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Honey Badger ready for the Killik Cup

Twickenham holds fond memories for Australian Nick Cummins and he will be looking to make more when he lines up for the Barbarians against his former Wallabies team mates on Saturday afternoon. Since scoring his first international ‘meatie’ at the stadium nearly two years ago against England, … 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

International rugby returned at the weekend and we were treated to three exciting games Down Under on Saturday. The day started with England taking on the All Blacks in Auckland and this was followed by Australia’s match against France. In the afternoon, South Africa warmed up for … Continue reading

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Kicking-Off the Sevens World Series

If you haven’t already been converted to the fast-paced and action-packed Sevens game then now is the ideal time, as not only has the new season just kicked-off but come the 2016 Olympics in Rio it will also be making its debut.   The 2012/13 HSBC Sevens … Continue reading

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Rugby Boot Spotting – Super XV 24th and 25th February 2012

The 2012 Super XV season kicked off on Friday morning with the Crusaders getting a narrow victory over the Blues. The games continued over the weekend when on Saturday, the reigning champions the Reds, scored in the last play of the game to snatch victory against the … Continue reading

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Rugby Boot Spotting – 3rd and 4th December

Shane Williams international career came to a close at the weekend whilst another (shorter) legacy continued; Harlequins beat Wasps which means they have played 10 league games, won 10 league games this season. Even though Williams last game for Wales ended in defeat, he managed to finish … Continue reading

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Rugby Boot Spotting – Barbarians vs Australia, 26th November 2011

Australia defeated the Barbarians 60 points to 11 on Saturday at Twickenham in a game which most saw being a much closer contest. Australia were missing some of their big names with Quade Cooper and Kurtley Beale both not featuring although their stand-ins managed to step up to the … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby’s Rugby World Cup 2011 First XV

With the Rugby World Cup now over for another four years, it is time to look at back at the tournament and pick out the 15 players that have stood out in their position and those that would feature in our Rugby World Cup First XV. With … Continue reading

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Rugby Boot Spotting – RWC Semi Finals

After 20 teams started the competition back in September, only two remain; hosts New Zealand and an under-performing France side. The All Blacks brushed aside Australia in their Semi Final whilst France narrowly defeated a Wales team that played with 14 players for just over an hour. … Continue reading

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Rugby Boot Spotting – RWC Quarter Finals

After being predicted easier draws in the quarter finals due to finishing top of the groups, it was a suprise to see England, Ireland and South Africa all knocked out at the quarter final stage of the competition. The performance of the weekend goes to Wales who defeated … Continue reading