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Rabo – Connacht Fight For European Qualification


Ah yes the news has finally officially come, the Heineken Cup is no more. Next year it will be replaced with the European Rugby Champion’s Cup (or, ERCC, hmmmm) and as well as having a second tier challenge cup there will also be a third tier competition. Arguably this is the best news of the entire deal, and that the ERC could never pull it off maybe justifies their exit from proceedings. The biggest news from this announcement however is that Connacht now know for certain that the final leg of the Rabo is crucial for their European dreams. Continue reading

Day Of Reckoning As The Lions Take On Australia


©Sum_of_Marc. The Wallabies have a lot to play for this weekend

Tomorrow the British & Irish Lions step back into competitive test action against Australia in the first of the three test series. The Lions have not had a victorious series since 1997 and have high hopes that this tour will put an end to run. Whatever the result we are in store for three action packed, heart stopping encounters with tomorrow the chance for either side to put down an earlier marker and take control of the series.

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