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James Percival should leave the banter to the pros

Nick Evans – Harlequins and New Zealand

Nick ‘Snapper’ Evans – the Harlequins fly half, took some time out during the festive period to chat to Rugby World about Big Game 3 – the post Christmas clash…

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Jerry Collins – Ospreys and New Zealand

Jerry Collins at home at Ospreys To celebrate his 30th birthday, Jerry Collins grabbed a bite to eat at Nando’s and received a cupcake. Given that the back-rower spent more…

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Byron Kelleher – Toulouse and New Zealand

‘The Bison’ has clocked more time and experience than most players, yet still plays with the same vigour and enthusiasm as he did when he first stepped onto the pitch…

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Carl Hayman – Toulon, Newcastle and New Zealand

Rugby World caught up with the famous All Black while he was still at Newcastle Falcons to talk about pre-season training, the ‘pain train’, and living the ‘Good Life’ after…

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Paul Tito – Cardiff Blues

The Blues captain, famous for his flame red hair, took some time out to chat to Rugby World about nicknames, pre-match routines, strangling Jason Spice and being slightly fearful of…

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England go to fourth in the world

South Africa, England and Argentina all rise one place in the latest IRB World Rankings after victories in their respective November internationals on Saturday, although it is Bulgaria who claim…

Melamu ban cut to two weeks

Melamu ban cut to two weeks

Keven Mealamu, the New Zealand hooker, appeared before an independent IRB Appeal Committee, chaired by Peter Ingwersen (South Africa) and also comprising Robert Williams (Wales) and Jean-Noel Couraud (France). The…

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Teams named for Scotland v New Zealand

Scotland v New Zealand EMC Autumn Test Venue: MurrayfieldDate: Saturday 13 November Kick-off: 1715 GMT Coverage: BBC One Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland commentary available via BBC Sport website Scotland head…