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Understanding how rugby union scrum works ‘literally impossible’ by Saturday, non rugby fans warned

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Your average punter hasn’t got a cat in hell’s chance of working out the purpose of a rugby union scrum before England’s crunch world cup semi-final with New Zealand, and needs a longer extension period to understand it, has been confirmed today.

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English rugby set for most memorable showdown since Boris Johnson flattened that 10-year-old boy

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Ahead of Saturday’s World Cup semi-final clash with New Zealand, fans will be recalling past English rugby achievements in Japan, in particular, the time when a galloping Boris Johnson brutally shoulder-charged a small boy into the ground.

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Scotland threaten legal action against World Rugby for being forced to humiliate themselves against Japan

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The Scottish Rugby Union has threatened legal action against World Rugby after being forced to play a match against Japan in which they were comprehensively beaten by the hosts.

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Man beats two-hour record at supermarket self-service checkout

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A man has dipped under the two-hour mark for scanning his weekly groceries at a self-service checkout at a Tesco supermarket, it has been confirmed this morning.

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Coleen Rooney accuses Rebekah Vardy of leaking stories to NewsThump

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Coleen Rooney has dramatically accused fellow WAG Rebekah Vardy of leaking private and personal stories to popular news site NewsThump in a dramatic twitter post this morning.

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Outrage as Katarina Johnson-Thompson only gets one medal

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There was shock and outrage as it was revealed that, despite being brilliant at seven different sports, Katarina Johnson-Thompson was only awarded one medal.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær looking forward to catching up with Steve Bruce at the job centre

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær and Steve Bruce are both looking forward to a good old chinwag during their inevitable trip to the jobcentre in the coming months.

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Mighty Colchester United praise plucky Tottenham Hotspur for “having a go”

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Footballing giants, Colchester United, have graciously praised the Premier League’s Tottenham Hotspur for holding the League Two side to a draw and only losing on penalties in the Carabao Cup third round.

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Positives from West Ham defeat include turning up on time and nobody actually shitting themselves, confirms Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has taken many positives away from his Manchester United team’s embarrassing two-nil defeat to West Ham.

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Michael Owen calls Newcastle Utd move a ‘nightmare’ as treatment room was nowhere near as luxurious as promised

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Michael Owen’s new book reveals how his move to Newcastle United turned into a nightmare after he discovered the treatment room lacked all the luxuries to which he had become accustomed.

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