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Rugby Round-Up: Aviva Premiership 2012/13 Round 1

As part of our new coverage for this season of rugby, we will be bringing you our Rugby Round-Up, analysing all the Aviva Premiership results from the previous weekend as well as seeing how we did with our predictions

4 Sep 2012 Jeff Ball

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Rugby Union: Aviva Premiership 2012/13 Round 1 Predictions

Kicking off the new season with our first round of predictions, the action starts with the amazing London double header at Twickenham where last year’s relegation dodgers Wasps take on champs’ Harlequins and Saracens take on London Irish.

31 Aug 2012 Jeff Ball

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South Africa vs. England – Rugby Union 2nd Test Preview

England faces South Africa in the second test of this three game series. After losing last week in Durban, Stuart Lancaster’s men must win on Saturday to draw the series and take it to a winner takes all game next week.

15 Jun 2012 Jeff Ball

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South Africa vs. England – Rugby Union 1st Test Preview

Having ridden a wave of support since taking charge as caretaker and then full time, the honeymoon period will be well and truly over on Saturday for Stuart Lancaster as he unleashes his young guns onSouth AfricainDurbanfor the first Test of the three match series

7 Jun 2012 Jeff Ball

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Day in the Life of a Rugby Fan: Aged 28 ¼

Our rugby columnist recounts the day he made the lengthy journey to the home of London Wasps to watch Newcastle Falcons have one last unlikely stab at avoiding relegation. This is his story.

9 May 2012 Jeff Ball

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Rugby Union: Aviva Premiership 2011/12 Round 22 Predictions

Continuing our new regular feature, our rugby columnist Jeff Ball makes his predictions for this weekend’s final round of league matches that will decide the make up of the play-offs and who is relegated. Matches include Saracens vs. Exeter Chiefs, Leicester Tigers vs. Bath Rugby and London Wasps vs. Newcastle Falcons

4 May 2012 Jeff Ball

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Rugby Union: Aviva Premiership 2011/12 Round 20 Predictions

Continuing our new regular feature, our rugby columnist Jeff Ball makes his predictions for this weekend’s round of matches, including Worcester Warriors vs. Exeter Chiefs, Northampton Saints vs. Leicester Tigers and Harlequins vs. Wasps.

13 Apr 2012 Jeff Ball