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World 12s rugby union: Exeter boss Rob Baxter raises concerns

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 11:29
Exeter boss Rob Baxter fears 'player discontent' after plans for a new international 12-a-side rugby competition were unveiled.
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Richard Wigglesworth: Leicester Tigers add ex-England scrum-half to coaching team

Tue, 09/07/2021 - 18:43
Leicester Tigers add former England scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth to their backroom team as player-coach.
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Rugby Union: New World 12s tournament proposed to launch in August 2022

Tue, 09/07/2021 - 14:48
Plans are unveiled for a new 12-a-side rugby competition proposed to take place in England next August.
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Emily Scarratt: England vice-captain has surgery on broken leg

Tue, 09/07/2021 - 09:00
England vice-captain Emily Scarratt has had surgery on a broken leg - almost a year out from the start of the postponed 2021 Rugby World Cup.
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Toby Flood: Ex-England, Leicester and Newcastle fly-half retires

Mon, 09/06/2021 - 15:54
Former England, Leicester and Newcastle fly-half Toby Flood retires from rugby union at the age of 36.
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Eddie Jones: Rassie Erasmus video rant was 'disrespectful'

Mon, 09/06/2021 - 13:42
Rassie Erasmus' video rant against referees could set a dangerous precedent for the grassroots game, says England head coach Eddie Jones.
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Autumn internationals: England's women to play Tests at four Premiership grounds

Mon, 09/06/2021 - 12:45
England will play at four Premiership grounds in October and November's women's internationals.
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Premier 15s: Harlequins begin defence with win over Loughborough after Emily Scarratt injury

Sun, 09/05/2021 - 18:06
Emily Scarratt goes off injured as Loughborough Lightning begin their Premier 15s campaign with a heavy 50-15 loss to defending champions Harlequins.
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Dave Hyde: Henley second-row forward dies after match

Sun, 09/05/2021 - 14:39
Henley are mourning the death of second row Dave Hyde, who collapsed after a National League 2 South match.
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The Rugby Championship: New Zealand seal Bledisloe Cup whitewash of Australia

Sun, 09/05/2021 - 11:04
New Zealand continue their impressive start to the Rugby Championship and seal a Bledisloe Cup whitewash of Australia with a 38-21 win in Perth.
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Heather Fisher: World Cup-winning England flanker retires

Sun, 09/05/2021 - 10:08
England World Cup winner Heather Fisher announces her playing retirement at the age of 37.
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Premier 15s: Bristol Bears, Worcester Warriors, Saracens and Gloucester-Hartpury win on day one

Sat, 09/04/2021 - 19:44
Bristol Bears start their Premier 15s campaign with a 38-21 victory over West Country rivals Exeter Chiefs.
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Rachael Burford: Harlequins captain in 'good headspace' for new Premier 15s season

Sat, 09/04/2021 - 06:09
Harlequins captain Rachael Burford is preparing for a new Premier 15s season that could never have arrived for her.
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Saracens defeat Ulster in Belfast friendly

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 20:54
Ben Harris scores three second-half tries to help Saracens to a 45-21 victory over Ulster at Kingspan Stadium.
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Richard Cockerill: Former Edinburgh boss joins England set-up as a forwards coach

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 14:03
Former Leicester and Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill joins the England staff as a forwards coach.
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England to hold pre-autumn international training camp in Jersey

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 13:19
England will have a training camp in Jersey ahead of this year's this autumn internationals against Tonga, Australia and South Africa.
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Tom Hayes and Duncan McNaughton: Exeter women bolster forwards coaches

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 11:51
Exeter appoint Canada scrum coach Duncan McNaughton and former Chiefs' captain Tom Hayes as forwards coaches for their Premier 15s side.
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Joe Schmidt to leave position as director of rugby at World Rugby

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 11:31
Joe Schmidt will step down as director of rugby and high performance at World Rugby at the end of the year.
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Premier 15s: Team-by-team guide and all you need to know

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 06:10
The Premier 15s season kicks off on Saturday - so how is each club shaping up? BBC Sport assesses the teams as Harlequins bid to retain their title.
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Dwayne Peel: Scarlets head coach looks forward to number one role

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 16:15
Scarlets head coach Dwayne Peel admits he is relishing the chance of being in charge of a side for the first time.
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