Rugby Union

Wales fan drives to Japan for Rugby World Cup 2019

Rugby Union - Sun, 09/01/2019 - 11:07
John Evans sets off from Aberystwyth on Sunday and plans to drive 500 miles per day.
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Ex-England international Wade cut from Bills' final NFL squad

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 22:58
Former Wasps and England rugby winger Wade misses out on a place in the Buffalo Bills squad for the 2019 NFL season.
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Gregor Townsend: Scotland head coach gives no selection hints after Georgia win

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 20:55
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend would not be drawn on whether the win over Georgia changed his World Cup plans.
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Wales v Ireland: Welsh players' final audition for World Cup places

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 20:45
With World Cup squad places at stake, Wales' players saw their own team-mates as rivals in their game against Ireland.
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Watch: Scotland run in five tries in Georgia

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 20:11
Rory Hutchinson crossed twice on his first Test start as Scotland marked their final outing before the Rugby World Cup squad is named with a comfortable victory over Georgia.
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Warren Gatland: 'Good exercise' despite Ireland defeat, says Wales coach

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 19:30
Wales head coach Warren Gatland was disappointed to lose to Ireland in their World Cup warm-up match but happy with a number of aspects.
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Hutchinson scores twice as Scotland beat Georgia

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 18:54
Centre Rory Hutchinson crosses twice on his first Test start as Scotland mark their final outing before the Rugby World Cup squad is named with a comfortable victory over Georgia.
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Ireland self-belief restored with win - Schmidt

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 18:22
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt says Ireland regained some much-needed confidence in their 22-17 win over Wales in Cardiff.
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Wales lock Hill's World Cup hopes in balance after leg fracture

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 17:34
Wales coach Warren Gatland says he faces a major decision on whether to take Cory Hill to the World Cup after the lock suffers a small fracture in his leg.
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Stockdale inspires Ireland to victory over Wales

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 16:41
Two Jacob Stockdale tries help Ireland knock Wales off the top of the world rankings with a 22-17 victory in their World Cup warm-up match in Cardiff.
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Danny Care: Harlequins and England scrum-half needs ankle surgery

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 11:32
Harlequins and England scrum-half Danny Care will be out for eight weeks as he needs surgery on an ankle injury.
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'It's the hardest part of the job' - Gatland on cutting players to finalise Wales World Cup squad

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 22:21
Wales coach Warren Gatland says telling players they will miss out on the World Cup will be the hardest part of his job.
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World Cup warm-up matches: France cruise past Italy in Paris

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 22:16
France beat Italy 47-19 in their final World Cup warm-up match at Stade de France.
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Georgia v Scotland: Formidable pack awaits Gregor Townsend's visitors

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 17:53
Scotland must be ready for the physicality of a fired-up Georgia if they are to improve on a dismal away record before the World Cup, writes Andy Burke.
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World Cup red cards for high tackles to be checked by TMO

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 16:37
Red cards for high tackles and shoulder charges will have to be verified by the television match official (TMO) at next month's Rugby World Cup.
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Aphiwe Dyantyi: Springbok wing faces doping ban

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 14:37
South Africa wing Aphiwe Dyantyi faces a four-year ban after testing positive for performance-enhancing substances.
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MMA: James Haskell joins Bellator to become a mixed martial artist

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 14:14
Former England rugby star James Haskell tells BBC Sport he is taking his switch to MMA seriously.
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Rugby World Cup: Japan bid to reach first quarter-finals

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 13:56
Hosts Japan will aim to reach the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals for the first time, says coach Jamie Joseph as he names his squad.
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Hadleigh Parkes column: Singing with Bryn Terfel and inspiring baby names

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 11:26
Hadleigh Parkes explains why Wales have been taking singing lessons from an operatic superstar before naming their World Cup squad.
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Will Addison: The ex-England U20s star hoping to line out for Ireland in Japan

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 08:38
Former England underage star Will Addison will hope to stake his claim for a place in Ireland's World Cup squad on Saturday
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