Emma Thurston
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Creator and Author of Out On The Full Rugby.

After years of ardent rugby support Out On The Full blossomed from sending emails to my Father to ensure he was up to speed on the latest news to point that it has reached today with over 30,000 views.

Rugby is my passion, it enables me to meet and interview inspirational people, witness magical moments and share all of this with others.

At the age of 26 with the Rugby World Cup 2015 fast approaching and just a year of formal Out On The Full writing under my belt the world of Premiership and England Rugby remains my oyster!

Entries by Emma Thurston

Did Any of Us Realise How Close Wasps Were to Ceasing to Exist? A New Era in the Club's History Can Now Begin...

(0) Comments | Posted 10 October 2014 | (09:05)

This morning, as the sun rises, there will be many rugby fans across the country that are thinking about the events that unfolded over the past two days. It was quite the day in the history of the game in indeed in the history of Wasps Rugby Club. It has...

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Fans Feel the Impact as Wasps Confirm Their Relocation to Coventry

(0) Comments | Posted 8 October 2014 | (09:58)

For many fans the past 24hours has been one of most emotional times of their rugby lives. The rumours have been bubbling about Wasps' stadium movement to Coventry for a while, when it was broken by The Rugby Paper and greeted, as expected, with uproar - however at that point...

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Why Extending Stuart Lancaster and His Coaching Team's Contracts Until 2020 Was the Right Thing to Do... Even Before the World Cup

(0) Comments | Posted 1 October 2014 | (23:02)

Yesterday it was announced that Stuart Lancaster and his core team, Andy Farrell, Mike Catt and Graham Rowntree have all had their contracts extended until the 2019/2020 season. When he made this announcement, the Chairman of the RFU, Ian Richie, used the following words; "we believe this is entirely the...

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Normal Service Resumes...

(0) Comments | Posted 5 September 2014 | (10:21)

They say that you shouldn't wish time away, however for many fans of a particular sport that is exactly what they do during the quiet off season. The days are marked on a calendar and ticked off week by week; pre-season matches are attended, any small bit of news is...

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Defining Moments for Women's Rugby

(0) Comments | Posted 18 August 2014 | (17:05)

England Champions of the World, England Women World Cup Champions, England Women World Cup Winners, however you choose to phrase it, we will never tire of hearing it. For Gary Street, his squad and the entire backroom team their road to victory was long and arduous however last night's reward...

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12 Months of Progression for England Rugby

(0) Comments | Posted 14 August 2014 | (11:10)

Whether it is two years to go or two days to go, milestones turn all of our attention to a specific event and for England Rugby there will be many over the coming weeks and indeed months. On July 31st we celebrated '100 days to go' before the 2014 QBE...

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The Ultimate Test - England Women's World Cup Semi Final

(0) Comments | Posted 13 August 2014 | (10:42)

Today England Women face their toughest test since that heartbreaking World Cup Final four years ago. In the 2014 tournament their job is only half done, their matches against Samoa and Spain were straightforward enough and the Canadians provided a physical and mental workout, however today's meeting with Ireland will...

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Answering 'That' Question...

(0) Comments | Posted 21 July 2014 | (10:27)

Without a doubt the question that I am asked the most is 'Why are you so into rugby?' Generally the look on the person's face when they ask it is one of skeptical intrigue; in their minds they already know the answer and the next phrase often confirms this. 'It...

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