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Wales on verge of Grand Slam after penultimate Six Nations weekend

Wales took another step closer to a shock 2021 Six Nations win following an imperious performance in Rome and losses for both rival contenders, France and Scotland, in what proved to be an enthralling weekend of rugby. Wales outplayed, outthought and outworked a dawdling Italian side which more than ever have looked out of their […]

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Munster edge Edinburgh in Murrayfield European Quarter Final

The red men from Munster scored late to end Edinburgh’s European dreams for this season in a 13-17 victory that went down to the wire. The 36,000 people who made the trip to a delightfully sunny BT Murrayfield Stadium would have been forgiven for thinking that the result was going to go a different way […]

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Scarlets and Racing set out to deny all Irish Champions Cup Final

An exciting weekend of European rugby awaits as the last four teams face one last hurdle before reaching the longed-for sun of a Bilbao Final. Leinster will have to overcome the in-form Scarlets, while Munster will have to slay the French giants, Racing 92. Seeing as both Saracens and Toulon have been knocked out, the […]

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Saracens still the team to beat as Champions Cup returns

The Champions Cup returned this week as Europe’s best clubs battle each other to be called ‘best on the continent’. The new format is only a couple of seasons old and ensures that only the highest quality teams qualify so that the competition truly represents the elite of Europe. So far, it has been a […]

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Edinburgh and Glasgow Start their European Campaigns with Impressive Wins

This weekend saw the return of European club rugby, with the new format seeing only Glasgow dining at the top table (courtesy of their exceptional domestic season last year) in the Champions Cup, and Edinburgh playing in the second-tier Challenge Cup instead. Edinburgh had to dig deep and show real steel to edge past a […]