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Everything's going to be all White: Jake White takes training with Montpellier

The latest rugby letter from South Africa

FEELING THE HEAT South Africa’s Super Rugby players sucked in their bellies after a short holiday break and returned to the most feared part of the year, pre-season in brutal…

Taking stock: Nick Easter will be in a camp with Lancaster for the first time

Aviva Premiership analysis: Nick Easter inspires Harlequins

Last week, one broadsheet billed Harlequins’ clash against London Welsh as a ‘basement battle’. Although undeniably clichéd, the epithet was accurate enough – Conor O’Shea’s team were languishing in ninth place before…

Likely lad: Gareth Anscombe has already caught the eye for Cardiff Blues

PRO12 play analysis: Gareth Anscombe, Cardiff Blues

Northern hemisphere rugby has long cowered in an inferiority complex with regard to New Zealand. That is largely understandable – the all-conquering All Blacks have cast more of a solar eclipse…

Dan Carter

Five things we learned – December

Dan Carter deserves to be the first £1 Million player When Dan Carter signed for Racing Metro he became the first £1million player in the history of rugby. Many will…

Tongan Thor: Taniela Tupou, here on the charge for Scared Heart College, has been snapped up by the Queensland Reds

Rugby World’s players to watch in 2015

Following much hyperbole and no little excitement, the World Cup year is finally upon us. Over the next 12 months, a galaxy of stars will be born as rugby asserts…