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Lower tackle height 'not the solution' - Hart & Vernon

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 22:54
A trial to lower the legal rugby tackle height could cause more concussions, Scotland players Grayson Hart and Richie Vernon warn.
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Tackle height trial: BBC's Chris Jones explains new height of tackle regulation

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 14:24
BBC rugby union reporter Chris Jones explains the 'significant' new trial which lowers the height of a legal tackle in rugby union.
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A man you wanted on your side - SAS founder & Lions great Blair 'Paddy' Mayne

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 12:52
A look at the life of Blair 'Paddy' Mayne 80 years on from the Lions tour of South Africa that made him a rugby legend.
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New look Ulster excited for season - McCloskey

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 12:31
Ulster centre Stuart McCloskey says that there is an optimistic feel in the camp ahead of the upcoming season.
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Height of legal tackle to be lowered in English trial

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 08:38
The tackle height in rugby union will be lowered next season in a significant trial designed to make the game safer.
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Nick Easter: Harlequins stalwart leaves defence coach post

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 18:41
Harlequins stalwart Nick Easter leaves his defence coach role "for personal reasons" after 14 years at the club.
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Welsh Pro14 derbies not scheduled for Boxing Day, New Year's Eve or New Year's Day

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 14:03
No Pro14 Welsh rugby derbies will be played on Boxing Day, New Year's Eve or New Year's Day in the 2018-19 season.
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Neath name King to replace Jones while Paul James joins as forwards coach

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 12:31
Neath name Simon King as their new head coach to replace Russia-bound Lyn Jones while Paul James will be forwards coach.
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Former Wales flanker Haydn Morgan dies aged 81

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 17:44
Former Wales and British and Irish Lions flanker Haydn Morgan dies at the age of 81.
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Scottish Rugby: Record turnover, debt more than halved in 2017-18

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 12:56
Scottish Rugby has announced record turnover and more than halved its debt over the 2017-18 season.
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England beaten by New Zealand in World Cup Sevens final

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 08:15
New Zealand become the first men's side to win consecutive Rugby World Cup Sevens titles as they beat England 33-12 in the final.
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England to face New Zealand in World Cup Sevens final

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 22:28
England's men will play New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup Sevens final after beating South Africa 29-7 in San Francisco.
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Wales' Williams injured in tunnel incident at World Cup Sevens

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 19:58
Wales' Tom Williams misses the final day of the Rugby World Cup Sevens through injury following an alleged altercation with a Samoa player.
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England men into World Cup Sevens semi-finals

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 08:08
England men will face South Africa in the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup Sevens after defeating hosts USA 24-19 in San Francisco.
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England shocked by Ireland in Rugby World Cup Sevens

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 21:37
England women are knocked out of the main competition at the Rugby World Cup Sevens, losing 19-14 to Ireland in San Francisco.
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Alex Cuthbert: New Exeter wing was 'focused' on leaving Wales

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 20:16
Former Cardiff Blues wing Alex Cuthbert is now ineligible to play for Wales as he links up to play for Exeter this season.
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Alex Cuthbert: Wales and Lions wing discusses his social media abuse

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 20:16
Wales and British and Irish Lions wing Alex Cuthbert discusses the social media abuse he has received whilst playing for his country.
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Alex Cuthbert: Wales and Lions wing discusses his social media abuse

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 20:16
Wales and British and Irish Lions wing Alex Cuthbert discusses the social media abuse he has received whilst playing for his country.
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Rugby World Cup Sevens: Ben Ryan's players to watch in San Francisco

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:32
Sevens guru Ben Ryan on the players to watch at the Rugby World Cup Sevens, including the world's best player, numerous world class Fijians and England women's flyer.
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'Warburton retirement could prompt tackle law changes'

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 12:30
Rugby legend Gareth Edwards says Sam Warburton's retirement could help prompt some of the sport's rules to be changed.
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