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Northern Echo
Who is the greatest British sportsman of all time?I know straight away what some people will say – darts isn’t a sport. Well, it
Who is the greatest British sportsman of all time?
Northern Echo / Posted 3 hours ago
I know straight away what some people will say – darts isn’t a sport. Well, it is, and over the course of more than two-and-a-half decades, Taylor has been instrumental in transforming its status from a washed-up pursuit dreaming of its 80s heyday to... Read more
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express
Martin Johnson: England must deal with familiar feelings at home World Cup MARTIN JOHNSON believes England’s home World Cup offers a challenge for the s
Martin Johnson: England must deal with familiar feelings at home World Cup
express / Posted 18 hours ago
MARTIN JOHNSON believes England’s home World Cup offers a challenge for the squad not experienced in previous tournaments. Martin Johnson (centre) with Matt Dawson (left)... Read more
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Evening Standard
England fans show their World Cup support in #WearTheRose campaignRugby fans have thrown their support behind England's bid to win the World Cup
England fans show their World Cup support in #WearTheRose campaign
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Rugby fans have thrown their support behind England's bid to win the World Cup on home soil as part of the #WearTheRose campaign. Stuart Lancaster has settled on his final selection for the tournament and England entertain Ireland in their final... Read more
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iol.co.za
Welsh tale of Red DragonsINDEPENDENT MEDIALlangoed Hall was the seat of the first Welsh government and i
Welsh tale of Red Dragons
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIALlangoed Hall was the seat of the first Welsh government and is now a Michelin-rated country house hotel. Cardiff - When the sonorous singing swells through the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff next month, you will know that, win or... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Perfectionist Florian Thauvin is the Jonny Wilkinson of Newcastle UnitedFlorian Thauvin has revealed he is taking the Jonny Wilkinson route to success
Perfectionist Florian Thauvin is the Jonny Wilkinson of Newcastle United
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
Florian Thauvin has revealed he is taking the Jonny Wilkinson route to success at Newcastle. The Magpies' France Under-21 winger has to be dragged off the training pitch – because of his obsession with hitting the perfect free-kick. He has been... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend's action1) Bolasie personifies Palace renaissance under Pardew Instinct is to linger o
Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend's action
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
1) Bolasie personifies Palace renaissance under Pardew Instinct is to linger on Chelsea’s sudden and uncharacteristic deficiencies, but they were beaten by the more incisive, fluent side on Saturday with Crystal Palace’s cause very clear. Alan... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Ex AB's bar 'insult to Maori culture'The 57-test star is preparing to open the sports bar in his home city of Toulou
Ex AB's bar 'insult to Maori culture'
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
The 57-test star is preparing to open the sports bar in his home city of Toulouse, and there are also plans to extend to other French cities. But Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell and his predecessor Sir Pita Sharples have criticised its... Read more
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walesonline
The Warren Gatland Wales v Ireland Q&A: That was impressive...now I have to make some tough decisions in the next 24 hoursQ: How close was that to what you were looking from this game? A: It was a goo
The Warren Gatland Wales v Ireland Q&A: That was impressive...now I have to make some tough decisions in the next 24 hours
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
Q: How close was that to what you were looking from this game? A: It was a good performance. There was a little bit of rustiness as well, a bit of heart-stopping stuff. I joked in the box, with three minutes to go, and said “The next three minutes... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Former All Black's rugby pub 'an insult to Maori culture'Former All Black Byron Kelleher offends with rugby-themed alehouse in France.
Former All Black's rugby pub 'an insult to Maori culture'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Former All Black Byron Kelleher offends with rugby-themed alehouse in France. Byron Kelleher launched Haka Corner and promoted an online haka challenge. Photo / NZPA Former All Black Byron Kelleher has been slammed for cultural insensitivity over... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle United coach Steve Black has got in spot on once againSteve Black could talk for England as well as guide them. He did so with Wales
Newcastle United coach Steve Black has got in spot on once again
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
Steve Black could talk for England as well as guide them. He did so with Wales and the British Lions, Kevin Keegan and United’s Entertainers, Rob Andrew and Newcastle Falcons. Now Blackie’s back employed at St James’ Park and this week he was the... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
World Cup winner Matt Dawson backs Ben Youngs to be England’s starting scrum-halfEngland 2003 World Cup winner Matt Dawson is backing Ben Youngs to be England's
World Cup winner Matt Dawson backs Ben Youngs to be England’s starting scrum-half
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 6 days ago
England 2003 World Cup winner Matt Dawson is backing Ben Youngs to be England's main scrum-half at the upcoming World Cup. Picture: PA Friday, August 28, 2015 The... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
World Cup winner Matt Dawson backs Ben Youngs to be England’s starting scrum-half England 2003 World Cup winner Matt Dawson is backing Ben Youngs to be England
World Cup winner Matt Dawson backs Ben Youngs to be England’s starting scrum-half
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
England 2003 World Cup winner Matt Dawson is backing Ben Youngs to be England's main scrum-half at the upcoming World Cup. Picture: PA The battle for the England... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
George North poised to set new youngest player to reach 50 caps world record Wales wing George North will become the youngest player in rugby union histor
George North poised to set new youngest player to reach 50 caps world record
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Wales wing George North will become the youngest player in rugby union history to reach 50 caps when he lines up against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday Wales star George... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
World Cup winner Matt Dawson backs Ben Youngs to be England’s starting scrum-half England 2003 World Cup winner Matt Dawson is backing Ben Youngs to be England
World Cup winner Matt Dawson backs Ben Youngs to be England’s starting scrum-half
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 6 days ago
England 2003 World Cup winner Matt Dawson is backing Ben Youngs to be England's main scrum-half at the upcoming World Cup. Picture: PA Friday, August 28, 2015 The... Read more
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SportsFan
North to set world rugby mark for WalesStar Welsh winger George North, in his rugby comeback in Saturday's Test agains
North to set world rugby mark for Wales
SportsFan / Posted 6 days ago
Star Welsh winger George North, in his rugby comeback in Saturday's Test against Ireland, will break a world record held by Australian Joe Roff. At 23 years and 138 days, the Northampton flyer will become the youngest player in rugby Test history to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How Henry Slade the rank outsider bolted through on the England railsSlade was far from calm when he awoke Thursday morning with his World Cup hopes
How Henry Slade the rank outsider bolted through on the England rails
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Slade was far from calm when he awoke Thursday morning with his World Cup hopes still in the air. He was one of eight players who went to bed on Wednesday night without knowing if they had made the cut. After receiving a text message from Lancaster... Read more
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The Sport Review
Matt Dawson: England must resolve half-back conundrumMatt Dawson is worried the England half-back conundrum facing boss Stuart Lanca
Matt Dawson: England must resolve half-back conundrum
The Sport Review / Posted 7 days ago
Matt Dawson is worried the England half-back conundrum facing boss Stuart Lancaster next month is in danger of derailing the World Cup challenge. Dawson, who has 77 England caps and a further seven for the British & Irish Lions, was a mainstay of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Danny Cipriani axed from England World Cup 2015 squad: Telegraph readers reactOthers have pointed to Cipriani's improved attitude and shedding of his badboy
Danny Cipriani axed from England World Cup 2015 squad: Telegraph readers react
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Others have pointed to Cipriani's improved attitude and shedding of his badboy reputation as further evidence that he should have been picked. A few readers have even compared Cipriani to the great Jonny Wilkinson. In the poll running alongside the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Cipriani out of World Cup contentionFormer Melbourne Rebels playmaker Danny Cipriani looks set to be left out of En
Cipriani out of World Cup contention
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Former Melbourne Rebels playmaker Danny Cipriani looks set to be left out of England's squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup. The mercurial 27-year-old Sale five-eighth pressed his case for inclusion in a 31-man squad that will be announced by... Read more
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iol.co.za
No RWC for England’s CiprianiReutersDanny Cipriani had been omitted from hosts England's squad for the upcom
No RWC for England’s Cipriani
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
ReutersDanny Cipriani had been omitted from hosts England's squad for the upcoming World Cup, according to media reports. Danny Cipriani had been omitted from hosts England's squad for the upcoming World Cup, the BBC and other British media... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Talented Cipriani set for World Cup axeLONDON - Danny Cipriani had been omitted from hosts England's squad for the upc
Talented Cipriani set for World Cup axe
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
LONDON - Danny Cipriani had been omitted from hosts England's squad for the upcoming World Cup, the BBC and other British media organisations reported Wednesday. England Head Coach Stuart Lancaster watches his players during a national rugby team... Read more
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walesonline
The 116-second homage to English rugby glory will test you to the limitsHow much of this can you sit through? However, you'd be forgiven for thinking
The 116-second homage to English rugby glory will test you to the limits
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
How much of this can you sit through? However, you'd be forgiven for thinking this was a Hollywood blockbuster that had been bankrolled be one of the major studios given the dramatic music and taglines involved. Jonny Wilkinson features in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Francis puts best feet forwardPiers Francis is one of that rare breed of modern day first fives. He can punt
Francis puts best feet forward
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Piers Francis is one of that rare breed of modern day first fives. He can punt with either foot, a much undervalued skill which sets him alongside the likes of Colin Slade and Marty McKenzie of current No 10s in New Zealand rugby. Dan Carter seldom... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rugby World Cup 2015: Clive Woodward bucks trend, predicting Sam Burgess will make England squadNervous wait: Sam Burgess. Photo: Getty Images With England coach Stuart Lanca
Rugby World Cup 2015: Clive Woodward bucks trend, predicting Sam Burgess will make England squad
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
Nervous wait: Sam Burgess. Photo: Getty Images With England coach Stuart Lancaster poised to name the host nation's 31-man World Cup squad at 1:45pm GMT on Thursday (10:45pm AEST), the big question on everyone's lips is whether or not Sam Burgess... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
No.23Some players have a knack for dealing out legitimate punishment. Think Jerry Co
No.23
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Some players have a knack for dealing out legitimate punishment. Think Jerry Collins, Jerome Kaino and Brian Lima, men who made rivals a bit edgy with the weight and timing of their tackles. Lima was a bit different, a wing who hit like a cement... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rugby World Cup 2015: Outrage as pair of tickets for the final are advertised for $45,000Breaking Australian hearts: Jonny Wilkinson lands the drop goal that won Englan
Rugby World Cup 2015: Outrage as pair of tickets for the final are advertised for $45,000
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
Breaking Australian hearts: Jonny Wilkinson lands the drop goal that won England the World Cup in 2003. Photo: Simon Alekna Rugby World Cup ticket scalping continues to cause outrage in Britain with a pair of tickets to the final being touted for... Read more
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Super Sport
‘England flyhalf question not settled’ The battle between George Ford and Owen Farrell to be England's first choice
‘England flyhalf question not settled’
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
The battle between George Ford and Owen Farrell to be England's first choice flyhalf is wide open just weeks before the rugby World Cup gets under way, former England centre and TV pundit Will Greenwood told... Read more
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Super Sport
‘England flyhalf question still not settled’ The battle between George Ford and Owen Farrell to be England's first choice
‘England flyhalf question still not settled’
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
The battle between George Ford and Owen Farrell to be England's first choice flyhalf is wide open just weeks before the rugby World Cup gets underway, former England centre and TV pundit Will Greenwood... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
England flyhalf question still not settled, says GreenwoodLONDON: The battle between George Ford and Owen Farrell to be England's first c
England flyhalf question still not settled, says Greenwood
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
LONDON: The battle between George Ford and Owen Farrell to be England's first choice flyhalf is wide open just weeks before the rugby World Cup gets underway, former England centre and TV pundit Will Greenwood told Reuters. Ford established himself... Read more
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Sporting Life
Back: England can challenge Neil Back believes being in the 'Group of Death' could be a blessing in disgu
Back: England can challenge
Sporting Life / Posted 10 days ago
Neil Back believes being in the 'Group of Death' could be a blessing in disguise for England in what he feels is one of the most open World Cups of all time. Rugby World Cup. Click here to bet. Stuart Lancaster's side... Read more
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Perth Now
Wallaby ‘foreign service’ ready to divulge secretsTHEY are the new Wallabies’ foreign intelligence service and they’re willing to
Wallaby ‘foreign service’ ready to divulge secrets
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
THEY are the new Wallabies’ foreign intelligence service and they’re willing to divulge all secrets to help secure World Cup glory. An unprecedented four players in Michael Cheika’s World Cup squad named on Friday spent the majority of 2015 playing... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Rugby World Cup: Wallabies’ ‘foreign service’ ready to divulge secretsTHEY are the new Wallabies’ foreign intelligence service and they’re willing to
Rugby World Cup: Wallabies’ ‘foreign service’ ready to divulge secrets
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
THEY are the new Wallabies’ foreign intelligence service and they’re willing to divulge all secrets to help secure World Cup glory. An unprecedented four players in Michael Cheika’s World Cup squad named on Friday spent the majority of 2015 playing... Read more
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Herald Sun
Wallaby ‘foreign service’ ready to divulge secretsTHEY are the new Wallabies’ foreign intelligence service and they’re willing to
Wallaby ‘foreign service’ ready to divulge secrets
Herald Sun / Posted 12 days ago
THEY are the new Wallabies’ foreign intelligence service and they’re willing to divulge all secrets to help secure World Cup glory. An unprecedented four players in Michael Cheika’s World Cup squad named on Friday spent the majority of 2015 playing... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Wallaby ‘foreign service’ ready to divulge secretsTHEY are the new Wallabies’ foreign intelligence service and they’re willing to
Wallaby ‘foreign service’ ready to divulge secrets
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
THEY are the new Wallabies’ foreign intelligence service and they’re willing to divulge all secrets to help secure World Cup glory. An unprecedented four players in Michael Cheika’s World Cup squad named on Friday spent the majority of 2015 playing... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rugby World Cup 2015: The elephant in the room is the Wallabies' inability to handle the hard timesStanding up: The Wallabies need to be able to handle the tough times. Photo: Ha
Rugby World Cup 2015: The elephant in the room is the Wallabies' inability to handle the hard times
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
Standing up: The Wallabies need to be able to handle the tough times. Photo: Hagen Hopkins The following analysis was offered last weekend. "We need for people to search for that extra per cent. I really enjoyed that first half, guys were bringing... Read more
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iol.co.za
Basking with rugby in beautiful BathLondon - Jane Austen is going to be the second British woman, after the Queen,
Basking with rugby in beautiful Bath
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
London - Jane Austen is going to be the second British woman, after the Queen, whose face is to be etched on the back of the British pound. It will do as much to elevate Bath, the fashionable Georgian city nestling at the base of seven Cotswold... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
No.30Five weeks before the 2007 RWC final, the Springboks walloped England 36-0 in p
No.30
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Five weeks before the 2007 RWC final, the Springboks walloped England 36-0 in pool play. It was a massive hiding and England blew out to 80-1 as outsiders to create tournament history and repeat their triumph from four years before. They recovered... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Greenwood hopes rugby thrives after World Cup World Cup winner Will Greenwood holds the Web Ellis Cup aloft in front of a f
Greenwood hopes rugby thrives after World Cup
Ilford Recorder / Posted 17 days ago
World Cup winner Will Greenwood holds the Web Ellis Cup aloft in front of a four metre high rugby ball in London (pic: Anthony Upton/PA) 2003 winner confident tournament can leave legacy in east London... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Greenwood hopes rugby thrives after World Cup World Cup winner Will Greenwood holds the Web Ellis Cup aloft in front of a f
Greenwood hopes rugby thrives after World Cup
Newham Recorder / Posted 17 days ago
World Cup winner Will Greenwood holds the Web Ellis Cup aloft in front of a four metre high rugby ball in London (pic: Anthony Upton/PA) 2003 winner confident tournament can leave legacy in east London... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Greenwood hopes rugby thrives after World Cup World Cup winner Will Greenwood holds the Web Ellis Cup aloft in front of a f
Greenwood hopes rugby thrives after World Cup
Romford Recorder / Posted 17 days ago
World Cup winner Will Greenwood holds the Web Ellis Cup aloft in front of a four metre high rugby ball in London (pic: Anthony Upton/PA) 2003 winner confident tournament can leave legacy in east London... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Greenwood hopes rugby thrives after World CupWorld Cup winner Will Greenwood holds the Web Ellis Cup aloft in front of a fou
Greenwood hopes rugby thrives after World Cup
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 17 days ago
World Cup winner Will Greenwood holds the Web Ellis Cup aloft in front of a four metre high rugby ball in London (pic: Anthony Upton/PA) 2003 winner confident tournament can leave legacy in east London... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Wynne Gray's 50 greatest rugby moments: No.32They were gladiators who revived memories of great locks from other eras such a
Wynne Gray's 50 greatest rugby moments: No.32
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
They were gladiators who revived memories of great locks from other eras such as Colin Meads, Frik du Preez and Willie John McBride. One was Martin Johnson, the England captain with a glowering presence to scare armies who had learned some of his... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sam Burgess must demonstrate he is a big game, big occasion beastEngland must hit the ground running with a convincing win over France... the Wo
Sam Burgess must demonstrate he is a big game, big occasion beast
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
England must hit the ground running with a convincing win over France... the World Cup warm-up games are crucial Stuart Lancaster faces a tough task whittling his squad down to 31 players Lancaster's selection for the France warm-up match has been... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Wynne Gray's 50 greatest rugby moments: No.34Any southern hemisphere swagger took a hit at Marseilles in 2007 as England gro
Wynne Gray's 50 greatest rugby moments: No.34
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Any southern hemisphere swagger took a hit at Marseilles in 2007 as England ground the Wallabies into submission. All sorts of noise with an Australian twang had them running off with this quarterfinal as skills coach Alec Evans predicted a 30 point... Read more
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Daily Mail
Henry Slade's tips from Jonny WilkinsonHenry Slade thankful for tips from Jonny Wilkinson as Exeter Chiefs rookie gear
Henry Slade's tips from Jonny Wilkinson
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Henry Slade thankful for tips from Jonny Wilkinson as Exeter Chiefs rookie gears up for Test bow against France at Twickenham Henry Slade will make his Test debut against France at Twickenham The 22-year-old will link up with Sam Burgess in... Read more
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Gazette
Slade getting tips from WilkinsonEngland debutant Henry Slade has been honing his kicking game during sessions w
Slade getting tips from Wilkinson
Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
England debutant Henry Slade has been honing his kicking game during sessions with Jonny Wilkinson. Slade will win his first cap on Saturday after being selected in the number 13 jersey for the opening World Cup warm-up against France at Twickenham,... Read more
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guardian-series
Slade getting tips from WilkinsonEngland debutant Henry Slade has been honing his kicking game during sessions w
Slade getting tips from Wilkinson
guardian-series / Posted 21 days ago
England debutant Henry Slade has been honing his kicking game during sessions with Jonny Wilkinson. Slade will win his first cap on Saturday after being selected in the number 13 jersey for the opening World Cup warm-up against France at Twickenham,... Read more
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Harrow Times
Slade getting tips from WilkinsonEngland debutant Henry Slade has been honing his kicking game during sessions w
Slade getting tips from Wilkinson
Harrow Times / Posted 21 days ago
England debutant Henry Slade has been honing his kicking game during sessions with Jonny Wilkinson. Slade will win his first cap on Saturday after being selected in the number 13 jersey for the opening World Cup warm-up against France at Twickenham,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Slade getting tips from Wilkinson Henry Slade will start at centre for England against France this weekend Eng
Slade getting tips from Wilkinson
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Henry Slade will start at centre for England against France this weekend England debutant Henry Slade has been honing his kicking game during sessions with Jonny Wilkinson. Slade will win his first cap on Saturday... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Slade getting tips from WilkinsonEngland debutant Henry Slade has been honing his kicking game during sessions w
Slade getting tips from Wilkinson
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
England debutant Henry Slade has been honing his kicking game during sessions with Jonny Wilkinson. Slade will win his first cap on Saturday after being selected in the number 13 jersey for the opening World Cup warm-up against France at Twickenham,... Read more
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