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Lean on me: Uncapped second-rower Ed Slater has been selected as England's captain to face the Crusaders

England v Crusaders: England hunting spirited win

During the naming of the England squad to face the Canterbury Crusaders on the Tuesday night before the third and final Test in Hamilton, mid-week captain Ed Slater explained how…

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Wales v EP Kings: Five things we learned

A training ground win Wales beat the EP Kings by a convincing 34-12. It was exactly the result and performance that the coaching staff would have hoped for. Despite some…

So close: Ben Foden and his Northampton team-mates will be driving hard against Saracens this Saturday

Aviva Premiership final: Five key areas

Although Leicester and Harlequins contributed significantly to a pair of intense, exciting semis, there is little doubt that the cream has risen to the top of the Aviva Premiership. In…

Loving life: Drew Mitchell roars with delight after Toulon overcame Munster in the Heineken Cup semis

Drew Mitchell on life with Toulon

There is a pause of almost five seconds before Drew Mitchell lets out a groan of frustration and throws in the towel. “No,” he admits after being asked if he…