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Wednesday, Jun 19

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2003 England Rugby World Cup winner looks unrecognisable after becoming body builder

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Former England Rugby World Cup winner Phil Vickery has unveiled a dramatically transformed physique as he gears up for bodybuilding competitions later this summer. Join the RUCK’s WhatsApp community here and get…

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England lock Maro Itoje reveals all about underlying health condition diagnosis

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Since making his debut during the 2016 Six Nations, few players have made as significant an impact as Maro Itoje. Join the RUCK’s WhatsApp community here and get the latest news sent…

“Can squat 350kg” – The five strongest rugby union beasts in the world

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Rugby is a sport where superhuman players will strike fear into their opposite numbers, be it with their colossal height, huge weight or Herculean strength. Join the RUCK’s WhatsApp community here and…

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“Showcase the Very Best” – Red Roses Legend Emily Scarratt Previews Gloucester-Hartpury vs Bristol Bears PWR Final

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The 2023/24 Premiership Women’s Rugby season comes to a close on Saturday, as Gloucester-Hartpury take on Bristol Bears Women with the title on the line. Gloucester-Hartpury are the reigning Allianz…

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Kevin Sinfield set to complete u-turn on his future, the ‘boys love him’

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A report today suggests that the RFU is considering extending Kevin Sinfield’s contract beyond the summer tour to Japan and New Zealand. Join the RUCK’s WhatsApp community here and get the latest…

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Dan Cole tells all about Mike Tindall’s dwarf-tossing ‘stag do’ during 2011 Rugby World Cup

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Veteran England prop Dan Cole continues to regret his involvement in one of the most infamous World Cups in sporting history. Join the RUCK’s WhatsApp community here and get the latest news…

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England legend Jason Robinson almost played for Six Nations rival instead

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Jason Robinson, one of England’s most iconic rugby figures, recently revealed that he once considered honouring his mother by playing for Scotland. Join the RUCK’s WhatsApp community here and get the latest…

“Advanced Talks” – Ex-England Prop Mako Vunipola Approached by French Top 14 Club

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The 2023/24 Premiership season certainly marked the end of an era for Saracens. With Owen Farrell not pursuing pastures new with Racing 92, another Saracens stalwart could be set with…

‘New Captain’ – Rassie Erasmus Names Springboks Squad to take on Wales at Twickenham

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South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus has named his first squad of the 2024 Summer Series, with the Springboks set to take on Wales this Saturday at Twickenham. Erasmus has…

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Top 5 most famous female rugby players on Instagram: Caslick…

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The women’s rugby scene is experiencing a surge in popularity, evident from the growing Instagram followings of top female rugby stars. In 2023, women’s rugby saw remarkable growth at all…

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Stuart Hogg’s return to rugby is confirmed, he’s signed a long-term contract

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Following his side avoiding relegation, Montpellier owner Mohed Altrad has confirmed that Stuart Hogg has signed with the Top 14 club. The former Scotland captain comes out of retirement, signing…

Tuesday, Jun 18

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Stuart Lancaster’s son set for blockbuster move, he could play for England’s Six Nations rival

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Stuart Lancaster’s overhaul of the Racing 92 squad is set to feature two notable additions, with his son, Dan Lancaster, and Sale Sharks stalwart Sam James nearing a move to…

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Gabby Logan’s Son Emerges as a Rugby Powerhouse, Eligible to Play for Three Nations

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Reuben Logan, the promising 18-year-old son of former Scotland wing Kenny Logan and renowned broadcaster Gabby Logan, is making waves in the rugby world. Join the RUCK’s WhatsApp community here and get…

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Ireland name 35-Player Ireland Men’s Squad For South Africa Tour

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Head Coach Andy Farrell has today named a 35-player Ireland Men’s squad for the upcoming Summer Tour to South Africa, captained by Peter O’Mahony. The squad will assemble at the IRFU High Performance…

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‘Back to Back Finals’ – Match Officials Confirmed for Bulls vs Glasgow Warriors in URC Grand Final

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One year after becoming the first Italian match official to referee a BKT United Rugby Championship Grand Final, Andrea Piardi has been appointed to this season’s showpiece decider in Pretoria…

Sam Burgess harshly named in England’s all-time worst rugby XV

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RUCK looks at the worst players to have ever pulled on a shirt for the Red Rose. First of all, we have to say that to play for England you have to be a very…

“Great Help from Joe” – Fin Baxter: England’s Next Break Out Prop Talks Marler Mentorship

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At just 22-years-old, loose-head prop Fin Baxter is progressing at a rate ahead of his years. Typically, the pillars of a senior scrummaging front row would come into their own…

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Statement: Sale Sharks have confirmed their list of leavers

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Sale Sharks can confirm the departure of ten players following the conclusion of the 2023/24 Gallagher Premiership season. The club has already confirmed the departures of Sam James, Manu Tuilagi,…

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“Baffling” – Everyone is saying the same thing about Steve Borthwick’s latest England selection

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England fans have been left scratching their heads after Steve Borthwick named an unusually high number of vice-captains in his latest squad announcement. The men in white are set to…

New Zealand Must Change Eligibility Rules To Succeed

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New Zealand, as a rugby nation, has very strict eligibility rules in place when it comes to qualifying to play for the All Blacks. However, after not winning the World…

“Backwards Step for Player Welfare” – Progressive Rugby Professor Calls Out Maro Itoje’s Inclusion for England against Japan

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Progressive Rugby, a non-profit rugby union lobby group, have called out the selection of Maro Itoje, for England’s Summer Series fixture against Japan. Steve Borthwick has named Itoje to start…

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“Help England win the Women’s World Cup” – PWR Chief Confirms New Season Structure for 2024/25

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Premiership Women’s Rugby have confirmed a restructured season for the 2024/25 campaign, with the aim to benefit the England squad’s Women’s Rugby World Cup preparations. The upcoming PWR season will…

‘Two Season Extension’ – Black Lion & Toyota Cheetahs to Remain in EPCR Challenge Cup

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European Professional Club Rugby have confirmed that Black Lion and the Toyota Cheetahs have had their invitations to participate in the Challenge Cupextended for the next two seasons. Black Lion…

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‘Deserves Springboks Call-Up’ – Sanele Nohamba Wins Vodacom URC Player of the Season Award – Dropped By Rassie Erasmus

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The 2024 United Rugby Championship Awards continue to be unveiled, with Emirates Lions back Sanele Nohamba named Vodacom URC Player of the Season 2024. This follows a fantastic campaign with…

Wales legend Adam Jones in contention for British & Irish Lions coaching role

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Adam Jones, the ex-Wales prop, has thrown his hat into the ring to become the scrum coach for Andy Farrell’s British and Irish Lions squad on their upcoming tour of…

‘Seven England Capped Players’ – Barbarians Confirm Squad to Play Fiji at Twickenham

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The Barbarians have confirmed their 23-player squad, for this weekend’s Killik Cup fixture against Fiji. Head coach Robbie Deans will lead a squad packed full of international talents from five…

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Statement: New Zealand rugby winger Connor Garden-Bachop dies aged 25

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New Zealand Super Rugby player Connor Garden-Bachop has died at the age of 25. Join the RUCK’s WhatsApp community here and get the latest news sent straight to your messages. Garden-Bachop passed…

‘West Country Rivals’ – Bristol Bears’ Abbie Ward & Dave Ward Ready for PWR Final vs Gloucester-Hartpury

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By Ben Thorne Bristol Bears Women head coach, Dave Ward, and co-captain Abbie Ward believe that they can defeat their West Country rivals, to win the Premiership Women’s Rugby title.…

STATEMENT: RFU Addresses Eddie Jones’ Claim of Influencing Steve Borthwick’s Team Selection

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Eddie Jones suggested that external pressures might have influenced the decision to choose Marcus Smith over Owen Farrell for the 2023 Six Nations match against France. Join the RUCK’s WhatsApp community…

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England Rugby World Cup winner gets married to long-term partner

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Level three personal trainer, fitness star, and motivational speaker Vicky Fleetwood is no stranger to the spotlight. As an international rugby player, she has captivated audiences with her dynamic performances.…