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THE NEW issue of Rugby World is packed with Six Nations stars, including Joe Launchbury, Brian O’Driscoll, Leigh Halfpenny, Jim Hamilton, Mike Brown and Justin Tipuric. Will Carling gives us his verdict on England’s Grand Slam bid and we go behind the scenes at an Ireland training session – all in all it’s the perfect accompaniment to the final rounds…
Posted 86 days ago
ACCORDING TO one of the games most legendary kickers, the standard of place kicking “is higher now than ever.” Neil Jenkins, former Pontypridd, Wales and Lions kicker has today spoken out about the standard of goal kickers in World rugby at the moment, citing the reliability that is expected of international nudgers.
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The young Scotland No 8 talks sevens, socks and superstitions
RUGBY WORLD: Who’s the best player to room with for away games?
DAVID DENTON: Chunk (Allan Jacobsen) is a pretty good one. You learn an awful lot about life in a very short time.
RW: And the worst room-mate?
DD: Tim Visser is a nightmare. He watches some very strange TV, loves a long…
Posted 95 days ago
THE BRITISH and Irish Lions are still hotter than a Justin Bieber and David Beckham collaborative calendar. Need proof? Every single test ticket for this summer’s tour sold out in 15 minutes. People are tearing their hair out, trying to find a seat. The powers that be Down Under have promised a spectacle to rival the 2003 Rugby World Cup and the omens are good.
Posted 96 days ago
HAS THERE ever been a more difficult Six Nations to call? The March issue of Rugby World reflects the hopes and fears of each of the contenders, with Stuart Barnes setting the scene and sticking his neck out with his predicted finishing order.
We have exclusive interviews with two men at the helm, fly-halves Freddie Michalak (France) and Dan Biggar (Wales),…
Posted 97 days ago
WE’RE all incredibly excited for the opening Six Nations weekend, so we’ve created a snazzy fixtures list for you to download on any and every device going! You can download our pdf on your iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, Android device, or you can go old school and print it out to stick on your wall. All in all, an easy…
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BACK IN April last year, Bath legend and former England prop Duncan Bell announced his retirement from rugby. Nothing special about that of course, tens of players hang up their boots every year. It was what he did next, however, that was as brave, if not braver, than taking that first hit in the front row hundred of times over…