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Alex Spink Correspondent
  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Mirror

Alex Spink is the Mirror's rugby union, athletics and Olympic sports correspondent.

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  • Sport
  • Rugby Union
  • Athletics
  • Olympics

819 Articles
about 4 hours ago

Owen Farrell injury takes shine off impressive day out for Saracens at Tottenham

Saracens 36-24 Harlequins: 55,109 fans at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium see Saracens book a home Premiership semi-final w...

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about 13 hours ago

Owen Farrell and Marcus Smith lock horns as No10 rivalry moves from country to club

While Ireland’s Grand Slam winners are excused club duty to freshen up ahead of next week's Champions Cup, England's ...

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about 14 hours ago

Sam Warburton favours law change to rule out repeat of Freddie Steward red

“Rugby can’t be as black and white as a shoulder to the head is off. There are so many moving parts in the game. Acci...

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2 days ago

England take first step away from World Cup anguish towards Twickenham redemption

Women's Six Nations: Marlie Packer returns to lead England rebuild dreaming of setting record straight at home final ...

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5 days ago

Andy Farrell issues World Cup warning to Ireland's rivals after Grand Slam triumph

“There’s a long way to go for us to be at our best - which is a great sign. We’re a good side that’s nowhere near rea...

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6 days ago

England unfit for purpose of competing for Six Nations glory admits Steve Borthwick

Ireland 29-16 England: Four-try Ireland complete Grand Slam to leave England with searching questions less than six m...

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6 days ago

Six Nations verdict on England after they complete hat-trick of losing campaigns

Mirror rugby union correspondent Alex Spink assesses plight of one-time championship kings England 172 days out from ...

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8 days ago

Andy Farrell gets in Grand Slam mood by winning first battle with son Owen

Owen Farrell refuses to concede defeat to dad Andy ahead of today's Six Nations finale despite the boss of hot favour...

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9 days ago

Andy Farrell: 'Why would we leave, we love it here - the rugby's pretty good as well'

English sporting legend rules out move away from Ireland as his team prepares for Grand Slam shot against nation that...

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9 days ago

England team to face Ireland revealed as Steve Borthwick reacts to France mauling

England suffered a 53-10 defeat at Twickenham to France last time out and now face the Six Nations leaders, who are g...

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12 days ago

Marcus Smith urges England's wounded rugby squad not to 'splinter' ahead of Dublin trip

“There’s going to be a lot of noise and a lot of pressure on us. This is a big test of our togetherness as a squad, o...

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13 days ago

Jamie George: "I'd be gutted if I’d turned up and seen an England team play like that”

“That is nowhere near good enough and I want to apologise. We are sorry and we need to make sure that we get better a...

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