Expectations

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The 2017 RBS Six Nations has been historic. Teams have shone, but all teams showed signs of improvement. With that, it makes the impending British and Irish Lions tour that much more exciting.  The Six Nations is arguably the most prestigious annual rugby competition internationally. The aura and expectation that it

Should Georgia join the Six Nations?

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A few months ago, this was a genuine topic of discussion. Italy had shown signs of improvement (victory over South Africa), but the improvement hasn't been consistent. For a while, the talks of Georgia joining the Six Nations quieted down. Over the last month and a bit, rugby fans have witnessed

Fixing Super Rugby

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Super Rugby has only just begun but yet, its flaws are already clear. Just like last year, the New Zealand teams are dominant, while others struggle. It’s due to a combination of the confusion in tournament structure, as well as teams such as the Sunwolves, that SANZAR need to replicate

Crunch Time for Springboks

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In 2016 the world has been witness to the decline of one of the traditional heavyweights in world rugby. The Springboks have toiled throughout the year registering a 44% win rate in the 9 games played under coach Alistair Coetzee. Coetzee has been a man under pressure from the outset with