Rugby Union

England v Japan: Can you name England's top try scorers?

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:55
England face 2019 World Cup hosts Japan on Saturday, but how well do you know England's top try scorers?
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New Zealand make one change for Ireland Test

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:13
New Zealand make one change for Saturday's game against Ireland in Dublin as Ryan Crotty replaces injured Sonny Bill Williams.
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Scotland v South Africa: Beating Springboks would be 'best win' - Gregor Townsend

Rugby Union - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 20:57
Toppling the Springboks would "probably be Scotland's biggest win of the last couple of years", says Gregor Townsend.
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'He is progressing nicely' - Tuilagi poised for England return against Australia

Rugby Union - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 16:24
Manu Tuilagi is expected to make his long-awaited England return against Australia in their final Autumn international on 24 November.
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Germany 'will die' for chance to face All Blacks at World Cup

Rugby Union - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 14:18
Ex-Bath coach Mike Ford says his Germany side "will die for the opportunity" to face defending champions New Zealand in next year's Rugby World Cup.
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New Zealand to host 2021 Women's World Cup

Rugby Union - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 13:36
New Zealand will host the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup, becoming the first southern hemisphere nation to stage the event.
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Jones returns as Scotland make six changes for South Africa

Rugby Union - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:18
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend makes six changes to his side for Saturday's Murrayfield Test with South Africa.
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Ospreys forward Fia hoping for Tonga debut against Wales

Rugby Union - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:02
Ospreys prop Ma'afu Fia is among the Tongans hoping for a debut against Wales as they build for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
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The Wales scrum-half inspired by the brother who topped Schwarzenegger

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:50
Wales scrum-half Ffion Lewis is inspired by the bodybuilding triumphs of her brother 'Flex' in beating Arnold Schwarzenegger's record.
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Autumn internationals: Ireland ‘worry everyone’ in New Zealand - Umaga

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:12
Former All Blacks captain Tana Umaga says New Zealand are wary of the threat posed by Ireland ahead of Saturday’s game at the Aviva Stadium.
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Worcester Warriors: Prop Ryan Bower and flanker Zac Xiourouppa to miss rest of season

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:00
Injured Worcester forwards Ryan Bower and flanker Zac Xiourouppa are both expected to miss the rest of the season.
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'I want to make rugby better for Scotland' - Swinson leads new players' union

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 17:54
Tim Swinson says a Glasgow Warriors bonus dispute and John Hardie's ban led him to set up Scottish rugby's first players' association.
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Bath: Anthony Watson, Charlie Ewels, Nathan Catt and Elliott Stooke agree new contracts

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:27
Bath players Anthony Watson, Charlie Ewels, Nathan Catt and Elliott Stooke all agree long-term contract extensions.
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England v Japan: Touring players 'paid £13 per day'

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:03
Some Japan players are paid £13 a day while on tour, says coach Jamie Joseph before Saturday's autumn Test against England.
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Mike Haywood: Northampton Saints hooker suffers 'significant' knee injury

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:19
Northampton Saints hooker Mike Haywood could miss the rest of the season after suffering a "significant" knee injury.
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Stuart Hogg: Watch the Scotland full-back's Six Nations tries

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:03
Stuart Hogg will move from Glasgow Warriors to Exeter Chiefs next year. Watch the Scotland full-back's 11 Six Nations tries.
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England's Kruis ruled out of final two autumn Tests

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:05
Lock George Kruis will miss England's remaining autumn Tests against Japan and Australia with a calf injury.
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Headgear 'cuts impact by almost half', according to study

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:55
A new Dundee University study calls for mandatory protective headgear to prevent injuries in the sport.
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Wales fly-half Anscombe likes 'winding up' Twitter trolls

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:00
Wales fly-half Gareth Anscombe says he has learned not to bite when he receives social media abuse, preferring instead to wind his critics up.
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Wasps: Michele Campagnaro joins from Exeter on short-term deal

Rugby Union - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:37
Wasps sign Italy and former Exeter centre Michele Campagnaro on a deal until the end of the season.
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