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The young gun: Robinson scoring here for Wales against the Baa-Baas

Young gun Harry Robinson signs for Blues

TEENAGE WINGER Harry Robinson has signed a senior contract with Cardiff Blues. Robinson, 19, impressed Welsh selectors and was called up to the Wales 35 man senior squad for the…

New Zealand

Rugby World Cup 2015: countdown

TUESDAY 18 September 2012 marks exactly three years to go until the next Rugby World Cup kicks off, but planning for the tournament is already well underway. The Olympics have…

Chabal fan

Rise and fall of Sebastien ‘Caveman’ Chabal

By Gavin Mortimer, Rugby World writer FOR A man who two years ago was reputedly the highest paid rugby player in the world, Sebastien Chabal embarked upon the latest stage…

All Blacks lose Woodcock for Bledisloe clash

All Blacks lose Woodcock for Bledisloe clash

THERE IS just one forced change from last week’s All Black’s starting XV, Crusaders prop Wyatt Crockett coming in for the injured Tony Woodcock at loosehead prop. All Blacks Coach…

Habana and captain Jean de Villiers are the only team-members to play in Argentina

Habana fit for historic Test in Mendoza

THE SPRINGBOK team preparing for the second Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Mendoza on Saturday received a huge boost when Bryan Habana was declared fit to start on Wednesday.…

Luke Charteris

French test for Wales lock Luke Charteris

DOWN IN Perpignan Luke Charteris isn’t hard to miss. At 6ft 9in and 20st, and with that fair Celtic skin of his, he stands out a mile in the Catalan…

Care signs three year extention with Quins

Care signs three year extention with Quins

DANNY CARE has signed a three year contract extension with Harlequins that will keep him with the current Aviva Premiership champions until the end of the 2015-16 season. The 25-year-old…

Gethin Jenkins

Jonny Wilkinson on the new Top 14 season

By Gavin Mortimer, Rugby World writer THE OLYMPICS are over and the football season is about to get underway. But don’t worry, it’s not all depressing news on the sports…

Wilkinson masterclass

A masterclass from Jonny Wilkinson

JONNY WILKINSON took time out from his hectic schedule to hold a masterclass with two up-and-coming players in Toulon over the summer. Wales U20 lock Matthew Screech and England U16…