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The BRM Big Interview – Adam Hastings

If Glasgow’s Adam Hastings did not already know just how far and wide the ‘Warrior Nation’ spread across Scotland, he had his eyes opened when he made a cameo appearance in front of nearly 6,000 fans in the pre-season friendly against Harlequins in Perth during August.

And now the 21-year-old stand-off cannot wait to run out at a packed out Scotstoun throughout the next few months, believing the home supporters have a massive part to play in the team’s Guinness PRO14 and European journey in the coming months.

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When James met Joel

James, our competition winner, came with us on a gorgeous sunny day to Interview Joel Kpoku, the young rising star of Saracens and England U20’s.

We turned up at the Saracens training ground Old Albanians RFC and James was already there. He sat in the bar clutching his typed-out questions and looked like a seasoned journalist already. He was surrounded by giant rugby players and eagerly waiting the interview.

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7 reasons to visit World’s Largest Sport & Music Festival!

7 reasons to visit World’s Largest Sport & Music Festival!

The World’s Largest Sport and Music Festival is back this late May bank holiday, 24th – 26th May 2019, in the beautiful South of England, Bournemouth. Renowned as the sporting Glastonbury, Bournemouth 7s has established a formidable reputation over 12 years among sports people and festival goers alike.

With its buzzing atmosphere, Bournemouth 7s attracts over 30,000 festival goers and 400 sports teams each year from all over the world to the picturesque Dorset country side.

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Amazing grassroots support for the “My Name’5 Doddie Foundation”

Rugby is not just about the top clubs and international games. Your clubs, up and down the country, are doing great things and playing great games and we want to hear about them. Check out this story from Blaydon RFC and their support of a fantastic charity through an U13’s match with Melrose RFC.

A few seasons ago the then Blaydon RFC U10’s, based just outside of Newcastle, raised £1700 for Solving Kids Cancer UK a venture which sowed the seeds for the importance of fundraising and helping others.  This season the team, now U13’s, have been inspired by the story of the legendary former Scotland and Lions international star player Doddie Weir and chose to support his charity by playing a fixture against Melrose RFC.

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Anthony Mullally. Plant powered.

Anthony Mullally is an Ireland rugby league international and Leeds Rhinos forward. At 6ft 5ins he is known as the Vegan Warrior because he doesn’t eat any meat or animal products, and is one of the strongest and fittest players in the country. He actively works with Veganuary, an event that promotes a month of a vegan diet each January, and has recently opened a vegan restaurant called Vital Café near his club’s grounds in Leeds.

Anthony was a vegetarian for two and a half years before going vegan two years ago. “I watched some talks and documentaries on YouTube which changed my perception of things.” he said. “Obviously because of the nature of the sport, I didn’t want to do anything drastic that would affect my performance, but I know now that was never going to be the case. “Initially for health reasons I gave up red meat, chicken, then fish. But then I looked into the dairy industry and decided to go vegan for ethical reasons.”

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Possibly the best competition ever!

Do you have a rugby mad child who fancies themselves as a sports journalist or wants to give it a go? Do they want to meet an elite, professional rugby player? Then check out our great competition.

At BeRugby magazine we are very lucky to meet the best rugby players in the world. But we thought, why should we have all the fun?

So, we have teamed up with the awesome guys and girls at Saracens to offer YOU the opportunity to meet a top Premiership player and interview them with us!

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Only 3 more sleeps until rugby, rugby, rugby!

Gallagher Premiership Rugby kicks off this weekend with six compelling matches to start the 22nd Premiership season. We can’t wait!

The opener could not be more intriguing with Todd Blackadder taking his Bath Rugby side on the short journey to Ashton Gate to face newly promoted Bristol Bears in front of a huge crowd and the live BT Sport cameras. BT Sport have decided to signify the start of the season by screening four matches live this weekend including a double header on Saturday from Kingsholm Stadium and Sandy Park before champions Saracens get their campaign underway at Kingston Park on Sunday.

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Fast enough to become a Springbok? The story of Seabelo Senatla.

What worrying event ended up enhancing the life of South African rugby player SEABELO SENATLA? The blisteringly fast winger, awarded the World Rugby Sevens Player of 2016 and now also playing 15-man rugby for South Africa’s Western Province and the Stormers, told KATY MACDONALD.

Seabelo senatla rugbySeabelo was born and grew up in Welkom, a small town in South Africa’s Free State. He’s the middle child of a police officer father and a teacher-turned-educationalist mother. Seabelo has notched up 200 tries in sevens rugby faster than anyone else in the world.

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