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of this week's featured match from
Super Rugby Aotearoa, namely
Highlanders v Blues
There are some novel pairings on the opening weekend where in Leinster Conference 1, Dublin sides St Mary's College and Clontarf meet at this level for the first time in over two years.
The two months ahead will help us answer the province’s big question have they evolved into more than a ‘town dog’?
Sean Farrell - The42.ie
"He's a pretty intense character, he likes the physical side of the game"
"The English Championship will swim against the tide, and embrace the proven reality that, in elite sport, more revenue is generated by staging fewer, bigger matches."
ASM Clermont Auvergne v Racing 92 at Stade Marcel-Michelin will now kick off at 18:45 (local time) on Saturday 19 September, 15 minutes later than the original time of 18:30 (local time).
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