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Rugby World is the voice of global rugby and the biggest-selling rugby magazine anywhere. Through its team of respected and professional writers, it offers unrivalled access to the players and coaches behind the thrilling clashes that define the sport of international rugby union. With over 50,000 followers on Twitter and a website that is growing in prestige every day, the Rugby World brand offers an all-round comprehensive package of rugby action, timely results and fixtures along with hundred of images that capture the excitement and passion that defne this high-impact sport. Rugby World also delivers a monthly local focus on the british national teams and fascinating in-depth interviews with all the key players, giving an unrivalled, behind-the-scenes insight into rugby as it’s played today.

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January issue

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THE NEW issue of Rugby World takes a look back at the autumn Internationals. We ask whether Ireland can win the 2015 World Cup and explain why Vern Cotter’s youth policy is paying off for Scotland.

Plus, we have exclusive interviews with Wales wing Alex Cuthbert, England’s Billy Vunipola and cult hero Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins. We also go behind the scenes at a European Champions Cup game and look at the issues facing Fijian rugby.

On top of all that, there’s a FREE 2015 calendar featuring World Cup stars with the UK print edition. Here’s a list of contents – and find out where to buy your copy here or get our free magazine finder app here. Plus, download the digital edition here.

SIDELINES
Your ultimate rugby guide to Christmas with gifts, matches and the Big Quiz of the Year. Plus, a look at rugby and NFL, 30 Minutes with Drew Mitchell, Hotshots and more…

COLUMNISTS
Martin Johnson – The former England captain on the 2015 Rugby World Cup

Nick Easter – The veteran No 8 on Quins’ Big Games at Twickers

Tommy Bowe – Ireland’s try-scoring wing on an unbeaten autumn series

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SPOTLIGHTS

Zane Kirchner – The Leinster back talks babies, Bulls and facing Brian O’Driscoll

Kyle Eastmond – Why England’s centre must be allowed to flourish

Adam Ashe – Scotland’s No 8 on camps, caps and clashing with All Blacks

Jake Ball – Why the Wales lock is standing out for more than just his beard

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FEATURES

England – No 8 Billy Vunipola on why playing rugby for England means so much to him

Ireland – Can Joe Schmidt’s team lift the World Cup? It’s time to dream…

WalesAlex Cuthbert is a try-scoring threat but he wants to add more to his game

Scotland – Vern Cotter’s youth policy is bringing optimism. Plus, we pick a XV of U25s

Kit-out project – We give training advice to competition winners Parmiter’s School

Champions Cup – We go behind the scenes at a European Champions Cup tie

Nick Cummins – Rugby’s biggest cult hero on Japan and his love of adventure

Fiji – Mosese Rauluni, Ben Ryan and Nemani Nadolo on the Fiji’s continued struggles

Schools rugby – Stephen Jones finds Radley College’s oldest rugby traditions are faring well

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ADVICE SECTION

Pro insight – All Black Steven Luatua on offloading

Fitness – Lift like Springbok Tendai Mtawarira

Pro playbook – Phil Greening on how to score from a lineout

Mini rugby – Learn how to play rugby golf and spin pass

REGULARS

Rugby focus – A news round-up from clubs, schools and women’s rugby, including an interview with Scotland Women’s Steph Johnston

Essentials – The latest books and products

Uncovered – Conor O’Shea on his journey to Harlequins

Tour tale – A holiday story from Brian O’Driscoll

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