Rugby Union

Welsh rugby: Talks over radical overhaul with possible new region

Rugby Union - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 12:38
A new North Wales professional side is being discussed while a current region might disappear as Welsh domestic rugby is in line for its most radical upheaval since 2003.
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Steve Ojomoh: Ex-Bath and England flanker 'glad to be here' after stroke

Rugby Union - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 12:18
Former England flanker Steve Ojomoh speaks to BBC Points West about recovering from the "massive scare" of a stroke.
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'Wales players feed off Gatland's confidence'

Rugby Union - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 11:39
Wales boss Warren Gatland has "changed the psychology" of his players in the build-up to high-stakes matches, says ex-captain Sam Warburton.
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Alapati Leiua: Bristol winger on disciplinary charge for striking an opponent

Rugby Union - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 11:26
Bristol's Samoan winger Alapati Leiua faces a disciplinary charge for striking Harlequins stand-off Marcus Smith.
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Alex Cuthbert: Exeter head coach Ali Hepher praises winger's dedication after injury return

Rugby Union - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 15:09
Exeter head coach Ali Hepher praises winger Alex Cuthbert's dedication after his return from a second injury spell.
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England: Bath lock Charlie Ewels called up to 25-man training squad

Rugby Union - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 14:15
Bath lock Charlie Ewels will join England's training camp in Oxford as a replacement for Courtney Lawes, who was injured in the defeat by Wales.
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Wales leapfrog England in rankings after Cardiff victory

Rugby Union - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 13:28
Wales leapfrog England in World Rugby's rankings after their 21-13 Six Nations win over Eddie Jones' team in Cardiff.
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Robert du Preez: Sale Sharks to sign fly-half on three-year deal

Rugby Union - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 12:46
Sale agree a deal to sign Sharks and South Africa fly-half Robert du Preez on a three-year contract.
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Evan Olmstead: Newcastle Falcons re-sign Canada international forward

Rugby Union - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 09:47
Newcastle Falcons re-sign versatile forward Evan Olmstead for the rest of the season, following a spell with Auckland.
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'Blood, sweat and tears' finally pay off for Ireland loose-head Kilcoyne

Rugby Union - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 08:16
Dedication to improving pays off for Ireland loose-head Dave Kilcoyne, who ended a six-year wait for a Six Nations start in Italy win.
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Wales had tactics to capitalise after England's mentality slipped - Guscott

Rugby Union - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 06:53
England let their focus slip and Wales had just the tactics to capitalise in Cardiff, says former England and Lions centre Jeremy Guscott.
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Six Nations: Ireland searching for cohesion after tepid display in Rome

Rugby Union - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 20:49
Ireland's performance against Italy shows they are still searching for the rhythm they carried through a fantastic 2018, admits Joe Schmidt.
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Six Nations Shuffle: History makers, huge hits & a try-machine

Rugby Union - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 20:34
Watch the quirkier moments from the third round of the Six Nations, including a record-breaking win for Wales, a series of slips for France & Ireland's scoring machine.
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England's Lawes ruled out of Six Nations with calf injury

Rugby Union - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 20:30
England's Courtney Lawes will miss the rest of the Six Nations after sustaining a calf strain against Wales.
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Schmidt calls for improved Ireland performance

Rugby Union - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 18:19
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt says he was "happy with the five points but not the performance" in his side's Six Nations win over Italy.
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Six Nations 2019: Ireland struggle to bonus-point victory over Italy

Rugby Union - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 18:04
Ireland record their second win of the Six Nations tournament after scrapping to a 26-16 bonus-point win over Italy in Rome.
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Six Nations 2019: Joe Schmidt 'frustrated' with lack of rhythm from Ireland

Rugby Union - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 17:54
Joe Schmidt is frustrated by Ireland's lack of rhythm in this year's Six Nations and adds that their accuracy let them down in their laboured 26-16 victory over Italy.
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Ireland fight back to seal bonus-point victory over Italy

Rugby Union - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 17:42
Ireland's defence of their Six Nations crown remains alive but only just after a laboured bonus-point 26-16 win over Italy.
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Wales captain Phillips 'proud' despite Women's Six Nations defeat

Rugby Union - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 17:05
Wales captain Carys Phillips says she is "pleased and proud" with her team's performance despite a 51-12 defeat by England.
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Women's Six Nations: England beat Wales 51-12 as Sarah Bern scores brace of tries

Rugby Union - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 14:53
Prop Sarah Bern scores a brace of tries as England emphatically beat Wales 51-12 to remain on course to win the Women's Six Nations Grand Slam.
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