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John Manders

EXCLUSIVE: John Manders is a name that not too many people will be familiar with within Welsh rugby, but he’s been a stalwart member of Old Illtydians RFC for over 30 years following a successful playing career with the likes of Newport, Pontypridd, and South Wales Police. The former sergeant of SWP now runs businesses […]

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South African rugby results

The South African rugby results in European competition have been more positive than the more pragmatic fans would have expected. Travel and squad depth has been a constant concern for many, especially when the step up from the URC to full European involvement was brought into the equation. Review 2021/22 South African rugby results in […]

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Welsh Rugby Union

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New Zealand's Kurt Baker runs with the ball at Queensland Country Bank as he will play in the 2023 MLR season with Old Glory DC

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Rugby Australia hires Eddie Jones ahead of RWC2023

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Scotland winger, Rufus McLean, scores his team's second try at Murrayfield Stadium
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The 2023 Six Nations tournament is just around the corner and Scotland’s injury woes are starting to mount. Gregor Townsend has already lost Zander Fagerson and Adam Hastings but now must begin the search for a Darcy Graham replacement after the Scotland winger suffered a knee injury playing for Edinburgh against Munster. With Graham having […]