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Newcastle are still in last place following a heavy defeat against Leicester.

Newcastle experienced yet another hopeless afternoon as they suffered their eighth consecutive loss in the Premiership this season, leaving them firmly at the bottom of the standings. Leicester secured a dominant victory with seven tries, three of which were scored…

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The sport of Rugby and its players face a looming shadow due to brain injury cases.

A There is already a sense of division between Tier 1 and Tier 2 in the competition we could refer to as Rugby versus Its Players. Skills and fairness are disregarded; power and resources often prevail. This is not to…

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Northampton, led by Sleightholme and Mitchell, secure a win against Saracens.

Last year at this time, Northampton lost to Saracens after giving up a 22-point lead in the last quarter. However, this time they were able to hold on and prevent a similar defeat. With only a 13-0 lead as the…

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Bath’s Alfie Barbeary scored twice to lead his team to victory against Exeter in a local rivalry match. This win earned Bath bragging rights over their opponents.

After a tumultuous week for English rugby, everyone was in need of some festive spirit along the River Avon. The weather was far from warm, but the intense and lively match between local rivals provided enough excitement to keep everyone…

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The variety of players involved highlights the extent of harm being claimed in the legal action against World Rugby. This is according to sports journalist Andy Bull.

I The identities of 207 additional players involved in a legal case against World Rugby, as well as the English and Welsh national unions, have been made public. This is the first time that the public is gaining a clear…

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The departure of Eddie Jones has resulted in a £4.7m increase in costs for the RFU.

The annual report for the Rugby Football Union for the year ending June 2023 revealed that the decision to dismiss Eddie Jones and appoint Steve Borthwick resulted in a rise of approximately £5 million in England’s expenses. In December 2022,…

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Phil Vickery and Gavin Henson are among a group of rugby players involved in a lawsuit regarding brain injuries.

Phil Vickery, Mark Regan, and Gavin Henson, all members of England and Wales’ rugby teams, are part of a group of 295 players who are suing World Rugby, the Rugby Football Union, and the Wales Rugby Union due to symptoms…

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Lawes insists that RFU needs to increase their efforts and offer competitive salaries to retain top players within England.

One could argue that this season of English rugby has been defined by the World Cup at the beginning, but the more significant discussions regarding the sport’s future in the country will happen behind the scenes. The Professional Game Agreement,…

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Nick Afoa stated, “It was either succeed or fail – and I failed.”

A When Nick Afoa was young, he dreamed of traveling the world, not as a musical theater performer like he is now, but as a successful rugby player. As we left AAMI stadium and drove under the colorful rings on…