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Fresh Doping Investigation Rocks France And Racing 92 Pair

Northampton Saints v Racing 92 - European Rugby Champions Cup

Top 14 side Racing 92 has become further embroiled in doping controversy as Yannick Nyanga and Brice Dulin have both reportedly been flagged in relation to abnormalities with  samples before Christmas. The pair have, according to French media including L’Equipe and Eurosport’s RugbyRama, been flagged by the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) following routine anti-doping controls for the substance higenamine. This …

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Top England Prospect Ellis Genge Commits Himself to Leicester

England Training Session

Since making the switch to Leicester Tigers last year, Ellis Genge has seen his promising kick into high gear. Now, despite his mentor Richard Cockerill’s departure from the Tigers, Genge is eager to commit his future to the club. The 21-year-old was brought to Leicester by Cockerill last season from Bristol and since joining the club, has steadily improved to …

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France And Scotland Unveil Exciting Six Nations Squads

Scotland v France - RBS Six Nations

Vern Cotter has arguably named the strongest Scottish squad this decade ahead of the 2017 Six Nations. As expected, the Glasgow Warriors dominate Cotter’s selection, having had 16 players selected in the kiwi’s 37 man squad. Indeed, it is in midfield where Scotland are particularly strong, where Huw Jones is putting serious pressure on the likes of Mark Bennett, Alex Dunbar and Duncan Taylor following his …

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What Is Elliot Daly’s Best Position For England?

England v South Africa - International Match

England tyro Elliot Daly has already played in two positions for his country in his fledging international career and could line up for the national team at fullback as well, but where on the pitch would be best for him, his country and his future? We assess his options. Whilst Daly is a prodigious talent and has been impressive for …

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Dylan Hartley Must Complete Fitness Test In Order To Start For England In Six Nations

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 14: Dylan Hartley of England looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Italy at Twickenham Stadium on February 14, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

England captain Dylan Hartley must prove his fitness in order to start against France in the Six Nations. The hooker is currently serving a six-week ban for striking Leinster flanker Sean O’Brien in the European Champions Cup. This means that the tie with France would be his first bit of action since early December. With Jamie George impressing for Saracens, Eddie …

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Eddie Jones Expected To Name Injured Trio In England’s Six Nations Squad

England v Australia - Old Mutual Wealth Series

Although England maybe the defending Grand Slam champions and are coming off the back of an undefeated year, Eddie Jones’ side maybe a little vulnerable coming into this season’s Six Nations. Jones will definitely be without Billy Vunipola and Chris Robshaw, while the participation of Mako Vunipola and Joe Marler in the early rounds of the Championship is in doubt. In …

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