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David Perry in an England squad photo

Former England man David Perry has passed away aged 79

    David Perry has passed away aged 79. The Rugby legend captained England in the 1965 Five Nations tournament just two years after starting his International career. He was also one of the faces in the squad taken to New Zealand for England’s first overseas tour; in what was only his first year in an England shirt back in 1963. …

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Is Aussie Rugby in trouble?

  Australia used to be without a doubt one of the best XV sides around the world. But now, Rugby down under seems to be taking a blow. Over the past few years, the national side has not performed as well as they had previously; not winning any major competition and even being put to shame by some of Rugby’s …

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Jones’ chance for Lions spot in doubt

  Wales skipper Alun Wyn-Jones is out for six weeks after he was forced onto the bench on Saturday in their game against France. Jones left the field of play with a shoulder injury in Wales’ defeat to France in Paris. Jones took over the captaincy spot for this years Six Nations after Sam Warburton stepped down to work on …

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North not happy with result of the biting incident

  Wales man George North has showed his annoyance with the lenient result of the alleged biting incident which took place in their game against France at the weekend. North was allegedly bitten on Saturday in Wales’ 20-18 loss in Paris; North himself and his head coach Rob Howley were infuriated with the incident which North labelled as ‘disappointing’ to see …

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Eddie Jones speaks about Lions captaincy

    England boss Eddie Jones was at the Advertising Week Europe business event in London this week and he told BT Sport that he believes Gatland should take four captains on the tour later this year. Gatland has said that at the moment, there is six names in contention for captaincy for this years tour; England skipper Dylan Hartley, Rory Best, …

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Ireland team for Saturday

  Ireland have now responded to England with the team they will use in Saturday’s game at the Aviva. The Irish have said that their main goal isn’t to knock England off their winning run but to play quality Rugby. Ireland have had better Six nations competitions in the past, but they will look to end the tournament on a …

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Cotter’s side for closing Six Nations game

  Vern Cotter has today named the side that will face Italy in their last game of this years Six Nations. Their opponents are at the bottom of the table for another year, but they will not look to back down. O’Shea certainly did his job against England, but in a rather untraditional fashion. Could he be planning something of …

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