Rugby Union

Scotland v Canada: Experimental tourists can stake World Cup claims

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 21:52
A host of Scotland players have a chance to put themselves into the reckoning for a World Cup spot, says Gregor Townsend.
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Maxime Mermoz: France centre leaves Newcastle Falcons for Stade Toulouse

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:48
France international Maxime Mermoz leaves Newcastle Falcons to rejoin Stade Toulouse on a two-year contract.
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Scotland: Jamie Ritchie & James Lang to make debuts v Canada; Grant Gilchrist captain

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:20
Lock Grant Gilchrist will lead a youthful Scotland side against Canada, featuring new caps Jamie Ritchie and James Lang.
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Saracens win can inspire England - George

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:37
Saracens' "inspiring" title win can drive England to a series win in South Africa, says Jamie George.
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Former England and Coventry rugby player dies aged 103

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:46
Harry Walker earned nine caps for the national team and played for Coventry for about 20 years.
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Hooker Latu replaces Uelese in Australia squad to face Ireland

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:47
Australia head coach Michael Cheika adds Waratahs hooker Tolu Latu to his squad for Saturday's first Test against Ireland in Brisbane.
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'More than two names in frame to be Wales coach'

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 08:58
WRU chairman Gareth Davies denies only Wayne Pivac and Dave Rennie are in the running to succeed Warren Gatland as Wales coach.
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Argentina v Wales: Rob Howley wary of Pumas' 'cohesion and certainty'

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 08:01
Wales assistant coach Rob Howley expects a stern challenge in Saturday's first Test against Argentina.
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PRL boss Mark McCafferty sounds 'under pressure', says WRU chairman Gareth Davies

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 22:00
Welsh Rugby Union chairman Gareth Davies says Premiership Rugby boss Mark McCafferty sounds like a "man under pressure".
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Gruelling games and gauchos - Wales' 1968 Argentina tour

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 21:27
With Wales touring Argentina this summer, BBC Sport Wales looks back at their first trip to South America 50 years ago.
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George North set to return to Wales wing against Argentina

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 20:44
George North is set to revert to the wing from centre for Wales in Saturday's first Test against Argentina in San Juan.
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Wales rise to fifth in World Rugby rankings

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 16:28
Wales climb to fifth in the World Rugby rankings, their highest ranking since February 2017.
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Senitiki Nayalo: Edinburgh sign Fijian flanker from London Irish

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:58
Fijian flanker Senitiki Nayalo joins Edinburgh on a two-year deal after leaving London Irish.
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John Barclay column - 'The comeback target is the Six Nations next year'

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 10:36
Scotland captain John Barclay on life between crutches and the couch, as he targets a return in time for next year's Six Nations.
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Australia v Ireland: Will Genia says hosts will not underestimate Irish

Rugby Union - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 09:02
Australia's Will Genia says they will not repeat their mistake of taking Ireland lightly in Saturday's first Test match in Brisbane.
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