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Boot up the backside: Biarritz

Amlin Challenge Cup: Round 2 preview

THE SECOND round of the Amlin Challenge Cup is almost here and despite the complaints of some about the level of competition in Round 1 there are some mouthwatering clashes…

Hart of gold: James Hart

Dubliner the Hart-beat of Grenoble

AN OSCAR for James Hart, but this one came with no tears, tantrum or tedious acceptance speech. The Oscar given to the 22-year-old Grenoble scrum-half was from Midi Olympique, the…

Is the HCup, currently Toulon's, doomed?

From Heineken Cup to Guinness Champions Cup?

IF FRENCH publication Midi Olympique is to be believed, the union of Premiership Rugby and Ligue Nationale de Rugby could soon be joining forces with world-renowned brand Guinness.

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Video: England Sevens Q&A

THE HSBC World Sevens Series is back! The speediest players in the game are off to the Gold Coast this weekend, where Fiji claimed the title for the second year…