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Rising star: Maro Itoje chops down Keith Earls at the Irish Independent Stadium

England Saxons player analysis: Maro Itoje

“Joy and jubilation” – those were the words uttered by Maro Itoje when the England Under 20 skipper was asked to articulate his thoughts at the final whistle of last…

Scrum on down: Samson Lee in at No 3 for Wales in November

Samson Lee on his Wales team-mates

THE SCARLETS tighthead is one of the hottest properties in rugby, and one of the fastest-rising Test stars in Wales. He is featured in Rugby World’s Six Nations special, but…

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Passion behind Stade Français Top 14 success

THESE ARE good times to be a Stade Français fan. Currently level on points with Clermont at the summit of the Top 14 table, the Parisian outfit have claimed some…

In the thick of it: Jonathan Joseph is a match-winner in attack or defence

Saints and Sinners: the weekend’s talking points

The Saints Poacher turned gamekeeper Jonathan Joseph earned plenty of praise for his attacking play against Toulouse in last weekend’s European Champions Cup, but he made a decisive impact in…

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Mike Brown’s top 5 full-backs

Mike Brown was at Twickenham on Wednesday morning, but not for the announcement of England’s Six Nations squad. He was fulfilling his ambassadorial duties for GB Wheelchair Rugby, who were…

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London Welsh fight to get equality in Premiership

Passions run high in sport and when my previous blog, provocatively titled ‘Are London Welsh the worst Premiership team ever?’, was published recently, Exiles fans were up in arms. The playing…