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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…

How to get in peak condition

How to get in peak condition

JOHN DAMS, Rugby World fitness editor and Harlequins’ head of strength and conditioning, has highlighted two great conditioning exercises. They are fantastic exercises for the front-five forwards in particular and…

Danny Cipriani

The great rugby versus football debate

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor ANTICS ON the football field lately, particularly the endless diving and poor attitudes on show in the Barcelona-Real Madrid Champions League semi-final, have…

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…