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How England Women’s back row made it count

Kaino-McCaw-Read, Burger-Smith-Roussow, Hill-Back-Dallaglio – the names of World Cup-winning back-row trios roll off the tongue and evoke vivid memories. Often, loose forwards are such a prominent part of their side’s…

Braced for impact: Tomasso Allan will see a lot of action for Perpignan next season in ProD2

Tommaso Allan to fight through ProD2

Hands up those who this time last year had heard of ‘Tommy’ Tommaso Allan? The odd aficionado of age-group rugby, perhaps, who had seen the young fly-half play for Western…

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Marcus Watson is ready for the Commonwealth Games

Rugby World: How’s England’s Commonwealth Games prep been going so far?   Marcus Watson: It’s been good! We’ve done a few long days in training, to try and do the same…

Takingtime to chill: Piri Weepu will have his work cut out for him soon enough with London Welsh

Expect Piri Weepu to become a cult hero

As a team rising again, hoping to have a better time of it than their last Aviva Premiership adventure in 2012/13, London Welsh could do with converting as many fans…

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Conor Murray on his team-mates

Rugby World: Who’s the best and worst dressed? Conor Murray: The best has got to be Dave Kearney. I’d say it’s widely known that he’s one of the more stylish lads…