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Want to lose weight for rugby? Try sheep-shearing, says Merthyr's Osian Davies

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 19:34
Scrum V meets Merthyr open-side and farmer Osian Davies, who has been turning heads for them in the Welsh Premiership.
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Bedford Blues chairman criticises RFU as ill players made to play in Championship

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 17:11
Championship side Bedford Blues accuse the Rugby Football Union of failing to protect player welfare.
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Mike Brown: Full-back's 300th Harlequins game an 'incredible achievement'

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 16:58
Head of rugby Paul Gustard says it is an "incredible achievement" for full-back Mike Brown to reach 300 games for Harlequins.
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Pro14: Rory Best and Jacob Stockdale return for Connacht clash

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 13:03
Rory Best and Jacob Stockdale will make their first appearances of the season in Friday's Pro14 game against Connacht at Kingspan Stadium.
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Premiership: Bath v Exeter Chiefs

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:44
Team news as Bath host Exeter Chiefs in Friday's Premiership fixture at The Recreation Ground (19:45 BST).
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Edinburgh start Socino & Johnstone v Cheetahs

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:43
Edinburgh bring centres Juan Pablo Socino and James Johnstone into their side for Friday's home Pro14 match against Cheetahs.
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Pro14: Glasgow Warriors v Zebre: George Horne & Rory Hughes start

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:09
Glasgow recall George Horne and wing Rory Hughes and give Adam Nicol and Andrew Davidson their first starts against Zebre.
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Cipriani wins Premiership player of the month

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 11:49
Danny Cipriani is named Premiership player of the month for September - two weeks after being left out by England.
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Rob Horne: 'No regrets' for ex-Australian and Northampton star

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 10:01
Former Northampton and Australia player Rob Horne tells BBC Sport he has no regrets after being badly injured playing rugby.
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Dave Ewers: Exeter Chiefs flanker aims to impress after injury return

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:33
Exeter flanker Dave Ewers tells BBC Sport how grateful he is to be playing again after recovering from his latest injury.
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European rugby competitions promise crackdown on high tackles for 2018-19

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 17:22
European chiefs will continue to crackdown on contact with the head in this season's Champions and Challenge Cups.
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Japan's Rugby World Cup win against South Africa to be made into a movie

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 15:37
Japan's famous Rugby World Cup win against South Africa is to be made into a movie with Temuera Morrison - Jango Fett in Star Wars - playing Eddie Jones.
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Rob Horne: Ex-Australia and Northampton star on dealing with paralysis - and tributes

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 23:30
Former Australia and Northampton player Rob Horne recounts the injury that ended his career and explains how he has adapted to life without the use of one arm.
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Ospreys coach Allen Clarke eager for derby 'boiling point' with Scarlets

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 19:40
Ospreys coach Allen Clarke says there is an air of excitement over Saturday's Pro14 Welsh derby against Scarlets in Llanelli.
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Stuart Olding: Former Ireland and Ulster centre pens contract extension at Brive

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 17:20
Former Ireland and Ulster centre Stuart Olding signs a new deal with Brive which will keep him at the French club until at least 2020.
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Sam Simmonds and Jonny Hill: Exeter forwards set for spells out injured

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 15:43
Exeter forwards Sam Simmonds and Jonny Hill could be set for extended periods out through injury.
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O'Driscoll rejects Moriarty's claim that Sexton gets extra protection from referees

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:18
Brian O'Driscoll is surprised by Wales flanker Ross Moriarty's claim that Johnny Sexton receives extra protection from referees.
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Wales prop Evans set to miss Scarlets v Ospreys

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 11:33
Scarlets are set to be without Wales prop Rob Evans for Saturday's Pro14 derby with Ospreys because of a shoulder injury.
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O'Driscoll surprised by Moriarty's claim referees give Sexton 'special treatment'

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 11:31
Brian O'Driscoll says Ross Moriarty "may be taking a leaf out of" Warren Gatland's book with his claim that Johnny Sexton receives special treatment from referees.
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Brad Barritt: Saracens captain to have surgery on facial injury

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:44
Saracens captain Brad Barritt is to undergo surgery on the facial injury he sustained against Bath on Saturday.
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