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Irish captain Rory Best hopes Joe Schmidt will commit to Ireland

Rugby Union - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 15:34
Rory Best hopes in-demand head coach Joe Schmidt will continue his tenure in charge of Ireland after the 2019 World Cup.
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Quiz: Can you name Scotland's top try-scorers of all time?

Rugby Union - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 15:34
The returning Stuart Hogg is one, but how many of the rest of Scotland all-time top try-scorers can you name against the clock?
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Preview & key stats: Scotland v Fiji (Sat)

Rugby Union - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 14:22
Scotland assistant coach Mike Blair believes Finn Russell has grown as a player during his time in France with Racing 92.
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Championship Cup experimental tackle laws explained

Rugby Union - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:12
Cornish Pirates forwards coach Alan Paver explains the trial of changes to the tackle-height rules for this season's Championship Cup.
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McCaw hopes New Zealand can lure Ireland's Schmidt

Rugby Union - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 11:44
New Zealand's two-time World Cup-winning captain Richie McCaw believes the All Blacks would be "silly" not to try and recruit Joe Schmidt after the 2019 tournament.
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Scotland confirm dates for World Cup warm-ups against France and Georgia

Rugby Union - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 10:12
Scotland confirm the dates for next year's pre-World Cup summer Tests, including a Friday night fixture at Murrayfield.
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'He's a warrior' - but Farrell is not protected by referees, says Jones

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 23:21
England head coach Eddie Jones believes co-captain Owen Farrell does not get the same protection from referees as other fly-halves.
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'Strong' bench can help Wales to first Australia win in 10 years - Gatland

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 22:25
Wales head coach Warren Gatland hopes experience off the replacements bench can help Wales beat Australia.
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Absence of Kearney and Murray 'a blessing in disguise'

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 21:13
Ireland and Ulster centre Darren Cave says the absence of Rob Kearney and Conor Murray from the Ireland team this week is "a blessing in disguise".
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'Really exciting to think how good we could be' - England captain Hunter

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 19:34
England's Sarah Hunter says full-time 15-a-side contracts for her side means they have no excuse not to win the Women's Rugby World Cup.
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Autumn internationals: Wales v Australia at Principality Stadium (Sat)

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:58
Team news, match preview and detailed statistics for Saturday's international between Wales and Australia (17:20 GMT).
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Autumn internationals: England v New Zealand at Twickenham (Sat)

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:32
Team news, match preview and statistics for Saturday's match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham
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England v New Zealand: How to beat the All Blacks

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:00
How do you upset the most dominant team in sport? Here are five suggestions for England's autumn international opponents.
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All Blacks 'would die from shame' doing Ashton swan dive

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 15:01
Author James Kerr tells BBC Sport that Chris Ashton’s swan dive is anathema to the All Blacks' culture of putting the collective first.
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Best returns to captain Ireland against Argentina

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:12
Rory Best returns to captain the Ireland team in Saturday's autumn Test against Argentina at the Aviva Stadium.
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England v All Blacks quiz - know your history?

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:28
England face New Zealand for the first time in four years on Saturday, but how well do you know your All Blacks history?
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Scotland v Fiji: Stuart Hogg, Finn Russell & Greig Laidlaw return; Sam Skinner handed debut

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:15
Stuart Hogg and Finn Russell return to the Scotland team for Saturday's Test against Fiji, with Greig Laidlaw back as captain.
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England v New Zealand: Chris Ashton makes first start in four years

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:17
Chris Ashton will make his first England start in more than four years in Saturday's match against New Zealand at Twickenham.
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Wales v Australia: Josh Adams picked ahead of Liam Williams

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:15
Wales pick Worcester wing Josh Adams ahead of British and Irish Lions star Liam Williams for Saturday's Test against Australia.
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Joel Conlon: Saracens flanker retires aged 24 because of neck injury

Rugby Union - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 09:21
Saracens flanker Joel Conlon retires at the age of 24 on medical advice because of a neck injury.
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