Rugby Union

Sam Skinner: Scotland rugby union side in good place, says Exeter forward

Rugby Union - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:25
Newly-capped Scotland forward Sam Skinner says his country are in an "exciting place" ahead of the Six Nations.
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Schmidt rejected role with All Blacks last year

Rugby Union - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:00
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt turned down an offer to return to his native New Zealand as assistant to Steve Hansen last year.
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Valery Morozov: Sale Sharks sign Russia international prop from Enisei-STM

Rugby Union - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 11:32
Sale Sharks complete signing of Russia international prop Valery Morozov from Enisei-STM.
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Premiership Rugby deal for £200m investment 'on track'

Rugby Union - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 18:56
Key figures at Premiership Rugby say they remain "on track" to complete a £200m investment deal in the league.
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Dragons: Bernard Jackman successor will need time, says Mike Ruddock

Rugby Union - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:36
Ex-Wales and Dragons coach Mike Ruddock says Bernard Jackman's successor as head coach at Rodney Parade will need time if he is to succeed.
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Jamie Shillcock: Worcester Warriors fly-half signs new two-year deal

Rugby Union - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:31
Worcester Warriors fly-half Jamie Shillcock signs a new two-year contract with the Premiership club.
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Johnny Sexton: Ireland fly-half signs new IRFU contract

Rugby Union - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:33
Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton agrees a new two-year contract extension to remain at Leinster until at least 2021.
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Head coach Jackman leaves Dragons role

Rugby Union - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:11
Dragons part company with head coach Bernard Jackman following their poor form since his arrival in June, 2017.
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Leading try scorer Lewington's 'weird journey' to Saracens

Rugby Union - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:02
U-turns, roadblocks, diversions and injury breakdowns - how Alex Lewington went from aspiring footballer to Saracens' leading try scorer.
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Young Ulster talent 'motivating' senior players

Rugby Union - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 08:35
John Cooney and Marcell Coetzee say that the young talent emerging within the Ulster squad is pushing the senior players to improve their own game.
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Return to England coaching role 'hypothetical' says Lancaster

Rugby Union - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:32
Former England coach Stuart Lancaster says speculation linking him with a possible return to the post in the future is "hypothetical".
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Tommy Seymour: Scotland wing extends deal at Glasgow Warriors

Rugby Union - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:29
Scotland wing Tommy Seymour signs a one-year contract extension at Glasgow Warriors, keeping him at Scotstoun until 2020.
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Melville warns against wages rise if £200m deal goes through

Rugby Union - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:49
Premiership clubs must spend a prospective cash boost on facilities, Rugby Football Union boss Nigel Melville warns.
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Michael Heaney: Worcester Warriors scrum-half signs new two-year contract

Rugby Union - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:37
Worcester Warriors scrum-half Michael Heaney signs a new two-year contract with the Premiership club.
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Northampton youngsters hope to provide festive cheer

Rugby Union - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:19
Northampton Saints hope the Christmas period will produce an upturn in results after a slow start to the Premiership season.
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Ireland's Henshaw set to miss Six Nations opener

Rugby Union - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 13:40
Leinster and Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw faces up to another eight weeks on the sidelines with a hamstring injury.
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Ollie Thorley: Gloucester back's 'purple patch' delights boss Johan Ackermann

Rugby Union - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 13:31
"Tremendous" young back Ollie Thorley's "purple patch" of form is pleasing Gloucester head coach Johan Ackermann.
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Principality Premiership highlights from Scrum V

Rugby Union - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 18:04
Watch Scrum V highlights from the weekend's round of Principality Premiership.
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'He'll be ready' - Itoje Six Nations fears allayed

Rugby Union - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 17:55
England and Saracens lock Maro Itoje is expected to miss "four to eight weeks" with his knee injury, Sarries boss Mark McCall says.
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Premier 15s: Saracens retain top spot

Rugby Union - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 17:05
Saracens remain top of the Premier 15s table with a 59-0 victory over Darlington Mowden Park Sharks - their tenth win of the season.
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