Rugby Union

Premiership: Exeter Chiefs v Northampton Saints

Rugby Union - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:41
Team news as Exeter Chiefs host Northampton Saints in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Sandy Park (16:00 BST).
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Premiership Player of the Season: Danny Cipriani on six-man shortlist

Rugby Union - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:16
Danny Cipriani could make it an awards double after being nominated among six contenders for Premiership Player of the Season.
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Pro14 European Champions Cup play-off: Ospreys v Scarlets (Sat)

Rugby Union - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:00
Team details and match preview for the game that will decide which Welsh team will play in Europe's top flight in 2019-20.
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Glasgow's Johnson stays grounded as Ulster semi looms

Rugby Union - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:25
Sam Johnson talks Stuart Hogg, Jonny Gray's sage advice and Glasgow Warriors' Pro14 ambitions with Tom English.
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Tim Visser: Harlequins & former Scotland wing to retire at end of season

Rugby Union - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:08
Harlequins' ex-Scotland wing Tim Visser will retire at the end of the season to "move on to new challenges outside of rugby".
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Welsh Premiership play-off: Llanelli v Pontypool (Fri)

Rugby Union - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:00
Llanelli and Pontypool play off for the final place in the 2019-20 Principality Premiership, the losers will be in the WRU Championship.
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Pro14 semi-final: Glasgow Warriors v Ulster

Rugby Union - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 07:58
Luke Marshall says Ulster are in a much better place mentally for their return to Scotstoun for Friday's Pro14 semi-final against Glasgow Warriors.
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Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia for social media post

Rugby Union - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 06:16
Israel Folau's contract is terminated by Rugby Australia after he said "hell awaits" gay people in a social media post.
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Nick Williams: Number eight staying with Cardiff Blues for another season

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 19:00
Cardiff Blues number eight Nick Williams will stay with the Welsh region after a new one-year deal was agreed.
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Cobus Reinach: Northampton Saints back on new arrival during play-off chase

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 17:26
Scrum-half Cobus Reinach tells BBC Look East how he is balancing a play-off chase with Northampton Saints and becoming a father.
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Vunipola sidelined by 'significant' hamstring injury

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:35
England's Mako Vunipola will miss the rest of Saracens' pursuit of another Premiership title after suffering a hamstring injury.
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Don Armand: Exeter forward on Chiefs' title tilt, England & World Cup prospects

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:09
Exeter's Don Armand won't be distracted by debate about his England prospects as he prepares for his 100th Premiership game.
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Pro14 semi-final: Glasgow Warriors v Ulster (Fri)

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:31
DTH van der Merwe's surprise return for Glasgow Warriors' Pro14 semi-final against Ulster is "massive", says head coach Dave Rennie.
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Rugby World Cup 2019: BBC to broadcast exclusive radio commentary

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:08
BBC Radio 5 Live secures exclusive radio commentary rights to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
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Pro14 semi-final: Glasgow Warriors v Ulster - Four key issues

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:14
Departing heroes, a Celtic Park showpiece and a returning coach - the story of Glasgow's Pro14 semi-final showdown against Ulster.
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'The hot water didn't work' - Adams' long road to Wales stardom

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:57
Josh Adams relives his journey from Scarlets reject to Six Nations star and looks forward to the World Cup and joining Cardiff Blues.
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Josh Adams discusses his move from Worcester to Cardiff Blues and Wales' World Cup hopes

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 07:57
Wales wing Josh Adams on his gratitude to Worcester, ambition at Cardiff Blues and international hopes at the 2019 World Cup.
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Luke Marshall: Is the Ulster and Ireland centre about to learn the All Blacks' Haka?

Rugby Union - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 17:24
Ulster's in-form centre Luke Marshall jokes about his chances of making a late bolt into Joe Schmidt's Ireland squad for the Rugby World Cup.
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Connacht sign Australia sevens wing John Porch

Rugby Union - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 17:08
The lure of Champions Cup rugby helps Connacht sign Australia sevens winger John Porch for next season.
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Nicky Smith: Wales prop rejects Blues move to stay at Ospreys

Rugby Union - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 16:01
Wales loose-head prop Nicky Smith signs a new Ospreys deal, rejecting interest from Cardiff Blues and Sale Sharks.
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