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Bored video ref admits he switched channels

England v South AfricaThe future of video refereeing was thrown into doubt last night after the fourth official admitted he had got bored and switched channels during the game.

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Posted: Nov 17th, 2014
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Rugby to end ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ and admit heterosexuals

rugger buggersThe International Rugby Board has finally agreed to lift the policy which has sought to bar openly-heterosexual players from the game.

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Posted: Sep 29th, 2014
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‘Concussion not good for you’ discovery shocks scientists

NFL players wear their IQ on their shirtsSince 1920, thousands of American footballers haven taken part in an elaborate experiment to repeatedly ‘ram their heads together’ in the hope of generating an alternative source of energy.

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Posted: Sep 1st, 2013
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Rugby World Cup in New Zealand ‘not all made up’

New Zealand has been disappointed by the lack of ticket sales and international visitors for the upcoming Rugby World Cup, chiefly because of the difficulty in persuading people that there actually is a World Cup for rugby and occasionally that there is a New Zealand.

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Posted: Sep 8th, 2011
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England rugby team combat kiwi Haka with morris dance

The England Rugby team is to meet the All Blacks traditional haka challenge with a terrifying display of Morris Dancing.
After decades of Maori style Haka intimidation from the All Blacks, Johnson wanted an English response.

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Posted: Feb 9th, 2010
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