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Free pass: Would Connacht qualify for the Heineken on merit?

A chat with the ERC Chief Executive

AS YET another round of press releases about the future of the ERC and the Heineken and Amlin Challenge Cups whizzes around the atmosphere like so many deflating balloons, it…

Man with vision: Leicester Tigers fly-half and captain previews the upcoming Midlands derby with Northampton Saints

Video: Toby Flood previews Tigers versus Saints

THIS WEEKEND second place Northampton Saints take on third place Leicester Tigers in the fifth round of the Aviva Premiership at the Tigers' den, Welford Road. Check out this video…

Welsh pride: Justin Burnell took charge of Welsh this season

The Championship Blog: Round Three

After Week Three, eight clubs are sandwiched between the two unbeaten sides and the two still looking for their first win in the Greene King IPA Championship. Few would have…

Gearing up for scrum time: Adam Jones shouts the odds on the pitch during the second Test of the Lions series

Adam Jones talks scrums with Rugby World

Lions, Wales and Ospreys stalwart prop Adam Jones spoke to Rugby World about dealing with pain, his prospects of going to France and why he is a fashion icon, but…

Back in harness: Cipriani

Aviva Premiership: Round four preview

THE FOURTH round of the Aviva Premiership is upon us and even at this early stage things are getting tight. After four games the big ‘C’ word can be blurted…

Jumping for joy: Strettle in his Harlequins days, celebrating with Ugo Monye

Aviva Premiership One to Watch: David Strettle

David Strettle, the 30-year-old Saracens wing who is hoping to help his team maintain their 100% record in this season’s Aviva Premiership when they take on Harlequins at the Twickenham…

Also in demand: Warburton

Wholesale changes at Cardiff Blues?

THE CARDIFF Blues are not exactly falling to pieces, but they are hardly enjoying bright skies and calm seas at the moment either. So when news comes in that Leigh…