Rugby Union

Ex-All Blacks coach Mitchell is England target

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 13:53
Former New Zealand boss John Mitchell is wanted by England to replace Paul Gustard as defence coach, BBC Sport understands.
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BBC Wales to show live Principality Premiership rugby games

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:01
Principality Premiership rugby games will be shown live next season on BBC Two Wales and the BBC website.
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Tuilagi 'should be fit' for start of season after knee operation

Rugby Union - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 23:08
England and Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi says he "should be fit" for the start of the season after having a minor knee operation.
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RFU 'lack of leadership' over contracts for England women

Rugby Union - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:03
Former England captain Catherine Spencer criticises the Rugby Football Union's "lack of leadership" over professional contracts for women's squad.
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Sonny Bill Williams: All Blacks legend becomes university student

Rugby Union - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 15:32
Rugby World Cup winner, dual-code international, heavyweight boxer and now fresher - Sonny Bill Williams takes another career turn as a university student.
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Ashton named in England squad for first time since 2016

Rugby Union - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:24
Sale winger Chris Ashton is named in an England squad for the first time since 2016.
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Mako Vunipola and Billy Vunipola: Brothers extend Saracens deals

Rugby Union - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 17:44
England internationals Mako and Billy Vunipola extend their contracts with Saracens until the end of the 2021-22 season.
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Hartley to return to England setup following concussion

Rugby Union - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 13:16
Dylan Hartley will return to the England setup this weekend as he continues his comeback from concussion.
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Kyle Eastmond: Leicester sign utility back but Matt Toomua to leave at the end of the season

Rugby Union - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:16
Leicester Tigers sign dual-code international Kyle Eastmond but centre Matt Toomua will leave the club next summer.
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Scotland coach Townsend extends contract until 2021

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:57
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend adds an extra year to his contract, while coaches Matt Taylor and Mike Blair also agree new deals.
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Rochelle Clark: England's most-capped player on 'fairytale life'

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:55
England's most-capped player Rochelle Clark retires from international rugby saying she has "lived a fairytale life".
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Samoa rugby player denies assault after incident that left Wales' Williams with broken facial bones

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 09:10
Gordon Langkilde is accused of assaulting three Welsh players at the Rugby World Cup Sevens.
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Record cap holder Clark to retire from England duty

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 09:00
England's most capped player of all time Rochelle 'Rocky' Clark announces her retirement from the international game.
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Eddie Jones: RFU backs England's head coach despite talks on behaviour

Rugby Union - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 21:35
The RFU is backing head coach Eddie Jones to lead England to the World Cup next year but have had discussions with him about his recent behaviour.
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Women's rugby could turn professional 'this season'

Rugby Union - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:13
Women's rugby in England could be fully professional as early as this season, says Rugby Football Union chief executive Steve Brown.
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Celtic Park to 'make history' as host of Pro14 final

Rugby Union - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 13:59
Celtic Park is confirmed as the venue for the 2019 Pro14 final - the first to be played outside a traditional rugby venue.
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