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Later today on HarpinOnRugby…
our IRLvROM writeup is titled “Oakey-doke”
An opening-day defeat to France means the Italians will be in the last-chance saloon and Schmidt believes they'll be dangerous.
Schmidt hopeful about Kearney as pressure mounts
Ruairidh O'Connor - Irish Independent
Payne tackles tend to stick like honey.
Jared Payne’s sound fundamentals put him at centre of Schmidt’s plans
Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times
The injury-plagued centre...has now either missed completely, or had curtailed tournaments, at four consecutive World Cups.
Jean De Villiers retires after breaking jaw during South Africa's match against Samoa
Tom Cary - Telegraph
“The next evolution of Super Rugby has arrived and as well bringing three new teams, 15 more regular season matches and a new eight-team finals format" - ARU CEO Bill Pulver
But once the game was over, that's when the party really started.
No One Does Drunken Rugby Like The Irish Fans
Conor O'Leary - Balls.ie
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