Rugby Union

Joe Thomas: Leicester Tigers sign Welsh centre for start of 2019-20 season

Rugby Union - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 11:08
Welsh centre Joe Thomas joins Premiership side Leicester Tigers ahead of the 2019-20 season.
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Scotland's Barclay out to banish World Cup demons

Rugby Union - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 10:25
Scotland back-row John Barclay hopes making the Rugby World Cup in Japan can help banish memories of missing out on the tournament four years ago.
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Israel Folau: Sacked rugby player in anti-gay row asks for donations

Rugby Union - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 03:34
Israel Folau is contesting Rugby Australia's decision to end his contract over anti-gay posts.
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Tom Griffiths: Centre joins Dragons from Saracens

Rugby Union - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 18:03
Dragons sign Welsh-qualified centre Tom Griffiths from English and European champions Saracens.
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Ruaridh McConnochie & Alex Dombrandt in England's World Cup training squad

Rugby Union - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:17
Ruaridh McConnochie and Alex Dombrandt are two of the uncapped players in England's preliminary World Cup training squad.
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Drake, Blacker and Jeffries join Scarlets

Rugby Union - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:16
Scarlets sign lock Danny Drake from North Harbour, scrum-half Dane Blacker from Cardiff Blues and Ospreys prop Alex Jeffries.
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England's Dylan Hartley, Danny Care & Chris Robshaw set to miss out on World Cup

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 20:49
England hooker Dylan Hartley is set to miss out on the World Cup, with Danny Care and Chris Robshaw also expected to miss the cut.
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Plans for £6bn Nations Championship abandoned by World Rugby

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 19:49
World Rugby abandons its plans for a new Nations Championship - backed by £6.1bn over 12 years - after failing to gain support from unions.
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England wing Nowell 'should be fit' for World Cup

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 15:32
England winger Jack Nowell should be fit in time for the World Cup after having successful ankle surgery.
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Champions Cup: Holders Saracens in tough pool with Munster, Racing 92 & Ospreys

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 14:24
Holders Saracens are pooled with former winners Munster, Racing 92 and Ospreys as the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup draws are made.
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Women's Lions must be sustainable and something we can aspire to - Hunter

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 09:23
A women's version of the British and Irish Lions must be adapted to ensure it is sustainable, says England captain Sarah Hunter.
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No disconnect between Scotland & Lions, says Gregor Townsend

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 23:20
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend doesn't expect an invite to join the British and Irish Lions coaching staff in 2021.
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Deadline set for World Rugby's Nations Championship

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:01
International rugby chiefs have until Friday to decide whether or not to back the proposed Nations Championship.
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'Devil influencing transgender debate,' says Folau

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 14:03
Sacked Australia full-back Israel Folau says "the devil" is trying to influence the debate over transgender rights.
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Martin Gleeson: Ex-GB centre leaves Salford to join Wasps as assistant attack coach

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:59
Wasps bring in former Wigan, Great Britain and England centre Martin Gleeson from Salford to join the coaching staff.
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France omit Bastareaud & Parra from World Cup squad

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:17
Experienced pair Mathieu Bastareaud and Morgan Parra are left out of France's 37-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.
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Pro14: Conferences re-jigged for next two seasons

Rugby Union - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 14:27
Conferences re-jigged as organisers "freshen up" Guinness Pro14 championship.
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Brok Harris: Prop re-signs for Dragons

Rugby Union - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 20:40
Prop Brok Harris signs a new contract to remain at Dragons.
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From dashed rugby dreams to Paralympic hopes - how Walsh reinvented himself

Rugby Union - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 19:33
A horrific leg injury ended his promising rugby career, now Harrison Walsh is targeting representing Great Britain at the Paralympics.
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Stephen Larkham: Munster recruit ex-Australia fly-half as new senior coach

Rugby Union - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 11:03
Australian World Cup-winner Stephen Larkham joins Munster as their new senior coach until 2022.
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