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Iran becomes IRB member

The global rugby family has a new member, with Iran being welcomed as the IRB’s 118th member union. The Iranian union joins heavyweights England, New Zealand, Wales and the rest after progressing through…

Ospreys sign teenage South African scrum-half

Ospreys sign teenage South African scrum-half

The Ospreys have confirmed the signing of 18-year old South African born, Welsh qualified, scrum-half Matthew Torrance on a development contract. Torrance hails from Durban, but qualifies for Wales through his…

Wales East v West the Under-20 trial

Wales East v West the Under-20 trial

Wales Under 20 assistant coach Richard Webster is looking for players to stand up and be counted in the East v West trial match at Cross Keys tomorrow (Wednesday) evening…

USA announce TV deal for World Cup

USA announce TV deal for World Cup

Rugby World Cup matches will be broadcast on US network television for the first time after the International Rugby Board announced that NBC Sports and Universal Sports have been awarded…

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Watch the World Cup on RTE for free!

Rugby World Cup Limited has announced the appointment of RTÉ Sport as Ireland’s free-to-air television broadcast rights holders for Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand. The announcement is another…

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Simon Shaw – Wasps and England

As another milestone approaches for the Wasps lock, Rugby World finds out what keeps him smiling. Tell Simon Shaw that he will become the oldest person to play for England…

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Jonny Wilkinson teaches you to kick, pass and drop goal

THROUGHOUT his career Jonny Wilkinson has been the consummate professional. His training regime is legendary, kicking penalties on Christmas Day and never, ever accepting second best. So who better to…

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Tom Palmer – Stade Francais and England

The England second-row has finally found his stride in Test rugby this year. England’s stunning performance against Australia at Twickenham during the Autumn internationals left many of their long-suffering fans…

Wales face this cream of the crop this Autumn

Wales’ Christmas wishes

Wales’ rugby stars have a very special goal in mind as they attempt to mark the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Welsh Rugby Union in style in 2011.…