Having been captured cheering on the country’s cricketers during their World Cup heroics last weekend, England’s rugby stars will be desperate to emulate their success when they head to Japan later this summer. Eddie Jones’ side are among the front-runners to lift the Webb Ellis Cup for the second time, and the England head coach […]
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Defending champions Leinster now know the size of the task awaiting them after the Guinness PRO14 fixtures for the new season were unveiled.
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Having come so close to reaching the semi-finals at the Rugby World Cup in 2015, Scotland are looking to continue to upset the odds and go one better this year in Japan. Gregor Townsend’s side may suffer from inconsistency but when they get it right, they are near-on impossible to stop, as England found to […]
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Ireland’s defence of their Guinness Six Nations crown ultimately fell short at the start of 2019 – but they will head to Japan this summer confident of a best-ever campaign.
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Wales head to this summer’s Rugby World Cup in fine fettle, reigning Guinness Six Nations Grand Slam winners and riding the crest of a wave.
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England women will learn from defeat to New Zealand according to coach Simon Middleton after they missed out on overall victory in the 2019 Super Series.
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Sarah Hunter will become the second-most capped England women’s player of all-time when she attempts to lead her side to Super Series success on Sunday. The 33-year-old forward is in line for her 116th cap when Simon Middleton’s side go head-to-head with New Zealand in the final round of the competition in San Diego on […]
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Six Nations have announced that John Jeffrey has been elected Chairman of the Six Nations Council for a three-year term. He takes over from Pat Whelan who had been Chairman since April 2016. Mr. Jeffrey is the first Scottish Chairman since Allan Hosie in the late 1990s/early 2000s. Mr. Jeffrey, who hails from Kelso in the […]
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Stuart Lancaster, Leo Cullen and Dean Richards were all among those dishing out the advice as up-and-coming coaches from the rugby world congregated for the 16th annual Guinness Six Nations coaching development conference. Delivering a series of seminars on topics as wide-ranging as the importance of youth development, to Rugby World Cup predictions, the hardened pros […]
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England head coach Simon Middleton heaped praise on a ‘special’ performance by Emily Scarratt after her late penalty helped the Red Roses beat France 20-18 and move them to the top of the Women’s Rugby Super Series standings. France dominated the opening 40 minutes with scores from Cyrielle Banet and Caroline Boujard giving Les Bleues […]
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