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Have a word: Ref Matthew Carley has a word with Bath players during their 19-19 draw with Northampton

Rugby fans’ double standards

The past week has subtly demonstrated a worrying rugby trend. To put it bluntly, two unconnected pieces of news exposed the horrible sense of self-entitled hypocrisy we must all guard…

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Exclusive Brian O’Driscoll interview

RUGBY WORLD’S Matt Hampson has been to interview Brian O’Driscoll ahead of his impending retirement. Here’s what the Leinster, Ireland and Lions icon has to say as he prepares to…

Breaking through: Dan Baker makes a burst for the Ospreys against Leinster

Wales: Five things we learned in April

Cardiff Blues turn a corner April was a successful month for Cardiff Blues. Arguably their most successful period of the season. Admittedly the wins against Toulon and Ulster were highlights…

Putting the boot in: Mike Blair dispatches a box kick for Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership

Mike Blair picks his top five No 9’s

He’s Scotland’s most capped scrum-half, has played at three World Cups and is a British and Irish Lion. Throw in domestic stints in Scotland, France and England and you’d expect Newcastle…

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Harlequins team up with GB Wheelchair Rugby

By Bea Asprey  JUMPING OUT of my skin while mid-conversation with Harlequins’ Chief Executive is not usually part of the plan but two wheelchairs have just collided at speed with…

Step to it: Leiua in action for the Hurricanes this season

Five things you should know about Alapati Leiua

By Bea Asprey  LONDON WASPS have snapped up one of Super Rugby’s power houses in Alapati Leiua. He’s been formidable for the Hurricanes this season, and Wasps Director of Rugby…