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World Rugby must act fast to introduce new 22:5 ruling after this

World Rugby must act fast to introduce new 22:5 ruling after this

Since their introduction to the game, 50:22s have been well received and generally regarded as a success, but a spanner has now been thrown into the works. Up until last weekend, 50:22s were seen as quite an august achievement, until Carcassonne fly-half Baptiste Mouchous leathered the ball from his own 22 into Vannes’ five metre […]

The near perfect 50:22 that is surely the best so far

The near perfect 50:22 that is surely the best so far

As 50:22s are the latest introduction to rugby in the northern hemisphere, the Internet is filled with videos of the kicks as a consequence. Saracens No8 Billy Vunipola dipped his toes into the world of 50:22s against Bath on Sunday, while France scrum-half Antoine Dupont continued to show that he has almost mastered the game […]

Yet more breathtaking rugby from France's second division

Yet more breathtaking rugby from France’s second division

If anyone needed any proof that France’s Pro D2 is the best second tier competition in the world, Mont de Marsan may have helped with a try scored against Agen on Friday. The moment came after a break down field from winger Alexandre de Nardi from a loose ball. The winger was taken down just […]

Grenoble prop produces game-changing kick for the ages

Grenoble prop produces game-changing kick for the ages

Waiting for your scrum-half or fly-half to kick is so old fashioned, at least according to Grenoble prop Regis Montagne. In fact kicking the ball from hand altogether is outdated too. In the modern age which is all about speed, Montagne is leading the charge with his new style of clearances, which involves taking a […]

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