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Nigel Owens added his 'two pence worth' in Champions Cup final

Nigel Owens added his ‘two pence worth’ in Champions Cup final

It can’t be said that Nigel Owens didn’t add his ‘two pence worth’ of interest and conjecture to the 2019/20 Champions Cup final. The highly-rated International referee once again controlled the pinnacle match for European Professional Club Rugby (EPRC). He oversaw Exeter Chiefs claim their maiden title over Racing 92 – but not without a […] READ MORE

A new star found, as All Blacks win comfortably at Eden Park

A new star found, as All Blacks win comfortably at Eden Park

As has happened before, the All Blacks win at Eden Park was both comfortable, and one where a new star was given his first opportunity to shine. Caleb Clarke had his first start with the national team, after debuting from the bench a week earlier. And as the 21-year old demonstrated his monster athletic form, […] READ MORE

Paris Saint-Germain – France’s first-ever Super League team

Paris Saint-Germain Rugby League (commonly known as Paris Saint-Germain Rugby League, and is also known as PSG Rugby League or PSG RL) was France’s first-ever Super League team. They were one of the original 12 Super League teams in 1996 who played at Stade Sébastien Charléty in Paris. It seemed the perfect place to grow […] READ MORE

Lee Blackett leads new era of young English coaches

Wasps, led by 37 year old Lee Blackett, have stormed into the Gallagher Premiership final. His team will come up against serial finalists Exeter Chiefs and new European champions, of course led by Rob Baxter. This has therefore created the first final since 2013 with two Englishmen in charge of the two teams. These two […] READ MORE

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Exeter Chiefs crowned Champions of Europe

After winning promotion to the top flight of English rugby ten years ago, Saturday saw Exeter Chiefs crowned Champions of Europe. They beat Racing 92 31-27 in a hugely physical encounter at Ashton Gate. Zebo’s brace of tries and Russell’s boot were not enough to win it for the men in blue and white. They […] READ MORE

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Exeter Chiefs vs Racing – Heineken Champions Cup final player ratings

Exeter Chiefs lifted their first European crown, a decade on from their promotion to the top tier of English rugby. Following their scintillating victory at Ashton Gate, Robert Rees rates each of the players’ performances.  Exeter Chiefs Stuart Hogg – 7 A few shaky moment in defence, but a very solid final for the Lions […] READ MORE

Stuart Hogg Exeter "are in a perfect position" ahead of Final

Stuart Hogg believes Exeter “are in a perfect position” ahead of Final

Ahead of the Champions Cup Final, Exeter Chiefs’ Stuart Hogg appears to be brimming with confidence. He has taken this side to the next level this season and into uncharted territory this weekend. However, when speaking to David Challis ahead of a historic clash with Racing 92 he did not seem satisfied with what his […] READ MORE

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Springboks Rugby Championship withdrawal was inevitable

The rumours of the possible  Springboks Rugby Championship exit has had rugby supporters around the world watching with keen interest to see what would eventually transpire. Would they or wouldn’t they? Springboks Rugby Championship withdrawal Back in August, Ryan Jordan was sceptical that the Springboks Rugby Championship defence would happen. Some of the circumstances have […] READ MORE

2020 Wallabies; are they 'all that' after One Test

2020 Wallabies; are they ‘all that’ after One Test

All that, as in ‘all that good’ insinuates that the 2020 Wallabies are of vast difference to sides of previous years/eras after just one test. This is after one match so jumping the gun, however, that is how some Australian media and former players are reacting. Speaking of times where the All Blacks aura has […] READ MORE