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Away day blues: Brive lost to Oyonnax

Top 14: Losing away from home accepted

Here’s a stat to chew on. Five clubs in the Top 14 this season have failed to score points in a match, the clubs in question being Bayonne (55-0 vs…

Man of the Match: Bismarck du Plessis

Fiji versus the Barbarians has its place

Fiji’s 43-19 loss against the Barbarians at Twickenham this weekend was put on to celebrate the centenary year of Fijian rugby and as I was being serenaded with harmonies from…

Running rose: Ojo on the way to a try for England against the All Blacks on the ill-fated 2008 tour

Aviva Premiership One to Watch: Topsy Ojo

Topsy Ojo, the London Irish wing/full-back who will be looking to break his try-scoring duck in this Aviva Premiership season and help his team claim their third win of the…

Under critique: Lancaster

England’s lack of autumn rotation may lead to trouble

The resumption of the Aviva Premiership wouldn’t have felt quite right without a strong-minded soundbite from Richard Cockerill, so it was no surprise when the Leicester honcho mischievously pondered England…

82nd minute joy: All Blacks

Will England build on their autumn?

With the Six Nations next on the international calendar, what needs to be fixed for England to stand a chance of topping the competition for the just the second time…