Rugby World Cup Records Under Fire in Ireland WRWC2017

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So as the matches continue at Billings Park on Thursday, fans on hand will feel the excitement, hear the tackles and witness the joy, as teams celebrate. Fans from all around the world can listen, watch or stream the games.  In Ireland, geographic barriers and Rugby World Cup records continue to fall at the Women's Rugby World Cup 2017, as the game goes from strength to strength. READ MORE



You Win Some; You Lose Some. But a Lions Series Draw–Failure or Victory

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From the outside, the Lions series draw is not what anyone will have planned. The action on the field was of a high quality. Many of the players had tremendous affect on the outcome; Kieran Read, Maro Itoje, Rieko Ioane or Toby Faletau. And to be fair, with all the quality, the fierce contest is likely to have negated the other sides effectiveness. An indication of this is the New Zealand team usually average over 30 points in their last six years of contest. In the Lions series draw, only 22. And that might be glossing over how difficult the opposition were. So full credit, where credit is due. READ MORE





World Rugby U20 Championships: Day One Round-up

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Last Word on Rugby, by Aaron Tillyer. The World Rugby U20 Championships kicked off today in Georgia, with all 12 teams in action for the opening round of the pool stages. The reigning world champions England faced Samoa in a first-ever-meeting between the two sides. New Zealand, fresh from their recent Oceania U20 Championship win, were up […] READ MORE