Rugby Union

Toby Flood: Newcastle fly-half grateful for Leicester Tigers stint

Rugby Union - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:56
Newcastle Falcons fly-half Toby Flood says spells at Leicester Tigers and Toulouse developed him as a player.
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Leicester Tigers players make a splash at AquaPark Rutland

Rugby Union - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 10:32
Rucking and mauling take a backseat as the big cats of Leicester Tigers mix up pre-season training with some less-than-impressive diving and splashing at AquaPark Rutland.
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Gavin Henson: Mike Ruddock says new signing can be Dragons leader

Rugby Union - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 06:15
Wales' 2005 Grand Slam-winning coach Mike Ruddock backs Gavin Henson to be a success after joining Newport Gwent Dragons.
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Concussion in sport: Five sports gather to discuss head-injury prevention

Rugby Union - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 21:15
Representatives from five sports meet to discuss a "unified approach" to the prevention and management of head injuries.
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Ex-Ireland scrum-half Stringer signs for Worcester aged 39

Rugby Union - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:52
Worcester Warriors sign veteran former Ireland scrum-half Peter Stringer on six-month contract before the 2017-18 season.
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Tim Streather: Ex-Saracens centre forced to retire by knee injury

Rugby Union - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:28
Former Saracens centre Tim Streather retires from rugby union on medical advice with a persistent knee injury.
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Ex-Dragons player Jackson walks for first time since breaking neck

Rugby Union - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:35
Footage shows former Dragons back-rower Ed Jackson walking for the first time since breaking his neck.
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England captain Hartley signs new Northampton deal

Rugby Union - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:26
England captain Dylan Hartley signs a new Northampton Saints deal and is reappointed as the Premiership club's skipper.
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Pro12 expansion: Fixture list would protect derby matches

Rugby Union - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 14:49
Pro12 derbies would be protected if the league splits into two conferences after the arrival of Cheetahs and Southern Kings.
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Southern Kings scrum-half Schroeder excited by Pro14 switch

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:20
Southern Kings scrum-half Ricky Schroeder is relishing the chance to play in the new Pro14 after a deal was agreed to add two South African sides to the league.
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Pro12 agree deal to expand next season to include South African sides

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:15
The Pro12 has agreed a deal to expand next season to include South African sides Cheetahs and Southern Kings, BBC Scotland understands.
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Meet the South African sides set to join Pro12

Rugby Union - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:12
South African sides Southern Kings and Cheetahs are expected to join the Pro12 for next season.
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Pro12 to confirm entry of South African teams next week

Rugby Union - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 07:51
South African teams Southern Kings and Cheetahs are likely to be confirmed as entrants to the Pro12 after a meeting in Dublin next week.
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Pro12: South African teams would be 'a positive' - Zane Kirchner

Rugby Union - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 07:51
New Dragons back Zane Kirchner says Southern Kings and Cheetahs joining the Pro12 would be "a positive move".
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'Wales players will take confidence from Lions draw'

Rugby Union - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 07:38
Ken Owens believes the Lions' drawn series in New Zealand could help Wales claim a first win against the All Blacks since 1953.
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Rob Baxter & Exeter Chiefs coaching staff sign three-year contracts

Rugby Union - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 22:17
Rob Baxter signs a new three-year deal with Premiership champions Exeter and will assume the title of director of rugby.
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Sam Warburton: New Zealand still best team in world - British & Irish Lions captain

Rugby Union - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 19:07
British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton says the All Blacks remain "the best team in the world" after returning home from New Zealand following their drawn series.
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Edinburgh to play most of their games at Myreside

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 13:12
Edinburgh will play their home games at Myreside for the next three seasons, with selected matches at the national stadium at Murrayfield.
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'South Africans would relish Pro12 chance'

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 07:53
Kings scrum-half Rudi van Rooyen says the Port Elizabeth-based squad is excited by a possible move into the Pro12.
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British and Irish Lions: Kyle Sinckler arrested on night out in Auckland

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 07:46
British and Irish Lion Kyle Sinckler has apologised for "any inconvenience caused" after he was arrested on a night out in Auckland.
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