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Shontayne Hape pleaded guilty to a dangerous tackle on Edinburgh's David Denton

Shontayne Hape receives four-week ban

England and London Irish centre Shontayne Hape has received a four-week ban for a dangerous tackle on Edinburgh back-row David Denton, made during the Heineken Cup Round 1 match between…

Clarke Dermody will captain the side

Dermody returns to captain Exiles against Cardiff

London Irish has made six personnel changes and two positional changes from the side that played against Edinburgh last weekend for tomorrow evenings Heineken Cup round two game against Cardiff…

Mallinder believes Saints need to work harder

Saints team named for Scarlets test

The Northampton Saints team has been named for tomorrow night’s Heineken Cup Round 2 clash against the Scarlets, at Franklins Gardens, (kick-off 8pm). The Saints go into Round 2 on…

Jamie Helleur will start on the wing

Newcastle name Amlin side taking on Petrarca Padova

Newcastle Falcons have made four changes for their round two Amlin Challenge Cup trip to Italian champions Petrarca Padova (kick-off 2pm). Greg Goosen starts at full-back with Alex Tait replacing…

Martin Johnson resigns

Martin Johnson resigns

Martin Johnson has stepped down as England Team Manager. After three-and-a-half years Johnson has decided not to seek a new contract. He said: “I’ve obviously thought long and hard about…

Victoria Grant will Captain the side touring England

World Champion Black Ferns ready for England tour

The four-time Women’s Rugby World Cup (WRWC) champion Black Ferns have assembled in Auckland to prepare for their three Test tour to England this month. The Black Ferns play against…

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Journey through rugby – Delon Armitage

Delon Armitage was one of the few England successes at the World Cup in New Zealand, proving a credible alternative on the wing and showing the kind of form that…

Kirby Myhill - Scarlets

Future Faces – Joe Launchbury and Kirby Myhill

Kirby Myhill (Scarlets) Matthew Rees’s injury and Ken Owens’s World Cup call-up meant teenage hooker Kirby Myhill was fast-tracked into first-team rugby at the Scarlets this autumn, sharing the No…