Rugby Union

England have 'once-in-a-lifetime' opportunity against South Africa

Rugby Union - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:29
England head coach Eddie Jones says his players have a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" when they face South Africa in the first Test on Saturday.
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Nizaam Carr: Wasps bring back South Africa number eight on permanent deal

Rugby Union - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:35
Wasps sign South Africa back-row Nizaam Carr on a permanent basis after spending part of last season at the Ricoh Arena.
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Lions need an extra week to prepare - Gatland

Rugby Union - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:26
Warren Gatland has called for the British and Irish Lions to be given adequate preparation time before the 2021 tour to South Africa.
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Paddy Jackson: Former Ulster and Ireland fly-half joins Perpignan

Rugby Union - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:04
Paddy Jackson signs for Perpignan, two months after his Ulster and Ireland contract was revoked following a rape trial in which he was cleared.
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South Africa v England: Uncapped forward Brad Shields on bench for England

Rugby Union - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 12:56
Uncapped Hurricanes forward Brad Shields is fast-tracked into the England squad for Saturday's first Test against South Africa in Johannesburg.
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Charlie Davies: Northampton Saints sign former Dragons scrum-half

Rugby Union - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:34
Northampton Saints sign scrum-half Charlie Davies after he was released by Welsh region Dragons.
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Carbery starts at 10 for Ireland against Australia

Rugby Union - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 07:55
Head coach Joe Schmidt names Munster-bound Joey Carbery at fly-half for Ireland's first Test against Australia on Saturday.
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Wales captain Ellis Jenkins 'frustrated' at being rested for Argentina - Warren Gatland

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 22:30
Coach Warren Gatland admits Ellis Jenkins is "frustrated" after going from leading Wales to being left out of the side completely against Argentina.
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Scotland v Canada: Experimental tourists can stake World Cup claims

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 21:52
A host of Scotland players have a chance to put themselves into the reckoning for a World Cup spot, says Gregor Townsend.
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Maxime Mermoz: France centre leaves Newcastle Falcons for Stade Toulouse

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:48
France international Maxime Mermoz leaves Newcastle Falcons to rejoin Stade Toulouse on a two-year contract.
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Scotland: Jamie Ritchie & James Lang to make debuts v Canada; Grant Gilchrist captain

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:20
Lock Grant Gilchrist will lead a youthful Scotland side against Canada, featuring new caps Jamie Ritchie and James Lang.
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Saracens win can inspire England - George

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:37
Saracens' "inspiring" title win can drive England to a series win in South Africa, says Jamie George.
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Former England and Coventry rugby player dies aged 103

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:46
Harry Walker earned nine caps for the national team and played for Coventry for about 20 years.
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Hooker Latu replaces Uelese in Australia squad to face Ireland

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:47
Australia head coach Michael Cheika adds Waratahs hooker Tolu Latu to his squad for Saturday's first Test against Ireland in Brisbane.
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'More than two names in frame to be Wales coach'

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 08:58
WRU chairman Gareth Davies denies only Wayne Pivac and Dave Rennie are in the running to succeed Warren Gatland as Wales coach.
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Argentina v Wales: Rob Howley wary of Pumas' 'cohesion and certainty'

Rugby Union - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 08:01
Wales assistant coach Rob Howley expects a stern challenge in Saturday's first Test against Argentina.
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