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Could Danny Cipriani Be Sale’s Leading Man?

After enduring a season that most Sale fans will wish to rapidly confine to the history books things started off a little differently this year. An unexpected victory down in Kingsholm on the opening day of the season saw Sale topple much fancied Gloucester in what was considered by many to be the shock of the round. Unfortunately the positivity …

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Guide to the Aviva Premiership 2013/14-Part 3

Northampton Saints- Ground- Franklin’s Gardens Capacity- 13,591 Last Season Finish- 4th & Runner-Up Captain- Dylan Hartley   Saints fans are ecstatic after a summer of signings that pretty much every other Premiership club can be envious of. With the addition of two of the best Lions in Oz, Alex Corbisiero and Welsh superstar George North, Saints are now on par …

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Rising Stars – Newcastle Falcons

As Newcastle Falcons prepare for life back in the top flight of English rugby, we take a look at some of the youngsters who could be set to have a big season at the club… Joel Hodgson : A talented fly half, Joel Hodgson has spent much of his time as an understudy to Jimmy Gopperth who departed for Leinster …

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Guide to the Aviva Premiership 2013/14-Part 2

Leicester Tigers- Ground: Welford Road Capacity: 24,000 Last Season Finish: Champions Captain: Toby Flood   The Tigers victorious 2012/13 season seems to be overshadowed by the banning of boss Richard Cockerill after his outburst in last years Final. As is his character, he has begun the season in his moany, critical manner, however I’m pretty sure his early season absence …

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The 5 Most Passionate Sets of Club Supporters in Europe

Whilst debate my rage on regarding whose more passionate than who, certain groups of fans seem to always sing just that little bit louder, or turn up in slightly larger numbers at away games. Here we look at 5 clubs who we believe to have the most passionate sets of supporters. You can vote for who you think is most …

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Guide to the Aviva Premiership 2013/14-Part 1

With the new season lurking over the horizon and the new Premiership arrivals moulding in to their new club set-ups, predictions of this year’s high flyers can now truly begin. With quality English youngsters coming to the fore and a handful of supreme talents switching within or moving into the Premiership we certainly won’t be short of exuberant, extraordinary rugby. …

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Top 10 Transfers of the Summer

It’s been a really exciting summer of transfer dealings with some major names breaking long-standing ties on moving on to the next challenge. The increased wage cap in France has seen a huge influx of talent into the Top 14 whilst a number of Premiership clubs have attempted to keep up with big signings of their own. Here we take …

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Rising Stars – Sale Sharks

Amidst one of the most disappointing seasons in the clubs history last year, one of the few positives to be taken from the campaign was the emergence of some exciting young talent from Sale’s academy. The likes of Ross Harrison and Tommy Taylor became main stays of the first team whilst Henry Thomas went on to be recognised internationally on …

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