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Before the bosh: Mat Rogers and Josh Lewsey 'exchange words'

Bone-crunchers: Nine of rugby’s biggest hits

While points win games and sumptuous attacking play fills column inches there is nothing like a big hit to set the crowd crackling. A well-executed tackle sets the tone of games…

Happy days: An enforcer on the field, Jerrry Collins always had a smile off it

Rest in peace: Jerry Collins – a rugby icon

  Following the tragic news of the death of Jerry Collins and his partner Alana Madill in a car crash in France, we are posting this Spotlight feature which was…

Double delight: Parks (left) and Thomas.

Richard Parks and Gareth Thomas in Book Awards double

Parks‘ story of his journey from reluctantly retired rugby player to intrepid “extreme environment athlete” wowed the rugby award’s judging panel, which includes Rugby World‘s Alan Pearey (as chairman) and…

Toulon

Rugby World End-of-Season Awards 2015

So, the Northern Hemisphere season has come to a thrilling conclusion leaving rugby fans counting down the days to the World Cup (okay, The Rugby Championship starts in six odd…

Vern Cotter

RWC 2015: Scotland squad talking points

On Tuesday Vern Cotter rolled out his ‘long list’ of 46 players to deliver the undeliverable: the oft-mocked SRU aim of Scotland winning the Rugby World Cup. An extensive and…

Guy Noves

France: Guy Noves will do things his way

To nobody’s great surprise Guy Noves was officially unveiled on Sunday as France’s next coach, with Yannick Bru as his forwards’ coach and Jeff Dubois in charge of the backs.…