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Andrew Trimble signs new Ireland contract

Andrew Trimble has become the latest player to commit his future to playing in Ireland with his home province Ulster by putting pen to paper on a new Ireland international…

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Trevor Hogan retires with immediate effect

Leinster Rugby can confirm that second-row forward Trevor Hogan has retired from the game with immediate effect due to a knee injury. Tipperary native Hogan, 31, attended CBS Nenagh and…

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British & Irish Cup round 3 preview

Birmingham & Solihull got their British & Irish Cup campaign off to a winning start, whilst also boosting their survival hopes in the league, after achieving a try bonus point victory…

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England announce Six Nations and Saxons squads

The January 2011 England and England Saxons Elite Player Squads have been announced today by England Team Manager Martin Johnson and England Saxons Head Coach Stuart Lancaster. There are three…

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Chris Ashton – Northampton and England

Not only has Chris, a Rugby League convert, made a seamless transition to Union, he has done so with vigour and made sure everyone took notice of his first International…

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Indian bike ride inspires Lancashire tetraplegic

NOT everyone would regard a 400-kilometres bike ride across India on appalling roads in cold and rainy weather, with over-nights under canvas, as an inspirational experience. But then the Rugby…