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The Championship Blog – Week 14 round-up

The Championship Blog – Week 14 round-up

DESPITE WINTRY conditions, four Championship games managed to go ahead, with only Newcastle and London Scottish conceding postponements. On Friday night Bristol reaped the reward of their ground staff's efforts…

Plotting: Warren Gatland in 2009

RBS 6 Nations: The war of words begins

LIKE THE one belligerent guest at a wedding, shouting over the dancefloor at midnight, Jim Telfer has today shuffled out and labelled England “arrogant” and Wales “lazy”. Needless to say,…

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RBS 6 Nations: Room for improvement

SOMETIMES THE most onerous demands are the ones you set for strangers. Punters masquerading as experts, like yours truly, could lay claim to certain expectations of professional players. However, such…

Beastly: Bakkies Botha

Wilkinson odds on for Top14 award

RESTAURANTS IN France have Michelin Stars, rugby players have Midi Olympique stars. They are awarded in each Monday’s edition of the newspaper to the players who have caught the eye…

Heavy is the crown: Roberts with some silverware

Six Nations Q&A: Robshaw, Roberts, Brown and Heaslip

RW spent some time with national captain's Chris Robshaw, Jamie Heaslip, Kelly Brown plus Wales' defensive leader Jamie Roberts at Twickenham to chat about the Six Nations. Let's see what…

Edinburgh's appauling performance has brought Talei to his knees

Heineken Cup Round Six: Winners and Losers

AFTER THE final pool matches at the weekend we now know the quarter-finalists, who drops into the Amlin Challenge Cup and who goes back home, wondering what could have been…