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2009 – What a year!

2009 – What a year!

By Stephen Thomas, Rugby World reader So 2009; what a year! There have been many ups and downs; many tales to tell. I’m going to be here every month reviewing…

Leicester v Wasps – The Verdict

Leicester v Wasps – The Verdict

By Paul Morgan, Editor of Rugby World Magazine Leicester 34 Wasps 8 Wasps have problems, big problems up front as for the second time in a week they have been…

Rugby World Player and Team of the Decade

Rugby World Player and Team of the Decade

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…

The verdict from Wasps v Newcastle

The verdict from Wasps v Newcastle

By Paul Morgan, editor of Rugby World Magazine Wasps 6 Newcastle 12 It’s not often a loosehead prop is made man of the match but in Jon Golding Newcastle have…

Gloucester 13 Worcester 13 – The Verdict

Gloucester 13 Worcester 13 – The Verdict

By Paul Morgan, editor of Rugby World Magazine If Gloucester use this 13-13 draw in the right way I believe it could be the turning point of their season, and…

What's hot and what's not – in December 2009

What's hot and what's not – in December 2009

What’s Hot and Not from December! From Rugby World reader, Larissa Falls Got any to add? Hot: England U18/U19’s… Assured victories notched by both against Australian Schools. With fierce forwards,…

Guinness Premiership Previews

Guinness Premiership Previews

By Rugby World reader, Kate Bamber London Wasps vs Newcastle Falcons Newcastle have never won in eight previous visits to Adams Park, whilst the Falcons only previous win on Wasps…

Llanelli Scarlets v Leinster – Verdict

Llanelli Scarlets v Leinster – Verdict

By Rugby World editor, Paul Morgan LEINSTER blew Llanelli away at Parc y Scarlets (32-7), but the game proved (if it needed proving) that the worries about rugby’s laws are…

What's Hot and What's Not

What's Hot and What's Not

From Rugby World reader, Larissa Falls Got any to add? Hot: Women’s Rugby… Matches at Twickenham and Stade de France following the men’s were great advertisements and should become regular…

The Celtic Perspective – Part 3

The Celtic Perspective – Part 3

The Ice Man Cometh…. If Ronan O‘Gara was having sleepless nights after his lions tour this summer then Jonathan Sextons outstanding international debut will have done nothing to cure the…