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Michael Lynagh’s marathon mission

MICHAEL LYNAGH is going to run the London Marathon on 21 April – almost a year to the day that he suffered a stroke. Look at the former Wallabies fly-half…

France-bound: Jonny Sexton is in fine form

RBS 6 Nations: Heaslip takes armband to signal new era

WHEN DECLAN Kidney named his extended 39-man training squad for the Six Nations, there’s no doubt the announcement was overshadowed by, perhaps, his boldest decision of his five-year tenure as…

Rhys Webb

Welsh regions’ Judgement Day

THE MILLENNIUM Stadium will host Welsh rugby’s first regional double header on Saturday 30 March and it’s being billed as ‘Judgement Day’. The four Welsh regions are hoping derby fever…

Mount Maunganui

Win a scholarship to a New Zealand academy!

THIS COMPETITION could change your life! Dan Ward-Smith, the former Bristol, Wasps and England Saxons back-row, is now managing the Inside Running Academy in New Zealand – and they are…

Old familiar: Brian O'Driscoll and Gordon D'Arcy renew their partnership

RBS 6 Nations: Familiar feel to Ireland team

AN IRELAND side has been selected to storm into the Millennium Stadium this Saturday. Fronted by new skipper Jamie Heaslip it is a fairly familiar looking side with an additional…

Beastly: Bakkies Botha

Wilkinson odds on for Top14 award

RESTAURANTS IN France have Michelin Stars, rugby players have Midi Olympique stars. They are awarded in each Monday’s edition of the newspaper to the players who have caught the eye…

Heavy is the crown: Roberts with some silverware

Six Nations Q&A: Robshaw, Roberts, Brown and Heaslip

RW spent some time with national captain's Chris Robshaw, Jamie Heaslip, Kelly Brown plus Wales' defensive leader Jamie Roberts at Twickenham to chat about the Six Nations. Let's see what…

Immense: Nyanga expects a battle

Erratic Toulouse have it tough taming the Tigers

NO DOUBT about the tie of this weekend – Toulouse’s visit to Leicester for a winner takes all confrontation. Between them they’ve won the Heineken Cup six times with the…