Rugby Union

'A physical game of chess' - who will win Champions Cup final?

Rugby Union - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 11:28
Former England winger Ugo Monye and BBC rugby union correspondent Chris Jones on whether Leinster or Saracens will come out on top in Saturday's showpiece final.
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Gatland agrees to lead Lions for third time in 2021

Rugby Union - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 09:09
Warren Gatland agrees a deal to take charge of the British and Irish Lions on their tour of South Africa in 2021.
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Champions Cup: Leinster focusing on strengths as they meet Saracens in final

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 15:36
Leinster must not lose sight of what has made them into European champions when they meet Saracens on Saturday, says head coach Leo Cullen.
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Matt Smith: Leicester Tigers centre retiring to take on academy head coach role

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 14:46
Leicester Tigers centre Matt Smith is to retire after a 14-year playing career to become the club's academy head coach.
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Cardiff Blues accounts 'do not make pleasant reading' says chairman

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 14:46
Cardiff Blues chairman Alun Jones admits the latest accounts "do not make pleasant reading" but hopes for future improved results.
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Adam Coleman: London Irish sign Australia lock from Melbourne Rebels

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 10:34
Newly promoted Premiership side London Irish sign Australia lock Adam Coleman for the 2019-20 season.
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Danny Cipriani: Gloucester's RPA Player of the Year wants title and England recall

Rugby Union - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 08:55
RPA Player of the Year Danny Cipriani targets Premiership glory with Gloucester and a place in England's World Cup training squad.
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Danny Cipriani: Gloucester fly-half named RPA Player of the Year

Rugby Union - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 23:29
Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani is voted the Rugby Players Association Player of the Year.
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Blaine Scully: United States wing departs Cardiff Blues

Rugby Union - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 19:24
United States captain Blaine Scully leaves Cardiff Blues after four seasons with the region.
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Rob Howley: Losing coach will be a loss to Wales, says Martyn Willams

Rugby Union - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 15:53
Rob Howley is "Wales' most decorated coach" and will be a loss if he follows Robin McBryde to Irish rugby, says Martyn Williams.
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Alex Goode - one of Europe's best but not wanted by England

Rugby Union - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 12:17
Saracens full-back Alex Goode goes into the Champions Cup final nominated as one of Europe's best players, yet considered surplus to requirements by England.
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London Irish: All Blacks World Cup winner Waisake Naholo signs

Rugby Union - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 11:05
London Irish sign All Blacks World Cup winner Waisake Naholo ahead of their return to the Premiership.
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Israel Folau loses Asics sponsorship deal after breaching code of conduct

Rugby Union - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 10:44
Full-back Israel Folau loses his sponsorship with sportswear brand Asics after being found guilty of breaching RA's code of conduct.
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Scotland: Gregor Townsend faces selection headache this summer

Rugby Union - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 07:10
Tom English picks apart the choices facing Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend before a final World Cup squad is chosen.
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Adapting to life after rugby will be 'really hard', says retiring Haskell

Rugby Union - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 23:10
England flanker James Haskell says he will find it "really hard" to adapt to life after rugby after announcing he will retire.
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Stuart Hooper: Ex-Bath captain becomes director of rugby

Rugby Union - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 11:53
Bath announce a new coaching team that includes ex-captain Stuart Hooper as director of rugby.
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Rugby World Cup: Referees Nigel Owens and Wayne Barnes confirmed for fourth tournaments

Rugby Union - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 11:41
Referees Nigel Owens and Wayne Barnes have been selected to officiate at their fourth Rugby World Cup in Japan.
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Paddy Jackson: London Irish sign fly-half after season with Perpignan

Rugby Union - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 11:24
London Irish sign fly-half Paddy Jackson for their return to the Premiership from French club Perpignan.
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Richie Gray & Duncan Weir missing from Scotland World Cup training squad

Rugby Union - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 10:49
British & Irish Lions lock Richie Gray, plus Duncan Weir and Alex Dunbar, are left out of Scotland's 42-man Rugby World Cup training squad.
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Folau found guilty of breaking code of conduct over anti-gay post

Rugby Union - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 09:49
Israel Folau is found guilty of a "high level breach" of Rugby Australia's code of conduct after he said "hell awaits" gay people on social media.
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