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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…

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RBS 6 NATIONS FIXTURES 2012 and 2013

Friday night rugby has been ditched for 2012 with games only on Saturday and Sunday. France open the tournament at home to Italy and England close it at Twickenham, entertaning…

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Jenks supplies tips from the top!

If you’ve signed up for the great ‘Kick Your Way to the Grand Final’ competition, or are thinking about entering, then we’ve picked up a few tips from the top…

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Cian Healy signs new Ireland contract

The Irish Rugby Football Union is pleased to announce the signing of another international contract with Cian Healy signing a new deal that will seem him continue to play in…

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Claassens commits to Bath

Bath Rugby is pleased to announce that scrum-half Michael Claassens has signed a contract extension which will see him stay with us for another two years. Claassens joined Bath Rugby…