Rugby Union

James Horwill: Ex-Australia captain set to play for Cambridge in Varsity match

Rugby Union - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 15:41
Ex-Australia captain James Horwill comes out of retirement to play for Cambridge University in December's Varsity match with Oxford.
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'Some players are given easier routes' - Care questions eligibility rules

Rugby Union - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 14:26
Danny Care says selecting players for international teams on the basis of their residency or relations will inevitably breed resentment.
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Northampton Saints: Dylan Hartley replaced as captain by Alex Waller and Teimana Harrison

Rugby Union - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:35
Northampton name Alex Waller and Teimana Harrison co-captains, as England hooker Dylan Hartley "steps away" from the role.
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Rugby World Cup 2019 fixtures & pools

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 19:43
Full list of fixtures and pools for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
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RugbyX: One-on-one to decide drawn games in sport's version of Twenty20

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 18:10
RugbyX will see the introduction of rugby's version of the 'Super Over', with drawn matches decided by a revolutionary 'one-on-one' contest.
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'It was tough to take' - Wales' Anscombe on World Cup heartbreak

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 16:11
Gareth Anscombe admits it will be hard to watch Wales at the Rugby World Cup in Japan after he was ruled out of the tournament with a knee injury.
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Biltong, saunas and golf simulators - how Scotland are preparing for Japan

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 12:12
From train journeys to tackle bags, Gregor Townsend's team is taking no chances at the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
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'This is the strongest Ireland World Cup squad ever' - former fly-half Ward

Rugby Union - Sun, 09/08/2019 - 13:52
Former Ireland fly-half Tony Ward says head coach Joe Schmidt has assembled the "strongest Irish squad ever to go to a World Cup".
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Gatland confident despite Wales' World Cup warm-up defeats

Rugby Union - Sun, 09/08/2019 - 11:19
Warren Gatland was unconcerned after defeat by Ireland in Wales' final World Cup warm-up ahead of the tournament start in Japan.
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Magnus Bradbury travels with Scotland as cover for Jamie Ritchie

Rugby Union - Sun, 09/08/2019 - 10:47
Back-row Magnus Bradbury will join Scotland's World Cup travelling party on Monday as "precautionary injury cover" for Jamie Ritchie.
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Dan McFarland disappointed for Ulster players who missed out

Rugby Union - Sun, 09/08/2019 - 10:25
Ulster coach Dan McFarland says he is disappointed for the province's players who narrowly missed out on World Cup selection.
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Glory to rock bottom - the inside story of England's past four World Cups

Rugby Union - Sun, 09/08/2019 - 09:54
The inside story of England's past four Rugby World Cup campaigns, from victory in 2003 to pool-stage defeat in 2015, from the men who were there.
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England must 'adapt' to Japan typhoon threat - Jones

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 22:47
Eddie Jones says his England side must be "adaptable" to extreme weather conditions in Japan during the World Cup.
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World Cup warm-up: 'Ireland choked us in the second half' - Gatland

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 18:14
Wales coach Warren Gatland laments their second-half discipline as Ireland "choked" them after the break in their final World Cup warm-up.
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Rugby World Cup: 'Scotland must click in defence to pose threat in Japan'

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 18:04
Defensive shortcomings remain a source of concern as Scotland complete their World Cup warm-ups, writes Andy Burke.
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Rugby World Cup: Ireland beat Wales 19-10 in final warm-up game

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 15:59
Ireland beat Wales 19-10 in Dublin in the final warm-up game for both sides ahead of the World Cup.
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Patchell World Cup injury worry for Wales

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 15:02
Fly-half Rhys Patchell is a World Cup worry for Wales after failing a head injury assessment during their final warm-up against Ireland in Dublin.
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Scotland in good place for World Cup - Price

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 12:25
Scotland travel to the World Cup with "good momentum" following three successive warm-up wins, says scrum-half Ali Price.
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All Blacks score 92 points in final World Cup warm-up

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 12:06
New Zealand hammer Tonga 92-7 in their final World Cup warm-up game in Hamilton before they begin the defence of their title in Japan.
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Pick your England XV to face Tonga

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 12:04
Owen Farrell or George Ford at fly-half? Tom Curry, Sam Underhill or Mark Wilson as flankers? Pick your England team to face Tonga in Sapporo.
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