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Hotshot: Steve Crosbie (Old Belvedere)

How did you get involved with rugby? My family are very rugby-orientated, and my second cousin, David Corkery, played for Ireland. I played in school with my brother, Jody, who…

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Hotshot: Ollie Devoto (Bath)

  Tell us about your rugby background… My dad Steve coached my U7s team at Sherborne RFC and I stayed there through all the age groups. Bath picked me up…

2013 IRB Junior World Championship, Final: England v Wales

Hotshot: Sam Davies (Ospreys)

  How do you feel about winning IRB Junior Player of the Year? I was shocked to be nominated but it was an honour to win. I’m gutted about losing…

Happy chaps: Zebo and Jon Davies celebrate the Lions victory

30 minutes with… Simon Zebo

RUGBY WORLD: What’s the funniest thing you’ve seen or heard on the pitch? SIMON ZEBO: Conor Murray’s reaction to me telling him to kick the ball out when time wasn’t…

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Rugby Rant: ‘Forwards rugby’ a drab spectacle

THE SIGHT of two colossal packs throwing the proverbial kitchen sink at each other is becoming all too common in the northern hemisphere. This year’s Six Nations was far from…

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Hotshot: Ben Howard (Worcester)

Your dad Chris played for England Colts, Bristol and Rugby. When did you first play? At Sandal when I was six. We moved to Warwick when I was eight and…

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Hotshot: Alex Allan (Edinburgh)

When did you first play rugby? When I was seven my dad took me to Harrogate rugby club. He didn’t play but he thought I’d enjoy it. Later on I…

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Hotshot: Harri Evans (RGC 1404)

When did you first play rugby? I started when I was seven, at Llandudno, and stayed there until U16s. Did you do other sports?  I did gymnastics when I was…

Francois Trinh-Duc

Rugby World – September 2013 edition contents

THERE’S a real treat in store for rugby fans this month – with a souvenir edition of Rugby World. Celebrating the British & Irish Lions’ epic series win in Australia,…