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What it is all about: Below are the latest comings and goings in the ever competitive Championship

Championship blog: Round 22 wrap

By Richard Grainger Bristol brilliance marred by last ten bogey Bristol 25, London Welsh 21 The Sky cameras captured a rare smile that lit up Director of Rugby Andy Robinson’s…

What it is all about: Below are the latest comings and goings in the ever competitive Championship

Championship blog: Round 21 wrap

By Richard Grainger Ealing earn chance of reprieve Ealing Trailfinders 37, Nottingham 35 Ealing looked dead and buried three weeks ago, but this fine win against Nottingham leaves them just…

Swashbuckling: Pontypridd stormed past Cornish Pirates to reach the B&I semis

Championship blog: B&I Cup quarter-final wrap

By Richard Grainger Leeds double bubble not yet burst Leeds 41, Plymouth 21 Carnegie’s hopes of the double are still very much alive after they dispatched Plymouth in front of…

What it is all about: Below are the latest comings and goings in the ever competitive Championship

Championship Blog – Round 19 wrap

By Richard Grainger Former British & Irish Lion Ryan Jones has become the latest big name to sign for Bristol, joining Anthony Perenise and Dwayne Peel amongst others. But multi-millionaire…

Mike Phillips

Six Nations: The RW Awards

Award for ‘angering millions of teenage girls’: Mike Phillips Mike Phillips has had an interesting year. Sacked from Bayonne for allegedly turning up to training under the influence, he switched…

Andrew Trimble

Round 5: Six Nations Team of the Weekend

Mike Brown’s remarkable consistency continued in Rome, but the Scarlets' bomb-diffuser supreme was brilliant against Scotland and demonstrated that Wales have more than one rapier full-back. In the right place…

Patience pays: Trimble has had ups and downs in the Irish jersey

Ireland: Five things we learned v France

By Claire Glancy  “Get bitter or get better” Andrew Trimble has had more heartaches than highs since making his Ireland debut in 2005. He has won 55 caps since then…