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Kelly van Harskamp

Kelly van Harskamp, the flying Dutchwoman

KELLY VAN HARSKAMP of the Netherlands was the IRB Sevens Women’s Player of the Year in 2010-11 – and this video shows you why. First capped against Wales at the…

Fitting finale: Ireland gave Brian O'Driscoll a rousing send-off by picking up their second Six Nations in five years

Six Nations Fixtures 2015

NEXT SEASON’S RBS Six Nations kicks off on Friday, 6th February, with Wales taking on England at the Millennium Stadium in a pre-World Cup warm-up. So here you go, dates…

The Championship blog – Week 21 round-up

The Championship blog – Week 21 round-up

IT'S QUIET, drinking in the last chance saloon. The barman has gone home and told London Welsh to lock up on their way out. Because, unless someone from the Championship…

Russia sevens

Sevens World Cup: Russian rugby player in space!

RUSSIAN RUGBY has got one up on the Americans – the first rugby player in space. That’s what they’re claiming anyway after cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky welcomed dignitaries at the Sevens…

Keep on running: Johnnie Beattie

Lions 2013: The French foreign legion

CAUGHT BETWEEN the Devil and a deep red rage, Nathan Hines angered the people of Perpignan in 2009 by skipping the Top 14 final in order to travel to South…

Deep pockets: Racing owner Jacky Lorenzetti has funded Jonny's sojourn to France

Sexton set to replace Wilko as top France earner

SO NOW we all know. You, me and every rugby player in France. As Midi Olympique revealed in Monday’s edition Jonathan Sexton will be pocketing €55,000 [£47,000] a month next…

B&I and Championship round-up

B&I and Championship round-up

A CHAMPIONSHIP club is guaranteed a place in this year’s final of the British and Irish Cup; and it is little surprise that they will meet one of the Irish…

Will Fraser

Fantastic four: Heineken Cup quarter-final review

CLERMONT AUVERGNE demonstrated just why they are the favourites to lift the Heineken Cup this year as they clinically saw off Montpellier. Rugby World, however, has decided to pinpoint a…