Rugby Union

Cornell Du Preez: Worcester forward's fractured larynx was a freak, says coach Solomons

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 21:46
Worcester boss Alan Solomons says forward Cornell Du Preez's fractured larynx against Wasps was a freak accident.
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Saracens duo Juan Figallo and Duncan Taylor set for long spell on the sidelines

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 20:39
Saracens prop Juan Figallo is set to be out of action for four months, while centre Duncan Taylor will be sidelined long term.
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Eddie Jones says rugby union coaches 'aren't being treated like professionals'

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 18:10
England head coach Eddie Jones says that coaches "aren't being treated like professionals".
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Danny Cipriani: Eddie Jones to judge fly-half on performances on pitch

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 14:29
Fly-half Danny Cipriani will be judged solely on his performances on the pitch for Gloucester, says England head coach Eddie Jones.
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Premier 15s: Worcester Valkyries target first league win as second season begins

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 14:24
BBC Sport visits Worcester Valkyries - last season's bottom side - as they bid to achieve their first ever Premier 15s victory.
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England Rugby: Newcastle United's St James' Park to host Italy World Cup warm-up game

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 12:45
England will play a Test match in Newcastle for the first time next year in preparation for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Ireland to face England & Wales in warm-ups

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 11:50
Ireland will play Six Nations rivals England, Wales and Italy to help them prepare for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
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Wales add England and Ireland RWC warm-ups

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 11:03
Wales will play both England and Ireland in home and away fixtures next summer as part of their 2019 Rugby World Cup preparations.
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Premiership Rugby in £275m takeover talks after CVC approach

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 07:25
Premiership Rugby owners will hold a board meeting next week to discuss a potential £275m takeover of the league.
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Geordan Murphy: Leicester Tigers interim head coach eyes 'dream job'

Rugby Union - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 14:43
Leicester Tigers interim head coach Geordan Murphy says having the role on a permanent basis would be a "dream job".
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Zach Mercer: Bath back rower agrees two-year contract extension

Rugby Union - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 14:34
Bath and England back rower Zach Mercer signs two-year contract extension at the Recreation Ground.
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Pro14: New Ulster fly-half Billy Burns 'ambitious' to play for Ireland

Rugby Union - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 09:11
New Ulster fly-half Billy Burns says he is "ambitious" to play for Ireland but is focusing on performing well for Ulster.
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Matt O'Connor: Leicester Tigers head coach leaves with immediate effect

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 19:56
Leicester Tigers head coach Matt O'Connor leaves the club with immediate effect, 48 hours after losing 40-6 at Exeter in their opening Premiership game of the season.
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Matt Kvesic: Exeter back-row praised after impressive start to new season

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 16:14
Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter praises Matt Kvesic's transformation from fringe player over the summer.
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Charles Piutau: Bristol full-back set for October return from injury

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 12:29
Bristol full-back Charles Piutau does not need surgery on a shoulder injury and could return to action in late October.
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Worcester forward Du Preez 'needs further larynx surgery'

Rugby Union - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 18:51
Worcester Warriors say forward Cornell du Preez needs "further larynx surgery" after a throat injury in their season opener.
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Dual contracts may be scrapped says Welsh Rugby Union

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 22:00
Welsh Rugby Union Martyn Phillips says the governing body is considering the future of national dual contracts.
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Glasgow Warriors 'character crucial' in opening Pro14 win - Dave Rennie

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 20:08
Dave Rennie hails Glasgow Warriors' "character" as they open their Pro14 campaign with a 27-26 bonus-point win at Connacht.
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Glasgow start season with win at Connacht

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 17:56
Stuart Hogg's late drop goal gives Glasgow a dramatic bonus point victory over Connacht in their opening game of the PRO14.
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'Unacceptable' Edinburgh 'must get better' after Ospreys defeat - Richard Cockerill

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 11:10
"Unacceptable" Edinburgh "must get better" after losing their opening Pro14 match to Ospreys, says Richard Cockerill.
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