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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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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

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IRB Player of the Year 2014 nominees announced

The shortlist has been announced and now the debate begins; who should be crowned the IRB Player of the Year 2014? Julian Savea, Willie le Roux, Jonathan Sexton, Brodie Retallick and Duane Vermeulen are up for the award & it is hard to choose a clear front runner … Continue reading

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Wasps on the move

The writing has been on the wall a while and it has now been confirmed that Wasps are relocating to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Earlier this year the club announced that they would be dropping the “London” prefix of the name and returning to Wasps for … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby Interview Queensland Reds and Australia Second Row Rob Simmons (In association with SKINS)

Ahead of the kick-off the the 2014 Rugby Championship, we were given the opportunity to fire some questions at Australia’s Rob Simmons. The Wallabies welcome the All Blacks to the ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Saturday morning. Simmons is only 25 but already has 40 international caps to … Continue reading

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Standing out at the weekend

There was shock exit at the Women’s Rugby World Cup over the weekend as New Zealand exited the competition. A defeat to Ireland a few days earlier meant that they had to win and hope other results went their way in the final round of Pool matches. … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby Interviews Munster and Ireland Second Row Paul O’Connell (In association with adidas)

To mark the launch of the new Munster alternate shirt from adidas, we were given the opportunity to chat to their captain Paul O’Connell about all things rugby. O’Connell is Munster through and through and has made over 150 appearances for the province. He has picked up two … Continue reading

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Standing out at the weekend

The Waratahs and the Crusaders will compete in the 2014 Super Rugby final next weekend after both comfortably defeated their Semi-final opponents. The ANZ Stadium in Sydney will play host to the game and it could be a historic day for the ‘Tahs as they look to win … Continue reading