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Why does Richie Mo’unga rates Noah Lolesio

All Black Richie Mo’unga knows more than most about pressure but feels Wallabies debutant Noah Lolesio will embrace the challenge of a Bledisloe Cup debut. Mo’unga believes Wallabies rookie Lolesio wouldn’t want it any other way than to be thrown in the cauldron of a Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney on Saturday. Aged just 20, Lolesio will make his Test debut at five-eighth in the must-win match following injuries to both James O’Connor and Matt To’omua. But Mo’unga believes that after steering his Brumbies outfit to the Super Rugby AU…

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Alun Wyn Jones: From Bonymaen juniors to British and Irish Lions

It all started on 11 June, 2006 in Argentina. Quite fittingly it was in Puerto Madryn, located in the Welsh-speaking area of Patagonia. A fresh-faced Alun Wyn Jones packed down at blindside flanker in his first Wales international, which the Pumas won 27-25. This was a quiet start to a glittering career that will see Jones run out on Saturday at Parc y Scarlets behind closed doors to become the most capped player in international rugby, having drawn level with Richie McCaw’s previous record of 148 in France last weekend.…

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OFFICIAL: South Africa are out as Rugby Championship reverts to Tri-Nations for 2020

The Springboks have officially withdrawn from the 2020 Rugby Championship, forcing SANZAAR to change the competition to a three-team Tri-Nations with Australia, New Zealand and Argentina. News broke last night that South Africa were on the verge of announcing their non-participation, and SANZAAR confirmed the reports at midday on Friday. “Naturally, it is extremely disappointing that the Springboks, due to the continued complexities of operating in and around this COVID environment, cannot fully compete in the previously planned six-round Rugby Championship,” CEO Andy Marinos said. “That said, this now presents…

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Are Junior Coaches are Undermining Junior Rugby in Perth

Why Junior Coaches are Undermining Junior Rugby in Perth Maybe the biggest problem with younger rugby in Perth is the junior coaches There could be numerous junior coaches in Australia that offer to instructor youngsters and develop the junior rugby. A few of them have a great deal of rugby encounters.  Without them, the sporting activity is not likely to make it through as some of the greatest players might have never ever obtained the advice that made them who they are today. What is injuring younger rugby in Perth…

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Rugby Union and its Benefits 

Rugby Union and its Benefits Rugby Union is the more popular code of rugby football worldwide , something which came from in England in the early 1800s. Some countries such as Madagascar, New Zealand as well as Fiji have Rugby Union as their nationwide sporting activity. It was presented in Australia in 1864 when the initial Rugby union club was formed at the Sydney University. It is controlled by Australian Rugby Union (ARU) in Australia as well as its events are the 7th most went to sport behind Aussie Policy,…

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