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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 action kicked off on Friday evening at the Rec and although Sam Burgess was making … 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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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

Wilkinson Helps Toulon Beat ACT Brumbies Wearing New Puma Toulon Home Shirt

Toulon beat former Super 14 champions The ACT Brumbies last night which completed their four-match French tour with a 20-6 loss to at the Stade Mayol on Thursday. Toulon stood out wearing their new Puma home rugby shirts for the upcomming season. This will be available exclusively … Continue reading

Wilkinson Signs for Toulon, while Collins leaves For Ospreys

Jonny Wilkinson last night ended his 12-year stay at Newcastle in favour of a two-season deal with Toulon, the French Top 14 club financed by spectacularly wealthy businessman Mourad Boudjellal. Wilkinson, still recovering from a knee dislocation suffered last September, will earn around £750,000 a year playing … Continue reading

Comtemponi Out For Six Months

Argentina fly-half Felipe Contepomi was ruled out of rugby for six months on Sunday with a cruciate ligament injury. The Argentinean star (who wears Adidas Predator powerswerve rugby boots), 31, will not only miss the Heineken Cup final in May, but also pre-season and the first three … Continue reading

More Players join Exodus to French Top 14

Scottish internationals Hugo Southwell and Rory Lamont are the latest to have succumbed to the lure of the Euro and the ceilingless pay packets in France. Full-back Southwell will join the growing British contingent at Stade Français, while Lamont, who has had a miserable season wrecked by … Continue reading

Toulon bid for Wilkinson

Jonny Wilkinson could be one step closer to leaving the Guinness Premiership after Toulon’s incoming Director of Rugby Philippe Saint-Andre confirmed the player’s representatives were in talks with the French club. World Cup-winning fly-half Wilkinson has been linked consistently with a move to the Top 14, following … Continue reading