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Sam Peters An award-winning sports journalist and media campaigner with almost two decades experience working across national newspapers, Sam spearheaded The Mail on Sunday’s Cudlipp Prize shortlisted “concussion in rugby” campaign. In 2014 he was short-listed for sports journalist of the year at the Press Gazette Awards and was subsequently named one of Rugby World’s 50 most influential figures in rugby. Sam began his journalism career at the Press Association before moving to Hayters Teamwork. He has subsequently written for, among others, The Sunday Times and The Mirror and is author of two books.

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Concussion crisis: Players left to fend for themselves in the search for answers

The footage of Tomas Francis staggering onto a post to prop himself up showed rugby cannot become complacent when it comes to brai…

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The Battle of Pretoria

The 2009 Lions Second Test was one of the most brutal games ever seen

Sam Peters

Balancing the books

Like it or not, rugby has been cast, headfirst, into a new financial landscape where it will either thrive or wither

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Pomp to 'poison'

After five years in charge, now bereft of the Saracens swagger, it is increasingly unlikely Eddie Jones is the man to rediscover E…

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Pressing his case

Max Malins was once compared to Beauden Barrett and the Bristol full-back is now ready for the grandest stage

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Making a head start

Progressive Rugby want to help the sport deal with the head injury crisis but will anyone listen?

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Under the spotlight

Under fire Eddie Jones has reverted to type for the Italy game among calls of conservatism

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Ticking time bomb

Neil Spence's legal case against the game's authorities is leading to more players coming forward

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Opportunity knocks

Harrowing real-life stories from former professionals should force rugby into swift action

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Moral courage

Dan Leo's tireless campaign has shone a light on the need for leadership within the English game

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Prime suspect

Fans are focusing on Leicester's 'sell-out' yet turning a blind eye to Amazon's TV deal

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The heat is on

Premiership Rugby has endured an annus horribilis and changes to their governance must be afoot

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Seeing the light

Rugby has protected its assets for too long, it needs to open up to survive and thrive

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Size matters

The onus in professional rugby is based purely on brawn, but at what cost?