Six Nations 'I hate this...': Why England hooker Blamire nearly quit rugby

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Jamie Blamire has his father to thank for convincing him to continue playing rugby as a teenager after the Newcastle Falcons hooker became fed up with the long drive from West Cumbria to train with the Gallagher Premiership club’s academy. The 24-year-old has scored six tries in his first five England matches, becoming in the process the first England player to score tries in his first four

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