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Lovell Rugby Round Up from around the Globe #2

New Zealand finished their Tri Nations Campaign on a high after Thumping bitter Rivals Australia in Wellington on Saturday night 33-6. The All Blacks were keen to finish with a win before they play the Wallabies again in Japan for the Bledisloe cup and then tour Europe … Continue reading

Ferris and Halfpenny Ruled Out Of Tour

Captain Ryan Jones has been called up to the British and Irish Lions squad, after Stephen Ferris was ruled out with injury on Tuesday. Ferris was left on crutches after sustaining the injury at a training session in Durban, and a subsequent scan has revealed a grade … Continue reading

O’leary injury opens Lions scrum half chase

Here at Lovell Rugby we have had a look at the Front runners for the replacement scrum half position for the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa after the unfortunate ankle injury suffered by Munster’s and Ireland’s Tomas O’leary. The Irish scrum half was one … Continue reading

Gavin Henson Ponders His Future in Rugby

Wales centre Gavin Henson is reportedly considering his rugby future following his latest injury setback due to the ‘soul-destroying’ feeling of being sidelined. The 27-year-old player (who wears Nike Mercurial vapor rugby boots), who suffered ankle ligament damage during the Ospreys‘ defeat to Gloucester last week, has … Continue reading

Lovell Rugby RBS Six Nations Team Of The Tournament

Following a great Six Nations, all of use here at Lovell Rugby have been discussing our ‘Team of the Tournament’ made up of what we think to be the best players from this years Tournament. We have posted our team below:  15- Delon Armitage- England Boots - Adidas Predator … Continue reading

Ireland – Grand Slam Winners 2009

The Ireland class of 2009 became only the second from the Emerald Isle to claim a European clean sweep of rugby on Saturday, beating Wales 17-15 in Cardiff for the first Irish Grand Slam since 1948, courtesy of Ronan O’Gara’s (Wearing his Adidas Predator powerswerve rugby boots) … Continue reading

Six Nations 2009: Wales vs England

Wales held off a much improved England side to record their second consecutive Six Nations victory of the season, running out eventual 23-15 winners at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday. It was meant to be a cakewalk for Wales, but England had different ideas, very different ideas. … Continue reading

Lee Byrne winning fitness battle

Wales full-back Lee Byrne insists he will be fit to face Scotland on February 8 despite missing Ospreys‘ Heineken Cup clash with Leicester at the weekend. Byrne picked up an ankle injury against Perpignan two weeks ago, but said sitting out the Leicester game was little more … Continue reading

Rugby Match Report – Wales vs Australia – Saturday 23rd November 2008

Wales celebrated their first scalp over a Tri-Nations side in 11 games as the Grand Slam winners beat Australia in a thriller at the Millennium Stadium.  World player of the year Shane Williams capped a fine week to finish a free-flowing Wales move in the third minute.  … Continue reading