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Rugby union: talking points from the Premiership and international action

Gloucester’s Ollie Thorley and Harlequins’ Alex Dombrandt made their mark but scrums remain a mess – ask Jamie George Related: Pools of intrigue: how the Rugby World Cup groups stack up | Paul Rees Continue reading…

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Rugby union: talking points from the Premiership and international action

Gloucester’s Ollie Thorley and Harlequins’ Alex Dombrandt made their mark but scrums remain a mess – ask Jamie George Related: Pools of intrigue: how the Rugby World Cup groups stack up | Paul Rees Continue reading…

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George North: ‘I had to get back to my best. That meant being in Wales’

The wing believes his move to the Ospreys – after five years at Northampton – will protect his health before the World CupThere are few more stirring sights in the game than George North in full stride, head back, with the ball tucked under his outside…

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Football League roundup: Portsmouth stay top, Forest Green lose record

Tom Naylor and Gareth Evans goals earn Portsmouth winInjury-time winner ruins Forest Green record Portsmouth’s momentum at the top of the table is growing following their ninth win of the season, a 2-1 defeat of AFC Wimbledon. The visitors enjoyed seve…

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Rugby union: talking points from the weekend action

Joe Cokanasiga will bring bulk to England’s backline and Billy Vunipola does the game a good turnAlready it seems likely Joe Cokanasiga will win his first England cap this autumn and the smart money would be on him doing so against Japan in the third m…

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Jonny May injury mars Leicester’s dismantling of Northampton

• Leicester 23-15 Northampton• Tries from Ben Youngs and Jordan Olowofela score for TigersRugby’s high casualty rate was again exposed during a match that was played here to raise money for Northampton‘s former Australia centre Rob Horne, whose career …

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Tom Youngs: ‘When my wife was ill, rugby was a release for me’

The Leicester captain feels like he is getting back to his old self after coming through a period of intense stress and emotionSometimes we forget that rugby is just a game and those who play it are human beings. The outcome of Northampton’s game again…

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Northampton’s Twickenham tribute to Rob Horne after horror injury

Australian centre’s right arm was left paralysed following a collision while he was playing for Northampton against Leicester at Welford Road last seasonFew Australians, Eddie Jones included, receive heartfelt standing ovations at Twickenham but this w…

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Rugby union: talking points from the Premiership’s weekend action

The high-scoring extravaganzas should be enjoyed while they last but it seems nobody will get anywhere near the top twoWe know it will not last once the winter bites, but this has been quite the September if a points frenzy is your thing. This match wa…

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Northampton secure victory in breathless encounter at Bristol

• Bristol 40-45 Northampton• Sheedy scores 15 points after replacing Ian MadiganAnother weekend, another points fest. This one topped 80, the odd try in 11 earning Northampton their second win of the season. Under Chris Boyd, the improvement in their g…

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Rugby union: talking points from the Premiership’s weekend action

Kiwi coaches deliver a very British contest, Joe Marler left to count his blessings, and the amazing jet-set Willie le RouxTwo New Zealand coaches presided over an old-school British game in which the set pieces shaped the outcome. Todd Blackadder is i…

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Bath hang on for first home win as Saints’ Dan Biggar misses final kick

• Bath 17-15 Northampton• Home side move up to fourth in Premiership tableCrisis? What Crisis? After the opening night shambles at Bristol, Bath moved into the play-off positions by coming from behind to defeat Northampton in the wind and rain at the R…

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Bath hang on for first home win as Saints’ Dan Biggar misses final kick

• Bath 17-15 Northampton• Home side move up to fourth in Premiership tableCrisis? What Crisis? After the opening night shambles at Bristol, Bath moved into the play-off positions by coming from behind to defeat Northampton in the wind and rain at the R…

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Rugby union: talking points from the Premiership’s weekend action

Exeter’s strength in depth shines through, Northampton loves Taqele Naiyaravoro, and Aled Brew ‘won’t be doing that again’ Related: Controversial Leicester red card spoils eight-try classic as Wasps prevail Continue reading…

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David Strettle’s late tries a bonus for Saracens at Northampton

• Northampton 27-38 Saracens• Saints giant wing makes instant impactMuch was made in the build-up of the size of Northampton’s Australian international wing Taqele Naiyaravoro, but even approaching 20st he was no heavier than the four defeats the Saint…

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Rugby union: talking points from the Premiership’s weekend action

Dylan Hartley makes an impact, Brad Shields suffers injury blow and George Smith’s red card proves costly for BristolGeorge Smith’s red card against Saracens has split opinion. Bristol’s Pat Lamis among those to think a yellow card would have sufficed …

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Northampton up and running as Dylan Hartley try helps beat Harlequins

• Northampton 25-18 Harlequins • Dan Biggar’s accuracy lifts SaintsDylan Hartley gave the watching Eddie Jones some timely encouragement by scoring his first Premiership try since December last year to help Northampton secure their opening win of the n…

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Rugby union: talking points from the Premiership’s opening weekend

New signings Danny Cipriani and Dan Biggar faced off, Will Skelton impressed for Saracens and Worcester ran Wasps closeThere are plenty of high-profile fixtures heading to Newcastle over the next 12 months, with the city to host this season’s European …

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Danny Cipriani makes an instant impact as Gloucester take flight against Saints

• Gloucester 27-16 Northampton• Chris Boyd’s new team stumbleThere was never any danger of what happened in Jersey cowing Danny Cipriani. England’s fly-half marked his competitive debut for Gloucester by showing typical virtuosity, influencing the matc…

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Premiership looks like 10 in a scrum plus Saracens and Exeter on top | Robert Kitson

There are sure to be some seriously displeased club owners in the table’s bottom half, given how even the 2018-19 Premiership looks aside from Saracens and ExeterThe Strictly Come Dancing sequins and heels may be absent but in every other respect club …