1. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of May 6-8

    The Aviva Premiership and Pro12 both reached the end of their respective regular seasons this weekend, while the Top 14 has three rounds left and Super Rugby trundles on...

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  2. 5 Things on Nigel Melville's to-Do List for English Rugby

    Nigel Melville was swiftly announced in April as the successor to Rob Andrew for the job of director of professional rugby in England, per RFU.com...

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  3. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of April 29-May 1

    The major leagues in Europe are reaching their climax, and there were plenty of performances by men desperate to see their sides reach the playoffs this season...

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  4. Saracens and Bath Heading in Opposite Directions

    Saracens and Bath collided in last year’s Premiership final, but this year their fortunes couldn ’t be further apart...

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  5. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of April 22-24

    With Super Rugby in full flow and European semi-finals to decide, it was an action-packed weekend that did not lack for quality performances from players on both sides of the planet...

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  6. Why Christian Wade Shouldn't Waste His Time Playing Sevens

    Christian Wade hit the headlines last weekend with a six-try performance against Worcester that rocketed the Wasps man to second in this season's leading try-scorer table in the Aviva Premiership...

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  7. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of April 15 to 17

    This week, a our team of the weekend has a back three with 12 tries between them from their respective performances...

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  8. 5 Players Who Have Best Chance of England Call-Ups for Summer Internationals

    England have the Grand Slam in their pockets and three teams in the last four of the European Champions Cup...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 6 months ago 1,027 reads 0 comments

  9. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of April 8 to 10

    The weekend's fare was full of drama with Champions Cup quarter-finals contested in Europe while the Super Rugby rumbled on down south...

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  10. Why Dan Carter Is Wrong to Call for 6 Nations Bonus Points

    England might have broken their 13-year Grand Slam hoodoo in 2016 when they swept the board at the Six Nations. But this year's instalment of the famous old championship was far from a classic...

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  11. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of April 1 to 3

    There was plenty of club action to sink your teeth into this weekend as every top league in world rugby was in full swing...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 6 months ago 1,190 reads 2 comments

  12. Grading Eddie Jones on His First 4 Months in Charge of England

    They say first impressions count for a lot. If that's true, Eddie Jones has introduced himself as the new messiah of English rugby in the best possible way...

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  13. 3 Players Who Will Not Feature for Ireland in 2017 6 Nations

    Ireland ended the 2016 Six Nations deposed as champions but with much to look forward to. Given the depth of their injury problems going into the tournament, they can reflect on ...

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  14. RBS 6 Nations 2016: Best XV from Matchday 4

    The silverware for this season's RBS Six Nations is settled. England beat Wales to claim the Triple Crown, then enjoyed their Sunday roast as Scotland overcame France to confirm that the Red Rose brigade will take the tournament title as well...

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  15. Scotland vs. France: Winners and Losers from 2016 RBS 6 Nations Clash

    Scotland recorded their first win over France in a decade with a pulsating 29-18 win at Murrayfield in Edinburgh, Scotland...

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  16. Scotland vs. France: 5 Key Battles That Will Shape 2016 RBS 6 Nations Clash

    In the 2016 RBS Six Nations, France travel to Murrayfield on Sunday to take on a resurgent home side who ended their nine-game losing run in the competition two weeks ago...

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  17. RBS 6 Nations 2016: 5 Bold Predictions for Matchday 4

    This coming weekend promises to be the decisive one in terms of where the 2016 RBS Six Nations title will end up...

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  18. RBS 6 Nations 2016: 10 Big Questions Ahead of Final 2 Rounds of Games

    The last two rounds of the 2016 RBS Six Nations are almost upon us. England are on course for the Grand Slam with Wales in their way, but there are plenty of sub-plots to unravel outside the fight for silverware...

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  19. Why the Wings Have Been Ireland's Biggest Disappointment of RBS 6 Nations

    Ireland’s crown has slipped this year. The back-to-back Six Nations champions have endured a draw and two defeats in their opening three games...

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  20. Why the Back Line Has Been Wales' Biggest Disappointment of RBS 6 Nations

    Wales are still in decent shape for the 2016 RBS Six Nations as they look ahead to their visit to Twickenham on March 12 to face England...

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  21. RBS 6 Nations 2016: Best XV from Matchday 3

    Two teams left unbeaten, one left in search of a Grand Slam, and both play each other next. Week 3 has teed up the penultimate round of Six Nations games nicely...

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  22. England vs. Ireland: Winners and Losers from 2016 RBS 6 Nations Clash

    England march on in their quest for a first Grand Slam since 2003, after a 21-10 win over Ireland at Twickenham. A first half short on quality was dominated by the home side, but they couldn't find a way past a dogged Irish rearguard...

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  23. England vs. Ireland: 5 Key Battles That Will Shape 2016 RBS 6 Nations Clash

    England will go in search of their third straight win in the 2016 RBS Six Nations as they entertain Ireland at Twickenham ...

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  24. What Would a Homegrown List of Six Nations Coaches Look Like?

    With a week off between the second and third rounds of Six Nations matches in this 2016 championship, the pause in battle provided an opportunity to review the standard of play we have seen from the teams so far...

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  25. Why CJ Stander Has Been Ireland's RBS 6 Nations 2016 Surprise Package

    Ireland continue to suffer under the weight of their injury list. With Paul O’ Connell retired and players dropping like flies, the treatment room has been home to a host of ...

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