Rugby Morning

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β€πŸ“° HEADLINES

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MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY

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Latest Player Movement ‡️

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RFCLA: confirmed the signing of Brazilian prop/hooker Wilton Rebolo to a three-year deal.

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‍Utah Warriors: signed prop Tonga Kofe, who played college football at Portland State, for the 2024 MLR season.

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SUPER RUGBY AMERICAS

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First XV: Super Rugby Americas First XV for Week 5(Super Rugby Americas)

  • Takeaway:Β The American Raptors, who earned their first win of the season over the weekend,Β placed three players - hooker Diego Fortuny, prop Facundo Pomponio, and fullback Rufus McLean - on the First XV for Week 5.Β 

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WORLD RUGBY

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Men's Rankings: Italy Equal All-Time High in World Rugby Men's Rankings Powered by Capgemini (World Rugby)

  • Takeaways: Italy moved into 8th place for the first time since 2007. Australia moved into 9th place. And Wales dropped to 10th place.
  • Women's Rankings: No movement in the Top 10, but that my change this weekend when the Women's Six Nations kicks off.

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πŸ‰ QUICK HITS

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College Rugby: And Now We Know - D1AA Playoffs (Goff Rugby Report)

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‍DI Senior Club: Super Regionals Filling Out (The Rugby Breakdown)

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‍England: Manu Tuilagi Agrees Bayonne Move and Brings England Career to a Close (The Guardian)

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‍High School Rugby: Raptors vs Thunder Highlights SoCal Weekend (Goff Rugby Report)

Poll Question

MLR Pick'Em Time: San Diego vs. Utah

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Yesterday's Poll Answer

MLR Pick'Em Time: DC vs. Houston?

72% of respondents voted for Houston over DC.