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Fergus Thomson to miss World Cup

Fergus Thomson to miss World Cup

Fergus Thomson, the 27-year-old Glasgow Warriors hooker, will miss this autumn’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand through the recurrence of a shoulder problem, which required surgery. Eight-times capped Thomson,…

Connacht make Heineken Cup for the first time

Connacht make Heineken Cup for the first time

Connacht Rugby will taste Heineken Cup action for the first time next season – courtesy of Leinster winning their second Heineken Cup crown with a sensational comeback that clinched a…

England Saxons to name Churchill squad on Monday

England Saxons to name Churchill squad on Monday

England Saxons will name the squad to defend their Churchill Cup title in next month’s games at Northampton, Gloucester and Worcester on Monday, May 30. The Saxons face the USA…

2010/11 Scottish Rugby Club Award winners

2010/11 Scottish Rugby Club Award winners

The Scottish Rugby Club awards took place tonight (Friday, 20 May) The evening celebrates the achievements of both teams and individuals in Scottish rugby and provides a perfect way to…

Sir Clive Woodward will not be returning to the RFU

Sir Clive Woodward will not be returning to the RFU

Sir Clive Woodward has ruled himself out of the Rugby Football Union’s Performance Director job. “Since the Rugby Football Union announced its restructuring plan late last year, there has been…

Dan Carter could still play in Europe

Dan Carter could still play in Europe

Dan Carter has signed a four-year contract to continue playing for the All Blacks, but left the door wide open for a move to a big French club but inserting…

Steffon Armitage called into England Sevens squad

Steffon Armitage called into England Sevens squad

Steffon Armitage will make his England Sevens debut in this weekend’s Emirates Airline London Sevens. The London Irish flanker’s call-up is the only change to the squad as England continue…