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Welsh player given four-year ban after using 'cocktail' of drugs

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:21
RGC player Maredydd Francis is given a four-year ban for using performance-enhancing drugs and other banned substances.
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Cardiff Blues v Glasgow Warriors (Sun)

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:18
New Scotland call-up Sam Johnson makes his first appearance of the season as Glasgow Warriors meet Cardiff Blues in the Champions Cup.
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Edinburgh wary of 'wounded beast' Toulon in Champions Cup - Mark Bennett

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:06
Edinburgh will not be overawed by a Toulon team coming to Murrayfield with "all guns blazing" says centre Mark Bennett.
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Courtney Lawes: Northampton and England lock signs new deal until 2021

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 11:02
Northampton and England lock Courtney Lawes signs a new deal to keep him at the Premiership club until 2021.
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Christian Wade: Wasps winger quits rugby union for NFL career

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 06:46
Wasps winger Christian Wade quits rugby to pursue a career in American football with the NFL.
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Ted Hill: Worcester Warriors teenage flanker surprised to receive England squad call

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 18:43
Teenage Worcester flanker Ted Hill is surprised by his call-up to England's training squad after just one Premiership start.
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Luke Morgan: Ospreys wing's surprise and family tears after Wales call-up

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 17:27
Ospreys wing Luke Morgan admits he was surprised by his Wales call-up, while his family were reduced to tears of joy.
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Nathan Hughes will learn from tweet ban - Eddie Jones

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:06
England number eight Nathan Hughes "deeply regrets" the social media post that triggered a further two-week ban says coach Eddie Jones.
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England wing May back for Leicester v Scarlets

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:44
Team news as Leicester host Scarlets in Friday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at Welford Road (19:45 BST).
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Leinster scrum-half McCarthy to join Munster

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:35
Leinster scrum-half Nick McCarthy will switch provinces at the end of the season having agreed a two-year deal with Munster.
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European Rugby Challenge Cup: Dragons v Northampton Saints

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:15
Team news as Dragons host Northampton in Friday's European Rugby Challenge Cup fixture at Rodney Parade (19:30 BST).
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We know what's coming down the tracks - Ulster prop Marty Moore

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:59
Prop Marty Moore believes Ulster know what to expect when they face Racing 92 in the Heineken Champions Cup on Saturday.
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Ben Morgan in England squad for autumn Tests but no Danny Cipriani

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:46
Gloucester number eight Ben Morgan is included in the England squad for the autumn Tests, but there is no place for fly-half Danny Cipriani.
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David Nucifora: Time for stability at Ulster says IRFU Performance Director

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:45
IRFU performance director David Nucifora believes Ulster need a period of steadiness in the wake of their turbulent 2017-18 campaign.
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Daley-Mclean in line for 100th England cap

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:31
Katy Daley-Mclean is in line for the one cap she needs to reach 100 for England after being named in a squad of 28 for the autumn internationals.
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Nathan Hughes: Wasps and England flanker is handed six-week ban

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:20
Wasps and England flanker Nathan Hughes is banned for six weeks for punching and will miss the first three autumn internationals.
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Moving to Ulster was a great decision - Will Addison

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:51
Ulster's Will Addison says he has no regrets about his decision to move to Belfast this season after almost 10 years at Sale Sharks.
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Jerome Kaino: Toulouse back rower given five-week ban for dangerous tackle

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:23
Toulouse back rower Jerome Kaino is banned for five weeks for a dangerous tackle on Bath's Jamie Roberts in their Champions Cup tie.
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George Smith: Bristol Bears extend contract with flanker until end of season

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:45
Former Australia flanker George Smith extends his contract at Bristol Bears until the end of the season.
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Mako Vunipola adds to lengthening England injury list

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:19
England suffer a further injury blow before the autumn Tests as Mako Vunipola is ruled out for about six weeks - joining brother Billy on the sidelines.
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