Rugby Union

Jamie Roberts: Bath centre out for four to six weeks

Rugby Union - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:45
Bath centre Jamie Roberts will miss the next four to six weeks of the Premiership rugby season with a fractured cheekbone.
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John Mitchell: England defence coach role for ex-All Blacks boss

Rugby Union - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:55
Former All Blacks, Wasps and Sale head coach John Mitchell is set to be confirmed as England's new defence coach.
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Scotland women's rugby 'needs paradigm shift'

Rugby Union - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:23
Scotland women will have more professional players 'in three to four years', believes former international Scott Hastings.
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Scarlets worry over flanker James Davies, but hopeful for fly-half Rhys Patchell

Rugby Union - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:15
Scarlets will be without injured flanker James Davies at Connacht on Saturday, but fly-half Rhys Patchell could return.
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'If you don't want to get hurt, don't play the sport' - Cockerill worry over tackle law

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 18:33
Richard Cockerill says rugby's laws must ensure the safety of players without compromising the physical essence of the sport.
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Referees continue boycott of rugby club over sexist abuse

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 17:23
They are refusing to officiate at Coleraine's home matches after a female ref was verbally abused.
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Glasgow's Fagerson has surgery on ankle

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:35
Glasgow Warriors prop Zander Fagerson has surgery on his ankle in South Africa following an injury picked up in the win over Cheetahs.
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Scotland option for New Zealand-born Scarlets forward Thomson

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:04
Scarlets' New Zealand-born forward Blade Thomson admits a future with Scotland is something that he has considered.
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No further action over Australia flanker Tui's scuffle with fan

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:50
Australia flanker Lukhan Tui will face no further action over his scuffle with a fan after their loss to Argentina.
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Christian Judge: Saracens sign Cornish Pirates prop on loan as injury cover

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:33
Defending Premiership champions Saracens sign prop Christian Judge from Cornish Pirates on loan as injury cover.
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England women's 15-a-side players to get full-time contracts

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:23
The Rugby Football Union is reintroducing full-time contracts for their England women's 15-a-side players.
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Ashes hero Richards inspiring Cornish rugby stars of future

Rugby Union - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:22
BBC Sport meets Jack Richards, the former England cricketer trying to inspire the next generation of rugby union players.
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Premier 15s: Saracens win again, Harlequins snatch late draw

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 21:59
Saracens Women begin the defence of their Premier 15s title with a second successive victory, beating Worcester Valkyries.
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Glasgow hopeful over Fagerson leg injury after prop taken to hospital

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 21:45
Dave Rennie is "hopeful" Zander Fagerson has not broken his leg after the prop was injured in Glasgow's Pro14 win over Cheetahs.
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Glasgow crush Cheetahs for third straight win

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 20:41
Ali Price scores two of Glasgow's seven tries as Warriors record a third straight win to move top of the Pro14's Conference A.
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Pro14: Leinster recover from misfiring first half to hammer Dragons 52-10

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 19:20
Leinster are helped by a controversial sin-binning as they recover from a misfiring first half to hammer Dragons 52-10 in the Pro 14.
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Australia's Tui scuffles with fan after defeat by Argentina

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 16:24
Australia flanker Lukhan Tui is involved in a scuffle with a fan in the stands after a 23-19 defeat by Argentina on the Gold Coast.
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'Blame me' for hammering - Ospreys boss Clarke

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 11:50
Ospreys head coach Allen Clarke takes responsibility for their Pro14 hammering by Munster on Friday, saying it was "on him".
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Rugby Championship 2018: South Africa earn thrilling 36-34 win over New Zealand

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 11:35
South Africa win an away game against New Zealand for the first time since 2009 with a dramatic 36-34 victory in Wellington.
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Touch rugby - what are the health, fitness and social benefits for you playing?

Rugby Union - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 06:32
Find out what touch rugby is all about and meet some of those who have discovered the health, fitness and social benefits of taking part.
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