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Gruelling games and gauchos - Wales' 1968 Argentina tour

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 21:27
With Wales touring Argentina this summer, BBC Sport Wales looks back at their first trip to South America 50 years ago.
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George North set to return to Wales wing against Argentina

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 20:44
George North is set to revert to the wing from centre for Wales in Saturday's first Test against Argentina in San Juan.
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Wales rise to fifth in World Rugby rankings

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 16:28
Wales climb to fifth in the World Rugby rankings, their highest ranking since February 2017.
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Senitiki Nayalo: Edinburgh sign Fijian flanker from London Irish

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:58
Fijian flanker Senitiki Nayalo joins Edinburgh on a two-year deal after leaving London Irish.
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John Barclay column - 'The comeback target is the Six Nations next year'

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 10:36
Scotland captain John Barclay on life between crutches and the couch, as he targets a return in time for next year's Six Nations.
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Australia v Ireland: Will Genia says hosts will not underestimate Irish

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 09:02
Australia's Will Genia says they will not repeat their mistake of taking Ireland lightly in Saturday's first Test match in Brisbane.
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Shortening season for Lions tour would be 'suicide' for Premiership

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 22:08
Shortening the season to allow the British and Irish Lions extra preparation time in 2021 would be "suicide" for the Premiership, says its CEO Mark McCafferty.
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Vincent Koch and George Kruis sign new Saracens contracts

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:25
England lock George Kruis and South Africa prop Vincent Koch sign new contracts with Premiership champions Saracens.
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English clubs not releasing players 'doesn't make sense' to Gatland

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 22:00
Wales coach Warren Gatland says the decision not to release players for their South Africa game highlights the poor politics of rugby.
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Wales recall Josh Adams and Tomas Francis for Argentina Tests

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 16:32
Worcester wing Josh Adams and Exeter prop Tomas Francis are called up to the Wales summer squad ahead of the two tests in Argentina.
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Ellis Jenkins happy with Wales leadership against Springboks

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 18:17
Flanker Ellis Jenkins is relishing captaining Wales for the first time in Saturday's Test against South Africa but says there are other leaders to help him.
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I was kicking an Aussie rules ball - Vunipola comes clean over latest injury

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 22:00
England number eight Billy Vunipola reveals kicking an Australian Rules football was the reason for his latest injury.
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Wales should not play South Africa, says rugby boss

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 12:11
Wales' out-of-window Test match against South Africa should not be taking place, says Premiership Rugby boss Mark McCafferty.
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Volunteers' Week: Sport England team up with Volunteer It Yourself to help clubs

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 12:04
An exciting new partnership between Sport England and Volunteer It Yourself is helping transform sports clubs throughout the country.
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England tour of South Africa: Scott Wisemantel vows to stand up to Eddie Jones

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 22:11
New England attack coach Scott Wisemantel says he will not be afraid to disagree with head coach Eddie Jones during the tour of South Africa.
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Aaron Shingler and Jonathan Evans to miss start of season

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 20:20
Scarlets pair Aaron Shingler and Jonathan Evans will miss the start of the 2018-19 season after undergoing surgery.
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England & clubs have hit 'roadblock' over injuries, says clubs chief

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 17:20
Relations between club and country have hit a "roadblock" over the rate of injuries in England training, says Premiership chief.
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Kane Palma-Newport: Bath prop moves to French second-tier side Colomiers

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 15:40
Bath prop Kane Palma-Newport is to join French second-tier side Colomiers.
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Carbery to join Munster for next season as Ireland shuffle resources

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:38
Ireland international fly-half Joey Carbery moves from Leinster to inter-provincial rivals Munster for the 2018-19 season.
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Captain Best out of Ireland's tour to Australia

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:32
Ireland skipper Rory Best is ruled out of the three-Test tour in Australia because of a hamstring injury.
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