Mike Tindall has told ITV News West Country that local club rugby is at the heart of the sport. He spent a day at North Tawton Rugby Club in Devon, after they won a competition to have him train them for a day.
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The South West Pollen Count
Showers but improving from the south. Highs of 18C. Tonight, clear but a risk of rain. Breezy keeping temperatures in double figures.
Plenty of showers today, but improving into the afternoon. Persistent showery rain over the Bristol Channel. Showers dying out overnight.