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Charlie Hodgson out till the New Year

Sale 28 Saracens 22 – The Verdict

By Paul Morgan, editor of Rugby World Magazine What a difference a new man at the helm can make! The result reads in the papers: Sale 28 Saracens 22 but…

James O'Connor's side step would prove useful

Last Man Standing

Ever imagined what these guys would be like if faced on the playground? The childhood favourite game of Last Man Standing [or Bulldogs] was played by the 2005 Great British…

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England go to fourth in the world

South Africa, England and Argentina all rise one place in the latest IRB World Rankings after victories in their respective November internationals on Saturday, although it is Bulgaria who claim…

Australia 20 England 21 – How did they do it?

Australia 20 England 21 – How did they do it?

UNEXPECTED victories against a big rival taste all the sweeter and that was definitely the case here in Sydney when England beat Australia. Martin Johnson’s men were written off by…

View from the Sofa – England v Ireland

View from the Sofa – England v Ireland

By Rugby World reader, Mark Shanahan Don’t bet on the Rose!! I was at Twickenham on Saturday. Well I say Twickenham, I actually got as far as Feltham dropping off…

VIew from the Stands – Danny Cipriani

VIew from the Stands – Danny Cipriani

By Rugby World reader Mark Shanahan Watching Danny Cipriani slot three penalties on Sunday to ensure a win for Wasps over Sarries was bittersweet. It was great to see ‘England’s-next-big-thing’…

Super 14 – super stuff

Super 14 – super stuff

By Rugby World reader, Steve Heath You join me this week in a very sad mood as one of my best friends is in a coma. I did warn him…

Toulouse the team to beat in Heineken

Toulouse the team to beat in Heineken

By Paul Morgan, editor of Rugby World Magazine Toulouse should be confirmed as the red-hot favourites for the Heineken Cup, after the quarter-finals were confirmed and semi-finals drawn. The three-time…