Tournaments

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France to start with a clean slate

France coach Marc Lièvremont says France need to learn the lessons from their roller coaster year, but start the Six Nations with a clean slate, writes Bea Asprey. Les Bleus started the…

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Johnson hits back at Gatland

Martin Johnson said Warren Gatland’s comments about Dylan Hartley were “unsubtle, not exactly unexpected, and a bit premature” as he launched England’s Six Nations campaign today in London, writes Bea Asprey. Warren…

Heineken Cup Quarter-Finals confirmed dates and times

Heineken Cup Quarter-Finals confirmed dates and times

Reigning champions Toulouse will round off the 2011 Heineken Cup quarter-finals when they clash with Biarritz Olympique on Sunday, 10 April, at the 32,000 capacity Estadio Anoeta in San Sebastian…

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Florian Fitz – what a charmer! Video

Toulouse centre Florian Fitz appears before a disciplinary hearing on Thursday after his tackle on Tom Varndell and the subsequent gesture he made to the Wasps crowd at Adams Park.…

Video of the Day – France highlights

Video of the Day – France highlights

Back to the Six Nations and today we cross over the channel to 2010 title holders – France. They were able to do the grand slam last year too, but…

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Tomas O’Leary – Munster and Ireland

The last time we spoke to Tomás O’Leary was during a bad week for the scrum-half. He’d injured his thumb a month into the season and, having undergone surgery, was…

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Alastair Kellock to captain Scotland

Alastair Kellock, the 29-year-old Glasgow Warriors lock, was named today as the man to lead Scotland into the 2011 RBS 6 Nations Championship. Head coach Andy Robinson is restoring Kellock…

Gloucester to remain Hazell's one and only club

Andy Hazell to stay at Gloucester

Andy Hazell is Gloucester born and bred and a one club man and it’s going to stay that way as the openside flanker has agreed a new deal to stay…

Castrogiovanni will start, pushing Dan Cole to the bench

Martin Castrogiovanni commits his future to Leicester

Martin Castrogiovanni has committed his future to Leicester Tigers after agreeing a new contract with the defending English champions. The Italy international tighthead prop is approaching 100 appearances for the…