What Makes A World Class Prop?

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What makes a world class prop? Rugby is hailed as the sport for all shapes and sizes. You can be big, small, short or tall. There is a position in the game that will suit anyone. Some positions are certainly more suited to certain physiques. It would be tough to be under six foot and […] READ MORE


England Six Nations Squad Announced

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England Six Nations Squad Announced England have announced their squad for the forthcoming Six Nations tournament. Kicking off against Scotland on February 6th they have announced a 28 man squad to use for the competition. There is also a 12 man ‘shadow-squad’ that will be subject to the same testing protocols as the main squad […] READ MORE


Will Saracens players be in Englands Six Nations Squad?

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Will Saracens players make the England Six Nations squad? The rugby season is well and truly underway domestically and in Europe. The rust that the players may have been feeling will have truly been shrugged off. There is also no evidence to suggest any impact on the performance with the short pre-season either. England were […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership: Most Influential Departures

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Gallagher Premiership: most influential departures The 2019/2020 Gallagher premiership season seems a long time ago, and in many ways it was. However, it was completed in a way that allowed for a preview of the playing squads that would be expected in the 2020-2021 season. With the rugby restart commencing after the completion of transfers […] READ MORE



Promising England Rugby U20 future

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England kicked off 2021 with the announcement of their Under 20 Elite Player squad. Coached by Alan Dickens, the Elite Player pathway has to date been a resounding success, the former saint will hope to continue that. England Rugby U20 – Who are the next names coming through? The 2019 Rugby World Cup squad contained […] READ MORE


COVID-19 causing Round 22 havoc in Gallagher Premiership

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Covid-19 havoc in Gallagher Premiership Covid-19 has changed the way we live and the way we absorb the sport we love. This season has been by no way straight forward. The world is a very different place now as it was when the first ball was kicked in round one. However, it hasn’t got in […] READ MORE


England squad options for International rugby restart

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To assess the England rugby squad options that are available, one needs to look far and wide. From current squad members and to include in-form players. We are not far away from Eddie Jones first squad announcement since rugby restarted. The break in the season has allowed for some players to stand out and put […] READ MORE


Is Alfie Barbeary the real deal?

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The 19 year old hooker/flanker hit the headlines last night, and for all the right reasons. However, lets look into the making of the man and whether Alfie Barbeary has what it takes to fulfil the potential often spoke about. What was witnessed on Wednesday night was definitely an impressive performance from a dominant and […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership new recruits progress

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Rugby is well and truly back under way. The continuation of the 2019/2020 season has been a welcome return to TV screens across the country. This season is peculiar in that we are getting a real taste of the Gallagher Premiership new recruits for what would’ve been the 2020/2021 campaign. Now three rounds of the […] READ MORE