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The World’s Five Greatest Rugby League Converts

New Zealand v Australia - Final: Rugby World Cup 2015

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

Saracens v ASM Clermont Auvergne - Heineken Cup

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

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 21:  Stuart Lancaster the head coach of England looks on at the start of the RBS Six Nations match between England and France at Twickenham Stadium on March 21, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

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’

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 14: Pedrie Wannenburg of the Spring boks makes a break during the 2007 Tri Nations match between South African Springboks and New Zealand All Blacks at Jade Stadium on July 14, 2007 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

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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International Rugby: The ‘Winners’ XV

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 05: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white.) The Scotland team sing the national anthem during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and Scotland at Hunter Stadium on June 5, 2012 in Newcastle, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Who are the players with the most wins in the history of Test rugby? We look at the fifteen men who would make up a team of winners. It’s no real surprise that a large number of All Blacks are in this side, but the dominance of Test rugby in recent years is evident through the number of recent and …

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