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Pat Sanderson – Worcester and England

A few years ago the England flanker took a break from captaincy duties to have a giggle with Rugby World about babies, bugbears and banter, and Marlon Brando. RUGBY WORLD:…

AAC Moving to Sydney

Australia name team for Italy match

Outside centre Adam Ashley-Cooper will make his 50th Test appearance when he takes to Florence’s Stadio Artemio Franchi for the Qantas Wallabies’ Test match against Italy on Saturday. Ashley-Cooper will become…

Nick Easter to captain England for the first time

Nick Easter to captain England for the first time

NICK EASTER leads the England side for the first time in a full international against Samoa at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday (2.30pm). The Harlequins No.8 takes over from Lewis Moody…

RFU financial results

RFU financial results

The Rugby Football Union (RFU), has announced its annual results for the year ended June 30, 2010. In summary the highlights for the year were: - Retained loss £1.1m against retained…

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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…

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Springboks test positive for banned substances

Springboks Chiliboy Ralepelle and Bjorn Basson (above) are returning home from South Africa’s tour of Britain and Ireland having returned positive samples for a banned stimulant following the Test against…