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Nick Scott

Championship Blog 1st Leg: London Welsh v Bristol

London Welsh take a 19-point lead to a sold out Memorial Stadium next Wednesday following a master-class of precision rugby in atrocious conditions at the Kassam on Wednesday night. Bristol…

England v New Zealand

Five reasons England can win in Auckland

England face a huge challenge against the All Blacks on Saturday – but there are a few reasons to be cheerful ahead of the first Test in Auckland…

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Bet you never saw this: The 2014 Finals

Enjoy looking at this gallery of great photos from this weekend's three finals – Aviva Premiership, RaboDirect Pro12 and the French Top 14

That's what it's all about: Northampton celebrate their nail-biting Aviva Premiership final win

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

The Saints Final flourish There are some people who still don’t like to see playoffs decide league titles, but without them we wouldn’t have dramatic occasions like Saturday’s Aviva Premiership…

Mike Phillips Gareth Davies

Welsh trial: Four key match-ups

This evening sees the first Probables v Possibles game since 2000. While this is enticing fans, the reasons for playing it are far from ideal. For the first time since…

London Irish

A new era at London Irish

WHEN London Irish said farewell to their training ground, the Avenue, a few weeks ago, it signalled the transition into a new era. It was a nostalgic day for some…

Next generation: Huw S Thomas brings readers a regular round-up of schools news in Rugby World

Wellington Festival round-up

THE U16 International Festival at Wellington College brought together four teams from England (South-West, Midlands, North and London & South-East), two from Wales (Druids and Celts), two from France (East…