Rugby Union

Ben Te'o: Worcester Warriors and England centre to leave Sixways at end of season

Rugby Union - 1 hour 37 min ago
Worcester's England centre Ben Te'o is to leave at the end of the season, while ex-South Africa flanker Dewald Potgieter announces his retirement.
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Mark McCafferty: Outgoing Premiership rugby boss urges unity over future of the sport

Rugby Union - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 17:26
The outgoing boss of English club rugby urges "people to work together" as the professional game enters a pivotal stage.
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Rory Best: 'I want to go out on my terms' - Ireland captain on retirement

Rugby Union - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 17:00
Retiring Ulster and Ireland captain Rory Best says that he feels the time is right to step away from rugby as he announces his plans to retire after the World Cup in Japan.
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Quiz: What do you know about Rory Best's career?

Rugby Union - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:50
From Grand Slam glory to Heineken Cup heartache, the Rory Best has been through the lot as a player, but how much can you remember?
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Wynand Olivier: Worcester centre & South Africa World Cup winner to retire

Rugby Union - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:18
Worcester centre Wynand Olivier, who won the World Cup with South Africa in 2007, will retire at the end of the season.
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Ireland captain Best to retire after World Cup

Rugby Union - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:00
Ireland and Ulster captain Rory Best will retire after this year's World Cup in Japan.
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Darren Barry: Newcastle Falcons to sign Worcester Warriors lock for 2019-20 season

Rugby Union - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 15:11
Worcester Warriors lock Darren Barry is to leave at the end of the current season to join Newcastle Falcons.
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Ulster prop Marty Moore ruled out for season with ankle ligament injury

Rugby Union - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 13:04
Ulster prop Marty Moore is ruled out for the remainder of the season with an ankle ligament injury sustained against Edinburgh.
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Todd Blackadder: Bath director of rugby to leave at end of season

Rugby Union - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:56
Bath director of rugby Todd Blackadder will leave at the end of the campaign to become head coach at Japanese side Toshiba.
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Worcester Warriors: Jonny Arr to leave club at end of season after 23 years

Rugby Union - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:19
Worcester Warriors scrum-half Jonny Arr is to leave the club at the end of the season.
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Northampton Saints: Nafi Tuitavake and Andrew Kellaway to leave Premiership club

Rugby Union - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:15
Northampton Saints centres Andrew Kellaway and Nafi Tuitavake are to leave the club at the end of the season.
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Bryce Heem: Worcester winger suspended for four weeks for tip tackle

Rugby Union - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:15
Worcester winger Bryce Heem is suspended for the rest of the season for a tip tackle on Sale's Paolo Odogwu.
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Sacked Folau requests hearing over anti-gay post

Rugby Union - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 06:01
Israel Folau requests a code of conduct hearing after Rugby Australia ended his contract over a social media post in which he said "hell awaits" gay people.
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Mark McCafferty to step down as Premiership CEO, replaced by Darren Childs

Rugby Union - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 15:17
Mark McCafferty will step down as Premiership chief executive at the end of the season, to be replaced by Darren Childs.
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Billy Vunipola: Personal beliefs won't divide dressin room - Danny Care

Rugby Union - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 14:28
England scrum-half Danny Care says Billy Vunipola's controversial social media post is not something that will divide a dressing room.
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'World-class' Ford praised by England and Leicester team-mate Youngs

Rugby Union - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:35
Leicester would be much deeper in relegation trouble were it not for the "phenomenal" George Ford, says team-mate Ben Youngs.
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England number eight Vunipola given 'formal warning' by RFU

Rugby Union - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:27
England's Billy Vunipola is given a "formal warning" by the Rugby Football Union after he defended Israel Folau's social media post.
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Drug testing in sport: How does football compare to other team sports in England?

Rugby Union - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 06:18
BBC Sport compares the drug-testing programmes of major team sports in England.
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Billy Vunipola: Saracens warn England forward about future conduct

Rugby Union - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 18:40
Saracens warn Billy Vunipola over his future conduct after his "serious error of judgment" in defending Israel Folau's anti-gay post.
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Gareth Anscombe: Wales fly-half to leave Cardiff Blues for Ospreys

Rugby Union - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 16:15
Wales fly-half Gareth Anscombe will leave Cardiff Blues at the end of the season to join regional rivals Ospreys.
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