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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

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Behind the scenes with Ben Youngs

By now you can’t have missed our Ben Youngs competition for the chance to WIN a training session with the scrum-half. If you have then it’s not too late to view our exclusive video as we interrupted the man himself as he caught up on some classic Shakespeare. … Continue reading

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6 Nations Team of the Week

Fireworks in Cardiff, sunshine in Rome and a bit of luck in Paris; the 2015 Six Nations went off with a bang over the weekend! England, Ireland and France all ran out victorious although the opener and latter game could have both easily of had different outcomes. … Continue reading

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Standing out at the weekend

Although the majority of the Northern Hemisphere’s big names were away with their respective countries over the weekend, there was still plenty of action to keep an eye on both sides of the equator. Although not all of it took place on the rugby field, we couldn’t ignore … Continue reading

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A look back at the 2014 Six Nations

With only a week to go until the 6 Nations, we thought we’d take a look at what happened last year when Ireland claimed their second Championship since the start of the competition. Once again it was Italy that picked up the Wooden Spoon – their 10th … Continue reading