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Century at memorial ground for Firwood Waterloo RUFC

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Firwood Waterloo rugby club has commemorated 100 years at the Memorial ground - but Covid restrictions have stopped any major celebrations for their loyal supporters. The Merseyside club moved to the Memorial ground in March 1921 after Rex Schofield the 1890’s captain suggested a new home for the team.
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Ex Everton Academy prospect follows in rugby footsteps of dad and uncle

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Former Crosby student Sam Moore has rugby running through his blood. The ex Merchant Taylors School pupil has represented England at rugby under-16s, 17s, 18s and 19s. But football was his first love, as Merseysportlive's Max Rudd finds out.

England vs Italy: Six Nations Preview

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Both England and Italy will look to bounce back from defeats when they face off at Twickenham on Saturday in the second round of the Six Nations. England suffered a bruising defeat at the hands of Scotland at Twickenham for the first time since 1983 in round one.

Six Nations opening weekend round up

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The first weekend of February is always a big event for Rugby fans across the globe, and whilst the wait for the return of the Six Nations was shorter than usual, fans were eagerly awaiting the return of international test rugby. Here is a round up of all the weekend's action. 
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Should the RFU change decision to cancel rugby season?

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The decision to cancel the rugby union season has come under scrutiny as being too short-sighted. Many teams and coaches believe the season could have been completed had the RFU taken more time over the decision.
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One of Merseyside’s most unique rugby teams celebrates 60 years

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The Merseyside Police rugby team will celebrate 60 years since their re-establishment this year. But despite celebrating their 60th anniversary, records show origins of police rugby in Merseyside stretch as far back as the 1930s.
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Uncertain times ahead for rugby clubs like Firwood Waterloo

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The current Coronavirus outbreak has plunged the sporting world into crisis. With practically all major events cancelled, suspended or re-scheduled it is uncertain when sport will return.
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England v Wales Six Nations Preview

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England look to catch France at the top of the Six Nations standings, as Wales look to get one over their local rivals at Twickenham.

Six Nations could go behind paywall

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The Six Nations is one of Rugby's biggest competitions. The tournament has been on free to air television for the past two decades. However, all that might be about to change following a new rule that would eliminate joint bids. The...
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Firwood Waterloo extend unbeaten home run with win over Northwich

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Firwood Waterloo kept their unbeaten home record intact with a 27-14 home win against fellow promotion hopefuls Nantwich. Going into the game it was Waterloo in 3rd against Nantwich in 2nd with the hosts knowing a home win would be vital in such a tight race for the play-offs.

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