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Tuilagi Out For Up to 8 Weeks

England and Leicester Tigers have been dealt a major blow as it has been announced that Manu Tuilagi faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a suspected torn pectoral muscle. Having impressed last weekend in his first club outing since the British & Irish Lions … Continue reading

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Tomkins To Leave Wigan for NZ Warriors

For many rugby league fan this will hardly come as a surprise but today it was officially announced that Wigan Warriors full-back star, Sam Tomkins, will join the New Zealand Warriors for the 2014 NRL season. Swapping England for New Zealand in a record fee eclipsing the … Continue reading

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Sonny Bill back in adidas RS7′s

The speculation surrounding the future of Sonny Bill Williams seems to never go away, however last weekend we found a strong indication that he may be on his way back to the XV man game. The NZRU are hoping to lure him back to New Zealand with … Continue reading

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Tom Varndell Suffers Training Injury

Just like a bus, the injuries are coming all at once in the Premiership, as no sooner had we published our previous blog, than it emerged that Tom Varndell has now been ruled out for up to four months with a ruptured bicep. The news will come as a … Continue reading

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Tom Croft Out for the Season

England and Leicester Tigers have been dealt a massive blow as flanker Tom Croft has been ruled out for the rest of the season. Having played in Saturday’s opening Aviva Premiership tie against Worcester, Croft damaged his anterior cruciate ligament and had surgery on Tuesday. A hugely … Continue reading

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Rugby League Challenge Cup Preview

Here at Lovell Rugby we embrace all forms of the game and having spent the summer following the British & Irish Lions and Rugby Sevens World Cup, we are now turning our attention to the Challenge Cup this weekend – rugby league’s most prestigious cup competition. Having … Continue reading

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Beale Back To Waratahs

Next season will see Kurtley Beale back in NSW colours following the announcement of a new one-year contract with the Sydney-based side. It is not the first time that Beale has represented the Waratahs, having made his provincial debut as an 18 year old back in 2007 before … Continue reading

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Ben Ryan to Leave England Sevens Role

England Sevens Head Coach, Ben Ryan, today announced he would be stepping down after six years in charge of the national team. Still young in terms of coaching, the 41 year old led England to third overall in the HSBC Sevens World Series on three occasions in … Continue reading

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New Faces in England Elite Squad

What a summer it has been for international rugby and off the back of the triumphant British & Irish Lions tour of Australia, England players are now returning for duty ahead of the autumn internationals in November. The Aviva Premiership may not start for another month but … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby Interview Ospreys, Wales and British & Irish Lions Hooker Richard Hibbard (In assocation with X Blades)

Most players say that being part of a British & Irish Lions squad is the highlight of their playing career so what it must feel like to be part of a tour winning squad is above us. Welsh hooker Richard Hibbard can now say that he knows … Continue reading