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On yer Bike! Wandsworth cycle cafés

On yer Bike! Wandsworth cycle cafés

Do you often find yourself wishing for a mid cycle macchiato? Well rejoice, cycle cafés are now a thing. Sophie Farrah pedals through three appetizing reasons to get on your bike this month, in the Wandsworth area. ... Read More ›

Women’s Rugby Premiership: Richmond emerges victorious

Women’s Rugby Premiership: Richmond emerges victorious

William Gadsby Peet reports on a gripping final victory for Richmond rugby, the first women's league game to be televised, and what it means for the future of the women's game ... Read More ›

Dogfit: Getting fit? Use the dog!

Dogfit: Getting fit? Use the dog!

Fiona Adams checks out Dogfit, the local fitness programme making use of our four-legged friends to get us on the move. Fetch!... Read More ›

The Cycle Exchange: new cycling co-operative

The Cycle Exchange: new cycling co-operative

A trio of great cyclist services have joined forces to bring The Cycle Exchange to local two-wheeled travellers ... Read More ›

The memory chair: Q&A with rugby star Iain Balshaw

The memory chair: Q&A with rugby star Iain Balshaw

World Cup 2003 winner Iain Balshaw had his favourite rugby shirts made into a chair. He tells Emily Horton about his career highlights... Read More ›

Full body workout – building a rugby player

Full body workout – building a rugby player

How do you build a rugby player? Sam Ross, head of strength and conditioning at Richmond FC, gives Fiona Adams the low-down... Read More ›

England Rugby’s new playing shirts

England Rugby’s new playing shirts

England’s new playing shirts look great, and as Fiona Adams discovers, there’s over 100 years of technical thinking behind them... Read More ›

Interview: Lawrence Dallaglio, World Cup winner

Interview: Lawrence Dallaglio, World Cup winner

Lawrence Dallaglio, World Cup winner and ambassador, tells Charles Raspin how rugby is changing lives... Read More ›

Interview: Laura Wright, England Rugby’s official soprano

Interview: Laura Wright, England Rugby’s official soprano

Singing sensation, model, brand ambassador and rugby player. Miranda Jessop meets Laura Wright, the soprano who helps to sing the England team to victory... Read More ›

Interview: Zinzan Brooke, New Zealand rugby legend

Interview: Zinzan Brooke, New Zealand rugby legend

Paul Thomas meets New Zealand’s legendary Number 8 to talk drop goals, Red Ale and England’s ‘group of death’... Read More ›

The Smallest Rugby World Cup comes to Tolworth

The Smallest Rugby World Cup comes to Tolworth

On September 19, one day after the biggest Rugby World Cup ever kicks off at Twickenham, the Smallest Rugby World Cup will show that size doesn't matter... Read More ›

Should pubs close early for the Rugby World Cup?

Should pubs close early for the Rugby World Cup?

With the Rugby World Cup soon to arrive at Twickenham, many aren't happy about the request from police that pubs close their doors at 10pm... Read More ›

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