Rugby Union

Liam Williams: Saracens back tipped to answer Wales' Six Nations full-back call

Rugby Union - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 06:31
Liam Williams is favourite to wear the Wales 15 jersey against France with fellow British & Irish Lion Leigh Halfpenny set to miss the Six Nations opener.
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WRU ready to tackle 'difficult decisions' in Professional Rugby Agreement negotiations

Rugby Union - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 20:43
WRU chief Martyn Phillips says difficult decisions will be made to ensure long-term success for the game's future.
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Santiago Cordero: Salary cap restrictions forced Exeter to let Argentina winger leave

Rugby Union - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 15:45
Exeter director of rugby Rob Baxter says the club could not afford to keep Argentina winger Santiago Cordero.
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Fit-again Cipriani to make Gloucester return

Rugby Union - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 12:58
Danny Cipriani is set to return for Gloucester in Friday's European Champions Cup match against Munster having recovered from a chest injury.
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European Challenge Cup: Hallam Amos at centre for Dragons v Timisoara Saracens

Rugby Union - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 12:00
Team news and match preview as Dragons host Romanian side Timisoara Saracens in the European Challenge Cup on Friday.
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Six Nations: Romain Ntamack one of five uncapped France call-ups

Rugby Union - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 21:55
France name 19-year-old fly-half Romain Ntamack among five uncapped players in their squad to start the Six Nations against Wales.
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Danny Care and Chris Ashton reveal they both have have tattoos on their backsides

Rugby Union - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 18:53
England team-mates Danny Care and Chris Ashton reveal to the BBC's Rugby Union Weekly that they both have have tattoos on their backsides.
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European Champions Cup: Ulster building on European campaign

Rugby Union - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 14:34
Ulster are still in contention for a European Champions Cup quarter-final place as they prepare to host Racing 92 on Saturday.
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Rugby union's concussion issue 'scary' - John

Rugby Union - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 14:12
Ben John speaks about having to retire from rugby union aged just 27 - and how the sport could tackle concussion.
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Concussion: Head injuries fall in Premiership audit but length of absence rises

Rugby Union - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 13:36
The number of concussions in the Premiership fell last season, but overall injury absences increased, an annual study finds.
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Richard Cockerill: Edinburgh win at Toulon in Champions Cup 'would be our biggest achievement'

Rugby Union - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 09:50
Beating Toulon at the Stade Mayol on Saturday "would probably be Edinburgh's biggest achievement", says head coach Richard Cockerill.
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Ross Batty: Bath hooker handed three-week ban for neck roll

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 20:54
Bath hooker Ross Batty is suspended for three weeks after his red card in the defeat by Worcester Warriors on Saturday.
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Rhys Priestland: Bath's Wales fly-half to leave Premiership club

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 16:30
Wales fly-half Rhys Priestland is to leave Premiership club Bath at the end of the season when his contract expires.
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John Hardie: Newcastle Falcons flanker signs new deal

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 16:27
Scotland international flanker John Hardie signs a new two-year contract at Premiership side Newcastle Falcons.
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Ben John: Former Ospreys centre retires

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 15:25
Ex-Ospreys centre Ben John end his playing career following a year out of the game after suffering a series of head injuries.
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European Champions Cup: Kyle McCall suffers hamstring injury setback

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 12:39
Ulster prop Kyle McCall faces a spell on the sidelines after suffering "a significant hamstring injury" against Leinster.
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Leigh Halfpenny: Wales full-back set to miss start of Six Nations

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 12:33
Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny is set to miss the start of the Six Nations, says Scarlets coach Wayne Pivac.
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Alapati Leiua: Bristol Bears' Samoa back signs extended contract to 2021

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 12:24
Bristol Bears' Samoa international back Alapati Leiua signs a two-year contract extension with the Premiership club.
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Chris Pennell: Worcester Warriors full-back signs new contract

Rugby Union - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 14:40
Long-serving Worcester Warriors full-back Chris Pennell signs a new two-year contract with the Premiership club.
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Robbie Henshaw nears return but Johnny Sexton a doubt for Leinster v Toulouse

Rugby Union - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 13:24
Robbie Henshaw could make an earlier than expected return to training this week but Johnny Sexton may miss Leinster's game against Toulouse.
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