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Nick Evans Given New Exciting Role At Harlequins

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Nick Evans of Harlequins kicks during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Harlequins at Franklin's Gardens on May 6, 2017 in Northampton, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

Harlequins Rugby Club announced this morning that recently retired former fly-half, Nick Evans, will take up the role of attack coach for the Premiership team. On the Harlequins team website Evans commented on receiving the news: “I have had the opportunity to give everything as a player to Harlequins, and now I am grateful to be able to do the …

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The World’s Five Greatest Rugby League Converts

Since the dawn of professionalism rugby union has embraced a number of players from the other code: rugby league. We take a look at the most successful players to have made the switch. For the purposes of this exercise we have ignored those players who first started out in union before switching to league, particularly players like Scott Gibbs and …

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Exclusive Interview – Jacques Burger: A True Rugby Warrior

Few people better embody the values of our great game than Saracens’ and Namibia’s Jacques Burger. A fearless fighter on the field, a true gentleman off it, and uniquely passionate about every aspect of the sport, Burger will go down in history as a wonderful servant to both club and international rugby. At Saracens he was part of a new …

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Opinion: Why Stuart Lancaster and Toulon Might Just Work

Since Stuart Lancaster’s resignation from his England post back in October, the former head coach has taken an awful lot of flak amongst the media and particularly amongst supporters, some of it just but a lot of it not. With news of his potential linking up with former European Champions Cup winners Toulon, we look at why Lancaster might just …

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Watch: Ten Of International Rugby’s Greatest Ever Tap Tackles

LONDON - MARCH 6: Jason Robinson of England is tap tackled by Ireland's Peter Stringer during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham on March 6, 2004 in London. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

We all enjoy a crunching tackle as much as beautifully-crafted try, but humble tap tackles so often go unrecognised as moments of superb athleticism, wonderful vision and the greatest weapon in the armoury of last-ditch defence. Let’s look at just ten of the best tap tackles seen on a professional rugby field: 10) Joe Worsley on Vincent Clerc, 2007 Often …

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A XV Made Up Of World Rugby’s Greatest Utility Players

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 19: Jack Nowell of England looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between France and England at the Stade de France on March 19, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

These are the guys every team needs. Multi-talented, they are able to cover more than one position – the perfect remedy when an injury crises hits. Here’s our XV composed of players of who have made their mark in more than one position. _____ 15. Israel Folau The 27-year-old Wallaby has racked up an outstanding 18 tries in 38 test appearances. After …

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Exclusive – Pedrie Wannenburg: ‘I Am Heartbroken About The Springbok’

Arguably PRO Rugby’s greatest transfer coup, Pedrie Wannenburg is an individual with three Super Rugby titles, 114 Super Rugby caps, a Heineken Cup final and 20 appearances for the Springboks. He has played in almost every major rugby tournament across the globe and garnered success in every venture. Yet this sporting pioneer is a remarkably humble man. When asked about his …

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