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Michael Lynagh's All-Time England XV - Telegraph

Michael Lynagh's All-Time England XV - Telegraph | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Slideshow: Michael Lynagh, who caused England untold heartache during his playing career, selects his all-time Red Rose XV.
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Hook: Playing in France has improved me

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Wales' James Hook is adamant his move to France has improved him as a player though would not be drawn on Perpignan's decision to block him from playing against Australia on November 30
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England prop Dan Cole returns to Leicester Tigers ready to prove point against London Irish in Premiership

England prop Dan Cole returns to Leicester Tigers ready to prove point against London Irish in Premiership | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Leicester prop still upset after Stuart Lancaster dropped him to the bench for Argentina Test.
    
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England v Argentina: player ratings

England v Argentina: player ratings | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Dylan Hartley was a stand-out performer for England but Chris Ashton wasted his last international chance.
    
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South Africa see off bruised Welsh

South Africa see off bruised Welsh | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
South Africa put three tries on Wales as they secured a 24-15 win at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff
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England win on Alphonsi return

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Maggie Alphonsi scored on her return to the national team as England Women recorded an impressive 40-20 hammering of France
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Rugby Union: Shaun Edwards savouring Springbok clash - Daily Star

Rugby Union: Shaun Edwards savouring Springbok clash - Daily Star | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
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Rugby Union: Shaun Edwards savouring Springbok clash
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Edwards said: “If you like your rugby gladiatorial, then get a ticket because this will be no place for the faint-hearted.
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Saracens take the lead thanks to Charlie Hodgson - Express.co.uk

Saracens take the lead thanks to Charlie Hodgson - Express.co.uk | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Evening Standard
Saracens take the lead thanks to Charlie Hodgson
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“He hadn't played for two and a half months and to play that well was fantastic,” said director of rugby Mark McCall. David Strettle crossed twice for Saracens.
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England v Australia: Stuart Lancaster 'delighted' to give Joel Tomkins debut

England v Australia: Stuart Lancaster 'delighted' to give Joel Tomkins debut | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
England head coach Stuart Lancaster says former Wigan Warriors and England rugby league player Joel Tomkins has been "excellent" in training
    
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England v Australia: Quade Cooper at home in Ewen McKenzie's Wallabies ahead of QBE internationals

England v Australia: Quade Cooper at home in Ewen McKenzie's Wallabies ahead of QBE internationals | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Quade Cooper's Australia career seemed to be over but the fly-half has fought back and is vice-captain for Saturday's Test against England.
    
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Harlequins put Sharks to the sword

Harlequins put Sharks to the sword | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Two second-half tries were enough to hand Harlequins a 24-3 win over Sale Sharks at the Twickenham Stoop on Saturday
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Phillips sacked for drunken training appearance

Phillips sacked for drunken training appearance | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Welsh international scrum-half Mike Phillips has been sacked by French club Bayonne after being accused of turning up drunk at a training session, a source at the club told AFP
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Wales’ Autumn of Promise

Wales’ Autumn of Promise | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Rhys Hopkins says Wales have all the right ingredients to take some Southern Hemisphere scalps this autumn
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Roy Hodgson invited to speak to England rugby squad in build-up to autumn internationals

Roy Hodgson invited to speak to England rugby squad in build-up to autumn internationals | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
England coach Stuart Lancaster has invited football counterpart to share feel-good factor ahead of QBE series.
    
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Premiership Rugby given assurances Top 14 clubs remain committed to breakaway Rugby Champions Cup

Premiership Rugby given assurances Top 14 clubs remain committed to breakaway Rugby Champions Cup | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
A meeting between the French, Irish, Welsh, Scottish and Italian unions in Dublin on Thursday could be pivotal to the future of European rugby.
    
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Jason Robinson says rugby league gave him the attacking skills to succeed in rugby union

Jason Robinson says rugby league gave him the attacking skills to succeed in rugby union | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Rugby Union: Dual-code England legend says rugby league gave him the attacking skills to succeed union.
    
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Lancaster wants improvement in game management

Lancaster wants improvement in game management | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
England boss Stuart Lancaster said there was no "jumping up and down" after their 31-12 win over Argentina on Saturday
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Davies ruled out for remainder of autumn

Davies ruled out for remainder of autumn | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Wales will have to do without centre Jonathan Davies for the rest of the autumn international series as Warren Gatland's side were hit by a string of injuries during their 24-15 defeat to South Africa.
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Rugby Union: Billy Twelvetrees set for Argie battle - Daily Star

Rugby Union: Billy Twelvetrees set for Argie battle - Daily Star | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
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Rugby Union: Billy Twelvetrees set for Argie battle
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Head coach Stuart Lancaster hinted after Saturday's defeat of Australia that the Gloucester man could be axed, as his missed tackle handed the Wallabies their only try.
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I can get better - O'Connor - Express.co.uk

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I can get better - O'Connor
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O'Connor, who has amassed 223 points from 44 caps, had his contract with the Australian Rugby Union torn up following his alleged drunken behaviour at Perth Airport earlier this year.
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Comment on England v Australia: 5 things we learned by stu

Comment on England v Australia: 5 things we learned by stu | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Just read on the news that Anthony Watson has been called into the camp, something Woodward said he would do if still in charge…I think I know where Lancaster is getting his ideas!
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England v Australia: Lee Dickson says regular rejection spurred him to add a new dimension to his game

England v Australia: Lee Dickson says regular rejection spurred him to add a new dimension to his game | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Recalled scrum-half used his constant early journeys home from England camps last season to plot how he could come back a better player.
    
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Wilkinson misfires as Toulon fall to Toulouse

Wilkinson misfires as Toulon fall to Toulouse | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Jonny Wilkinson missed three kicks at the death as Toulon fell to a 13-12 defeat at Toulouse on Saturday
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Super Saints smash Saracens

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Northampton produced their best performance of the season as they smashed league-leaders Saracens 41-20 at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday
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Clubs issue lukewarm response to unions’ statements

Clubs issue lukewarm response to unions’ statements | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
The English and French clubs have issued a cautious response to the Unions' statements yesterday
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Joel Tomkins aims for England first XV in autumn Tests

Joel Tomkins aims for England first XV in autumn Tests | The World of Rugby Football Union | Scoop.it
Centre describes England call-up as career highlight but he is already aiming higher, writes Gavin Mairs.
    
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