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Canada's first RWC opponent, Ireland, re-up with champion coach Joe Schmidt

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DUBLIN — Coach Joe Schmidt committed to Ireland rugby for two more years on Wednesday, extending his contract to June 2017.

Since taking charge in 2013, Schmidt has guided Ireland to the last two Six Nations titles, and a rise in the world rankings from eighth to third. 216 more words

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Scott Williams - One Door Closes, Another Opens

Today, Welsh rugby fans woke up to the news that Wales and Lions centre Jonathan Davies has suffered a cruciate ligament tear in his knee. The injury has unfortunately ruled him out of this Autumn’s home Rugby World Cup and opened the door to a host of candidates to step in and take his place. 530 more words

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Wales in the Six Nations: Five things we learnt

For the sixth time in Warren Gatland’s eight seasons in change, Wales went into the final day of the Six Nations still in contention for the title. 774 more words

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2015 6 Nations final weekend review

What an absolutely incredible final weekend we had to the 2015 6 Nations. It went right down to beyond 80 minutes in the last game of the “super Saturday” to see who was going to win this year’s 6 Nations crown. 1,167 more words

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Staggering.

Impressions. Of a gallivanting, glorious final day, sweeping away fears of a ‘ludicrous advantage for England’, or a ‘recipe for corruption’. Staggered kick-offs and staggering entertainment. 1,149 more words

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Four Welsh players sign dual contracts

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Alun Wyn Jones, Dan Biggar (Ospreys), Scott Williams (Scarlets) and Gareth Anscombe (Blues have become the latest batch of players to sign dual contract deals bringing the grand total to 12. 303 more words

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2015 6 Nations - 4th weekend review

The 4th weekend of this year’s 6 Nations saw Wales take on Ireland, followed by England playing Scotland; and finally on Sunday Italy took on France. 790 more words

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