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Coaching Culture At Leicester Tigers Said To Be “Toxic” As Richard Cockerill Is Set To Be Sacked

Leicester Tigers v Racing 92 - European Rugby Champions Cup

Richard Cockerill’s time in charge of the Leicester Tigers looks to be coming to an end. Despite lying fourth in the Premiership, the Leicester Tigers have struggled for consistency throughout the opening months of the season. Although the Tigers have been unable to field their first choice center partnership of Manu Tuilagi and Matt Toomua due to injury, Cockerill’s side have …

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Sale Announce Denny Solomona Signing In Controversial Circumstances

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 04: Denny Solomona of the Storm takes a high ball during the round eight Holden Cup match between the Melbourne Storm and the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park on May 4, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Sale Sharks have announced the signing of Denny Solomona. The New Zealand-born Samoa international has put pen to paper on a three-year deal with the Premiership side, albeit in controversial circumstances. [email protected] signs for Sale Sharks! Read more here: https://t.co/XaNLnlneuN #JoinTheHunt pic.twitter.com/Zt3zHkVyKL — Sale Sharks (@SaleSharksRugby) December 13, 2016 Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond said of his new signing: …

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The Midlands England XV

Having already created a team based on players born and/or bred in the North of England, we now move our focus on to those individuals who come from the Midlands. 1) Alex Waller Born in Kettering, Northamptonshire, the young English loosehead went through his club’s academy before going on to make over 150 appearances for his club. Many Saints fans …

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An Uncapped England XV To Take On The World

Do England have enough depth to be able to select a team of uncapped players capable of challenging some of the best teams in the world? We’ve put together a team of some of the most promising young names in the English game. 1) Alex Waller The Northampton Saints loosehead has been close to an England call-up before; Stuart Lancaster …

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England Call Up Josh Beaumont

Sale Sharks’ number eight Josh Beaumont has been called up to the England squad as an injury replacement for Courtney Lawes, the RFU has announced. Lawes will remain with the squad over the next couple of weeks and will fly out to Portugal with the squad as part of their preparations. Beaumont himself will fly out to Portugal to join …

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The Fly Half Merry-Go-Round George Ford’s Possible Departure From Bath Could Trigger

Wasps v Bath Rugby - European Rugby Champions Cup

There has been a great deal of speculation over the future of George Ford. Despite having a contract that is not set to expire until the summer of 2018, since Mike Ford’s departure from Bath last season, speculation has hung over George’s future at Bath. Throughout the last number of weeks, clubs such as the Sale Sharks, Leicester Tigers, Northampton Saints, …

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European Rugby Champions Cup: As It Stands After Round Two

BARNET, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Michael Rhodes of Saracens is congratulated after scoring a try during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Saracens and Scarlets at Allianz Park on October 22, 2016 in Barnet, United Kingdom. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Twenty European clubs have completed two rounds of the pool stages of the European Rugby Champions Cup. After round two, does anyone stand out? With a third of the pool games completed and the knockout stages being determined via a table, the 20 team table has been produced as a result of the first two fixtures. Information has been gathered via http://www.epcrugby.com/europeanrugbychampionscup/pools/index.php European …

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The ‘Proper’ Northern England XV

Previously we’ve looked at dividing England’s player base into two teams of ‘north’ and ‘south’, but this time we’ve put together a team of players born and bred in the north of the country, and it’s not a bad looking side at all. 1) Davey Wilson Wilson normally plays at tighthead, but he can also cover loosehead as well. Wilson …

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