Excellent Sale stun Gloucester, and silence The Shed

Running through the fixtures for week one of the Aviva Premiership and with the exception of Worcester it was harder to find a side with a tougher start than Sale. A trip to Gloucester and Castle Grim was probably not the start Steve Diamond would have wanted. Sale arrived at Kingsholm on the back of one of the most disappointing …

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Rising Stars – Northampton Saints

Although much of the talk at the beginning of the season for Northampton Saints is based around the big name signings such as George North, what many will forget is the amount of young talent the squad is brimming with. Here we take a look at six youngsters in the squad who could be set for a breakthrough season… Alex …

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ITM Cup Round 4 Review – The Ranfurly Shield Is A Hot Potato

What a difference a week makes.  Counties went from a close loss to Auckland in the opening game of ITM Cup Round 4 before winning the Ranfurly Shield off Hawkes Bay on Saturday.  It is great to see the Ranfurly Shield going to provincial parts of New Zealand who really appreciate it.  There is still passion in ITM Cup rugby …

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The 10 Commandments of Rugby Union

Ten commandments for all of you rugby lovers out there to live by… [adsenseyu1] Thou shall have no other sports before rugby. Thou shall not make for yourself any idol, for rugby is about the team. Thou must have a colossal gob to play scrum half. Thou shall remember and keep the rugby day holy. Fat lads up front, skinny …

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Saracens at Twickenham

And so the 2013/14 Premiership campaign started for Saracens yesterday; although this fan lives in Essex I love Twickenham I was lucky enough to get there 12 times last season! A shame a fair few of the Saracens fans around me didn’t feel the same! However the team gave us a lot to shout about; we start the season without …

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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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Rugby Championship Round 3 Preview

The Rugby Championship Round 3 features two contrasting matches with the All Blacks red hot favourites to beat Argentina, while the Wallabies host the Springboks in a crucial game for both sides. The Rugby Championship Round 3 Team Lists http://www.superrugbytips.com/p/rugby-championship-2013-squads.html All Blacks vs Argentina The All Blacks are paying $1.02 to beat Argentina in Hamilton.  The All Blacks have won …

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Saracens 2013/14 Preview

The 2012/13 season saw major and exciting changes for the Saracens set up. The team finished top of the league and in some style having been previously labelled the boring boys of the competition.  The move to our own home made a difference not only for the team but also for us supporters. We now have atmosphere and can fully …

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