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Five things we learnt about Wales: Round Two

By Paul Williams WALES BEAT Scotland 27-13 in Cardiff on Sunday. They’re now two from two in the Six Nations and heading towards a Triple Crown showdown in Twickenham. Let’s…

Last year's hero Chris Ashton - will he be smiling again?

Italy v England: the preview

By Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor England venture into the gladiatorial lair of the 82,000 capacity Stadio Olympico on the back of a gritty, yet ultimately, uplifting 13-6 win over…

Championship: Round 20 was a no-go this week

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND-UP – ROUND 20…or not…as was the case. With a fairness seldom seen in any sport, the return of winter managed to wipe out the entire Championship programme last…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

To enjoy rugby at its best you have to endure it at its worst. Despite positive intentions from both sides at Headingley on Sunday, neither Leeds nor Bedford could lighten…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Results from the second tier of England Rugby’s professional structure continue to be as difficult to predict as an English winter, writes Richard Grainger. With only four rounds remaining in…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Moseley and Leeds accumulated 74 points at Billesley Common last Saturday in a post-Christmas cracker from which both teams took a try bonus point, writes Richard Grainger. However, It was…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

During the week when most of us were contemplating resolutions and festive excesses, Pete Drewett was left to ponder his rugby future having resigned as Director of Rugby at Plymouth…

Luke Fitzgerald scores a try for Leinster against Bath. This is one out of seven of their tries

Heineken Cup – Blog

Round 4 of the Heineken Cup saw return fixtures offering plenty of surprises, writes Rugby World reader Sam Durham. Leicester held off Clermont, Gloucester narrowly beat Connacht at Kingsholm whilst…