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Standing out at the weekend

Wasps said goodbye to Adams Park at the weekend but the players ensured it was a happy ending for both themselves and the home fans, as they defeated Castres 44-15. The ECC kicked action kicked off on Friday evening at the Rec and although Sam Burgess was … Continue reading

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Standing out at the weekend

Every Monday we will be taking a look at the weekend’s rugby action around the world in both codes to show you what and who has stood out to ourselves at Lovell Rugby. The finals all the Aviva Premiership, RaboDirect Pro 12 and Top 14 were all … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby’s Heineken Cup Final Preview

The final of the 2013/14 Heineken Cup comes to Cardiff this Saturday, with Mourad Boudjellal’s galácticos from Toulon taking on free-scoring Saracens. Both teams are filled with experienced internationals but it will be two former England captains taking centre stage. Jonny Wilkinson and Steve Borthwick will be in … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby’s Top 5 Wilkinson Moments

After announcing his plan to retire at the end of the season, we thought it would be fitting to pick out some of our favourite moments of Jonny Wilkinson’s fantastic career. In his time in England with the Newcastle Falcons he helped them to their first, and … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby’s Heineken Cup Semi Finals Preview

We’re down to the final four in this season’s Heineken Cup and there are two blockbuster matches to look forward to. Saracens, Clermont Auvergne, Toulon and Munster all came out victorious in their respective quarter-final ties and are now only one step away from a place in … Continue reading

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Lovell Rugby’s Heineken Cup Quarter-Finals Preview

The biggest club rugby tournament in the Northern Hemisphere returns this weekend and there are four colossal ties to look forward to. The pool stages finished back in January with Leinster, Toulon, Toulouse, Clermont Auvergne, Ulster and Munster all claiming the top spots in their respective pools with … Continue reading

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SBW heading back to rugby league via Japan

It was announced earlier this week that Sonny Bill Williams’ four year stay in rugby union is coming to an end. The 17 cap All Black will complete the season with his current club, the Chiefs in the Super XV, before moving to Ōta city to play … Continue reading

Wallabies Star Matt Giteau Signs For Toulon After World Cup

Wallabies playmaker Matt Giteau confirmed his signing with with French club Toulon following this year’s World Cup. Giteau, capped 91 times for Australia, said he has settled terms for an 18-month contract with the Top 14 club, leaving the door ajar to return ahead of the British … Continue reading

Toulon Keen To Extend England’s Jonny Wilkinson’s Contract

Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal has made a pre-emptive move to stop other European clubs poaching Jonny Wilkinson by declaring he is prepared to pay ‘any price’ to keep him. The England (who wears Adidas Predator X Rugby Boots) fly-half has been in vintage form in the early … Continue reading

Wilkinson Extends French Stay At Toulon

England international fly-half Jonny Wilkinson has extended his contract with French side Toulon by one year, the Top 14 club announced on Thursday without providing further details. Wilkinson, whose contract was set to expire at the end of the current campaign, arrived at the club last summer … Continue reading