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“I didn’t even like rugby” – 5 England wonderkids that failed to make the grade and where they are now

FOR every Jonny Wilkinson and Owen Farrell there’s a number of players who don’t quite make…

“Manic aggression” – Alun Wyn Jones ranks his three toughest second-row opponents

Alun Wyn Jones has named the top three second-rowers he has come up against throughout his…

The 5 hardest rugby players of all-time have been ranked

Respected rugby scribe Brendan Gallagher has continued his fascinating series in which he ranks players from…

“I don’t play a silly game” – George North’s savage comeback to ex-footballer

George North delivered a savage put-down aimed at former England footballer Jamie Redknapp on the new…

GET TO KNOW THE REF: Aimee Barrett-Theron

Aimee joined refereeing as a former South African rugby union player. Fast tracked through the ranks,…

LIST: 5 rugby stars who lost a ton of weight after retiring

Here we have a look at five international rugby players who lost a ton of weight…

Ugo Monye: How ever rugby player fared on Strictly Come Dancing

TV presenter and sports pundit Ugo Monye has been confirmed as the final contestant on this…

Fans name the rugby players whose unfulfilled potential ‘upset them the most’

There’s nothing worse than seeing a talented player’s career fizzle out.  Whether that’s down to injury,…

Curry, Barbeary, Smith: Wales Online’s predicted Lions starting XV for 2025 tour

And then it was over. After a month of seemingly non-stop rugby, the 2021 British &…

“Going to be a superstar” – Warren Gatland ranks his three top breakout stars from Lions tour

Asked about the players that impressed him in South Africa, and who could form the core…

Liam Williams handed brutal player rating by Mike Brown after ‘missed opportunity’

A look through Mike Brown’s player ratings from the British and Irish Lions agonising defeat in…

Jeremy Guscott selects three Englishmen in his Lions XV

England and Lions legend Jeremy Guscott picked his Lions XV for the first test in his…

Warren Gatland calls up two reinforcements to British & Irish Lions squad

Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones and Ireland hooker Ronan Kelleher will join-up with The British &…

Lions team to play South Africa A: Gatland makes 12 changes

Lions team to play South Africa A: Conor Murray is named skipper of a starting XV…

Sir Clive Woodward names his five nailed-on Lions Test starters

Here’s who legendary coach Sir Clive Woodward believes is a certainty for Warren Gatland’s British &…