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The year’s internationals are over but it’s straight into important European Cup matches from Friday onwards.
After the bottom two sides Grenoble and Bayonne suffered yet another defeat, we look at their chances of avoiding relegation.
In the latest edition of our series, we look back at this week in history and pick out a key moment from rugby’s archives.
It’s that time again for Video of the Week, bringing you standout footage you may have missed over the last few days.
For a Tier 2 nation like Romania, Rugby World Cups are hugely important and the only chance to shine on the world stage.
It’s that time again! Before demolishing the Christmas turkey, it’s time to reflect on the year gone by and pick your Readers’ Team of the Year.
Our resident analyst returns to focus on the weak spots for England to work after finishing the year unbeaten.
Pat Lam’s request to void the final year of his contract has come as a shock to all involved with both Connacht and Irish Rugby.
This week we will be mostly concerning ourselves with diminishing pools of talent, resurgent Englishmen and armchair medics.
Factoring in the best performances from November (and England’s win over Australia in December) here is our all-star XV.