Rugby Union

Wasps: Alex Gray and Tommy Mathews join Premiership club on short-term deals

Rugby Union - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 12:37
Wasps sign former Bath outside back Alex Gray and Hartpury College fly-half Tommy Mathews on short-term contracts.
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Sam Nixon: Exeter prop reflects on French experience as he aims for Chiefs success

Rugby Union - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 12:23
Exeter prop Sam Nixon tells BBC Sport about how his season in France has shaped him and his ambitions with the Premiership high-fliers.
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United Rugby Championship: Scarlets v Benetton (Fri)

Rugby Union - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 12:00
Team news and preview as Scarlets host Benetton in the United Rugby Championship on Friday.
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Ireland: Greg McWilliams to replace Adam Griggs as women's head coach

Rugby Union - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 10:47
Greg McWilliams will take over from Adam Griggs as head coach of Ireland's women after next month's games against the USA and Japan.
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Black History Month: Rugby Union trailblazers with Maggie Alphonsi and Simi Pam

Rugby Union - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 09:06
As part of Black History Month, World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi and Bristol Bears' Simi Pam talk to BBC Sport about trailblazing in rugby union.
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Autumn Nations Series: Simon Zebo returns to Ireland squad

Rugby Union - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 18:08
Simon Zebo is back in an Ireland squad for the first time since 2017 as part of a 38-strong panel for the Autumn Nations Series.
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Gregor Townsend says 'belief will drive Scotland forward'

Rugby Union - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 17:49
Head coach Gregor Townsend says the next stage of Scotland's evolution is to develop the belief they can beat any team in the world.
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USA launches bid to host Rugby World Cup with NFL stadiums

Rugby Union - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 17:31
The United States announces its bid to host the men's Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031 and the women's tournament in 2029.
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Players could drop out of game 'at all levels' unless there is change warns head injury foundation

Rugby Union - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 16:12
Rugby must introduce and enforce laws reducing head impacts or risk "players dropping out of the game at all levels" warns chief of head injury body.
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Stuart Hooper: Bath coach has 'absolute belief' in team after record loss

Rugby Union - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 13:50
Bath boss Stuart Hooper has 'absolute belief' the team will turn around their results after a record defeat by Saracens.
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Scotland: Gregor Townsend names 12 uncapped players in Autumn Nations Series squad

Rugby Union - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 13:02
Scotland include 12 uncapped players in their 42-man squad for the Autumn Nations Series.
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Luke Cowan-Dickie: Exeter's England hooker could be fit by December

Rugby Union - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 11:24
Exeter boss Rob Baxter says England hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie could be fit in time for the club's European Champions Cup games in December.
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Hallam Amos: Cardiff and Wales full-back happy with retirement decision

Rugby Union - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 10:09
Cardiff's Wales full-back Hallam Amos says he has no regrets about deciding to retire at the end of the season aged 27.
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Leicester Tigers: Club 'financially stable' again after pandemic problems, says CEO Andrea Pinchen

Rugby Union - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 09:37
Leicester CEO Andrea Pinchen says the club are now 'financially stable' after the threat of going out of business in 2020.
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Kevin Sinfield: Rugby legend to undertake new Motor Neurone Disease charity run

Rugby Union - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 09:05
Kevin Sinfield is to undertake another run for Motor Neurone Disease research after raising over £2.7m by completing seven marathons in 2020.
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Aaron Shingler: Wales forward reflects on career-threatening infection

Rugby Union - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 18:05
A mystery blood infection left Wales and Scarlets forward Aaron Shingler wondering if he would ever walk again.
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Autumn Tests: Anthony Watson and Luke Cowan-Dickie ruled out by injury

Rugby Union - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 17:36
Winger Anthony Watson and hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie will both miss England's autumn Tests through injury.
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England squad: Will Marcus Smith selection spark a more attack-minded approach?

Rugby Union - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 13:09
What does Marcus Smith offer England and how will England play this autumn? BBC rugby union correspondent Chris Jones asks head coach Eddie Jones.
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Faf de Klerk and Cheslin Kolbe ruled out of Springboks' autumn Tests in Britain

Rugby Union - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 12:00
World Cup winners Faf de Klerk and Cheslin Kolbe will both miss South Africa's autumn Tests in Britain through injury.
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Wasps: Coaches Scott Barrow and Pete Atkinson charged after Exeter defeat

Rugby Union - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 11:37
Wasps coaches Scott Barrow and Pete Atkinson are charged after being sent off during the Premiership defeat by Exeter.
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