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Wales vs England stat attack ahead of crucial Six Nations Test

Sky Sports Rugby’s resident stats guru, Rhodri Jeremiah, takes a closer look at all the stats ahead of Wales vs England in the Six Nations this weekend! History on England’s side…just! Come Saturday afternoon at 4.45pm, all eyes will be on the Principality Stadium in Cardiff when Wales play England. In terms of rivalry, it […]

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Waratahs aim to fix clunky attack and silly errors

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has called on his side to fix its “clunky” attack and reduce the number of “stupid errors” when they take on the Sunwolves in Tokyo on Saturday. NSW have named an almost identical team to the one that was knocked off 20-19 by the Hurricanes last weekend. Waratahs captain Michael Hooper […]

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RFU appoint Bill Sweeney as new chief executive

RFU to appoint British Olympic Association boss Bill Sweeney as new chief executive Bill Sweeney has become the new chief executive of the Rugby Football Union He will replace Steve Brown, who resigned from his position last November  Sweeney has been head of the British Olympic Association since 2013 Bill Sweeney will be the new […]

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Wales vs England: John Mitchell recalls house-sharing with friendly rival Warren Gatland ahead of Six Nations clash

John Mitchell recalls the time his intense club rivalry with Warren Gatland would force him to leave the house he shared with the Wales coach in Hamilton. Working in the capacity of England’s defensive mastermind, Mitchell will be looking to deny his long-standing friend in Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations title clash at the Principality Stadium. The […]

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Scotland prop Simon Berghan credits Richard Cockerill influence

Scotland prop Simon Berghan feels his Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill has given his game the edge he needs when he faces the French pack on Saturday. Edinburgh have beaten French opposition three times this season – Toulon home and away and Montpellier at Murrayfield – to progress to the quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup. […]

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Michael O’Connor in frame to be third Wallabies selector

Dual international Michael O’Connor is reportedly set to become the Wallabies’ third selector alongside coach Michael Cheika and new director of rugby Scott Johnson. While Rugby Australia is yet to confirm the appointment, O’Connor is tipped to fill the role and act as a third independent voice for Wallabies selections in the upcoming year. Top […]