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Back in the big time: Falcons will be competing for this

Falcons fly back into the Premiership

THERE WILL undoubtedly have been roars of delight as Newcastle Falcons clambered out of the Championship at the first time of asking, but for one man watching Falcons 31-24 victory…

Feeling the heat: The British and Irish Lions brave the humidity in Hong Kong to prepare for the opener against the Barbarians

Lions 2013: The tour opener statistics

By Alan Dymock On the eve of the opening match in sticky Hong Kong we ask: have you ever wondered how the British and Irish Lions have fared in their…

GG's Guys: The 2004 Brumbies

Mourad Boudjellal and rugby’s Cup Winners’ Cup

THE PHRASE more money than sense exists purely for moments when expensive splurges make the headlines. Building an exact replica of the Titanic or trying to circumnavigate the globe in…

Dazzling drive: Off the back of hard work, Matt Tait shone in the semis

Aviva Premiership final: an old-fashioned tear up

"AMBUSH AT the Allianz" could be a way of describing the Aviva Premiership semi-final between Northampton Saints and Saracens. That would do a disservice to Saints, though, who maintained an…

Rio rugby: Prince William takes part in beach rugby last year

The rise of Brazilian rugby before Rio 2016

RUGBY SEVENS is known for its pace and excitement and now it is attempting to steal the limelight away from its bigger 15-man rival by being part of Rio Olympics…