Touchline: March 2016

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This month's edition of Touchline homes in on the World Rugby U20s Championship which will be hosted in Manchester and the age grade England squad will get support from former England stars Alex Corbisiero and Shaun Perry in the build up to the tournament.

There's also news on the ground selections for the tournament and the England squad will welcome Martin Haag as their new Head Coach at the end of the season from Nottingham Rugby.

There's also an opportunity to read about a 75-year-old rugby player who's battled cancer twice and tackles trees to prepare for games.

Read the full version of Touchline for March 2016 here.

Ca Va? 

International referees clearly have a softer side.  Romain Poite, a former plain-clothes detective with the state police in Toulouse, was certainly solicitous before his 46th full international in charge. 

At Twickenham’s England v Ireland match he could be seen calming the nerves of England Rugby Junior Supporters Club member seven-year-old George Cribb from Billericay.

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