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London Welsh & The Records They Won’t Want

With 18 games played in the Aviva Premiership to date, it has already been confirmed that London Welsh will be heading back to the Championship next season after their defeat to Bath on Sunday. Without a league win all season and only a single bonus point to … Continue reading

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Which Rugby matches have had the biggest attendances?

Wembley played host to Saracens and Harlequins at the weekend & for the third time in four seasons, the attendance record for an English Premiership match was broken. 84,068 fans packed into the stadium on Saturday afternoon to see Sarries outscore Quins 5 tries to 1 in … Continue reading

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Rugby Leavers Over the Years

After hearing the news of referee Steve Walsh hanging up his whistle last week, we decided to dig through the internet and find some other rugby personalities from both codes to have left the game early. Walsh was due to be the man in the middle for … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby’s 6 Nations Player of the Tournament 2015

With so many brilliant individual performances over the course of the 6 Nations, choosing a player that stood out above the rest was a tough ask. We’ve gone for a player that was head and shoulders, quite literally, above the rest in our eyes. Standing at a mere 6 … Continue reading

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The Rugby World Cup Race Is On

When Ireland disrupted a Welsh scrum in the 12th minute on Saturday afternoon, the long-term damage caused could be pivotal to Wales’ Rugby World Cup ambitions. Prop Samson Lee was left with a ruptured Achilles tendon and now faces a race to be fit for the grand … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby meets… Jordan Crane

In the mix of 16 forwards on the pitch at Welford Road, it is easy to pick out Jordan Crane from the crowd. Rarely does the Tigers number 8 tower above the rest of the players, however his ‘baby blue’ Impact Head Guard always catches the eye. … Continue reading

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How are the converts getting on?

We’re now less than 200 days away from the start of the Rugby World Cup and the discussions over who will and will not be selected to represent their country on Rugby Union’s Grand Stage are now well underway. We’ve been keeping an eye on the action … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby meets… Nick Abendanon

New season, new team, new country. It was all change for Nick Abendanon when he moved from Bath to Clermont Auvergne during the off season last summer, however the full-back seems to have settled quickly if his performances are anything to go by. South African born, Abendanon … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby meets… Greig Laidlaw

Prior to the 6 Nations kicking off, we were given the opportunity to sit down with Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw at adidas HQ to discuss all things rugby and get the answers to the questions that really matter, such as what is favourite movie quote is. Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Rugby’s Strangest Injuries

After hearing that Martin Castrogiovanni will miss Italy’s 6 Nations clash with Scotland this weekend due to being bitten on the nose by a dog, we thought we would try and find some other awkward injury stories from the past. From tripping over wires to taking a … Continue reading