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VIDEO: Tywin Lannister Is Advertising The 2015 Rugby World Cup Already

Charles Dance, aka Tywin Lannister from Game of Thrones, gives a Pacino-esque team-talk to a motley crew including Dylan Hartley, Alun Wyn Jones, Wayne Barnes, ...

Charles Dance, aka Tywin Lannister from Game of Thrones, gives a Pacino-esque team-talk to a motley ...

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Video: The Cheap Shot That Left Johnny Sexton With A Broken Jaw

The news that Johnny Sexton faces a race to be fit for Ireland’s autumn internationals was bad enough in itself but when you see the cowardly way in wh...

The news that Johnny Sexton faces a race to be fit for Ireland’s autumn internationals was b...

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Video: Israel Folau’s Younger Brother Delivers Bone-Crunching Rugby League Hit

Check out this diabolically huge tackle by a 19-year-old in the Holden Cup at the weekend. The player who delivered the monster hit on Newcastle’s Luke Ya...

Check out this diabolically huge tackle by a 19-year-old in the Holden Cup at the weekend. The playe...

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Jonny Sexton Reportedly Broke His Jaw At The Weekend

The Irish Examiner reports today that Jonny Sexton will be out of action for two months after he sustained a broken jaw during Racing Metro’s 17-10 win ov...

The Irish Examiner reports today that Jonny Sexton will be out of action for two months after he sus...

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Report: Munster Rugby Email Leak Could Be Very Awkward Indeed

Munster Rugby has been hit with a potential crisis just days before the start of the new season, it was reported yesterday. According to Brendan Fanning of the ...

Munster Rugby has been hit with a potential crisis just days before the start of the new season, it ...

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Video: Huge Prop Pushes Referee Over, Gets Sin Binned For Something Else

This top-heavy monster is Ben Tameifuna of Waikato, doing a very convincing impression of Paolo di Canio versus Arsenal in 1998. Unlike Paul Alcock, di Canio...

This top-heavy monster is Ben Tameifuna of Waikato, doing a very convincing impression of Paolo di C...

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The Story Of How Eamon De Valera Almost Played Rugby For Ireland

Last week, on the 92nd anniversary of his death, we looked at Michael Collins’ sporting credentials, pausing to note his frank dislike of soccer. Seven da...

Last week, on the 92nd anniversary of his death, we looked at Michael Collins’ sporting creden...

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Video: Rugby HQ’s Top 5 Dopplegangers Features A Ned Flanders Double

The latest Rugby HQ Top 5 video pays tribute to the lookalikes of world rugby. We think the panel were off their game this week as some of the suggestions looke...

The latest Rugby HQ Top 5 video pays tribute to the lookalikes of world rugby. We think the panel we...

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Fare Thee Well IRB, Hello ‘World Rugby’

Is there anything more exciting than an international federation rebranding? We had a brief think about it in the Balls office and could only come up with 6,397...

Is there anything more exciting than an international federation rebranding? We had a brief think ab...

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The 5 Most Ignored Triumphs In Modern Sports History

All champions should be honoured and these are no different, however some successes have been largely forgotten or ignored for a multitide of reasons. Here are ...

All champions should be honoured and these are no different, however some successes have been largel...