• April 18, 2021

Category: Rugby

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Former France captain Poirot retires from international rugby

Former France captain Poirot retires from international rugby

Former France captain Jefferson Poirot is retiring from international rugby at the age of 27 after saying he no longer had the motivation to keep playing for Le Bleus. Poirot, who has 36 caps, last…

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Argentina’s Agustin Pichot announces bid for top job in World Rugby

Argentina’s Agustin Pichot announces bid for top job in World Rugby

Agustin Pichot will run against incumbent Bill Beaumont for the top job in World Rugby this month, the outspoken former Argentina international stated in a surprise move on Sunday. Pichot, who won 71 caps for…

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Rugby: Club World cup could replace Champions Cup

Rugby: Club World cup could replace Champions Cup

Seismic modifications to rugby could see a new Club World Cup replace the Heineken Champions Cup in the future, as the sport considers a monumental overhaul to increase finances. French Rugby Federation president Bernard Laporte…

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South Africa wins Rugby World Cup

South Africa wins Rugby World Cup

South Africa matched New Zealand’s three Rugby World Cup victories but the Springboks broke records and milestones the All Blacks have not achieved. The 32-12 victory over England in Saturday night’s decider in Yokohama retained…

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Rugby World Cup Final England vs South Africa

Rugby World Cup Final England vs South Africa

England fans will be stuck to television screens up and down the country on Saturday morning as 15 men wearing white line up to face South Africa in the Rugby World Cup final. The game,…

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Ford returns for England in All Blacks semifinal

Ford returns for England in All Blacks semifinal

England recalled George Ford at flyhalf on Thursday for their Rugby World Cup semi-final versus New Zealand as they looked to widen their attacking possibilities against the world champions. Ford came off the bench during…

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Springboks 'push the right buttons' to end Japan's party

Springboks 'push the right buttons' to end Japan's party

Rassie Erasmus was thankful South Africa “knew which buttons to push” to fend off the threat of another Rugby World Cup defeat to Japan. After their stunning loss to the Brave Blossoms four years ago…

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South Africa ready to take on Japan in Rugby World cup quarter finals

South Africa ready to take on Japan in Rugby World cup quarter finals

In an age when big, powerful players are all pervasive, the diminutive South Africa and Japanese wings have been a breath of fresh air at the World Cup. The territory gained and the attacking threats…

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Canada's men leave Rugby World Cup without win

Canada's men leave Rugby World Cup without win

With Typhoon Hagibis closing in, the Canadian rugby team left to bed Saturday with three possible scenarios for its final Pool B match versus Namibia at the Rugby World Cup in Japan. Go ahead as…

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South Africa beats Canada to reach last eight

South Africa beats Canada to reach last eight

South Africa look to have protected a second place finish in Pool B with a leading victory over Canada in Kobe. Northampton Saints’ Cobus Reinach ran the show in the first half, recording an opening…

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Rugby World Cup England vs Argentina preview

Rugby World Cup England vs Argentina preview

It’s been plain sailing for England at the Rugby World Cup so far, but they face their first real test in the second Saturday kickoff against Argentina. After Los Pumas’ poor start to the tournament,…