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Bitter Goodbye to Three of Rugby’s Greatest Gladiators

With the news yesterday that the Rugby World Cup final pool match between New Zealand and Italy has been cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis, it brings with it the wretched realisation that Italy’s Sergio Parisse, Leonardo Ghiraldini and Alessandro Zanni will not get the final send-off they so richly deserve. Erin McRitchie discusses all that the three titans have meant to the rugby world throughout their careers.

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