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Peter Jackson: Dr Ron still at the head of Grand Slam pack

It has been said of Dr Ronald Cove-Smith that he never turned up on a Saturday afternoon without his little black surgical bag to ensure..

January 31, 2014

Deadline looms for Anglo-Welsh league plan

England’s elite clubs and the four Welsh regions have signed contracts for a 16-team Aviva Premiership from next season and will announce..

January 28, 2014

Peter Jackson: Rookie 10s can shape outcome of Six Nations

The Six Nations cast for 2014 includes seven fly-halves who have yet to play in the tournament and seven more who cannot be sure of their..

January 24, 2014

Peter Jackson: Italy arrive in Wales on a wing and a blessing

Italy come to Cardiff for the opening match in the Six Nations next month armed with something different, a Papal blessing. Judged on their..

January 17, 2014

Now David Moffett flies back ‘to end war’ in Wales

David Moffett launches his one-man crusade to save Welsh rugby this week with a mighty declaration of intent: “I will end the war.”

January 15, 2014

Peter Jackson: Let’s spare a thought for Toggie and Tanky

Freddy ‘Tanky’ Turner captained Scotland one hundred years ago, a Liverpudlian by birth who worked in the family printing business and..

January 10, 2014

British and Irish option is Heineken alternative

A fresh attempt is being made to salvage a substitute tournament from the wreckage of Europe – a revised British and Irish Cup.

January 9, 2014

WRU ‘will move their top stars to England’

The Welsh Rugby Union is proposing to sign six players and loan them to English clubs as a consequence of the war with their regions.

January 7, 2014

Peter Jackson: Cliff was out of this world, but Barry was untouchable!

New Year gongs will be all the rage all too soon, a good enough excuse to enter the festive spirit and award a few of our own inspired by..

January 3, 2014

Freddie Burns will replace Toby Flood at Leicester Tigers next season

Freddie Burns will be playing for Leicester next season as the Tigers’ goal-kicking successor to Toby Flood.

December 31, 2013

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