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Martin Williamson, who grew up in the era of when Wales ruled and England were perennial whipping boys, became managing editor of ESPN EMEA Digital Group in 2007 after spells with Sky Sports, Sportal and Cricinfo
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Scrum Sevens
Jun 26, 2014:  With Uruguay's Luis Suarez in the news for once again using his teeth, Scrum Sevens looks at rugby's own bite merchants
Monday Maul
Jun 16, 2014:  The latest Monday Maul looks at a weekend of experimental wings, streakers, and boorish booing. Another quiet one then ...
Monday Maul
Jun 2, 2014:  As the season ends, Monday Maul looks at last-gasp finishes, crooked feeds, retirements and expensive failure
London Welsh 27-8 Bristol
May 28, 2014:  London Welsh stunned favourites Bristol to win the first leg of the Championship play-off at a rain-soaked Kassam Stadium
Wales
May 14, 2014:  Martin Williamson looks at the Wales trial match and, amid talks of player release, asks just how important the game is
Comment
May 3, 2014:  Rugby has to do all it can to ensure match officials are not subjected to increasing abuse from players and spectators says Martin Williamson
Comment
Apr 30, 2014:  "The last week has not shown up the decision making abilities of those running rugby in the best light." Martin Williamson on ticketing issues
Comment
Apr 18, 2014:  Sky Sports has poached coverage of the Top 14 from BT Sports
Monday Maul
Apr 14, 2014:  Red cards, uncontested scrums, end-of-season wobbles and schoolboy errors - the Monday Maul looks back over the weekend's talking points
Monday Maul
Mar 31, 2014:  Following a weekend where bites, early finishes and referees took centre stage, Monday Maul looks back at the key talking points
European competitions
Mar 23, 2014:  The new structure for European rugby from the start of next season should be made public this week ... but it's hardly revolutionary
Worcester Warriors 11-13 London Wasps
Mar 21, 2014:  A close-range try from Jake Cooper-Woolley in the last play of the match gave London Wasps a win they barely deserved and left Worcester Warriors stunned
Monday Maul
Feb 17, 2014:  The rain lashed down and the wind howled but there were some cracking games in the Aviva Premiership. Monday Maul looks back at the weekend's rugby
Sin Bin
Dec 13, 2013:  After Sam Egerton became the first person to be red carded in the Varsity match, Scrum Sevens looks at other high-profile dismissals at Twickenham
Wales Player Exodus
Dec 5, 2013:  It's time for those running Welsh rugby to stop trying to prevent its players heading to France and to start planning a future without them, writes Martin Williamson
2015 Rugby World Cup
Nov 27, 2013:  The organisers of the 2015 Rugby World Cup are likely to face a barrage of moans ... but ticket prices were not really within their control
IRB news
Nov 26, 2013:  The IRB is preparing to try to tackle concerns that the increasingly packed international calendar is taking a heavy toll on players
European competitions
Nov 21, 2013:  Tonight's announcement that the 2014-15 Heineken Cup will go ahead makes what has happened until now seem positively simple
Boozing rugby players
Nov 20, 2013:  The last few weeks have featured stories of players drinking 'inappropriately'. Scrum Sevens looks at some of the sport's hellraisers
Heineken Cup
Oct 11, 2013:  Forget the tedium of the politics and sit back and enjoy one of the world's most successful club competitions while it lasts
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