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- Back to the drawing board. World Rugby are set to meet up next week to discuss two problem areas in the game that have caused huge controversy in recent months. Rugby’s governing body are set to sit down and the discuss the role of the TMO as well as the ruling on intentional and accidental fair play for contests in the air going forward. In recent months we have seen the TMO’s influence on th...

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International news from Sunday, July 15, 2018

International news from Friday, July 13, 2018

- Reinforcements. Ulster’s backline has taken a pretty bad beating in the last few months. Andrew Trimble, Tommy Bowe, Paul Marshall and Jared Payne have all retired, while the likes of Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding and Charles Piutau have all departed for pastures new. In their place so far Ulster have only managed to bring in Will Addison from Sale Sharks, and most recently – Billy Burns from G...

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International news from Tuesday, July 10, 2018

- Monday's announcement that Wayne Pivac is to take charge of Wales after the 2019 Rugby World Cup is another feather in the cap for the Guinness PRO14. The league has produced a multitude of coaches that have cut their teeth at this level and proven their worth for the international stage. Go back in time and of course the likes of Andy Robinson – who went from Edinburgh to Scotland – and Decla...


International news from Monday, July 9, 2018

- Incoming. Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac will succeed Warren Gatland as Wales coach on a four-year deal. Gatland is set to walk away from his role as Wales boss following the 2019 Rugby World Cup and will be replaced by a fellow Kiwi. Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) chairman Gareth Davies and chief executive Martyn Phillips announced the appointment at a scheduled press conference on Monday afternoon. �...

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