Rugby Union

London Irish sponsor Diageo quits over Jackson signing

Rugby Union - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 18:03
Drinks giant Diageo says London Irish's decision to sign former Ulster star Paddy Jackson is "not consistent with our values".
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Alan Solomons: Worcester Warriors director of rugby extends contract at Sixways

Rugby Union - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 16:13
Worcester Warriors director of rugby Alan Solomons signs a new deal, committing himself to the club until 2022.
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John Mitchell: England defence coach extends contract until 2021

Rugby Union - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 12:07
England defence coach John Mitchell extends his contract with the Rugby Football Union until June 2021.
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Israel Folau: Tonga keen for full-back to switch allegiance to them from Australia

Rugby Union - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 08:12
Tonga coach Toutai Kefu says he would "love" to have Israel Folau available for his country at the 2023 World Cup.
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Gatland rules out future England job after being confirmed as Lions coach

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 18:13
Warren Gatland rules out succeeding Eddie Jones as England coach and plans to return to his native New Zealand after leading the British and Irish Lions in 2021.
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Warren Gatland: British and Irish Lions coach ‘will not be coaching England’ after tour

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 18:03
Confirmed British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland says he "will not be coaching England" after the Lions' 2021 tour to South Africa.
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Jon Welsh: Scotland prop agrees new two-year Newcastle Falcons deal

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 14:52
Scotland prop Jon Welsh signs a new two-year contract with Newcastle.
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Quins' Catrakilis to return to South Africa

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 14:47
Harlequins fly-half Demetri Catrakilis returns to South Africa to sign for Pro 14 side Southern Kings.
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Scotland players 'must up intensity' for British & Irish Lions selection

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 13:21
Scotland players need to maintain the levels shown in this year's dramatic Twickenham fight back if they are to have a chance of British and Irish Lions selection, says Scott Hastings.
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Ronan O'Gara to move from Crusaders role to take La Rochelle head coach post

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 12:19
Former Ireland and British and Irish Lions fly-half Ronan O'Gara is to become head coach at Top 14 club La Rochelle.
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Gatland named British and Irish Lions coach for 2021 South Africa tour

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:58
Warren Gatland is named British and Irish Lions coach for a record-equalling third time and will lead the tour of South Africa in 2021.
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Jed McCrory: Worcester Warriors director leaves Premiership club

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:19
Worcester Warriors co-owner Jed McCrory leaves the Premiership club just eight and a half months after leading a takeover.
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New Zealand's Brodie Retallick to take break from All Blacks and play in Japan

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 08:36
Former World Rugby player of the year Brodie Retallick signs a new deal with New Zealand Rugby that will see him take a break from the All Blacks.
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London Irish sponsor has 'concerns' over Jackson signing

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 13:02
Drinks giant Diageo said the decision to sign the player was 'not consistent with our values'.
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Zach Kibirige: Wasps make Newcastle winger 11th summer signing

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:52
Wasps sign Newcastle Falcons winger Zach Kibirige, their 11th new recruit ahead of next season.
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Sean Long: St Helens assistant coach leaves for Harlequins role

Rugby Union - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 14:35
Former England and Great Britain rugby league scrum-half Sean Long leaves St Helens to join Harlequins as a coach.
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Super Series harder than World Cup - England captain Hunter

Rugby Union - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 12:52
England captain Sarah Hunter looks ahead to the Women's Rugby Super Series in San Diego that will include Canada, France, United States and New Zealand.
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Wales rugby: Three Under 20 players combine Junior World Cup with A-levels

Rugby Union - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 08:03
A World Rugby Championship match with Argentina was not even Wales under-20s lock Teddy Williams' hardest test of the day.
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Canterbury Crusaders changing knight & sword logo after Christchurch attacks

Rugby Union - Sat, 06/08/2019 - 13:44
The Canterbury Crusaders are to lose their knight and sword logo following a review into their branding after the Christchurch mosque attacks.
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Rory Thornton makes Blues stay permanent after loan spell

Rugby Union - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 16:19
Wales lock Rory Thornton signs a permanent Cardiff Blues deal after being on loan there from Ospreys last season.
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