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SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Saracens-plus is needed for England to rule the world

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Saturday was a great day for English rugby — and for England’s World Cup challenge. A third of this Saracens team will now go to Eddie Jones’ squad as European champions. ...

The pressure is on for rugby's European Cup final to deliver after a week full of drama

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Rugby has its moment to shine with an era-defining match between Saracens and Leinster at St James' Park. The sport is under pressure to deliver in this period of superb drama. ...

England men U20 squad for World Rugby U20 Championship

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men U20s head coach Steve Bates has named his 28-player squad for the 2019 World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina (4-22 June).    The group includes nine players who have appeared...

Late tries from Zach Mercer and Joe Cokanasiga edge Bath past Wasps

1 month ago by The Guardian

• Bath 29-17 Wasps• Hosts boost hopes of top-six finishThree tries in the final six minutes gave Bath a bonus point victory that took them to sixth in the table and on course for a place in the European...

Wasps confirm departing players

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have confirmed that the following players will be leaving the Club at the end of the 2018/19 season.       Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young said: “On behalf of everyone...

Monday Morning Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Owen Franks ruled out for a month with injury   Crusaders and All Blacks prop Owen Franks will remain on the sidelines for another month due to ongoing issues with his shoulder.     The...

Newcastle on brink of relegation after home humbling

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Anthony Watson was back in Premiership action on Friday, but Newcastle Falcons' time in the top flight looks to be coming to an end.     Newcastle Falcons could be relegated from the Premiership...

Premiership: Road to the Semi-Finals

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are three weeks left in the Premiership and the road to the playoffs is getting ever so close for some of the teams. Let’s take a closer look at how the league currently looks and who is chasing...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Jonny Wilkinson set the benchmark for every No 10

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Jonny took the game to a new level. He was legendary for holding up the England team bus because he'd always stick around to practise his kicking. ,

Staying focused for the Semi Final losers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster, Sale, Harlequins and Toulouse all bowed out of their European competitions this weekend but all 4 sides need to put that aside as they return to domestic action this weekend.   Munster...