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Leeds Carnegie 24 Newcastle Falcons 19: match report

Read a full match report of the Championship play-off semi-final first-leg between Leeds Carnegie and Newcastle Falcons at Headingley on Monday May 6 2013.<p>Leeds showed Newcastle’s anticipated easy passage back to the Premiership will be anything but after a late surge brought a deserved scalp in …

Barbarians call on uncapped Wasps flanker Sam Jones for Tests against England and British and Irish Lions

Uncapped Wasps flanker Sam Jones is among the latest additions to a strong Barbarians squad for their games against England and the British and Irish Lions.<p>The Baa-Baas have now confirmed 22 players who will form the nucleus of their tour party.<p>The invitational team play <b>England</b> at Twickenham on May …

Tom Wood to replace Chris Robshaw as England captain for tour of Argentina

Tom Wood, the Northampton back row forward, is expected to be confirmed on Wednesday as captain for England’s tour of Argentina next month<p>Wood would deputise for Chris Robshaw, who is set to be rested for the two-Test tour along with other experienced players such as Chris Ashton and Toby Flood, …

Stuart Lancaster brings in the X-factor to ignite England's game on tour of Argentina

Stuart Lancaster on Wednesday hailed the arrival on the international scene of Wasps wing Christian Wade and Bath’s Kyle Eastmond as bringing the X-factor to England’s game with echoes of the impact Jason Robinson made a decade ago.<p>The two players are part of an 11-strong uncapped contingent in a …

Mike Tindall extends career by signing new one-year player-coach contract at Gloucester

Mike Tindall has signed a new contract to continue as player-coach at Gloucester next season.<p>The <b>England</b> World Cup winner was released as a player last summer and seemed bound for France until he accepted the dual role under new director of rugby Nigel Davies.<p>Tindall has made 28 appearances for the …

British and Irish Lions 2013: Manic Street Preachers invite Jamie Roberts to play guitar for them

Jamie Roberts has been invited to join the Manic Street Preachers on stage as a guest guitarist during their British and Irish Lions tour gigs in Melbourne and Sydney.<p>The Manics, who had a top-10 hit with the song 'Australia', are huge rugby fans and they have lined up the concerts to coincide with …