Alan Dymock

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Alan joined Rugby World as a Features Writer in November 2013. A prop in his playing days back in Scotland, he is fond of any story based around tours and trips abroad. The exotic face of Rugby World.

Conor Murray salutes the Irish fans

Autumn Internationals: Week three report

IN A NUTSHELL Scotland 37-12 Tonga A change of tactics at half-time allowed Scotland to take total control at Rugby Park and stretch away from 14-12 up to beat the…

Magic man: Rene Ranger making things happen for Montpellier against Castres in the Top 14

Rene Ranger on life in France

On first introduction, Rene Ranger seems so laid-back you would be forgiven for checking his pulse. However, when the versatile, attacking back is asked about his cult hero status back…

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What’s in the latest issue of Rugby World?

IT’S A new age in Europe, with the launch of the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup. The latest edition of Rugby World gives you the skinny on every pool! As…

Calling it quits: Wallaby Pat McCabe has called time on his career after a third fractured neck

Aaron Cruden on Pat McCabe’s injury

Test rugby: blink and you can miss a major moment. Sometimes, in the direst of circumstances you can miss a career. On Saturday, as the Wallabies were choking on the…

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Pro’s playbook: Front lineout peel

Want to peel from the lineout like a satsuma enthusiast? Find out how in this Pro Playbook from the May  edition of Rugby World in which former Saracens favourite and current academy…

Bristol Rugby v London Welsh - Greene King IPA Championship Play Off Final: Second Leg

Pro’s playbook: First phase attack!

Forget building the phases like some sort of robot, you can go for the throat at the first point of asking! At least that’s according to London Welsh assistant coach…