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Australia Team Announced for Third Test

Australia have recalled veteran flanker George Smith to their side, to face the British & Irish Lions in the deciding third Test this Saturday.  Having made his last Test appearance for the Wallabies in 2009 and then retired from international rugby the following year, the 32 year … Continue reading

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British & Irish Lions Team Announced for Third Test

Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones will captain the British & Irish Lions against Australia this Saturday after Brian O’Driscoll was sensationally left out of the squad. One of ten Welshmen in the side, Jones comes as a surprise selection to lead the side as it was highly … Continue reading

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2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens Preview

Whilst all rugby eyes have justifiably been on the British & Irish Lions Tour of Australia, it should be remembered that the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens is only three days away and sure to provide plenty of thrills and spills for fans of the fast-paced game. Taking … Continue reading

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England Crowned World Junior Champions

Yesterday saw England crowned World Junior Champions by defeating Wales 23-15, fighting back from a 12 point deficit to defeat their Northern Hemisphere rivals in a pulsating encounter in France. Having already dispatched of overwhelming pre-tournament favourites New Zealand in the semi-finals, the England team were looking to … Continue reading

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British & Irish Lions and Australia Teams Announced

This morning saw the head coaches of the British & Irish Lions and Australia name their starting line-ups for the highly anticipated first Test taking place this Saturday in Brisbane. After months of speculation off the field, the talking is now over and every player will know … Continue reading

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Heineken Cup Draw

Barely two weeks have passed since Toulon were crowned the 2013 Heineken Cup Winners and yet today saw the draw for next seasons competition take place in Dublin. All eyes were on who the European Champions would be paired up with and next season Jonny Wilkinson’s side … Continue reading

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England Rugby Sevens Round-Up

New Zealand may have already been crowned Sevens World Series Champions the previous weekend but there was still plenty to play for as Rugby HQ staged the final round of this years tournament. Going into the competition and there was the honour of finishing runners-up to fight … Continue reading

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Scotland Rugby Sevens Round-Up

Having only needed to reach the semi-finals, a feat New Zealand had achieved in every round of Sevens Rugby already this season, the men in black were always going to be overwhelming favourites to retain their World Sevens title going into the penultimate round of the 2013 competition.     … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby Interview England Sevens Hooker/Centre Jeff Williams

With only two rounds of the HSBC Sevens World Series to play, England will be looking to put in some strong performances in order to get themselves up the final standings by the time the series come to a close at Twickenham on the 12th of May. … Continue reading

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British & Irish Lions Squad Announced

After all the talk and speculation, the British & Irish Lions squad has now been announced in the build up to their 125th Anniversary Tour of Australia this summer. The coaches have selected a squad of 37 players to board the plane down under with a split of … Continue reading