Eddie Jones’ Options for England’s Wing Crisis

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Last Word On Rugby, by Sam Pardey. England’s Wing Crisis Following injuries and suspensions, England’s wing crisis is the pressing issue for Eddie Jones to solve this Autumn. Injuries to Jack Nowell and Anthony Watson last week have left England without their first choice wingers. The Old Mutual Wealth Series will now provide Jones with the chance […] READ MORE


Eddie Jones’ Options for England Wing Crisis

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From Last Word on Rugby, Sam Pardey England’s Wing Crisis Following injuries and suspensions, England’s wing crisis is the pressing issue for Eddie Jones to solve this Autumn. Injuries to Jack Nowell and Anthony Watson last week have left England without their first choice wingers. The Old Mutual Wealth Series will now provide Jones with the chance […] READ MORE


Season Preview: 2015-16 Wasps

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Last Season Although Wasps surpassed many people’s expectations battling through to the quarter finals of the Champions Cup, last season will primarily be remembered for their controversial but understandable move to Coventry. This will enable them to generate more income and have therefore invested heavily in increasing the talent of the playing squad. Season Preview: […] READ MORE


Where Are They Now: England’s 2011 Junior World Championship Squad

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3 days until the start of the Rugby World Cup 2015, and we’ve reached the final instalment of my series looking back on the careers of our youth stars who placed second in the surrogate 2011 competition [see here for first, second and third articles]. We’ve seen the likes of England stars George Ford and […] READ MORE


Absolute Flanker 25 August – Wade’s a Winner at the Singha 7s

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WELCOME TO ABSOLUTE FLANKER: A RUGGER’S SHOW Absolute Flanker is the Rugby radio show covering all things from around the world, from domestic and European club rugby to the Six Nations and the World Cup. Join Molly, Ryan and Rob every week on Last Word Radio. Also follow us on twitter at @LWOSFlanker and like our […] READ MORE


Singha Premiership 7s Group C – Wade and Co. Are Winners for Wasps

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Known as the faster paced, somewhat more appealing format of rugby, 7s is a spectacle that exudes flair and finesse in every phase of the game. A diluted version of the regular XV game that focuses on passing precision, ball handling skills and speed to captivate audiences worldwide, it delivers something for everyone. And the […] READ MORE


Are Wasps on the Brink of Greatness?

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The future looks bright for Wasps, yet it could have been so different for the two-time European Cup Champions. On April 24, Wasps became the first UK sporting club to launch a retail bond on the London Stock Exchange. The seven-year bond aimed to raise between 25 and 35 million pounds worth of investment to […] READ MORE


A Good Weekend for Rugby

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What a weekend of rugby that was!  I managed to watch most of Tigers v Scarlets, Glasgow v Montpellier, Sarries v Munster, all of Quins v Wasps, Saints v Ospreys and Toulouse v Bath.  Exhausted!! It’s always great when a side that hasn’t had the most supportive of press going into a weekend absolutely shows […] READ MORE


Sean Dyche Views Hold True in all Sports

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When asked who the greatest ‘thinkers’ are in English football, most fans would answer with the same collection of names – Jose Mourinho, Arsene Wenger, Ronald Koeman, and perhaps even Roberto Martinez. However, one name that is unlikely to feature on that list is Sean Dyche, the man who has led Burnley to a position […] READ MORE