Category Archives: Rugby News

Down the Blind Side, Episode 23


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Episode 5 of Down the Blind Side


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Plumtree set to coach Ireland pack


Outgoing Sharks coach John Plumtree could soon be named as the forwards coach in the new Ireland set-up under Joe Schmidt, according to a well placed South African source. The Kiwi would join Les Kiss (defence) as the third main … Continue reading

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Dismal end for O’Driscoll


“We have not come up to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast to be tourists. We have come north to this holiday resort to get body and mind in just the right place.” When Brian O’Driscoll was giving that quote yesterday it was … Continue reading

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Captain Marvel free at last


  For the second time on this tour Wallaby captain James Horwill has been the fulcrum of a significant momentum shift towards his team. The first was after the Brisbane Test, when in the space of 24 hours it emerged … Continue reading

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Gatland gambles in high stakes game


When Wales beat Ireland in Croke Park in 2008 en route to their first Grand Slam under Warren Gatland, they did it despite not having won in Dublin in eight years, and survived having two players put in the bin. … Continue reading

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O’Brien’s impact needed in Second Test


There are two times when players like getting taken off early: the first is when they are being beaten so badly the scoreboard can’t keep up; and the second is on a Lions tour when it’s four nights before the … Continue reading

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