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Don’t miss this weekend’s league finals!

ARE YOU ready for the hottest weekend of the league season? Have you got your tickets, or failing that, the beers on chill in your living room? Don’t miss a…

clermont v saracens

Goode ready for European test

GIVEN THE intelligent, unfussy rugby instincts that characterise his game, it comes as no surprise that Alex Goode also possesses a pretty precise memory. Describing a short sequence an hour…

rugby world tv round 4

Rugby World TV: Six Nations Round 4 analysis

IN THE latest instalment of Rugby World TV we review the penultimate round of the 2013 RBS 6 Nations. We pick our Lions contenders, and name and shame those who…

Joe Launchbury

Reality check for Lancaster’s England

STUART LANCASTER had described this autumn as "production time" for England. The Fiji Test was a nice dress rehearsal but Australia was the big opening night. And England fluffed their…

Stuart Lancaster

England v Barbarians: The Preview

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor THIS IS the strongest team England have put out for this fixture for many a year, with plenty of familiar faces from the…

john afoa ulster

Heineken Cup Final: Leinster 42-14 Ulster

LEINSTER WON the Heineken Cup for the third time in four years, beating Ulster 42-14 at Twickenham. The Northern Irishmen started the game well, enjoying the majority of the possession…

rob kearney

A St Patrick’s Day to forget

What a shocker! This generation of Ireland players and fans have got so used to beating England in the last decade that with this year's match rounding off the tournament…