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Club names were written to show the important connection between grassroots clubs and the elite game

14 March 2013

Clubs step up and root down at Twickenham

The Home of England Rugby acknowledged its loyal rugby family in a big and little way for England's clash with Italy when the names of the 373 clubs who have signed up for Natwest RugbyForce were written on the stadium steps and, at the other end of the scale, on tiny blades of grass

LV= Cup Ambassador Lewis Moody

12 March 2013

Moody: LV= Cup final could be just the start for Harlequins

World Cup winner Lewis Moody insists Sunday's LV= Cup final could be the start of an unprecedented season finale for Harlequins, citing similarities with the invincible nature of Leicester Tigers in the early 2000s

LV= Cup Breakthrough Winner Jack Nowell

12 March 2013

Nowell named LV= Breakthrough Player

Exeter Chiefs wing, Jack Nowell was today named the LV= Breakthrough Player for the 2012/13 season after a shortlist of ten nominees from the LV=Cup was put to a public vote.

School children got to design their own match shirts

11 March 2013

School kids reveal bespoke match shirt designs in front of Twickenham crowd

100 school children had a day to remember at Twickenham on Sunday when they each got to reveal the shirt they designed for their school rugby team on the legendary pitch ahead of the RBS 6 Nations England v Italy game.

11 March 2013

Inspirational Rugby Heroes honoured in Daily Mail RBS award

The Daily Mail and RBS, along with the England Rugby Football Schools Union, identified over 100 volunteers as nominees for this year’s Daily Mail RBS Real Rugby Heroes award, all of whom have played a crucial role in helping to deliver rugby up and down the country