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Rugby Rant: Diving in the pro game

THE SAYING goes that ‘footballers spend the whole game pretending they’re hurt, whilst rugby players spend the whole game pretending they’re not’. Rugby union is an increasingly brutal, attritional game, and…

IRB Women's Sevens World Series

Rugby Rant: Fund GB women’s sevens!

SEVENS’ admission into the Olympics is one of the most exciting developments in rugby in decades. In the women’s game it is probably the most transformational development ever. Here, at…

Members of the 'Valley Fort' and 'D B Pi

Rugby Rant: Leave kids’ rugby alone!

Allyson Pollock, professor of public health research and policy at Queen Mary University of London, is meddling with our game. For the second time in four years she is openly…

No longer running the show: England fly-half Owen Farrell will miss the third Test in New Zealand

Owen Farrell out of third Test

Owen Farrell has been ruled out of the third Test of England’s tour of New Zealand having pulled up with knee ligament damage. The news, which came just before England…

Nick Scott

Championship Blog 1st Leg: London Welsh v Bristol

London Welsh take a 19-point lead to a sold out Memorial Stadium next Wednesday following a master-class of precision rugby in atrocious conditions at the Kassam on Wednesday night. Bristol…