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A decisive weekend for England hopefuls

By Jack Yates YESTERDAY it was announced that 15 members of England’s Elite Player Squad would be made available for club action this weekend. Amongst the list are players in…

Brew was part of the Wales squad at the World Cup in New Zealand

Brew leaving Dragons for Biarritz

Newport Gwent Dragons can confirm that wing Aled Brew is set to leave the region at the end of the season for Biarritz. The 24-year old wing has enjoyed 2…

Pretorius put in a stellar performance

Waratahs thrash Tonga in eight try whitewash

Sarel Pretorius turned in a man of the match performance to lead his new side to a convincing eight try victory over Tonga at the SFS. Last year’s leading try…

Beale will sit out the final trail match

Rebels ready for huge Crusaders challenge

Melbourne Rebels will treat the third and final trial game of the pre-season program more like a Super Rugby game than he has for any of the other games so…

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How to refund your France v Ireland tickets

An agreement has been reached between the IRFU and the FFR over the refunding of the face value of match tickets for the RBS 6 Nations clash between France and…

Former Super XV prop Nel has signed a 3 year deal

Edinburgh sign South African prop Nel

Edinburgh Rugby revealed details of a major overseas signing, announcing that they have recruited South African prop WP (Willem Petrus) Nel from Super 15 side Free State Cheetahs on a…

Straight lines please

David Flatman explores current scrum problems

There’s lots of talk about the state of the scrummage in the modern game. Whenever the topic is brought up, strong opinions on how this should be remedied follow, writes…

Chris Robshaw will hold on to the England captaincy for the remainder of the RBS 6 Nations

Robshaw to hold on to captain’s armband

England have confirmed that Harlequins back-rower Chris Robshaw will hold on to the captain’s armband for the remainder of the RBS 6 Nations tournament. He has already led the team…

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France v Ireland rescheduled

The RBS 6 Six Nations council has announced that the postponed France v Ireland match will now take place on Sunday 4 March at 4pm local time (3pm GMT), at…

Despite his age Hugh is up for the responsibility

Delve and Pyle named Rebel’s vice-captains

The RaboDirect Rebel’s are pleased to announce, as part of the clubs leadership succession plan, joint Vice-Captains for the upcoming FxPro Super Rugby season. Hugh Pyle, one of the clubs…