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Hugh Godwin is the rugby union correspondent of the Independent on Sunday who also writes for The Independent

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Jonny Wilkinson lifts the Heineken Cup for Toulon

Heineken Cup final: Toulon 23 Saracens 6 match report - England hero Jonny Wilkinson bids adieu by kicking Toulon to a Double

Wilkinson even slots a drop goal to bring back memories of another triumph in his career, writes Hugh Godwin at The Millennium Stadium

Full-back Mike Brown tweaked a hamstring as Harlequins lost their Premiership semi-final
Goodbye to all that: Jonny Wilkinson

Wilko and out: Jonny Wilkinson intends to depart in style

England's World Cup hero of 2003 is aiming to end his playing career at Toulon with two final flourishes
Chris Ashton scores a try for Saracens

Saracens 31 Harlequins 17 match report: Chris Ashton seals success for Sarries with splash of style

Heroic Harlequins finally run out of steam with full-back Brown an injury concern for England

Back in favour? Danny Cipriani has lost the scowl since his return to Sale Sharks and Stuart Lancaster my smile on his international ambitions

It may be time for Danny Cipriani to come in from the cold

It is the worst scenario England have faced since the 'Tour of Hell' in 1998
Mike Brown crashes in past the covering George Ford to score an early try for Harlequins in their 19-16 win over Bath

Harlequins 19 Bath 16 match report: Bloodhound Chris Robshaw sniffs out play-off spot

Skipper inspirational as Harlequins sink Bath in winner-takes-all contest

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Northampton's giant lock Samu Manoa a huge hit after fleeing Treasure Island

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Will Helu scores a try for Wasps

London Wasps 44 Newcastle 38 match report: Charlie Hayter’s late score gives Wasps chance of Europe

Topsy-turvy contest of 11 tries leaves Londoners eyeing play-off for place in new Champions Cup

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Wasps 'need success to keep Joe Launchbury,' says club's director of rugby

The England lock has been linked with a move to Saracens
Owen Farrell scores for Saracens in the 46-6 rout of Clermont Auvergne

Saracens 46 Clermont Auvergne 6 match report: Power play from Sarries overwhelms France’s best

Ashton contributes two tries as record-breaking display carries bloody-minded Saracens to final

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