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Shape up for Sevens Rugby

The new-look HSBC Sevens World Series kicks off in Australia on 25-26 November. Sevens players are placed under intense physical stress over the two days, and preparation is the key…

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Rugby World – November 2011 edition contents

[imagebrowser id=18] The World Cup quarter-finals are about to kick off so where better to get the inside track on the Rugby World Cup than from the world’s best-selling rugby…

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England 16 Scotland 12 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor at Eden Park ON THE evidence of Saturday’s matches, the England-France semi-final will be a dire affair. Then again, both teams could spark…

Manu Tuilagi will be looking to reclaim the No 13 jersey

Rugby World – October 2011 edition contents

After four years of waiting the 2011 Rugby World Cup is finally here and Rugby World has produced a cracking edition of the world’s best-selling rugby magazine – Your Definitive…

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What you should know about Sam Warburton

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor SAM WARBURTON recently said to me that he was content being a quiet member of the Wales squad, that he wasn’t quite ready…

IRB HSBC Sevens World Series dates 2011-12

IRB HSBC Sevens World Series dates 2011-12

The International Rugby Board (IRB) and Australian Rugby Union (ARU) have together announced that the Gold Coast will become the new home for the Australian leg of the HSBC Sevens…

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The great rugby versus football debate

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor ANTICS ON the football field lately, particularly the endless diving and poor attitudes on show in the Barcelona-Real Madrid Champions League semi-final, have…

Test hopeful: Thomas Waldrom has an English grandmother

England’s double standards

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor THE RFU have vowed that after the 2011 World Cup they will only pick players for England that are playing in England. But…

Rugby confirmed as third fastest-growing sport in USA

Rugby confirmed as third fastest-growing sport in USA

Rugby is now the third fastest growing sport in the United States according to a major study on sports participation. The study, conducted in 2010 by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association…

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Paul James – Ospreys and Wales

Paul James is talking about the scrum. It’s not just his favourite facet of the game but the one he believes he’s best at; he loves the close quarters combat…