Leinster v Cardiff Blues Preview – Jono Gibbes

Leinster v Cardiff Blues Preview – Jono Gibbes

THE LEINSTER squad continued their preparations ahead of Saturday evening’s Magners League clash against the Cardiff Blues in Cardiff City Stadium (KO: 6.30pm) with a training session in University College…

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Tom Varndell out for 12 weeks

TOM VARNDELL sustained an ankle ligament injury against Gloucester Rugby at Adams Park on Sunday.  He will undergo surgery and then begin a rehab programme. He expected to be out…

England U20 centre Andy Short dives over the line in a similar way Chris Ashton did over the weekend

Four-try Andy Short happy to emulate Chris Ashton

ON A weekend where England Seniors notched up eight tries, England U20 went three better, scoring 11 on the way to beating their Italian counterparts 74-3.Chris Ashton may have stolen…

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Mike Schmid calls for final flourish

MIKE SCHMID has called for Esher to finish the season on a high against Moseley on Saturday despite being doomed to the Championship relegation play-offs. Esher were edged out in…

Phil Greening during his international duty against Ireland in the Six Nations (2000)

It’s all about momentum, says Greening

LONDON WELSH head coach Phil Greening says it’s all about momentum and not about finishing third as the Dragons complete their regular season fixture list against Nottingham at Old Deer…

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Butcher and Wright set scene for Highland fling

SCOTLAND UNDER-20 head coach Peter Wright and Inverness Caledonian Thistle FC manager Terry Butcher have joined forces to encourage supporters in the Highlands to sample 6 Nations action close to…

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Go up Mount Kilimanjaro with David Barnes

MORE SUITED to mauls, more used to scrums, an intrepid trio is challenging the rugby community to trek Mount Kilimanjaro, the world’s highest freestanding peak with them or back their…

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Magners League previews

ROUND 15 of the Magners League opens on Friday night with two games in Ireland, the first an intriguing battle between Connacht and Glasgow Warriors. Should the home team manage…