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Barnes: Promoting the game
Barnes: Promoting the game Stuart Barnes

Barnes: Promoting the game

In his final column of 2014, Stuart Barnes looks at why relegation and promotion are vital for growth and development.

Looking for a spark Stuart Barnes

Looking for a spark

Stuart Barnes reflects on the stand-out teams after four bruising rounds of the European Champions Cup.

England lead the way Stuart Barnes

England lead the way

Stuart Barnes looks back at round three of the Champions Cup which was dominated by English and French clubs.

Lessons learnt Stuart Barnes

Lessons learnt

Stuart Barnes looks at what the autumn campaign has done for England's World Cup hopes.

Barnes: Crunch time for England Stuart Barnes

Barnes: Crunch time for England

England - and Stuart Lancaster - have just one more chance at mixing it with the big boys, warns Stuart Barnes.

Selection issues Stuart Barnes

Selection issues

England were narrowly beaten by South Africa but it was a gulf in terms of the two management teams, says Stuart Barnes.

England 'outclassed' Stuart Barnes

England 'outclassed'

Don't be fooled by the scoreline - England are still well short of the world's best team, says Stuart Barnes.

Barnes: No excuses Stuart Barnes

Barnes: No excuses

Stuart Barnes looks at what is at stake for the Home Nations as rugby's big boys head to the northern hemisphere.

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