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Rugby player suffers spinal injuries after diving into pool

Rugby player suffers spinal injuries after diving into pool

Ed Jackson from Newport Dragons has suffered serious spinal injuries after diving into the shallow end of a swimming pool. The unfortunate incident occurred last month when he was attending a friend’s barbeque. The 28-year-old said: “After hitting my head on the bottom I realised I couldn’t swim to the surface because I’d lost movement […]

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Will’s Lions Round Up: No1

Will’s Lions Round Up: No1

This is my first article of my Lions series. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing all the gossip with you as the British and Ireland Lions prepare for the greatest test in world rugby – taking on New Zealand’s All Blacks. There were a few selection surprises in the Lions squad, especially the […]

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Ballet helping rugby players

Ballet helping rugby players

An under 19-rugby league team from Lancashire is using ballet in their training. Players from the Wigan Warriors club say it helps maintain their posture and strength. With its calm and gentle routines, ballet is usually thought of as being a girls’ activity, whereas rugby is often regarded as an action-packed mainly male sport, so […]

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Six Nations Rugby Tournament

Six Nations Rugby Tournament

First weekend of the half term holidays coming up. I reccomend getting comfy on Saturday afternoon and watching some world class rugby.

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Injured Billy Vunipola to miss Six Nations

Injured Billy Vunipola to miss Six Nations

England’s Six Nations’ prospects took a blow when their outstanding No 8, Billy Vunipola, injured his knee in last Saturday’s game against the Pumas. Even though they beat Argentina they lost their most valuable asset who has a torn cartilage. “Billy’s been absolutely fantastic for England over the last 11 months and we wish him […]

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Hogg is Six Nations Player of the Championship

Hogg is Six Nations Player of the Championship

Scotland’s full-back, Stuart Hogg gained 30% of the public votes to get the player of the tournament, runner-up was England’s No 8 Billy Vunipola, who had to content himself with the grand slam. The ‘Glasgow Warrior’, as they call him, helped Scotland win two games of their five Six Nations games, including a memorable victory […]

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The RFL must stand firm on wage caps

The RFL must stand firm on wage caps

This week has seen Salford City Reds charged with alleged breaches of the wage cap rule in rugby league and it may prove a bitter blow for the Red Devils. With a deduction potentially totalling to 20 points, their supposed scheming wages could derail their season. However, it seems a hearty punishment like this may […]

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Wounded Tiger to miss Six Nations

Wounded Tiger to miss Six Nations

Ed Slater is out for the start of Six Nations with a leg injury Just when he was catching the eye of the new England coach, Leicester Tigers forward Ed Slater has suffered a knee injury that will keep him out of the Six Nations Championship. He damaged the ligaments in his right knee in […]

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New Zealand rugby captain retires

New Zealand rugby captain retires

After an outstanding year, New Zealand captain Richie McCaw has announced that he is going to retire. The thirty-year-old flanker played a world record 148 tests, winning 131 of them and leading the All Blacks to two astonishing World Cup victories. But not only that, McCaw is also a three-time holder of the ‘World Player […]

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The Crybabies of Sport

The Crybabies of Sport

  Why do football players show their fear and rugby players don’t? Many sport fans wonder why football players show their fears and rugby players don’t, is it that footballers feel pain more acutely or do they just dive and fake? Everyone has different answers to that. One of the reasons rugby players don’t cry like […]

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