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Premiership: Newcastle v Exeter Chiefs

51 min 59 sec ago
Team news as Newcastle host Exeter Chiefs in Friday's Premiership fixture at the Kingston Park (19:45 BST).
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Rugby World Cup: Cover up your tattoos in Japan, players told

1 hour 54 min ago
World Rugby has warned that body ink is associated with gangsters in Japan, host of the 2019 World Cup.
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Samoan player pleads guilty to assault that left Wales' Williams with broken cheekbone

2 hours 2 min ago
Tom Williams suffered broken facial bones, while two other Wales Sevens stars were also injured.
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Danny Cipriani left out of England's 36-man squad for Bristol training camp

3 hours 21 min ago
Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani is left out of a 36-man England squad for a training camp in Bristol next week.
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Martyn Phillips: WRU chief executive says hosting extra Test matches is vital

7 hours 1 min ago
Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Martyn Phillips says staging extra internationals is crucial to the governing body's financial future.
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WRU announces record £97m turnover in annual report

8 hours 20 min ago
The Welsh Rugby Union announces a record turnover of £97m in its annual report.
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Viliame Mata: Edinburgh's Fijian belatedly finding way in Scotland

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:41
Viliame Mata is enjoying "running into people" in the colours of Edinburgh - even if the Fijian giant didn't know where the city was when offered a contract.
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Stuart Hogg: Glasgow & Scotland full-back awaits result of ankle scan

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 09:01
Glasgow and Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg has a scan on his injured ankle as team-mate Zander Fagerson faces "months" on the sidelines.
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Bernard Jackman: Dragons boss 'not really concerned' over his own future

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 08:19
Dragons head coach Bernard Jackman insists he is not worried about his own future with the region.
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Spencer gets four-week ban for dangerous tackle

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 06:30
Leicester second row Will Spencer is banned for four weeks after being sent off for a dangerous tackle in his side's Premiership match with Wasps.
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Glasgow Warriors: Ryan Wilson says side are 'big enough & tough enough'

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 18:56
Glasgow Warriors' forwards have proved to their critics that they are "strong enough and big enough" this season, says captain Ryan Wilson.
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Ospreys players changes 'not ideal', says coach Matt Sherratt

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:53
Ospreys backs coach Matt Sherratt says having to make 12 changes to the starting XV that lost heavily at Munster was "not ideal".
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Jamie Roberts: Bath centre out for four to six weeks

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:45
Bath centre Jamie Roberts will miss the next four to six weeks of the Premiership rugby season with a fractured cheekbone.
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John Mitchell: England defence coach role for ex-All Blacks boss

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:55
Former All Blacks, Wasps and Sale head coach John Mitchell is set to be confirmed as England's new defence coach.
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Scotland women's rugby 'needs paradigm shift'

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:23
Scotland women will have more professional players 'in three to four years', believes former international Scott Hastings.
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Scarlets worry over flanker James Davies, but hopeful for fly-half Rhys Patchell

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:15
Scarlets will be without injured flanker James Davies at Connacht on Saturday, but fly-half Rhys Patchell could return.
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'If you don't want to get hurt, don't play the sport' - Cockerill worry over tackle law

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 18:33
Richard Cockerill says rugby's laws must ensure the safety of players without compromising the physical essence of the sport.
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Referees continue boycott of rugby club over sexist abuse

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 17:23
They are refusing to officiate at Coleraine's home matches after a female ref was verbally abused.
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Glasgow's Fagerson has surgery on ankle

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:35
Glasgow Warriors prop Zander Fagerson has surgery on his ankle in South Africa following an injury picked up in the win over Cheetahs.
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Scotland option for New Zealand-born Scarlets forward Thomson

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:04
Scarlets' New Zealand-born forward Blade Thomson admits a future with Scotland is something that he has considered.
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