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Vickery and Betsen

Phil Vickery & Co cook up a storm

By Katie Field, Rugby World Writer RUGBY’S MOST famous and accomplished chef – Celebrity Masterchef winner Phil Vickery – put his reputation on the line for a good cause when…

Owen Farrell

Leicester v Saracens: The Preview

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor WELFORD ROAD will hold no fear for Saracens when they play Leicester in the second of the Aviva Premiership semi-finals on Saturday. After…

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England squad to tour South Africa

STUART LANCASTER has included 13 uncapped players in his 42-man England squad to tour South Africa in June. Harlequins back-rower Chris Robshaw will again captain England on the five-match tour,…

Jonny May

What’s your Aviva Premiership Try of the Season?

There have been plenty of quality tries during this season’s Aviva Premiership, from Jonny May’s individual effort against Harlequins to Manu Tuilagi finishing off a team move at Northampton, but…

Rob Baxter

Who is your Aviva Premiership Player of the Year?

The official shortlist for the Aviva Premiership Player of the Year has been announced, with Harlequins providing two of the six nominees: full-back Mike Brown and captain Chris Robshaw. Fellow…

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Chill-out chat with Lee Dickson

RUGBY WORLD: How did you enjoy your first Six Nations? Lee Dickson: I loved every minute of it. I knew Stuart (Lancaster) already so I knew what to expect, but…

England fan

Lancaster’s England vision

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor STUART LANCASTER has revealed his plan for the future now he has been given the England head coach role on a permanent basis.…

Martin Johnson

Is Lancaster the right man for the job?

I WENT to Stuart Lancaster’s Six Nations debrief last week. He had put together an impressive presentation, complete with PowerPoint display, but what really stood out were the words of…

Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen blasts England appointment

BEN COHEN has criticised the appointment of Stuart Lancaster as England head coach on a permanent basis. Cohen, who was part of England’s 2003 World Cup-winning squad, believes the RFU…

Back in the day: Wasps v Gloucester, 17 September 2000

Journey through rugby – Simon Shaw

A three-time Lions tourist, Simon Shaw spent 14 years at Wasps and has represented England in 71 Tests and at three World Cups. Here are a few things you might…