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Australia 30-28 England: Tourists suffer dismal defeat against 14-man Wallabies

2 hours 25 min ago
England open their Australia tour by falling to a dismal defeat against a 14-man Wallabies side in Perth, despite scoring two late tries.
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New Zealand 42-19 Ireland: Ruthless All Blacks hammer visitors

5 hours 52 min ago
New Zealand emphatically preserve their remarkable record at Eden Park with a six-try win over Ireland to take a 1-0 series lead.
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South Africa v Wales: Match preview, team news & key stats

9 hours 13 min ago
Team news, match preview and statistics for Saturday's first Test between South Africa and Wales in Pretoria.
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South Africa v Wales: Springboks aims to lift nation out of darkness

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 19:37
World champions South Africa will aim to lift the country out of the darkness by beating Wales in Pretoria this weekend.
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Claudia MacDonald back in Red Roses training squad after neck injury

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 13:23
Wasps scrum-half Claudia MacDonald is back in England's training squad, less than a year after a serious neck injury.
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New Zealand v Ireland: Visitors expect reaction from fired-up All Blacks

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 13:05
Dan Sheehan says his side are expecting to meet a fired-up New Zealand who are out for revenge when the sides meet at Eden Park.
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Lloyd Evans: Gloucester fly-half agrees new contract

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 12:31
Gloucester fly-half Lloyd Evans signs a new contract at the Premiership club.
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Will Witty: Exeter Chiefs grant release for lock to join Perpignan

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 11:05
Exeter Chiefs grant lock Will Witty early release to join French Top 14 club Perpignan for the 2022-23 season.
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South Africa v Wales: Wayne Pivac aims to end sleepless nights with Springboks win

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 10:31
If Wales manage to defy the doubters and register a first victory against Springboks in South Africa, head coach Wayne Pivac says his sleepless nights should end.
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Jeremy Loughman: Ireland prop should not have returned after head injury assessment - NZ Rugby

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 08:44
New Zealand Rugby admits Ireland's Jeremy Loughman should not have been allowed back on the field after sustaining a blow to the head.
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Henry Arundell: England teenager set to face Australia on Saturday

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 07:11
The story behind Henry Arundell's rise from unknown teenager to the Test arena in seven months.
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Henry Arundell: London Irish full-back tipped for bright future

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 22:27
London Irish full-back Henry Arundell is a "proper rock star" and has been tipped to have a "big future" after dazzling in training with England.
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Api Ratuniyarawa: London Irish sign Fiji lock from Northampton Saints

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 17:52
London Irish sign Fiji international Api Ratuniyarawa from Northampton.
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Australia v England: Eddie Jones wants Owen Farrell to 'find form' for England

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 16:48
England boss Eddie Jones challenges Owen Farrell to find his best international form after relieving him of the captaincy.
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Nadine Dorries: Culture secretary confuses rugby codes in speech at Rugby League World Cup event

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 15:33
Culture secretary Nadine Dorries confuses the two rugby codes in a speech at a Rugby League World Cup event in St Helens.
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Argentina v Scotland: Crosbie, Bennett & Hutchison start for visitors in first of three Tests

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 13:10
Luke Crosbie makes his first Test start when Scotland take on Argentina on Saturday, while there are places for Mark Bennett and Rory Hutchison.
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Premier 15s: RFU plans for league to turn professional in 10 years

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 12:00
The Rugby Football Union wants the Premier 15s to become the first fully professional women's club league in the world within 10 years.
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New Zealand v Ireland: O'Mahony to start for visitors as Healy passed fit

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 08:55
Peter O'Mahony will start at blindside flanker as Ireland look to beat the All Blacks in New Zealand for the first time on Saturday.
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Australia v England: Cadeyrn Neville to make Wallabies debut aged 33

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 08:51
Lock Cadeyrn Neville will make his Australia debut at the age of 33 when the Wallabies begin their three-Test series against England on Saturday.
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Australia v England: Courtney Lawes to captain tourists as Danny Care and Billy Vunipola return

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 08:50
Courtney Lawes will captain England in Saturday's first Test against Australia, as veterans Danny Care and Billy Vunipola also start.
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