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Video: England Sevens Q&A

THE HSBC World Sevens Series is back! The speediest players in the game are off to the Gold Coast this weekend, where Fiji claimed the title for the second year…

Bezy foot forward: Toulouse and scrum-half Sebastien Bezy are expected to wallop poor Zebre in the first round of the Heineken Cup

Heineken Cup: Our predictions for Round 1

ROUND 1 of the Heineken Cup is here and we thought we would chuck out our predictions for the games and see if you agree with us. If you reckon…

Vipers: Toulon could bite Glasgow

A French guide to the Heineken Cup

By Gavin Mortimer Let’s for a while forget the future and enjoy the present. Yes, the Heineken Cup is upon us and though it may well be the last of…

Union Chief: Williams in 2012

Could Sonny Bill Williams return to Union?

Sonny Bill Williams has missed out on selection for New Zealand’s Rugby League World Cup squad having dithered over his desire to play for the team, saying he probably shouldn’t…

Hands up who has come in for criticism recently: Romain Poite

Nigel Owens set to referee Racing v Clermont

FRESH FROM his exemplary performance during the match-for-the-ages between South Africa and New Zealand in the last round of the 2013 Rugby Championship, Nigel Owens has been handed another big…

Home from home: Bristol will move to Ashton Gate

The Championship Blog: Round Four

Week four of the Greene King IPA Championship leaves one side unbeaten and another three still winless, as the second tier of English rugby continues to provide more try value…

Big game boy: Paul O'Connell

Buckle up for Munster v Leinster

ON SATURDAY several Irish rugby fans may feel compelled to abandon their other halves, lock themselves in the living room and turn on the telly. Partners may be left to…