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Six Nations opening weekend – quick-fire review

The Six Nations tournament got off to an action-packed start, with England and Wales both giving convincing performances. Take a look at our quick-fire review of the matches….. Italy 15- England 46 England’s early tries, courtesy of Anthony Watson set England on their way. Italy managed to fight back to within 12 points with a mere 20 minutes to go. However, a late break from Sam Simmonds...
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European Champions & Challenge Cup: last weekend’s action and quarter-final predictions….

The drama of the European Champions and Challenge Cup is in full swing, with the quarter-finals matches now announced. We round up some of last weekend’s action and look ahead to what promises to be an exciting Easter weekend in the Champions Cup…                                 Saracens vs Northampton Saints...
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Why go on a rugby tour with Sports Travel South West 2018? Top 5 reasons

Why go on a rugby tour with Sports Travel South West 2018? Top 5 reasons…. Thinking about the memories you’re going to make in 2018? A rugby tour is an opportunity to discover new things, enjoy the game you love and meet some interesting people – read on for more reasons to embark on a rugby tour this year. Make bonds with your team off the pitch – a tour is a great...
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New year, new you! Health and fitness advice for 2018

The start of a new year is sometimes intimidating and the prospect of change can be challenging. We’ve put together some useful information to give you healthy food for thought when thinking about the year ahead… Sleep, sleep sleep! Experts say we should be getting a solid 8 hours sleep every night in order to be on top form. If you’re a keen sportsperson this is particularly...
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England defeated at the Ashes in Australia

England have lost the Ashes in Australia before Christmas in a 0-3 defeat: England 403 & 218, Australia 662-9d.  England captain Joe Root avowed that his side had been outshone by Australia, following a 41-run defeat in Perth. Steve Smith and Josh Hazelwood put in particularly noteworthy performances with the former scoring a hefty 239 (the highest in test score history) which put a...
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