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Giraffes and statues: The rise of Goromaru

It has been a remarkable few weeks for Ayumu Goromaru featuring widespread adulation, audiences with the Prime Minister and bronze statues unveiled of him.

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RFU posts record revenues for 2014-15

Rugby investment increased 2% over the previous year to £76.8m with a retained profit of £7.7m.

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Nadolo confirms Montpellier switch

Crusaders winger Nemani Nadolo has confirmed he will be heading to the Top 14 once the 2016 Super Rugby season is over.

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North signs new Saints contract

George North has signed a contract extension with Northampton Saints, ending speculation over a return to Wales.

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Toulon win race to sign Trinh-Duc

France fly-half Francois Trinh-Duc has signed a three-year deal with the European champions, the club's president Mourad Boudjellal has confirmed.

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