having a few other big men land on it as well. More

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What’s the Big Deal About the Basketball Haka?

Posted on 3 Sep, 2014, by in NBA, Rugby

By now, those interested in Team USA playing the Basketball World Cup have seen the Haka dance preformed by the New Zealand Tall Blacks, and the hilarious reaction from James Harden, who seems quite shocked. The question is – what’s so shocking about the Haka? More

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Six Nations – Scotland vs England

Posted on 8 Feb, 2014, by in Rugby

The Calcutta Cup rivalry always seems like a much tighter affair when it’s England that are visiting Scotland, but it’s been quite a while since this has been anything but a fair and even rivalry. More

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Six Nations – Ireland vs Wales Predictions

Posted on 8 Feb, 2014, by in Rugby

It was just over a year ago when Ireland stunned Wales at the beginning of the Six Nations tournament, which didn’t stop the Welsh from winning it for the second consecutive time. This time an Irish win won’t be so surprising, looking finally like a team that can have a happy ending to this year’s competition. More

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Did Anthony Watts Bite an Opponents in the Groin ?

Posted on 19 Sep, 2013, by in Rugby

At the moment, the official verdict is that Anthony Watts, Rugby League player for the Tugun Seahawks in the Gold Coast Rugby League, bit an opponent in the groin and for that he is banned for eight matches. Watts himself has denied these claims, swearing to fight off the ban and his reputation. More

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Tim Tebow, a Rugby Player?

Posted on 10 Sep, 2013, by in NFL, Rugby

The worst thing that’s happening to Tim Tebow is that he’s no longer being taken seriously as an option for a quarterback in the NFL. Getting released from the New England Patriots before the beginning of the season means there might not be anymore chances for him, which makes the option of playing Rugby just a bit less than fantastical. More