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Thursday 13 January 2011
England prop Andrew Sheridan has ended speculation about his playing future by deciding to stay with Sale Sharks.
Saturday 18 December 2010
Thursday 16 December 2010
Thursday 09 December 2010
The final game of England's autumn international schedule remains little more than a blur to Chris Ashton. Asked yesterday what he could recall of the 80 minutes against the Springboks a week past Saturday, the spring-heeled Northampton Saint replied: "Nothing at all. But I think I can remember the bus journey."
Saturday 20 November 2010
Six days on and still the aftershock of the All Black collision at Murrayfield was being felt by Scotland yesterday. The lingering effects of the shoulder injury suffered by Max Evans in the final knockings of the thudding 49-3 defeat caused the Glasgow outside-centre to be withdrawn from the starting XV, whose mission will be to try to pick up the pieces, for Andy Robinson's side against South Africa in Edinburgh this afternoon.
Saturday 13 November 2010
Friday 12 November 2010
Gethin Jenkins has experienced his fair share of mental and physical pain against South Africa.
Tuesday 19 October 2010
Ian McGeechan said it was all over and everyone believed him, his wife included. He probably believed it himself. But that was in July of last year, when emotions surrounding the narrowest of British and Irish Lions defeats in South Africa were still raw. Now, 15 months on, the man who has come to define Lions rugby in the modern era is very much in the thoughts of those who must choose a head coach for the 2013 trek to Australia – a trip that will begin in ground-breaking fashion with a game against the Barbarians in Hong Kong.
Saturday 31 July 2010
It has happened here before. A big Welsh favourite beaten to the gold by a training partner in a major championship hurdles final in the magnificent Montjuic Stadium.
Monday 26 July 2010
Rugby World Cup-winner Jason Robinson is coming out of retirement, having chosen to play for National League Fylde next season.
Tuesday 13 July 2010
Wales centre Jamie Roberts will undergo wrist surgery and miss the November Tests against Australia, South Africa, Fiji and New Zealand.
Wednesday 30 June 2010
Sir Ian McGeechan has been appointed as Bath's new performance director.
Wednesday 23 June 2010
England manager Martin Johnson admitted his side had learned some brutal lessons after today's 35-28 defeat to the New Zealand Maori.
Monday 21 June 2010
Richard Wigglesworth admitted the rest of England's scrum-halves are playing catch-up after Ben Youngs' stunning full Test debut in the 21-20 win against Australia.
Saturday 19 June 2010
Andy Ripley, who died on Thursday at the age of 62 after a five-year battle with prostate cancer, was renowned as a rampaging No 8 for the England rugby union side, but he was also one of those rare sports stars who transcended his youthful glory days.
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