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The best of Manu Tuilagi

The best of Manu Tuilagi

LEICESTER TIGER Manu Tuilagi has returned from injury and now he wants his England shirt back! The wrecking ball centre has admitted to Rugby World that it was a strange feeling…

Christian Wade

Christian Wade’s fastest men in rugby

  It’s a question posed in every clubhouse, watering hole or playing field in the land. Who are the fastest men in world rugby? The players who leave others clasping…

Apprentice: Tales has kept a close eye on Wilkinson

Tales wants French revenge on New Zealand

By Gavin Mortimer  AS TEST debuts go, they don’t come much tougher than the one endured by Remi Tales. The French fly-half replaced Frederic Michalak 64 minutes into the second…

camille lopez

New Zealand v France: The Preview

HERE'S A curious stat for you. In the professional age, every Six Nations championship following a Lions tour has been won by the French. In 1998 they clinched the Grand…

Chris Ashton

England v New Zealand: The Preview

THERE IS no need for England fans to bow down in worship as the All Blacks run out at Twickenham this weekend in search of their tenth successive win in…