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"No, no, no!": Jacky Lorenzetti has shown his distaste

Top 14: French rugby’s continued in-fighting

By Gavin Mortimer Paul Goze claims he doesn’t play poker but the English clubs have called his bluff. The president of the LNR, the body that runs the Top 14,…

In a Stu: Stuart Hogg on the attack for Glasgow against Cardiff during a trying weekend for Scottish rugby

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

Ireland's greatest player of all time is showing no signs of drifting quietly towards retirement. He was at his mercurial best as Leinster whupped Northampton 40-7 at Franklin's Gardens on…

King is back: Regan is back but Jonathan Davies has left

Wales: Five things we learned in November

ON THE 1st February 2014 Wales will endeavour to make history by becoming the first team to win three RBS Six Nations titles in a row. However, in reality, making…

Classy operator: Dan Bowden

Heineken Cup round three: Team of the weekend

By Charlie Morgan 15. Robbie Henshaw (Connacht) Some believe him to be Ireland’s successor to Brian O’Driscoll at outside-centre. Some reckon full-back is his calling. Wherever Henshaw’s future lies, it’s…

The iconic moment Nelson Mandela handed the Webb Ellis cup to Francois Pienaar, uniting South Africa in celebration

The world mourns Nelson Mandela

SOUTH AFRICA is mourning and the world is feeling the loss of Madiba, Nelson Mandela. A lot of things will be said about the great man over the next few…

Deadly: Wilkinson in full-flow

RW Icons calendar: Why we made our choices

WHEN PUTTING your name to any definitive list, you open yourself up to, at best healthy debate, at worst widespread ridicule, so when RW came up with the Icons calendar…

Game-changer chopped: Christian Wade

World Cup 2015: The deadly trio

By Charlie Morgan The confirmation of kick-off times last Wednesday reaffirmed it before Saturday’s Millennium Stadium ding-dong drove the point home. Pool A at Rugby World Cup 2015 is going…

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Championship blog: round ten wrap

By Richard Grainger It was all change in the GKIPA Championship with a shock first defeat for the leaders and a spectacular first win for the bottom-placed side. And with…