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Andre Esterhuizen: Harlequins sign South Africa centre for 2020-21 campaign

4 hours 8 min ago
Harlequins sign South Africa centre Andre Esterhuizen from Super Rugby's Sharks for next season.
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Saracens salary cap report released - what are the key points?

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 18:24
BBC Sport guides you through the reasons why Saracens were fined £5.4m and docked 35 points for breaking the Premiership salary cap.
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Michael Fatialofa: Injured Worcester Warriors forward moved out of intensive care

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:23
Worcester Warriors forward Michael Fatialofa is moved out of intensive care following his serious neck injury.
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'We should have been far better' - Wray sorry for Saracens approach to salary cap

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:14
Saracens owner Nigel Wray apologises for the "ill-considered approach" to salary cap compliance which led to Saracens' relegation
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Johnny Sexton: Ireland fly-half says World Cup exit 'still keeps him awake at night'

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 14:14
Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton says his side's disappointing performance at the World Cup in Japan keeps him awake at night.
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Premiership: Northampton Saints v London Irish

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 12:40
Team news as Northampton host London Irish in Friday's Premiership fixture at Franklin's Gardens (19:45 GMT).
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Scotland fly-half Russell could miss Six Nations through injury

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 12:17
Scotland's Six Nations hopes suffer a savage setback after it emerges that influential Finn Russell is expected to miss the whole campaign.
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Six Nations 2020: BBC coverage details for TV, radio and BBC Sport website

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:01
BBC coverage details for this year's men's and women's Six Nations broadcast live across TV, radio and online.
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Chiefs' Simmonds 'can force England recall'

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:57
Exeter boss Rob Baxter says Sam Simmonds can force an England recall by continuing his good recent form.
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London Irish: Saracens' relegation will not change Exiles' focus - Brad Davis

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:32
London Irish will keep focusing on improving performances despite Premiership relegation no longer being a threat.
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Matt Symons: Harlequins lock signs new contract with Premiership club

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:19
Harlequins lock Matt Symons signs a new contract to keep him at the Stoop until beyond the end of this season.
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Rey Lee-Lo: Cardiff Blues' Samoan centre signs new deal

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 19:05
Samoa international Rey Lee-Lo signs a new contract with Cardiff Blues.
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Premiership to release report into Saracens breaking salary cap

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 18:05
Premiership Rugby begin preparations to release the report into Saracens' breaches of the salary cap.
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Wales captain Jones expects 'bumpy road' at start of Pivac era

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 18:00
Captain Alun Wyn Jones warns it will be a "bumpy road" as Wales embark on a new era under Wayne Pivac.
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Saracens: Owen Farrell says club will 'come back stronger'

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 16:59
Owen Farrell says Saracens' relegation for salary cap breaches is "disappointing for everyone involved" but he backs the club to "come back stronger".
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Geordan Murphy: Leicester expect Premiership-wide salary cap inquiry after Saracens scandal

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 16:14
Leicester boss Geordan Murphy says the club would welcome a league-wide salary cap inquiry after the Saracens scandal .
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Hogg asked to be appointed Scotland captain

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 15:41
Stuart Hogg reveals he asked Gregor Townsend to name him Scotland captain after the failed 2019 World Cup campaign.
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Ireland fly-half Sexton's recovery 'ahead of schedule'

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 15:39
Johnny Sexton says he expects to be available for selection for Ireland's Six Nations opener against Scotland on 1 February.
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England wing Nowell sidelined for 'weeks not months'

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 15:32
Exeter hope England winger Jack Nowell will out of action for 'weeks rather than months' after more ankle surgery.
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Six Nations build-up 'different' after Saracens punishment - Farrell

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 14:58
England and Saracens fly-half Owen Farrell is hoping the Six Nations will provide an escape after a "different" build-up to the annual tournament.
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