Alone He Stands

Christian Cullen’s signing to Irish side Munster after his exclusion from the 2003 All Black squad has created controversy at home and disbelief abroad. One person happy with the outcome is Munster rugby boss, Alan Gaffney, who goes into hyperbolic overdrive when describing his famous import. “[Cullen is] probably the most important and biggest signing ever made by any team in European rugby history […] His signing is just a fantastic thing not just for Munster, but for all rugby supporters in the northern hemisphere. Quite simply, he is an icon of the world game.”


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Scarlets Names Sean Fitzpatrick Board Member

Scarlets Names Sean Fitzpatrick Board Member

Welsh rugby team Scarlets has appointed legendary former New Zealand captain and World Cup winner Sean Fitzpatrick, 57, as a new board member, the BBC reports. Fitzpatrick joins as a non-executive director…