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News: - December

Tom Walkinshaw

13 December 2010

RFU pay tribute to Tom Walkinshaw

The Rugby Football Union pay tribute to Gloucester Rugby chairman Tom Walkinshaw, a man central to the development of professional rugby, who sadly lost his battle with cancer at the weekend

Young rugby players on the RFU-backed Hitz project

13 December 2010

Hitz programme gets £200k funding boost

The RFU-backed Hitz programme, which takes rugby to some of London’s most socially deprived boroughs, has been awarded £200,000 by the Mayor of London

Pete Wackett of Leeds Carnegie goes over to score during the Amlin Challenge Cup victory over Crociati

13 December 2010

Amlin Challenge Cup round-up

Harlequins beat Connacht 20-9 but still surrendered top spot in pool one to Bayonne while Leeds Carnegie stormed to a first home win of the season

Jone Qovu Nailiko of Racing Metro takes on the Saracens defence

13 December 2010

Mark McCall defiant in in defeat

Saracens head coach Mark McCall insists his side will continue fighting to win every remaining game in Heineken Cup pool two despite having only a slim chance of reaching the quarter-finals

Bath head coach Steve Meehan

13 December 2010

Meehan won't concede

Bath head coach Steve Meehan insists his side still have it all to play for in this year's Heineken Cup despite losing 22-18 to Ulster on Saturday