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Kelly Brown concussed but in good spirits

Kelly Brown concussed but in good spirits

Scotland back-row forward Kelly Brown was in “good spirits” today and is recovering after the head knock which forced him to retire from yesterday’s Calcutta Cup match at Twickenham. Scotland…

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Could it have been all over for Dave Attwood?

THE WORST moment for Dave Attwood over these past few months wasn’t when he heard he had received a nine-week ban for stamping on the head of La Rochelle prop…

Tindall backs the misunderstood Hape

Tindall backs the misunderstood Hape

ENGLAND CAPTAIN Mike Tindall has backed rugby league convert Shontayne Hape to star in today’s Calcutta Cup clash with Scotland. Hape has been picked by Martin Johnson in the last nine…

How Italy shocked France – video

How Italy shocked France – video

ITALY caused the biggest upset in the Championship for decades by beating Grand Slam champions, France in Rome, 22-21. Unlike their other performances in recent year the Italian refused to…

Wales v Ireland

Gatland praises battle-hardened Wales

Wales coach Warren Gatland said his team had become “battle-hardened” thanks to facing the big three from the southern hemisphere on a regular basis. Wales have played South Africa twice,…