Gold, sil­ver and spice Toulon lack soul

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I’ve read a lot of com­plaints about in­ter­na­tional friendlies be­ing point­less. In re­sponse, I’ve de­vised a com­pe­ti­tion sim­i­lar to tennis’s Davis Cup for­mat for the Novem­ber Test win­dow.

The teams from the Six Na­tions, Rugby Cham­pi­onship and the two best-ranked Re What’sgonewron­gat Toulon? (Nov): who could have guessed that hir­ing a bunch of merce­nar­ies and jour­ney­men to buy suc­cess would fall apart at the seams when it be­came ap­par­ent there was no heart and soul

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