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European Champions Cup: Ulster building on European campaign

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 14:34
Ulster are still in contention for a European Champions Cup quarter-final place as they prepare to host Racing 92 on Saturday.
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Rugby union's concussion issue 'scary' - John

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 14:12
Ben John speaks about having to retire from rugby union aged just 27 - and how the sport could tackle concussion.
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Concussion: Head injuries fall in Premiership audit but length of absence rises

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 13:36
The number of concussions in the Premiership fell last season, but overall injury absences increased, an annual study finds.
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Richard Cockerill: Edinburgh win at Toulon in Champions Cup 'would be our biggest achievement'

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 09:50
Beating Toulon at the Stade Mayol on Saturday "would probably be Edinburgh's biggest achievement", says head coach Richard Cockerill.
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Ross Batty: Bath hooker handed three-week ban for neck roll

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 20:54
Bath hooker Ross Batty is suspended for three weeks after his red card in the defeat by Worcester Warriors on Saturday.
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Rhys Priestland: Bath's Wales fly-half to leave Premiership club

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 16:30
Wales fly-half Rhys Priestland is to leave Premiership club Bath at the end of the season when his contract expires.
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John Hardie: Newcastle Falcons flanker signs new deal

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 16:27
Scotland international flanker John Hardie signs a new two-year contract at Premiership side Newcastle Falcons.
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Ben John: Former Ospreys centre retires

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 15:25
Ex-Ospreys centre Ben John end his playing career following a year out of the game after suffering a series of head injuries.
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European Champions Cup: Kyle McCall suffers hamstring injury setback

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 12:39
Ulster prop Kyle McCall faces a spell on the sidelines after suffering "a significant hamstring injury" against Leinster.
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Leigh Halfpenny: Wales full-back set to miss start of Six Nations

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 12:33
Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny is set to miss the start of the Six Nations, says Scarlets coach Wayne Pivac.
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Alapati Leiua: Bristol Bears' Samoa back signs extended contract to 2021

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 12:24
Bristol Bears' Samoa international back Alapati Leiua signs a two-year contract extension with the Premiership club.
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Chris Pennell: Worcester Warriors full-back signs new contract

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 14:40
Long-serving Worcester Warriors full-back Chris Pennell signs a new two-year contract with the Premiership club.
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Robbie Henshaw nears return but Johnny Sexton a doubt for Leinster v Toulouse

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 13:24
Robbie Henshaw could make an earlier than expected return to training this week but Johnny Sexton may miss Leinster's game against Toulouse.
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Jake Cooper-Woolley: Sale Sharks agree deal to sign Wasps tight-head prop

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 13:23
Sale Sharks agree to sign Wasps tight-head prop Jake Cooper-Woolley on a three-year deal.
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European Rugby Champions Cup: Who qualifies for the quarter-finals?

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 11:00
An explanation of the qualification process for the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-finals.
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Santiago Cordero: Exeter winger to join Bordeaux Begles in summer

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 10:32
Exeter's Argentina winger Santiago Cordero will move to French Top 14 side Bordeaux Begles in the summer.
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30 years on: When Jonathan Davies switched to rugby league

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 08:00
Thirty years ago Welsh rugby union's brightest star, fly-half Jonathan Davies, made a record-breaking move to rugby league.
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Jonathan Davies: 30 years on from the day he switched to Rugby League

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 07:59
BBC Sport Wales recalls the impact Jonathan Davies' switch from rugby union to rugby league had on both codes, 30 years on.
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Wayne Pivac: Scarlets coach criticises 'archaic' Europe eligibility policy

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 07:11
Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac criticises European eligibility rules ahead of the final two Champions Cup matches.
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'Speaking to someone in a suit can be terrifying' - the hidden doubts of pro players

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 18:41
Ben Atiga, the All Black who quit rugby at the top of his game, is using his time in a "dark place" to help Scotland's players with their mental health.
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