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England return to fourth in the world

England return to fourth in the world

England have reclaimed the mantle as the leading northern hemisphere nation in the latest IRB World Rankings after beating France 17-9 in the battle of the unbeaten teams in the…

No to Bath and Clermont for Berrick Barnes

No to Bath and Clermont for Berrick Barnes

Berrick Barnes has turned down overtures from a number of clubs, including Bath and Clermont to re-sign with the NSW Waratahs and the Australian Rugby Union. The talented 24-year-old, who will…

Wales v England – Rugby World’s stat attack

Wales v England – Rugby World’s stat attack

Wales v England Venue: Millennium Stadium Date: Friday, 4 February Kick-off: 1945 GMT Coverage: Watch live on BBC One from 1930 (BBC Wales and Red Button from 1900); listen on BBC Radio…

Ferris rules himself out of Italy v Ireland

Ferris rules himself out of Italy v Ireland

Stephen Ferris has become the latest Irish player to be ruled out of the trip to Italy in round one of the RBS 6 Nations, next weekend. “It’s now looking…

RBS 6 NATIONS FIXTURES 2013

RBS 6 NATIONS FIXTURES 2013

Wales have been handed the chance of kicking off the 2013 RBS 6 Nations, against Ireland in a re-run of the game that decided the 2009 Grand Slam! The opening…

Bowe and Heaslip out of Ireland v Italy

Bowe and Heaslip out of Ireland v Italy

Ireland wing Tommy Bowe has been ruled out of Ireland’s opening game against Italy in the RBS 6 Nations Championship on February 5th. Bowe has been carrying a knee injury which…

Andrew Trimble out of Ireland v Italy

Andrew Trimble out of Ireland v Italy

Andrew Trimble has been ruled out of Ireland’s opening game in the RBS 6 Nations Championship against Italy after breaking a bone in his right hand. Trimble picked up the injury…

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Video of the Day – Monty Python rugby match

An absolute classic from the comedy legends sees the Derby Council XV  take on the All Blacks in sensational Monty Python style. The combination of the Lord Mayor (lineout) and…