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.

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Pro’s Playbook: Attacking from the scrum

DO YOU want to bamboozle the opposition from an attacking scrum? Then read on, because in the December edition of Rugby World we asked former Northampton and England fly-half Paul Grayson how…

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Bet you never saw this: Mike Tindall’s career

Read the story behind the story and see other brilliant picture specials like this Mike Tindall one in every edition of Rugby World. You can find out where to buy your…

Takingtime to chill: Piri Weepu will have his work cut out for him soon enough with London Welsh

Expect Piri Weepu to become a cult hero

As a team rising again, hoping to have a better time of it than their last Aviva Premiership adventure in 2012/13, London Welsh could do with converting as many fans…

Asking the questions: Brown protests in the Heineken Cup final, but what are his views on concussion?

Kelly Brown on concussion

Scotland captain Kelly Brown has had his ups and downs but one thing you can bank on is that he will always throw his body on the line, with little…

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What’s in Rugby World this month?

THE LATEST issue of Rugby World ties up the domestic seasons brilliantly as well as bringing you all the fallout and frolics from the summer tours. Big names from the tours like…

Video: Q&A with England winger Marland Yarde

Video: Q&A with England winger Marland Yarde

Rugby World’s August cover star is Marland Yarde, the man who slipped past Richie McCaw and caused the All Blacks all sorts of problems. But what does he have to…

Back in black: Jerome Kaino has returned to the All Blacks' starting team after a stint playing in Japan

Japan, Jerome Kaino and the fountain of youth

What’s going on in Japan? While players are heading over there for short stints, some cash and some rugby the Brave Blossoms are improving on the international stage. There are…

They're at it again: England have won the Junior World Championship for the second year in a row

JWC 2014: England retain title

They did it, just. England U20 won the Junior World Championships for the second year in a row after defeating South Africa 21-20. England and South Africa scored two tries…