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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 ›

Cyclists and motorists: tension on the roads

Cyclists and motorists: tension on the roads

Local cyclist Steve Hackett pedals cautiously along the fine line between cyclists’ and motorists’ rights ... 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 ›

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 ›

Team Spirit Exhibition at Orleans House Gallery

Team Spirit Exhibition at Orleans House Gallery

An intriguing look at sports history is at Orleans House Gallery in Twickenham until November 6... 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 ›

Interview: Ian Ritchie, RFU chief executive

Interview: Ian Ritchie, RFU chief executive

John Thynne talks to RFU boss Ian Ritchie as World Cup fever comes to Twickenham... Read More ›

Interview: England Rugby’s Matt Mullan

Interview: England Rugby’s Matt Mullan

As the World Cup beckons, Matt Mullan speaks to Emily Horton about the highs and lows of his time playing and training in the England squad... Read More ›

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