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Standing out at the weekend

There was plenty of rugby to keep us enthusiasts entertained over the weekend, with action from both codes taking over our television screens. On the basis of Saturday’s displays, it would not be a shock if we see a repeat of last season’s Aviva Premiership Final next … 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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Standing out at the weekend

The Rugby League career of Sam Burgess had the perfect ending (apart from the fractured cheekbone) on Sunday as the South Sydney Rabbitohs 43 year wait for an NRL title came to an end. Switching codes, Burgess’ new side Bath were in Aviva Premiership action on Friday … Continue reading

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Standing out at the weekend

There were games a plenty across both codes over the course of the weekend but even they were overshadowed by the return of Dan Carter and Quade Cooper. The pair have been out of action for some time after picking up injuries during their respective Super XV … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby Interviews Bath Flanker Guy Mercer

After Round 3 of the Aviva Premiership, Bath find themselves sitting top of the league after coming out victorious in all three fixtures so far. A win on the opening weekend at Sale followed by home wins against London Welsh and Leicester Tigers have got Bath fans … Continue reading

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Standing out at the weekend

The Preliminary Finals for the NRL have been decided with the Rabbitohs and Panthers taking on the Roosters and Bulldogs respectively. Friday’s Semi-final between the Roosters and Cowboys will go down as one of the best NRL finals ever to be played after the visitors came back from … Continue reading

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Standing out at the weekend – the return of the Aviva Premiership

The Aviva Premiership is back and we can definitely say that it has been missed. Thirty four tries were scored over the six matches with reigning champions the Northampton Saints claiming eight of those during Friday night’s opening match. There were three tries apiece for three of … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby’s Aviva Premiership Final Preview

Twickenham plays host to the Aviva Premiership Final on Saturday and both teams will feel like they have something to prove. Saracens will be looking to make amends for last weekends defeat to Toulon in the Heineken Cup Final whilst Northampton Saints will want to go one … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby’s Aviva Premiership Semi-Finals Preview

The business end of the Northern Hemisphere rugby season is upon us and there are three weekends of exciting fixtures to look forward to. Saracens finished top of the Aviva Premiership and therefore were rewarded with a home semi-final whilst Northampton Saints 74-13 win over the London … 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