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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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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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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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Wales’ Likely Starting XV For Australia Match

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 18: Wales sing the national anthem during the International Test match between the New Zealand and Wales at Westpac Stadium on June 18, 2016 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

With Wales set to kick-off their autumn campaign on Saturday against Australia, we look at Rob Howley’s likely starting XV for the clash.  _______ 15. Liam Williams (if fit) Wales’ best player during the summer series against New Zealand, the 25-year-old has continued his fine form into the new season. Left the field early with an ankle injury during the Scarlets’ …

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The Most Gatland-Esque Lions XV Warren Gatland Can Select

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Warren Gatland is announced as the Head Coach of the British & Irish Lions for the 2017 Tour to New Zealand during the British and Irish Lions Press Conference at Standard Life House on September 7, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Lions and Wales coach Warren Gatland is known for his ‘Warrenball’ style of play: winning the collisions, getting over the gainline, defensive intensity, raw physicality and earning the right to go wide. Although Wales have sought to play a more expansive game recently, it will be interesting to see if Wales will persevere with this new approach if it doesn’t …

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Connacht Announce Signing Of Exeter Chiefs Second Row

EXETER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 25: Pat Lam, Head Coach of Connacht looks on ahead of the European Rugby Challenge Cup match between Exeter Chiefs and Connacht at Sandy Park on October 25, 2014 in Exeter, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Connacht have signed lock Lewis Stevenson from Exeter Chiefs for the 2016-17 season. The 6ft 7in, 18st 4lbs forward returns to Irish rugby after having left Ulster back in January for a second spell at the Chiefs. Highly effective in the lineout and lively in the loose, the experienced 32 year-old will strengthen the Galway outfit’s resources at lock. He …

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