Rugby Union

30 years on: When Jonathan Davies switched to rugby league

Rugby Union - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 08:00
Thirty years ago Welsh rugby union's brightest star, fly-half Jonathan Davies, made a record-breaking move to rugby league.
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Jonathan Davies: 30 years on from the day he switched to Rugby League

Rugby Union - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 07:59
BBC Sport Wales recalls the impact Jonathan Davies' switch from rugby union to rugby league had on both codes, 30 years on.
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Wayne Pivac: Scarlets coach criticises 'archaic' Europe eligibility policy

Rugby Union - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 07:11
Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac criticises European eligibility rules ahead of the final two Champions Cup matches.
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'Speaking to someone in a suit can be terrifying' - the hidden doubts of pro players

Rugby Union - Sun, 01/06/2019 - 18:41
Ben Atiga, the All Black who quit rugby at the top of his game, is using his time in a "dark place" to help Scotland's players with their mental health.
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Phil Blake: Leicester Tigers to bring back former rugby league player as defence coach

Rugby Union - Sun, 01/06/2019 - 13:30
Leicester Tigers are expecting to bring back former rugby league player Phil Blake as the club's defence coach.
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'Right and proper' to look at Premiership relegation - Ritchie

Rugby Union - Sun, 01/06/2019 - 12:30
Premiership Rugby head Ian Ritchie says clubs will continue to look at scrapping promotion from and relegation to the Championship but there is no "war" with the RFU.
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Pay bands set to replace national dual contracts in Wales

Rugby Union - Sun, 01/06/2019 - 11:17
A proposed new banding pay system is set to signal the end of national dual contracts in Welsh rugby with key meetings being held this week.
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Edinburgh up to second with 38-0 win

Rugby Union - Sat, 01/05/2019 - 21:31
Edinburgh recorded a convincing bonus-point win over Southern Kings at Murrayfield to move into second in Pro14 Conference B.
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Cipriani 'in talks' over new Gloucester deal

Rugby Union - Sat, 01/05/2019 - 20:23
England back Danny Cipriani says he is "in talks" over a new contract with Premiership club Gloucester.
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Leigh Halfpenny: Full-back must not rush back says Scarlets team-mate Rob Evans

Rugby Union - Sat, 01/05/2019 - 10:55
Wales and Scarlets prop Rob Evans says his team-mate Leigh Halfpenny should not to risk his career by rushing back from concussion.
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Premiership: Wasps v Northampton Saints

Rugby Union - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 22:03
Team news as Wasps host Northampton Saints in Sunday's Premiership fixture at the Ricoh Arena (15:00 GMT).
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Brown to break Harlequins appearance record

Rugby Union - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 16:29
Team news as Newcastle Falcons host Harlequins in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Kingston Park (15:00 GMT).
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Sam Johnson returns to Glasgow for Benetton game

Rugby Union - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 16:17
Sam Johnson returns to the Glasgow Warriors team as they make 10 changes for the trip to face Benetton in Treviso.
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Fraser McKenzie signs new Edinburgh two-year deal

Rugby Union - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 16:06
Edinburgh captain Fraser McKenzie signs a new two-year contract extension until 2021 ahead of Saturday's clash with Southern Kings.
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Pro14: Connacht v Munster (Sat)

Rugby Union - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 14:20
Munster's Chris Farrell makes a timely return but Connacht are without Bundee Aki for their Pro14 derby at the Sportsground.
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Pro14: Leinster v Ulster

Rugby Union - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 13:22
Ulster make 11 changes to their starting line-up for Saturday's Pro14 interpro against Conference B leaders Leinster at the RDS.
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Premiership: Worcester Warriors v Bath

Rugby Union - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 13:04
Team news as Worcester Warriors host Bath in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Sixways (15:00 GMT).
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Premiership: Leicester Tigers v Gloucester

Rugby Union - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 12:55
Team news as Leicester Tigers host Gloucester in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Welford Road (15:00 GMT).
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Premiership: Exeter Chiefs v Bristol Bears

Rugby Union - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 12:36
Team news as Exeter Chiefs host Bristol Bears in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Sandy Park (15:00 GMT).
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Ospreys' Allen and Blues' Arhip face former teams

Rugby Union - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 12:21
Team details and match preview as Ospreys host Welsh rivals Cardiff Blues in the Pro14.
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