Rugby Union

World Cup final farewell for Mtawarira as 117-cap Springbok prop retires from Tests

Rugby Union - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 15:41
South Africa's World Cup-winning prop Tendai Mtawarira announces his retirement from international rugby aged 34.
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Tuilagi 'staying at Leicester' despite Toronto interest

Rugby Union - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 15:12
England centre Manu Tuilagi will not be leaving Leicester "anytime soon" despite cross-code interest from big-spending Toronto Wolfpack.
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Gatland changed my career - ex-Wales prop Jones

Rugby Union - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 14:04
The new Wales coaching team, led by Wayne Pivac, has a tough act to follow after Warren Gatland's departure, says former British and Irish Lions prop Adam Jones.
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London Irish: Prop Ollie Hoskins extends contract with Exiles

Rugby Union - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 13:44
London Irish prop Ollie Hoskins agrees a contract extension with the Premiership club.
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Taulupe Faletau: Bath and Wales back row returns to training after collarbone injury

Rugby Union - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:34
Bath and Wales back row Taulupe Faletau is back in training after a collarbone injury ruled him out of the World Cup.
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Saracens won Premiership titles 'unfairly', says Exeter boss Rob Baxter

Rugby Union - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:12
Exeter boss Rob Baxter says Saracens will have won their last two titles unfairly if their appeal against breaching salary cap rules fails.
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Siya Kolisi: Rugby World Cup win for all South Africans, says Springboks captain

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 22:59
Springboks captain Siya Kolisi says their World Cup triumph was "for all South Africans" as squad are greeted by thousands of fans.
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Ex-Saracens captain Bracken 'dismayed' by huge fine and points deduction

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:39
Ex-Saracens skipper Kyran Bracken says the punishments faced by the club for breaching salary cap rules are "very unfair".
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Why were Sarries punished and what are the consequences?

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 17:58
BBC rugby union correspondent Chris Jones on the questions facing Saracens as they appeal against a huge points deduction and fine for breaching salary cap regulations.
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Champions Saracens docked 35 points for breaching salary cap rules

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 11:47
Reigning champions Saracens are docked 35 Premiership points and fined more than £5m for breaching salary cap regulations.
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Rugby league side Toronto Wolfpack to sign cross-code New Zealand star Williams

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 11:28
New Zealand cross-code star Sonny Bill Williams agrees to join Super League newcomers Toronto Wolfpack on a two-year deal.
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Samoa rugby: Players bemoan lack of funds and consistency

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 08:57
Contrasting post-World Cup experience of players Kieran Fonotia and Belgium Tuatagaloa illustrate deep problems in Samoan rugby.
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Rugby Union Weekly On Tour: The final, fancy dress and farewell

Rugby Union - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 21:53
On their last week in Japan, the Rugby Union Weekly team stay in Tokyo to cover the 2019 World Cup final.
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World player award-winner Scarratt in England women's squad for France

Rugby Union - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 13:58
Newly crowned World Rugby player of the year Emily Scarratt is named in England's squad for the first autumn Test against France.
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Wales coach Wayne Pivac inherits quality and expectation from Warren Gatland

Rugby Union - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 13:49
As Warren Gatland's 12-year tenure ends, new Wales coach Wayne Pivac has a tough act to follow, but firm foundations to build on.
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High emotions, poignant anthems, haka challenges - the World Cup's unforgettable moments

Rugby Union - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 06:57
Brilliant tries, a devastating typhoon, wonderful fans and Owen Farrell's haka stare - the 2019 World Cup had more than its fair share of unforgettable moments.
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Premiership: Exeter Chiefs score late to snatch 24-20 win over Worcester at Sixways

Rugby Union - Sun, 11/03/2019 - 17:28
Harry Williams scores Exeter's winning try as the Chiefs maintain their 100% Premiership record on trips to Worcester.
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World Rugby Awards: Pieter-Steph Du Toit & Emily Scarratt named players of the year

Rugby Union - Sun, 11/03/2019 - 15:01
South Africa's Pieter-Steph du Toit and England's Emily Scarrett were named as Players of the Year at the World Rugby Awards in Japan.
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South Africa's 2019 win is bigger than 1995 - Pienaar

Rugby Union - Sun, 11/03/2019 - 14:36
Former Springbok captain Francois Pienaar says the 2019 team's Rugby World Cup triumph eclipses his sides' success in 1995
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'Leader, legend, father figure' - rugby greats pay tribute to Wales captain Jones

Rugby Union - Sun, 11/03/2019 - 14:33
Rugby greats including Francois Pienaar, Richie McCaw and Bryan Habana sum up Wales's record-breaking lock and captain Alun Wyn Jones.
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