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England Teammates Show Their Class Following Intense On-Pitch Scuffle

Sunday’s Aviva Premiership contest between Wasps and Harlequins was memorable for more than the visitors’ 24-21 victory. It also gave us the scene where England teammates Joe Marler and James Haskell got into a seriously heated tangle.  Midway through the first half, the pair became involved in a scuffle that saw Marler grab his compatriot’s scrum cap. Taking exception to the …

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Four Players Ready To Set The London Double Header Alight

With the London Double Header taking place this Saturday, we take a look at four of the Aviva Premiership’s young stars, destined to make an impact at Twickenham. The wait is over. Friday night marked the start of the 2017/18 Premiership season and what a start it was. We saw two thrilling encounters with Gloucester putting an end to Exeter’s 17-match win streak …

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Wasps Have Released Their Stunning New Anniversary Kit

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 27: Willie Le Roux of Wasps is dejected after the Aviva Premiership Final between Wasps and Exeter Chiefs at Twickenham Stadium on May 27, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Wasps are celebrating their 150th anniversary this year and have released commemorative home and away kits. The club has been working with Under Armour for a number of seasons now and between them, they’ve knocked this one out of the park. Check out the black home kit below. As mentioned in the official release, although the sleek design is inspired …

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British and Irish Lions Prop Commits Future To Harlequins

The latest edition of the Aviva Premiership season is almost upon us and ahead of the highly anticipated kick off, Harlequins rugby has been busy ensuring they will be a force to be reckoned with this term. On Friday, the club announced that England and British and Irish Lions prop Joe Marler has committed his future to the club in a deal …

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Harlequins Suffer Double Injury Blow Ahead Of New Season

Three weeks before the start of the new Aviva Premiership season and Harlequins Rugby has been hit with the news that two of their extended squad have been struck with serious, season-ending injuries. On Tuesday the club, via their official website, announced that season veteran flanker Luke Wallace suffered a dislocated hip during a pre-season friendly with London Irish last week …

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Fly-Half Ruaridh Jackson To Return To Scotland Ahead Of Pro14 Season

EXETER, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 12: Ruaridh Jackson of Harlequins is tackled by Lachie Turner of Exeter Chiefs during the Anglo-Welsh Cup Semi Final match between Exeter Chiefs and Harlequins at Sandy Park on March 12, 2017 in Exeter, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Ruaridh Jackson is to return to former club Glasgow Warriors, Harlequins have announced on Tuesday.  31-times capped Jackson joined the London-based side last July and made 19 appearances for them, scoring 78 points. Bringing to an end a three-year absence from Scotland, the versatile 29-year-old, who can also slot in at 15, also spent two seasons with Premiership runners-up Wasps …

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Jonny May Joins Leicester As Ed Slater Signs For Gloucester

Gloucester Rugby have confirmed the signing of Leicester’s Ed Slater, with Jonny May going the other way.  Speculation around the transfer has been widespread of late and it is thought that the swap involves a monetary figure heading to the Cherry and Whites as part of the deal. This figure, according to Gloucestershire Live, is said to be around £150,000. Slater, who …

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The England Outcast XV

Even though England coach Eddie Jones has named a superbly talented 37-man squad to prepare for the autumn internationals this week, a number of talented individuals missed out on selection. We put together a XV made up of these players. 1) Matt Mullan Wasps loosehead Mullan has been in and out of England squads for many years, but it appears …

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Saracens Fear Keeping Star Players Due To Likely Wage Demands

Champions Cup

Saracens have been one of the most successful clubs in English rugby over the last number of seasons.  It hasn’t been easy but through hard work and the establishment of current structures within the club, Sarries have flourished in recent times and their trophy haul over the last number of seasons is a testament to this. They are also producing …

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Opinion: The Change Super Rugby Should Have Made Ahead Of Next Season

Any rugby fanatic will remember the engrossing career mode in the lauded Rugby ’08 computer game that was entitled World League. It consisted of four divisions: Elite League, Division One, Division Two and Division Three, consisting of teams from across the globe. This is what I was reminded of when I saw that the newly created Jaguares and Sunwolves franchises …

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Peter Stringer Reveals The Simple Secret To His Age-Defying Career

Heineken Cup Final: Munster v Biarritz Olympique

Former Munster and Ireland scrum-half Peter Stringer continues to defy the conventional ravages of time as he prepares for his 20th season as a professional rugby player. Approaching 40 years of age, the man from Cork continues to defy conventional logic as he enjoys pre-season training with new club Worcester Warriors, his fifth (including two loan spells with Saracens and …

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