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Sam Skinner: New Scotland call-up urged to make most of international chance

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:53
Exeter boss Rob Baxter urges Sam Skinner to make the most of his first Scotland call-up and have a long Test career.
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World Cup a factor in Scotland squad selection

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:03
Every one of Scotland's 40-man autumn Test squad has a "very good chance" of playing in the World Cup, says head coach Gregor Townsend.
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Ulster's Moore expects physical battle against Racing 92

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:25
Ulster prop Marty Moore expects a physical battle against Racing 92 similar to that which the province faced against Leicester last week.
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Injuries, diabetes and a Wales recall - an eventful year for Morgan

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:55
Tyler Morgan is "chuffed" after his recall to the Wales squad after struggling with injuries and being diagnosed with diabetes.
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Rugby Union Weekly: England's back row options assessed after Billy Vunipola's latest injury

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:37
Rugby Union Weekly looks at England's back row options after the news Billy Vunipola will miss England's autumn internationals with a broken arm.
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Scotland: Blade Thomson, Sam Skinner and Sam Johnson in Autumn Tests squad

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:05
Uncapped Blade Thomson, Sam Skinner and Sam Johnson are named in Scotland's 40-man squad for the 2018 Autumn Tests.
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Tackle crackdown 'has gone too far', says Scarlets boss Wayne Pivac

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:46
Scarlets and Wales coach-elect Wayne Pivac says sanctions on dangerous play should consider players' intent.
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Wales not far from World Cup pack - Robin McBryde

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 19:29
Wales forwards coach Robin McBryde believes the pack selected for the autumn Tests is close to the one that will be picked for the 2019 World Cup.
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England's Robshaw to miss autumn Tests with knee injury

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 17:18
England's injury crisis in the back row worsens, with Chris Robshaw ruled out of the autumn internationals with a knee problem.
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Ulster just needed time to gel - Best

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:36
Ulster captain Rory Best has put the team's poor inter-pro results against Munster and Connacht down to a lack of continuity.
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England's number eight crisis: 'This is where Eddie Jones earns his money'

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:50
With Nathan Hughes facing a likely ban and Sam Simmonds injured, how will England cover for the loss of number eight Billy Vunipola this autumn?
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Two disciplinary charges for England centre Lozowski

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:19
England centre Alex Lozowski charged with two acts of foul play in Saracens' Champions Cup win at Glasgow on Sunday.
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Why Warburton doesn't have McCaw's shirt

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 13:37
Former Wales captain Sam Warburton explains to the Scrum V podcast why he did not ask to swap shirts after Test matches.
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Scarlets' Patchell to miss Leicester game

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:22
Scarlets will be without Wales fly-half Rhys Patchell once again when they face Leicester in the European Champions Cup on Friday.
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Wales name Leicester wing Holmes in squad for autumn Tests

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:02
Wales name uncapped wings Jonah Holmes of Leicester and Ospreys' Luke Morgan in their squad for their November Tests.
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'No point' Wales coach Warren Gatland looking past World Cup, says Warburton

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:21
Sam Warburton says "there is no point" in Warren Gatland "looking beyond the 2019 World Cup" when naming Wales' autumn Tests squad today.
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Scrum V: Principality Welsh Premiership highlights

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 17:35
Scrum V presents highlights of the weekend's action from the Principality Welsh Premiership.
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Scotland's Gray out for around four months with back injury

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:48
Scotland lock Richie Gray is ruled out of the autumn internationals and at least part of the Six Nations through injury.
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Billy Vunipola: Saracens forward out of England's autumn internationals

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:13
Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola will miss England's autumn internationals after breaking his left arm.
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New Zealand: Uncapped Dalton Papalii picked for tour to Japan and Europe

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 13:11
New Zealand call up the uncapped Dalton Papalii to their 32-man squad for their tour to Japan and Europe.
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