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The #rugbyunited Premiership awards 2019

The majority of these awards I drafted last week, before the official Prem awards, and there are a few duplicates (and thus I feel vindicated in some of the choices!) There's also a trio of awards voted for by the #rugbyunited Twitterati and a few of the award...

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The #rugbyunited Team of the season

Been a while.... but tradition is tradition, so here's my team of the season. 1 Joe Marler - Harlequins - international retirement seems to have suited one of the games biggest characters. Hardly missed a game for Quins and usually played a blinder! 2 Harry Thacker -...

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Doddie5 ride

Unless you have been living under a rock, you'll have seen so much amazing fundraising being done by the My Name'5 Doddie charity over the past year or so, including the Cup being awarded following Wales v Scotland fixtures, to auctions, to sponsored walks, and the...

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Train with your heroes. Jono Ross

Jono Ross was speaking at a Gallagher ‘Train with your Heroes’ session at Lymm Rugby Club after their U15s side won a nationwide competition launched by Gallagher, a passionate community insurance broker and proud title partner of Premiership Rugby. It was...

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Let’s talk about something…..

Every year at almost exactly this time of year, I get tagged into the comments of a certain meme that is used to have a pop at people who tune in to watch the Six Nations but watch little to no rugby for the rest of the year. A few people, including our friends...

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DoN’t PaNiC! – Premiership clubs in Europe

Apparently the Premiership clubs in Europe have 'failed' again. Lot's of social media rejoicing, lot's of journalists and pundits pointing fingers at who's to blame, and even some coaches and players pleading that Premiership poverty has caused it. And I call...

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Gloucester v Munster. My favourite fixture

Over the past few weeks, I have been particularly vocal about the negativity an general twattery that goes on to social media about rugby. Yet nothing warms my cockles as a rugby fan than a damn good night at Kingsholm with my dad, a great bunch of mates, a couple of...

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Andrew Richardson talks Brexit, Ulster and the Pro14!

Well, questions are now being asked about Ulster after Brexit. Should they move south? Not a lot is known and until the 29th March I’m not sure any of us will know what the state of play will be. So let’s look at good old fashioned guess work: 1. Visas – if travel...

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