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Another busy day in rugby union as we look at the main discussion points ahead of the big matches in the Champions Cup this weekend.
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The short side returns to Planet Rugby as we study the major talking points ahead of this weekend’s fourth round of pool games in Europe.
Round Four of the Challenge Cup kicks off on Friday with Castres, Pau, Brive and Dragons hosting Enisei-STM, Cardiff, Zebre and Worcester.
There are two games on the Champions Cup schedule on Friday with Harlequins hosting Ulster and Racing 92 taking on the Ospreys in Paris.
Ardie Savea was the big winner at New Zealand’s Rugby Awards as the back-row was named the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial Player of the Year.
This week we will mostly be concerning ourselves with the new All Blacks coach Ian Foster, crazy red cards, and the future of the Lions…
Scott Robertson said although it was disappointing to lose out to Ian Foster for the All Blacks’ coaching job, he has accepted the decision.
The first piece of Dave Rennie’s Wallabies puzzle was put in place with Scott Wisemantel unveiled as Australia’s new attack coach on Thursday.
Another busy day in the rugby union game as New Zealand Rugby announced that Ian Foster would be the man to replace Steve Hansen.
Ospreys full-back Dan Evans has been suspended for four weeks following his early red card in the Champions Cup loss against Racing.
Matt Sherratt is to rejoin Worcester Warriors as attack and backs coach, succeeding Neil Doak, who will leave Sixways when his contract expires.
Scotland and Glasgow wing Tommy Seymour has announced his international retirement after earning 55 caps for the national team.
Following Northampton’s excellent start to the 2019/20 campaign, James While caught up with the Saints’ highly-rated coach Sam Vesty.
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones admits that the heartbreak suffered at the Rugby World Cup is spurring him on to make a fourth Lions tour.
Former Northampton Saints, England and British & Irish Lions back-row Tim Rodber joins Lewis Moody and Leon Lloyd on After the Whistle.
This week our analyst takes a look at Gloucester’s attack and how their enterprising style of play has kept defences busy in the Champions Cup.
Connacht back-row Colby Fainga’a will miss his team’s Champions Cup encounter with Gloucester in Galway on Saturday due to a knee injury.
This week’s action match officials have been named, with Luke Pearce refereeing the Champions Cup clash between Racing 92 and Ospreys.