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A new season beckons: The teams, players and fans are good to go - so what are your predictions?

New season SuperBru predictions!

We have worked with SuperBru to bring you another season of pitting your wits against other Rugby World readers, proving you’re more than a tad clairvoyant and more than a…

The amazing story of Nathan Charles

The amazing story of Nathan Charles

The good folks at IRB Total Rugby filmed this in 2011, when hooker Nathan Charles was just playing for Western Force in Super Rugby. We say just: it is an…

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NHL players try their hand at touch rugby

Three NHL ice hockey players from Canada - Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins, Alex Grant of the Ottawa Senators and Andrew Bodnarchuk of the LA Kings organisations – play touch rugby…

Georgia's Mamuka Gorgodze gets to grips with Romania Viorel Lucaci in the European Nations Cup

Should the Six Nations have relegation?

REMEMBER LIFE before the 2007 World Cup? It was a simpler, less complex time, when the Six Nations teams dominated the northern hemisphere and the power triumvirate of New Zealand,…


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…

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…