By Alex Lowe
WHEN ENGLAND walk out to play South Africa at Twickenham on November 24, each player will be accompanied by a mascot from his formative club.
It is a thoughful touch, the latest idea from Stuart Lancaster to remind his squad who they represent each time they pull on an England jersey. It is part of a noble and effective…
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LEICESTER TIGERS No 8 Thomas Waldrom will fly out from England tonight (Monday) as precautionary cover for Nick Easter who continues to have treatment on his back.
Waldrom, part of the extended Rugby World Cup Preliminary Squad, will arrive in New Zealand on Wednesday (September 21). He is not an official replacement for Andrew Sheridan.
England Team Manager Martin Johnson said: “Nick…
Posted 801 days ago
By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor
THE RFU have vowed that after the 2011 World Cup they will only pick players for England that are playing in England. But while they are demanding the players’ loyalty, they aren’t offering the same in return.
It’s easy to see why the RFU want their players in the Aviva Premiership – they have a…
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Thomas Waldrom has been voted the Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Month.
The Leicester Tigers number 8 was picked for December by a panel made up of rugby media representatives from print, TV, radio and the photographers.
Rugby World editor Paul Morgan, who chairs the panel, commented: “Since arriving from New Zealand, Thomas has really lived up to his nickname of…
Posted 894 days ago
Saturday 8th January – Leicester Tigers v Northampton Saints (Welford Road, 5pm)
TV: Live on Sky Sports
Referee: Dave Pearson (150th Premiership game)
Leicester Tigers hit the top of the Aviva Premiership Rugby table following their victory at Exeter on Sunday, a spot previously held by the Saints since round eight. The Tigers have lost only one of their last seven matches in…