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Ireland 'raise the bar' before World Cup - McGrath

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 17:44
Ireland's historic season ends with victory over Australia in Sydney as they turn their focus towards the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
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New Zealand 49-14 France: Rieko Ioane scores hat-trick as All Blacks win series 3-0

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 11:48
New Zealand wrap up a 3-0 series win over France by beating them 49-14 in the third and final Test in Dunedin.
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Argentina motivated by football World Cup defeat

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 10:04
Stuart McInally says Argentina will have "even bigger motivation" than usual when they play Scotland in their coach's final game on Saturday.
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South Africa v England: Everyone knows we are struggling, admits Eddie Jones

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:26
Eddie Jones says he is determined to lead England out of a desperate run when they face South Africa in Saturday's third Test.
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Schmidt strikes balance with Ireland team to face Australia in series decider

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:20
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is balancing the need to build a strong squad for next year's World Cup with a desire for a series win in Australia.
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'It's always been about playing for England' - the second coming of Cipriani

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 06:21
It is a far more grounded and philosophical Danny Cipriani who will start at fly-half for England for the first time in a decade on Saturday, writes Chris Jones.
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Argentina v Scotland: Fraser Brown curve ball as final Test will dictate tour success

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 18:28
Beating a fired-up Argentina is key if Scotland's summer tour is to be judged a success, writes Tom English.
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Danny Cipriani: I've tried to become a better person, says recalled England fly-half

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 18:16
Fly-half Danny Cipriani says he has "tried to become a better person" as he prepares to make his first England start in 10 years.
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Ulster Rugby: IRFU hopeful that Dan McFarland will join before January

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 17:37
IRFU performance director David Nucifora is confident that Ulster's new head coach Dan McFarland will assume his position before January
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Sam Warburton: New Cardiff Blues coach aims to help Wales flanker improve

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 17:20
New Cardiff Blues coach John Mulvihill says he aims to make Wales and Lions flanker Sam Warburton an even better player when he returns to rugby.
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Big name players on way to Cardiff Blues - coach John Mulvihill

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 17:10
New coach John Mulvihill says Cardiff Blues will only recruit a few more players before the start of the 2018-19 season but says they will 'have a big impact'.
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Argentina v Scotland: Captain Stuart McInally returns among eight changes

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:44
Scotland tour captain Stuart McInally has recovered from injury to start in their final summer Test against Argentina.
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Fly-half Cipriani makes first England start for a decade

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:26
Danny Cipriani will make his first start for England since 2008 in the third Test against South Africa, replacing George Ford at fly-half.
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Australia v Ireland: Five Ireland changes for decisive third Test

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 07:47
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt makes five changes to his side for the Test series decider against Australia in Sydney on Saturday.
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'No pressure on Edinburgh against galacticos'

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 22:06
Head coach Richard Cockerill says Edinburgh are relishing a crack at the "galacticos" of Montpellier and Toulon in the Champions Cup.
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Cipriani set for first England start since 2008

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 22:04
Danny Cipriani is in strong contention to make his first England start in a decade in Saturday's third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
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Champions Leinster face past winners Wasps, Bath & Toulouse in Champions Cup

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 17:18
Holders Leinster are pooled with Wasps, Bath and Toulouse as the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup draws are made.
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George Smith: Bristol Bears sign former Australia captain for injury cover

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 17:02
Bristol Bears add former Australia captain and Wasps flanker George Smith on a six-month deal to provide injury cover.
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Ross Moriarty: Wales back-row given four-week ban after Argentina red card

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 15:17
Wales number eight Ross Moriarty is given a four-week ban following his red card against Argentina.
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Autumn internationals: Evening kick-offs for Ireland's home games

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:37
Ireland will play Argentina, world champions New Zealand and the United States of America in their home autumn internationals in November.
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