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Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea during the Aviva Premiership match at Twickenham Stoop, Twickenham. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Conor O’Shea fires play-off warning after Leicester win

Conor O’Shea promised Harlequins would continue applying pressure in the race for the Aviva Premiership play-offs after Leicester were dispatched 24-20 at Twickenham Stoop.

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Saracens captain Steve Borthwick

Wray hails Saracens’ record-breaking captain Borthwick

EXCLUSIVE: Jackson Wray has hailed Saracens’ record-breaking captain Steve Borthwick as an ideal role model for all young rugby players.

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Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea during the Aviva Premiership match at Twickenham Stoop, Twickenham. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

O’Shea ready for play-off fight as Harlequins ease past Sale

Harlequins’ director of rugby Conor O’Shea is ready for a fight “to the bitter end” as the London-based outfit look to qualify for the Premiership play-offs.

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Saracens' players confront Ulsters Jared Payne after a mid-air collision leaves Saracens's Alex Goode laying on the pitch. Picture: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Saracens boss relieved to reach Heineken Cup semi

Saracens coach Mark McCall was mightily relieved after his side reached their second straight Heineken Cup semi-final with a 17-15 win at Ravenhill, and acknowledged that the first-half dismissal of Ulster full-back Jared Payne was a game-changer.

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Joe Touma (right) was the sole Barking try scorer in the heavy defeat to Westcombe Park, Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

New low for Barking as CS Rugby lie in wait

Barking’s season reached a new low as they shipped more than 100 points at Westcombe Park.

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Eton Manor's Chris Jones has Michael Eghan in support during their emphatic win over Diss on Saturday. Pic: Martin Pearl

Two games left to decide Eton Manor’s destiny after thumping win over Diss

Eton Manor ticked off another game in their hunt for the London One North title with an 86-12 win over Diss – and coach Jamie Connors was pleased to breach the 50-point barrier for the first time this season.

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Saracens' David Strettle

Saracens winger Strettle will try to impress England coaches in Heineken Cup

EXCLUSIVE: David Strettle is keen to maintain his try-scoring form in the knock-out stages of the Heineken Cup to highlight his ability to play at the highest level and boost his hopes of returning to the England fold.

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Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea during the Aviva Premiership match at Twickenham Stoop, Twickenham. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Harlequins boss expects Sale to decide top four spot

Conor O’Shea identified Harlequins’ April 11 showdown against Sale as the decisive fixture in their quest to finish in the top four of the Premiership.

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Dai Young, London Wasps' Head Coach. Picture: Mike Egerton/EMPICS

Wasps boss pays tribute to Saracens as McCall takes aim at Ulster

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young acknowledged his team had been beaten by the better side after Saturday afternoon’s 32-20 loss at home to Premiership leaders Saracens.

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Saracens' Owen Farrell

Saracens star Owen Farrell has benefited from Lions tour, says McCall

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall believes Owen Farrell has benefited hugely from the British and Irish Lions tour last summer – but can still get better.

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Jacques Burger (top) in action for Saracens

Bonding trip can boost Saracens’ Premiership title charge, says Burger

If you’re ever fortunate enough to find yourself in the Saracens players’ lounge at Allianz Park, the chances are you’ll have walked through a corridor dotted with framed memories of club bonding trips.

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Chris Ashton of Saracens dives over for the first try. Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images

Saracens 39 Harlequins 17: World record crowd sees Saracens blast Quins to go top

It was a day for smashing records in the capital today in all codes of football as Wembley Stadium broke the barrier for the world’s biggest club rugby crowd with 83,889 fans watching Saracens thrash London rivals Harlequins 39-17 in the Premiership.

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Barking  Director of Rugby Nick Warren. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Warren targets Barking’s elusive win over Guernsey

National Three London & SE preview: Barking v Guernsey

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Richard Wigglesworth. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Saracens duo braced for world record Harlequins clash at Wembley as London 2012 gold medallist Greg Rutherford aims to earn Sport Relief £1million

Saracens scrum half Richard Wigglesworth believes the amount of internationals linking up with the squads after the 6 Nations will make Saturday’s Premiership game with Harlequins at Wembley even better.

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Madison Amber, 5, who came second place is the under 8's Easter Bonnet competition Photo: David Mirzoeff

Pictures: Easter fun at Mudchute Farm

Mudchute Farm celebrated Easter with a host of seasonal events.

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