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What it is all about: Below are the latest comings and goings in the ever competitive Championship

The Championship Blog: Round Two

The Greene King IPA Championship’s newest side — Ealing Trailfinders, founded in 1871 — are also the longest established side in the division. However, this was of little consolation to…

Helpful: Fly-half James Hook

Young Scot Tommy Allan fitting in at Perpignan

“An old pro” was how Perpignan coach Marc Delpoux summed up the performance of Tommy Allan on his Top 14 debut earlier this month. He wasn’t wrong. USAP went down…

Points scorer: Ben Gollings

Sevens specialists like Ben Ryan go worldwide

SPREADING GOSPEL is part of modern rugby some would have you believe. Sevens is undoubtedly one of the most aggressively expanding sports out there and with the 2016 Rio Olympics…

Another import: Cornell Du Preez joined Edinburgh

SCOTLAND: The paupers of the Euro debate

CRIERS ALL over the land are shouting: ‘the Heineken Cup is dead. Long live the potential for an accord between the Anglo-French alliance and a possibly toothless and certainly smarting…

Dropping in: Niall Morris of Leicester is in

A new age for Ireland begins on Sunday

GETTING TO know the new man in charge may not be so tough after many of the Ireland squad got to chat with Joe Schmidt during the tour to North…