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Viscious grin: Kevin Yates at Bath, 1998

Gnashing and crashing: when rugby gets bite-y

IT WAS a headline writer’s dream at the weekend as football’s pantomime villain Luis Suarez revealed his bloomers once again, embarrassing himself and everyone else associated with him by biting…

Gain line breaker: A veteran of the 2009 Tour, Jamie Roberts is the a heavy duty attacking weapon

Lions 2013 squad options: Centres

IN THE aftermath of the Six Nations and with time running out we are all confronted with the starkest of choices: who are our Lions? An obvious point of conjecture,…

Rising stock: Dan Biggar is in the running

Lions 2013 squad options: The No 10s

IN THE aftermath of the Six Nations and with time running out we are all confronted with the starkest of choices: who are our Lions? An obvious point of conjecture,…

Kelly van Harskamp

Kelly van Harskamp, the flying Dutchwoman

KELLY VAN HARSKAMP of the Netherlands was the IRB Sevens Women’s Player of the Year in 2010-11 – and this video shows you why. First capped against Wales at the…

Fitting finale: Ireland gave Brian O'Driscoll a rousing send-off by picking up their second Six Nations in five years

Six Nations Fixtures 2015

NEXT SEASON’S RBS Six Nations kicks off on Friday, 6th February, with Wales taking on England at the Millennium Stadium in a pre-World Cup warm-up. So here you go, dates…

Russia sevens

Sevens World Cup: Russian rugby player in space!

RUSSIAN RUGBY has got one up on the Americans – the first rugby player in space. That’s what they’re claiming anyway after cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky welcomed dignitaries at the Sevens…

Ever the aggressor: Jesse Mogg loves being on the front foot

Lions 2013: The Wallabies name a squad…

PULSES HAVE been set racing south of the equator as Robbie Deans named a preliminary Australia squad to meet for an 'exercise' this Sunday, omitting Quade Cooper but naming Waratah…

Options: Peter O'Mahony offers all-round package

Lions 2013 squad options: Flankers

IN THE aftermath of the 6 Nations and with time running out we are all confronted with the starkest of choices: who are our Lions? An obvious point of conjecture,…