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England v Ireland: George Ford and Owen Farrell both start

5 hours 29 min ago
George Ford and Owen Farrell will start together for the first time in over a year when they line up for England against Ireland on Saturday.
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Fly-half Byrne to make full Ireland debut against England

7 hours 3 min ago
Leinster fly-half Ross Byrne will make his full debut for Ireland in Saturday's World Cup warm-up game against England at Twickenham.
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Transgender rugby player playing with 'a smile on my face'

7 hours 46 min ago
Kelly Morgan says she is playing with a smile on her face after taking up rugby again following transition from male to female.
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Ex-England rugby union international Haskell signs as MMA fighter

7 hours 57 min ago
Former England rugby union international James Haskell signs a deal to fight with mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA.
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North try for Wales against England prompts World Rugby law change

8 hours 14 min ago
World Rugby has made an immediate law amendment after George North scored a try while England were down to 13 men to help Wales to victory on Saturday.
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Cardiff City Stadium to host Pro14 final

9 hours 5 min ago
Cardiff City Stadium is named as the host venue for the Pro14 final in June 2020.
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'In my head, I kinda knew' - Dunbar on his journey from first-choice to World Cup exile

12 hours 10 min ago
Alex Dunbar has gone from Scotland's first choice to missing the World Cup and dealing with the prospect of unemployment in the space of just 10 months.
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Te'o's England career over with move to France

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 20:00
Ben Te'o's England career is over after he signed a short-term deal with French Top 14 side Toulon.
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Scotland need to 'lay down marker' against France

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 19:19
Scotland need to "lay down a marker" for the Rugby World Cup in their rematch with France on Saturday, says Rory Lawson.
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Tuilagi 'feeling good' ahead of Rugby World Cup

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 16:34
England centre Manu Tuilagi believes his run of injuries is over as he zeros in on next month's Rugby World Cup and Saturday's warm-up against Ireland.
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Thomson starts as Scots make 14 changes against France

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 11:49
Blade Thomson makes his debut and Finn Russell returns as Scotland make 14 changes for Saturday's Test with France at Murrayfield.
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Rugby World Cup: Ireland unable to offer Joey Carbery selection guarantees

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 20:30
Ireland skills coach Richie Murphy says injured fly-half Joey Carbery can't be offered any guarantees over World Cup selection.
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How Wales became world's top-ranked side

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 18:51
BBC Sport Wales charts how Wales have reached number one in World Rugby's rankings for the first time in their history.
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Kearnan Myall: Wasps offer support to ex-player following mental health problems

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 18:27
Wasps offer support to former player Kearnan Myall following his struggle with mental health problems.
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England v Ireland: Mako Vunipola may make comeback

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 15:44
Prop Mako Vunipola could make his return from a hamstring injury in England's Rugby World Cup warm-up against Ireland.
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Pick your Scotland XV to play France

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 06:29
Scotland were thrashed by France in Nice on Saturday, but what changes would you make for the return match at Murrayfield if you were Gregor Townsend?
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Callum Sheedy: Bristol Bears fly-half extends contract to 2022

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 17:53
Bristol Bears fly-half Callum Sheedy extends his deal with the Premiership club until the end of the 2021-22 campaign.
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South Africa's Coetzee ruled out of World Cup with ankle injury

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 16:36
Ulster forward Marcell Coetzee is out of South Africa's squad for the Rugby World Cup after suffering an ankle injury and blow to the head.
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'We've got to be on the money' - Wales cannot let standards drop says Owens

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:53
Hooker Ken Owens warns new world number one side Wales must maintain the standard of their win against England.
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Highlights: Scotland thrashed by France in World Cup warm-up

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 16:02
Watch the highlights as Scotland are thrashed by France in Nice in their first World Cup warm-up Test.
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