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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…

Heineken Cup blog

Heineken Cup blog

After some interesting results from Round 3 of the Heineken Cup, including Treviso upsetting Biarritz, Toulouse ending Harlequins’ unbeaten run and Northampton being defeated for a third consecutive time in…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

With nine outings remaining in the first round of the Championship, the 14-point gap between  eight promotion hopefuls and the four teams fighting to avoid relegation, is beginning to look…

Saracens v Ospreys at Wembley

Saracens v Ospreys at Wembley

With the key back-to-back games about to get under way, and with the top two clubs in each Pool meeting each other home and away, Saracens return to Wembley Stadium…

Rugby World’s Championship blog

Rugby World’s Championship blog

Unquestionably the story of the week is the sudden departure of Graham Dawe from Plymouth Albion, writes Richard Grainger. Dawe, 51, had coached Albion for 12 years and only hung…