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Conditioning: the dip & chin combo

THIS MONTH we’re talking about conditioning! Check out the December 2013 edition of Rugby World to see a workout designed by John Dams, Harlequins head of performance, to help you…

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Who’s in our current World XV?

AUGUST SEES the return of The Rugby Championship – one hell of a tasty tournament to follow the all-consuming intensity of this summer’s Lions tour. As the wounded Wallabies head…

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Lions 2013: Should the Force be weakened?

WHEN ONE former Wallaby was asked whether he would be happy to be a senior Western Force player rested for today’s clash with the British and Irish Lions he responded…

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Watch the 2015 World Cup draw live!

THE POOL draw for the 2015 World Cup takes place at 3pm today – and you can watch it unfold live here. Who will defending champions New Zealand be grouped…

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Wrestling drills for rugby

WRESTLING DRILLS are a great conditioning tool for rugby and help to bring a competitive edge to training. Rugby World fitness editor John Dams, Harlequins’ head of strength and conditioning, suggests…

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French focus: Top 14 Quarter-final play-offs

IN FRANCE they call them ‘les barrages’, in English we’d call them ‘play-offs’; perhaps the best description is the Top 14 quarter-finals, which is in effect what unfolds on Saturday…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

LONDON WELSH showed the RFU exactly what they thought of the their decision to bar them from the Aviva Premiership by making the Cornish Pirates walk the plank at the…