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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 […]

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Gregor Townsend explains Scotland selection decisions for Wales
Gavin Harper - Oct 30, 2020

Head Coach Gregor Townsend has explained his Scotland selection decisions ahead of their Six Nations finale against Wales in Llanelli tomorrow (Saturday). Scotland have made four changes, with captain Stuart Hogg and his Exeter Chiefs team-mate Jonny Gray back after helping the club to the Heineken Champions Cup and Gallagher Premiership titles. Finn Russell and […]

England can claim Women’s Six Nations Grand Slam

With four wins out of four, England have won the Women’s Six Nations. They will now go for the Grand Slam against Italy on Sunday 1 November. What a weekend of 🏉!! An immense comeback from @scotlandteam against a great @FranceRugby side sees them move to fifth. Can @EnglandRugby complete the Grand Slam!? We’ll see […]

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Gallagher Premiership 2019/20 season grading

The 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership season is complete and Exeter Chiefs have been crowned champions. Looking back at the domestic and European campaigns of each of the 12 clubs, Robert Rees grades each sides performances. Grades are given based on a combined domestic/European contribution, but Champions Cup rates higher than Challenge Cup. Exeter Chiefs – A++ […]

Five things we learnt from Wales’ defeat to France

Wales were outclassed 38-21 defeat to France at the Stade de France. Wayne Pivac’s side put up a limp second half performance in this Six Nations warm-up match. Lowri Jacob assesses five things we’ve learnt from Wales’ defeat to France. Wales’ loss is France’s gain Since arriving at France at the start of the year, […]

Wayne Pivac
Wayne Pivac post match reaction to French mauling

Following Wales’ 38-21 defeat in Paris, Wayne Pivac spoke to the media to give injury updates and his thoughts on a tough day at the office.  Samson Lee going through HIA protocols Wayne Pivac confirmed that the prop failed his HIA and will now need to follow the necessary head injury protocols to determine if […]

Ireland secure win with Hugo Keenan debut tries

Round Four of the 2020 Six Nations has finally been completed. Ireland have kept themselves in the running for the title with a 50-17 victory over Italy. Debutant winger Hugo Keenan scored two tries to help seal the bonus point win. Debutant Hugo Keenan shines After a very early yellow card for Conor Murray, which […]

Toronto Wolfpack need to be patient on Super League’s decision

The future of Toronto Wolfpack will not be determined this week. The earliest timeframe for a decision on the Wolfpack will be next week. Super League decides not to make a decision on Friday It was first reported by Mick Gledhill. He is a broadcast journalist for West Yorks Radio, Pulse 1, Proper Sport, and […]

Covid sacrifices make an Exeter title win greater according to Baxter
Rob Baxter: Covid sacrifices make an Exeter title win greater

Something many have not considered is the sacrifices made by Premiership players, Rob Baxter was keen to point out about his Exeter players who stand on the brink of a title win. In a press conference this week he noted that sacrifices went beyond simply not going out for a beer. The pressures extended onto […]