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Wellington Festival round-up

THE U16 International Festival at Wellington College brought together four teams from England (South-West, Midlands, North and London & South-East), two from Wales (Druids and Celts), two from France (East…

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Don’t miss this weekend’s league finals!

ARE YOU ready for the hottest weekend of the league season? Have you got your tickets, or failing that, the beers on chill in your living room? Don’t miss a…

England Women's Navy training

England Women train with the Navy

THE WOMEN’S World Cup kicks off in Paris in August and as part of their tournament preparations the England squad headed to HMS Collingwood in Fareham to be put through…

Rory Kockott

Rory Kockott ready for the Top 14 Final

Rory Kockott is a man who catches puff adders in his spare time. For the uninitiated, the venomous puff adder is arguably the fastest striking snake in the world, timed…

Sam Warburton

Sam Warburton: Rugby’s best opensides

Best for game intelligence –  Martyn Williams (Wales) “Martyn was my hero growing up. He was the first person I met at the Blues on my first day in the…

Englishman in Toulon: Steve Walsh has been looking after Toulon's conditioning since 2009

The other Englishman leaving Toulon

There is another Englishman who’s time at Toulon is drawing to a close. Like Jonny Wilkinson, Steve Walsh arrived on the Cote d’Azur in 2009, and like the soon-to-be retired…