Rugby Union

Premiership: New laws in place for 2021-22 campaign

Rugby Union - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 17:00
The 2021-22 Premiership campaign begins with new laws introduced to improve player welfare and encourage attacking play.
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Premiership Rugby quiz: Test your knowledge as the 2021-22 season begins

Rugby Union - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 16:48
With the new Premiership season starting on Friday, have a go at this 10-question quiz.
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Rugby World Cup: Flood says Ireland will 'go back to basics' in must-win Italy game

Rugby Union - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 14:57
Fly-half Stacey Flood says Ireland must not "overcomplicate things" in Sunday's must-win World Cup qualifier against Italy in Parma.
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Premiership: Worcester Warriors v London Irish

Rugby Union - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 14:34
Team news as Worcester Warriors host London Irish in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Sixways (15:00 BST).
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Premiership: Northampton Saints v Gloucester

Rugby Union - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 14:26
Team news as Northampton Saints host Gloucester in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Kingsholm (15:00 BST).
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Welsh sports fans will need to show Covid passes from October

Rugby Union - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 13:17
Sport fans will need to show a pass proving they have been fully vaccinated or had a negative Covid test to attend large-scale events in Wales from 11 October.
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Premiership: Leicester Tigers v Exeter Chiefs (Sat)

Rugby Union - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 12:55
Team news as Leicester Tigers host Exeter Chiefs in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Mattioli Woods Welford Road (15:00 BST).
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Pat Lam: Bristol Bears director of rugby signs new contract through to 2028

Rugby Union - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 10:58
Bristol director of rugby Pat Lam signs a new contract with the Premiership club to keep him at Ashton Gate until the summer of 2028.
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Premier 15s: Harlequins' Emily Robinson prepares to face Exeter Chiefs and sister Flo

Rugby Union - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 10:13
Emily Robinson jokes that she needs to make her parents half and half clothing for when she plays her sister Flo.
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Premiership 2021-22: Saracens tipped for title challenge on return to top flight

Rugby Union - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 16:19
How will Saracens fare on their return to the Premiership, following a year in the second tier for breaching the salary cap?
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Duane Vermeulen: Ulster sign Springbok World Cup-winning forward

Rugby Union - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 13:01
Ulster sign South African World Cup-winning back-row forward Duane Vermeulen, who will join the province following the autumn Tests in November.
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Premiership: Bristol Bears v Saracens

Rugby Union - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 12:45
Team news as newly promoted Saracens travel to Bristol in Friday's Premiership curtain-raiser at Ashton Gate (19:45 BST).
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George North: Lions and Wales back signs new dual contract with Ospreys and Welsh Rugby Union

Rugby Union - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 12:00
Wales and Lions back George North signs two-year tailored agreement with Ospreys and the Welsh Rugby Union.
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Premiership Rugby: How will your team fare in the new 2021-22 season?

Rugby Union - Thu, 09/16/2021 - 07:48
BBC Sport looks at the chances of all 13 sides ahead of the new Premiership rugby union season.
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Tabai Matson: Harlequins senior coach looks to 'add value' for Premiership champions

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 18:48
Tabai Matson aims to "add value" at Harlequins after joining the defending Premiership champions as senior coach.
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Premiership return: Ugo Monye predicts 'most competitive season ever'

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 18:38
Ex-England and Harlequins winger Ugo Monye says he thinks the new Premiership campaign will be "the most competitive we've had".
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Northampton Saints: Premiership club create partnership with Loughborough Lightning

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 16:43
Premiership club Northampton Saints and Premier 15s side Loughborough Lightning join up to create an elite women's team.
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Sebastian de Chaves: Wasps sign South African second-row forward on short-term deal

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 15:35
Wasps sign South African lock Sebastian de Chaves on a short-term deal from Major League Rugby side Austin Gilgronis.
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Alun Wyn Jones: Wales captain not ready for final playing chapter

Rugby Union - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 12:02
After releasing his autobiography, Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones says he is not quite ready to finish the final chapter of his illustrious playing career.
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Tom Ilube: First black chairman of RFU hopes appointment inspires others

Rugby Union - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 17:37
New Rugby Football Union chairman Tom Ilube hopes his appointment to the most senior position in English rugby can inspire others.
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