Welcome domestic break for key clash You don’t have to go far back into the annals of European competition to find Cardiff Blues and London Irish mixing it with some…

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AS CHRISTMAS rushes towards us, what are the standout stories in this season’s Aviva Premiership? No one expected London Welsh to be so utterly out of their depth, and those…

By Katie Field The Saints Brilliant BOD Only one man could head up the Saints list this week – the irrepressible Brian O’Driscoll, who became the world’s most-capped Test player…

By Charlie Morgan Saturday’s Kingsholm clash between England Saxons and the catchily-named O2 Ireland Wolfhounds – selected directly from Joe Schmidt’s wider Six Nations training group – is not just…

By Charlie Morgan  15. Luke Arscott (Exeter Chiefs) With characteristic defiance, the Chiefs carried the fight to the European champions in their own back yard at times. Statistics for full-backs…

Tom James, the 26-year-old Exeter Chiefs wing who will be attempting to carve up the London Irish defence in an Aviva Premiership clash at the Madejski Stadium in Reading on…

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EVERY YEAR, as Christmas drew closer, my school rugby team would embark upon a festive fitness regime. Regardless of how much frost there was, we would work on early morning…