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REVEALED: Saracens complete triple signing ahead of season in the Championship

According to The Rugby Paper, Saracens have completed a triple signing ahead of their season in the Championship. They were relegated from Premiership following persistent salary cap breaches. Sarries had already been deducted 35 points for the current Premiership campaign and fined £5.4m for three seasons’ spending above the cap. According to The Rugby Paper…

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Leicester Tigers | Four perfect replacements for Jonny May

Leicester Tigers have already lost Jonny May to Gloucester and are reportedly set to lose Jonah Holmes to Dragons, which severely depletes their wide-men ranks. They have already signed Fijian powerhouse Nemani Nadolo for next season, but need reinforcements with Rory Hughes also set to depart when his loan from Glasgow expires. Here’s a list…

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Sam Warburton includes Jonny Wilkinson in his all-time XV

Sam Warburton has selected the ‘best international team he’s faced’ XV. The former Welsh backrow – who retired last year – named the team in his new autobiography – Open Side. However, there was no room for two of New Zealand’s all-time greats, Dan Carter or Richie McCaw. Sam Warburton’s best international team he’s faced:…

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Matching Rugby stars & Coaches to Subjects for Homeschooling During Lockdown

The coronavirus has resulted in schools worldwide being closed as children are told to stay at home. Lockdown is basically just one long snow day. But without snow. Or fun.  But how can others from the world of rugby help out with education in these times?  Well, wonder know more, as we at RUCK have created an Ofsted approved…

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LIST | 4 players Harlequins could realistically sign this summer

We’ve identified four players we believe could take Harlequins from mid-table mediocracy to Gallagher Premiership title contenders. So far Quins have only confirmed the arrival of South African duo Andre Esterhuizen and Wilco Louw for next season. Meanwhile, Chris Robshaw, Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears) and Nick Auterac have already announced they’re leaving Twickenham Stoop this…

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Inspirational | Disabled rugby legend steps out for NHS

Former Scotland captain Mike Biggar is seeking to conquer “his own Everest” this month. Biggar, 70, who sustained serious brain damage in a horrific car crash in 1992, is determined to take 100 steps to raise funds for the NHS. The 70-year-old, who was capped 24-times on the flank for Scotland out of the London…

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CONFIRMED: John Barclay will leave Edinburgh this summer – where next?

Former Scotland captain John Barclay will exit Edinburgh when his contract concludes, head coach Richard Cockerill has confirmed. The 33-year-old back-rower returned to Scotland in 2018 but a ruptured achilles ruled him out of the majority of his first season. Scotland international John Barclay is to leave Edinburgh at the end of the season. He…

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Where are they now? Gallagher Premierhip’s five youngest try-scorers on debut

Making your Gallagher Premiership Rugby debut is always a special experience – but to score a try on that occasion really puts the icing on the cake. We take a look at the five youngest Premiership try-scorers on debutin history – and where they are now. 5. Ioan Lloyd, 18 years 196 days, Bristol Bears…

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Mike Tindall shares a rare peek inside his stunning Gloucestershire home

England Mike Tindall may not live in a castle, but his home with wife Zara and daughters Mia and Lena is in the gorgeous Gatcombe Park estate where Princess Anne also lives. Aston Farm had been home to Zara’s father, Captain Mark Phillips, since his divorce from Anne in 1992.  Tindall and his family moved into the…

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LIST | 5 wonderkids who could star for England at 2023 Rugby World Cup

The England XV that started the 2019 Rugby World Cup final was the youngest ever to play in rugby union’s showpiece, with every member of the starting side 30 years of age or younger. However, head coach Eddie Jones – with his new deal locked in – believes a squad evolution will be necessary before…

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