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One English side guaranteed a place in Champions Cup final

The season is nearly at an end and most players are looking forward to a holiday before the dreaded pre-season training. Unless you’re Andy Goode and you tactically retire, only to make a startling comeback two weeks into the next season. But don’t cry. The season isn’t over yet as we still have the the […]

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Is intramural rugby usurping the EURFC team?

Ever wanted to find out which subject was better History or Medicine? Well there is one way, and it’s not a Harry Hill style fight, its intramural rugby. Intramural rugby is played and usually coached by students from specific subjects or societies who compete in a league system where everyone plays each other. The top […]

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Lancaster’s dismissal leaves England in leadership crisis

On November 11 the surprise news that all England fans have been waiting for manifested itself. The imminent Lancastrian deposition after the World Cup finally became reality when Stuart Lancaster “stepped down” as England coach last week. In his press conference Lancaster said: “I ultimately accept and take responsibility for the team’s performance”. But was […]

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‘Penaltygate’ shows cowardice of Craig Joubert under pressure

In 1963, the greatest robbery in history took place on a train going from Glasgow to London. However, in the 2015 World Cup that title was handed to the Scotland vs Australia quarter final. The mastermind behind this robbery – referee Craig Joubert.  In the last minute Joubert awarded a penalty to Australia which saw […]

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Rugby World Cup more physical and more dangerous than ever

The early stages of the 2015 Rugby World Cup have certainly been eventful, but a number of issues have arisen within this short space of time, arguably the most important of which being whether or not the Dan Biggar shuffle is now a legitimate dance move. Even so, this World Cup has proven that the […]