Rugby Union

George North: Northampton Saints wing to miss up to four weeks with knee injury

Rugby Union - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 15:38
Wales wing George North will be out for up to four weeks after suffering a knee injury during Northampton's loss at Harlequins.
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Veteran Ireland scrum-half Stringer leaves Worcester

Rugby Union - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 13:02
Worcester's former Ireland international scrum-half Peter Stringer leaves, while Ryan Mills and Kurt Haupt extend deals.
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Saracens: Scrum-half Nic Stirzaker joins on three-month contract

Rugby Union - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:30
Saracens sign scrum-half Nic Stirzaker on a three-month deal from Super Rugby side Melbourne Rebels.
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Stuart Hogg: Full-back hopes to return from hip injury 'in next couple of weeks'

Rugby Union - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:36
Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg hopes to return from a hip injury "in the next couple of weeks" with the Six Nations beginning on 3 February.
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Who's your favourite scrum-half? Quickfire quiz with Owen Farrell

Rugby Union - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 06:13
England and Lions back Owen Farrell is grilled by Ugo Monye and Danny Care on Rugby Union Weekly.
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'Dylan Hartley can be effective England captain' - Eddie Jones

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 19:18
England head coach Eddie Jones believes Dylan Hartley can be an "effective captain" for England despite his club Northampton's dismal form.
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Hartley 'a different person for England' - Jones

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 18:47
Dylan Hartley has a "clear role with England as captain and leader" says head coach Eddie Jones, following his club Northampton's dismal run.
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Scotland may lose Gloucester scrum-half Vellacott to England

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 16:58
England are believed to be interested in developing Scotland Under-20 cap Ben Vellacott as a international prospect.
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Alan Gaffney: Northampton Saints' on-field decisions must be better, says interim boss

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 16:47
Northampton technical coaching consultant Alan Gaffney says it 'shouldn't be too difficult' to turn results around.
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Wales flanker Lydiate could miss Six Nations with bicep injury

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 14:33
Ospreys' Wales flanker Dan Lydiate doubtful for the start of the Six Nations after being injured against Dragons.
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Stuart Hogg says he thinks about the chance to beat the All Blacks 'all the time'

Rugby Union - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:53
Stuart Hogg says he thinks about the chance he had to score the winning try against the All Blacks "all the time".
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Highlights: Ulster 24-17 Munster

Rugby Union - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 20:20
Ulster come back from 17-0 down at half-time to beat Irish rivals Munster 24-17 in a thrilling Kingspan Stadium game on New Year's Day.
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Highlights: Ospreys romp to win at Dragons

Rugby Union - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 13:56
The best of the action from the New Year's Eve Welsh derby at Rodney Parade.
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Hallam Amos: Wales and Dragons wing doubtful for Six Nations

Rugby Union - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 12:07
Wales and Dragons wing Hallam Amos could miss the start of the Six Nations with an ankle injury.
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Pro14 highlights: Cardiff Blues 11-14 Scarlets

Rugby Union - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 17:44
Watch Scarlets hold on in a full-blooded Pro14 Welsh derby at Cardiff Blues to remain top of Conference B.
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Sam Warburton: Wales and Lions flanker 'completely surprised' by OBE

Rugby Union - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 17:27
Wales and Lions rugby star Sam Warburton says he had no inkling that he would be awarded an OBE in the New Year's Honours List.
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Northampton Saints: Alan Gaffney a 'new voice' to benefit players, says Rob Horne

Rugby Union - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 13:58
Alan Gaffney's fresh approach as interim director of rugby at Northampton will lift the players, says centre Rob Horne.
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Kai Horstmann: Exeter Chiefs back-row forward to retire

Rugby Union - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 12:46
Exeter Chiefs back-row forward Kai Horstmann will retire from playing at the end of the season when his contract expires.
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Marcus Smith: Teenage Harlequins fly-half set be rested, says John Kingston

Rugby Union - Sat, 12/30/2017 - 20:18
Harlequins boss John Kingston says they must "put the right mileage" on teenage fly-half Marcus Smith after a heavy schedule.
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Welsh Pro14 derbies: What's at stake on New Year's Eve

Rugby Union - Sat, 12/30/2017 - 20:09
BBC Wales looks at the prospects as Welsh domestic rugby says goodbye to 2017 with two New Year's Eve derbies.
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