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Jun 1, 2008:  "Mapasua always plays with a smile and looks as though he is having fun
Jun 1, 2008:  "Springbok coach Peter de Villiers's bold statement that three South African sides were capable of making the Super14-semifinals ended up being pie in the sky." Stephen Nell analyses South Africa's Super 14 season.
Jun 1, 2008:  "There was, as there has never been before, a sense of this as truly English club rugby's big day." Huw Richards reports from the English season finale at Twickenham.
Jun 1, 2008:  Unveiling a fresh, new feel to the All Blacks is coach Graham Henry's first tangible act since the rugby World Cup disaster
Jun 1, 2008:  Using the same rapier-like execution and venom that had just carried them to another Super rugby title, a trio of Crusaders rammed an old sword into the turf.
May 31, 2008:  Scotland survived the toughest of challenges on day one of the Emirates Airline Edinburgh Sevens to make it through to a Cup quarter final against IRB Sevens World Series champions New Zealand.
May 29, 2008:  Two inspiring figures will call it quits in different ways at Twickenham on Saturday, writes PA's Andrew Baldock.
May 28, 2008:  "The hair was grey or sparse but the faces were still recognisable
May 27, 2008:  "With the Barbarians inevitably disjointed, it was the Irish who played most of the Baabaa style rugby." Huw Richards reports
May 27, 2008:  New faces will be involved in the All Blacks' quest for rugby World Cup redemption with the selectors' fresh approach evident in their initial training squad that was announced this week.
May 26, 2008:  Jerry Collins walked away from New Zealand rugby yesterday saying the time was right to "fade away into the sunset"
May 25, 2008:  Samoa beat Fiji 19-14 in a bruising final at Twickenham to win the Emirates Airline London Sevens title, their third ever World Series Cup title.
May 25, 2008:  "Munster simply shut them out...if rugby's rulers really want to create a more attractive game they need to find some way to stop teams running down the clock in this manner." Huw Richards reports from Cardiff
May 24, 2008:  "A thrilling finale
May 24, 2008:  The Guinness Premiership Final, taking place on Saturday 31st May at Twickenham Stadium, is the highlight of the domestic rugby season and will decide which club is crowned Guinness Premiership Champions.
May 22, 2008:  A degree in rocket science is not required to appreciate the pyrotechnics of this season's Guinness Premiership campaign
May 22, 2008:  The 'ultimate' Premiership player, as voted for by a panel of rugby experts, has been unveiled by tournament sponsors Guinness.
May 22, 2008:  Don't be surprised if a sense of deja vu grips you during Saturday's Super 14 rugby semifinal between the Crusaders and Hurricanes in Christchurch.
May 19, 2008:  Check out some Heineken Cup facts ahead of this season's tournament finale.
May 19, 2008:  Check out some European Challenge Cup facts and figures ahead of this year's season finale with Worcester Warriors and Bath set to go head to head at Kingsholm on May 25.
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