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Cipriani Relishing Saxons Opportunity As Is Not Taking South African Challenge Lightly

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Danny Cipriani runs with the ball during the England training session held at Brighton College on May 17, 2016 in Brighton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Having watched England’s dominant performance over Wales at the weekend; more specifically George Ford’s poor display at out-half, Cipriani must have been left feeling some what aggrieved that he was overlooked for a player that is misfiring on all cylinders. 📍South Africa ✈️✈️ pic.twitter.com/9liS3cgeuX — DannyCipriani (@DannyCipriani87) May 31, 2016 With only one kick from seven by Ford on the …

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The Millionaires’ Playground: Premiership Rugby Following In Football’s Footsteps

With the arrival of Bristol being confirmed after an aggregate victory over Doncaster in the Championship play-off final, the number of Premiership clubs with multi-millionaire backers is on the rise, emulating the extraordinary amount of investment from private owners in Premier League football. Newly-promoted Championship winners Bristol are owned by Stephen Lansdown, who also runs Bristol Sport, meaning he has …

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Sale Sharks Sign Former Lions And Wales Scrum-Half Mike Phillips

SALFORD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 1: Sale Sharks players congratulate Sam James, second from right, after he scored his side's first try of the match during the Aviva Premiership match between Sale Sharks and Northampton Saints at the AJ Bell Stadium on November 1, 2015 in Salford, England. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

Sale Sharks already boast one veteran scrum-half in their ranks, having awarded Ireland and Munster legend Peter Stringer the accolade of Player of the Season. However, it has been announced this morning that Stringer will be joined at the Premiership club next season by former Wales and Lions star Mike Phillips. BREAKING NEWS:@mikephillips009 signs for Sale Sharks! #JoinTheHunt pic.twitter.com/K3lZeaWcnp — …

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International Rugby: The World’s Oldest XV

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 27: Nick Easter of Harlequins is held by Kieran Brookes during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Harlequins at Franklin's Gardens on March 27, 2016 in Northampton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

As sports science within rugby continues to improve, some players seem to be able to prolong their careers more and more, year after year. Here, we have put together a XV containing the oldest players to have taken to the field in the Aviva Premiership, Pro 12, Top 14 and Super Rugby competitions. There are some very big names here, …

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Peter Stringer: The Story Of An Irish Sporting Injustice

RBS 6 Nations: Scotland v Ireland

Peter Stringer is just two appearances short of achieving a century of international caps. In a packed Lansdowne Road in February 2000, a crowd witnessed history but they didn’t know it yet. They would watch the debuts of two of Ireland’s sporting legends unfold. The 9 & 10 partnership for the ages. Peter Stringer and Ronan O’Gara. The pair did not look …

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Watch: Sale Prop Mujati’s Latest Vlog Is Hilarious And Fascinating In Equal Measure

Brian Mujati, the self-proclaimed ‘most shredded tighthead prop in world rugby’ will be eminently familiar to fans of Northampton Saints, where he spent four typically destructive years. By the same token, Leinster fans would need no reminding of his scrummaging masterclass in the 2011 Heineken Cup final. The Saints’ loss that day was certainly no fault of Mujati, although his …

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England’s Summer Tour: 3 Players Jones Should Pick Who Weren’t Selected For The Six Nations

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: Eddie Jones, the England head coach poses with the Six Nations trophy after their Grand Slam victory against France at Pennyhill Park on March 20, 2016 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Back in March, England had just conquered Europe under the guidance of their Australian mastermind of a coach, Eddie Jones. Once Billy Vunipola had stopped singing and dancing about their win, the minds of the England players were set firmly on their summer tour to Australia. It will be a tour where England can measure themselves up against the southern …

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List Of Confirmed Premiership Signings For The 2016/17 Season

Premiership sides have been very active in the transfer market. When Premiership Rugby announced that they had signed a lucrative broadcast agreement with BT Sports, fans began to expect a significant number of signings. Although Wasps missed out on David Pocock, they have not been disappointed, with the likes of Matt Toomua, Schalk Burger, Ben Te’o, Taulupe Faletau and Louis Picamoles all agreeing …

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Are England’s Northern Sides Destined To Be Feeder Clubs Forever?

SALFORD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Tommy Taylor of Sale Sharks is tackled by Kelly Brown of Saracens during the Aviva Premiership match between Sale Sharks and Saracens at AJ Bell Stadium on February 27, 2016 in Salford, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Despite only being represented through two clubs in the Aviva Premiership, the north of England has provided English rugby with a significant number of top quality players in the professional era and should be celebrated for its importance to the game. Currently Sale Sharks provide Josh Beaumont and Tommy Taylor to the England squad, the only players from northern sides …

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Crossing Codes: Has New Sale Acquisition Charnley Got What It Takes?

WIGAN, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 05: Josh Charnley of Wigan Warriors beats Julian Busquet and Glenn Stewart of Catalans Dragons during the First Utility Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Catalans Dragons at DW Stadium on February 5, 2016 in Wigan, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Sale Sharks recently announced the signing of England and Wigan winger Josh Charnley, who will arrive in Salford at the end of this year’s Super League season, adding his name to a growing list of ‘code-crossers’ looking to succeed in both variations of the game. Many players of differing positions and statures have attempted to bridge the gap between league …

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