Rugby World Cup 2015: Seven things we learned from the opening round

sportRugby World Cup 2015: Seven things we learned from the opening round
The opening weekend of the Rugby World Cup delivered all the fireworks you expect from a global tournament. The action will … XV man rugby. There’s no doubt that the sport is developing and will benefit massively from a pro-league (as Japan clearly has).
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SRU pick city coaches in new set-up
… are Edinburgh Rugby Academy coach Bryan Easson, Davy Wilson, and Colin Philips, the Stewart’s Melville prop who is coach at the Caledonia Rugby Academy and returned to play for the Inverleith club this season after a spell in the professional ranks.
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America is at the Rugby World Cup, and they’re better than they’ve ever been
As you might have noticed, rugby isn’t exactly ingrained in the roots of American society. It’s not offered at many high schools, or at a varsity level at many colleges. There is no professional league. Even attempts at forming a top-flight semi-pro …
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