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Brian O’Driscoll: The Test – book review

Brian O’Driscoll: The Test – book review

In The Test, Brian O’Driscoll takes the reader behind the scenes of his life from his childhood to his retirement from playing this year, dealing honestly with the most traumatic of…

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Should Stuart Lancaster pick Steffon Armitage?

Roger Uttley believes Stuart Lancaster is gambling by not selecting Steffon Armitage and will have to think again should England come a cropper in the QBE autumn series. “Is Stuart…

Number one: George North scores his first try, with three more on the way

Saints and Sinners: the weekend’s talking points

The Saints The Fab Four George North gave a try-scoring master-class as he crossed the whitewash no less than four times during Northampton’s 34-6 win over the Ospreys in round…

The best form of defence: Joe Worsley celebrates scoring a try against Italy

Joe Worsley on Bordeaux’s flying start

The Top 14 is having a breather until the end of October as European competition holds sway, allowing clubs a chance to assess their performances a third of the way…