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Sexton wins World Rugby's player of the year - ending seven years of All Blacks dominance

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 22:11
Ireland cap the greatest year in their rugby history by sweeping the board at the World Rugby awards in Monte Carlo.
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World Cup 2019: Mike Tindall says hemisphere gap has shrunk

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 21:51
The northern hemisphere teams can launch a genuine challenge for World Cup 2019 says former winner Mike Tindall
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Women's international highlights: Wales 21-38 Canada

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 21:18
Watch Scrum V highlights as Wales are beaten by Canada in a women's international in Cardiff.
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Wales fly-half jersey: 'It's Anscombe's spot now', says Wales great Davies

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 20:26
Former Wales fly-half Jonathan Davies says following their win over South Africa, Gareth Anscombe is the nation's leading 10.
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Connacht boosted by Healy recall

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 15:04
Connacht score four tries in a win over Southern Kings that moves them up to second in Pro14 Conference A.
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Scotland players donate £10,000 to Doddie Weir charity

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 13:10
The Scotland squad has donated £10,000 to Doddie Weir's charity from their match fee against Argentina.
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Joe Schmidt says decision on Ireland future is 'head-wrecking'

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 12:45
Joe Schmidt says he will be relieved when he makes public his decision this week whether he will stay on as Ireland coach after next year's World Cup.
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England v Australia: Manu Tuilagi says long-awaited return was 'special'

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 12:01
England centre Manu Tuilagi says his long-anticipated Test return against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday was a "special day".
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Dare to dream - Wales no longer under the World Cup radar

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 11:49
After a first autumn clean sweep and nine matches unbeaten, Wales have made themselves one of the favourites as they turn their attention to the 2019 Word Cup.
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Fiji secure historic first win over France

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 23:49
Fiji claim their first ever win over France with a surprise 21-14 victory over the 2011 World Cup runners-up at the Stade de France.
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Pick your England XV for opening match in Japan

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 23:21
It's less than 10 months until England start their Rugby World Cup campaign against Tonga - choose your XV for their opening match.
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Ireland coach Schmidt thanks IRFU for 'patience' as he finalises future

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 23:08
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt says he needs to talk to more people on Sunday before making an announcement on his future plans next week.
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Premier 15s: Saracens beat Loughborough to move top of the table

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 22:02
Saracens Women move to the top of the Premier 15s table after ending Loughborough Lightning's perfect start to the season with a 29-0 victory.
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England women 37-15 Ireland women: Lydia Thompson scores Twickenham hat-trick

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 20:46
England beat Ireland 37-15 at Twickenham to finish their autumn international matches with three wins out of three.
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Eight-try Ireland too strong for USA to make it four wins from four in November

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 20:30
Ireland round off a successful November as their second string earn an eight-try 57-14 win over the USA in Dublin.
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'The referee saw nothing wrong' - Jones refuses to criticise Farrell tackle

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 20:19
England head coach Eddie Jones refuses to criticise captain Owen Farrell for a controversial tackle after his side beat Australia.
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Autumn Internationals: England 37-18 Australia - highlights

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 20:17
Watch highlights as England score 24 second-half points to cruise to a brilliant victory over Australia, in their final test of the Autumn series.
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Wales back-rower Ellis Jenkins suffers worrying knee injury

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 20:15
Ellis Jenkins suffers suspected ruptured knee ligaments after starring in Wales' back-row as they beat South Africa.
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Scotland must improve for Six Nations, says coach Townsend

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 19:07
Scotland will need to "play better" than they showed this autumn to make an impact in next year's Six Nations, says Gregor Townsend.
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Wales v South Africa: Jesse Kriel scores try for Springboks

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 19:03
Jesse Kriel makes the most of a superb pass from Willie Le Roux to pull a try back for South Africa in their Autumn International with Wales at the Principality Stadium.
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