IN THE aftermath of the 6 Nations and with time running out we are all confronted with the starkest of choices: who are our Lions? An obvious point of conjecture, there were at least some standouts in recents weeks. So in the interest of making clear what Warren Gatland, Graham Rowntree, Rob Howley and Andy Farrell face before the squad announcement on April 30, Rugby World will sift through the runners and riders in each key position.
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IT’S THE start of the new global calendar, with seven northern hemisphere countries down south for end-of-season tours. The July issue of Rugby World looks ahead to the Test action in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific islands through the eyes of four home nation stars – Manu Tuilagi, Gethin Jenkins, Brian O’Driscoll and Nick De Luca. Plus,…
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GETHIN JENKINS, who will join Toulon after Wales’ three-Test tour of Australia this summer, is more renowned for his scrummaging and tackling ability than splitting opposition defences. Against Namibia at the World Cup, however, he showed a surprising turn of pace and threw a dummy to score a memorable try. Watch it here…
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WALES welcome back Gethin Jenkins and Dan Lydiate for their RBS 6 Nations fixture against Scotland on Sunday, and have made a total of three changes to their starting XV.
Jenkins, who has successfully recovered from a knee injury, replaces Saracens youngster Rhys Gill at loosehead prop, while Lydiate, returning from an ankle problem, will step into the No 6 jersey.…
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Gethin Jenkins is likely to miss the whole of the Six Nations after confirming he’ll have an operation on Wednesday, which will keep him out until the end of March.
Key player Jenkins will have surgery to rectify a toe injury and is likely to be replaced by Paul James as Wales seek to shore up their scrum with a man…
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By Paul Morgan, editor of Rugby World Magazine
The new edition of Rugby World goes on sale today with our Player and Team of the Decade announced.
But what do you think? Would you have selected a different player or different members of the team.
Does a side with 4 Kiwis, 3 Englishmen, 2 Welshmen and 2 South Africans reflect the Noughties?