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Rugby Round-up: Week 3

Rugby Round-up: Week 3

For northern hemisphere teams, this weekend marked the end of a long rugby season. Feelings on the long trek home will be mixed. The first match was Samoa v Scotland. After winning all of their games so far could they make it three wins? Laidlaw converted a first half try by Joe Ansbro and then kicked a penalty. Samoa’s fly […]

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Rugby Roundup

The first match was Fiji v Scotland. Scotland had a new sign (Tim Visser) who scored two tries on his first international debut the young guns seem to be firing away lately. The first try was by Greig Laidlaw and then followed by Visser’s first try. Then a penalty try for Scotland and a try for Fiji made the half-time […]

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Rugby Round Up

Last week, England, Wales, Ireland, and Scotland jetted off to take on the might of the Southern Hemisphere. So far, and to the surprise of many, only Scotland have tasted success. The first match was Australia v Scotland, who won a strange match, played in terrible conditions, 9-6. In that game it was just penalty kicking with the last score […]

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Falcons avoid relegation

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has decided that London Welsh rugby team has not reached the minimum standards criteria to move up into the Premiership. The main problem is caused by them not having an up to standard ground with room for 10,000 spectators. London Welsh were forced to look for alternative venues with a larger capacity because their home […]

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Rugby Semi-Final Action

Earlier today four teams battled their way to try and go into the final at Twickenham; the games were brilliant! The matches were Harlequins v Northampton Saints and Leicester Tigers v Saracens the final scores were 25-23 to Harlequins and 24-15 to Leicester. The only try scorers in the Saracens v Leicester match were: Steve Mafi and Alesana Tuilangi both […]

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Junior News meets Rugby’s Top Man

Junior News meets Rugby’s Top Man

Last December, the Rugby Football Union announced the appointment of Ian Ritchie as its new chief executive. The former Wimbledon tennis boss was put in charge of rebuilding the RFU, after England’s shocking showing, on and off the field, at the 2011 World Cup. Yesterday, Ian toured Notts, Lincs & Derbyshire and reporter Craig, the Rugby Correspondent for Junior News, caught […]

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Leicester Tigers win the LV Cup

This weekend Leicester Tigers won the LV Cup beating their East Midland’s rivals Northampton Saints. The match was played at Sixways (England Saxons’ rugby pitch) and the pressure was on the Tigers with nearly half the team missing because of the Six Nations. The first try in the game was by Steve Mafi, the only try scorer in the first […]

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Wales get the Grand Slam

Wales get the Grand Slam

Wales head coach, Warren Gatland, has trained Wales well this year. In the Six Nations, they have played fantastically well and not lost a match. They beat England, France, Scotland, Italy and Ireland- all very good sides. England defeated Ireland 30-9 at  a very soddenTwickenham, but they couldn’t come first after Wales’s win earlier in the day. England won’t be […]

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New location for Lincoln Rugby Club

Lincoln Rugby Cub has decided to move from its current location at Lindum Sports Club to a new 32 acre plot of land on Lodge Lane in Nettleham. Work has already begun and the club is hopeful that it will be ready in September 2012. The old plot of land has become too small for the number of members at […]

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