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Rising star: Maro Itoje chops down Keith Earls at the Irish Independent Stadium

England Saxons player analysis: Maro Itoje

“Joy and jubilation” – those were the words uttered by Maro Itoje when the England Under 20 skipper was asked to articulate his thoughts at the final whistle of last…

Scrum on down: Samson Lee in at No 3 for Wales in November

Samson Lee on his Wales team-mates

THE SCARLETS tighthead is one of the hottest properties in rugby, and one of the fastest-rising Test stars in Wales. He is featured in Rugby World’s Six Nations special, but…

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Passion behind Stade Français Top 14 success

THESE ARE good times to be a Stade Français fan. Currently level on points with Clermont at the summit of the Top 14 table, the Parisian outfit have claimed some…

In the thick of it: Jonathan Joseph is a match-winner in attack or defence

Saints and Sinners: the weekend’s talking points

The Saints Poacher turned gamekeeper Jonathan Joseph earned plenty of praise for his attacking play against Toulouse in last weekend’s European Champions Cup, but he made a decisive impact in…