Rugby Union

Courtney Lawes: Northampton & England forward's Lions hopes in balance after surgery

Rugby Union - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 16:49
England lock Courtney Lawes' British and Irish Lions hopes could be in doubt after he was ruled out for three months.
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Jack Nowell: Exeter's England and Lions winger suffers fresh injury blow

Rugby Union - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 16:07
Exeter's England winger Jack Nowell suffers a further injury setback which could scupper his chances of a second Lions tour.
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Rugby World Cup 2021 delay disappoints England camp

Rugby Union - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 15:34
England players and staff react with "intense disappointment" at the news the 2021 Rugby World Cup will be delayed by a year.
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Six Nations 2021: Uncapped David Ribbans called up to England squad

Rugby Union - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 14:11
David Ribbans replaces the injured Courtney Lawes in the England squad for the rest of the Six Nations.
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Richard Wigglesworth: Leicester Tigers scrum-half 'wouldn't mind' coaching at club

Rugby Union - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 12:47
Leicester's Richard Wigglesworth reflects on the end of his time at Saracens, the Barbarians' Covid-19 breach and his desire to coach.
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Jack Yeandle: Exeter Chiefs hooker handed three-week ban

Rugby Union - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 12:12
Exeter Chiefs hooker Jack Yeandle is given a three-week ban for dangerous play at a ruck in their defeat by Sale Sharks.
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'Women's rugby being treated unequally' - ex-Wales full-back Hywel

Rugby Union - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 10:59
Former Wales full-back Dyddgu Hywel believes women's international rugby is being treated unequally compared to the men's game amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Sport & brain injury: Parliamentary inquiry to be launched to investigate link

Rugby Union - Wed, 03/03/2021 - 00:03
A parliamentary inquiry, due to start on 9 March, will look at the links between head trauma and dementia.
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France v Scotland in Six Nations: Premiership may relax rules for Scots

Rugby Union - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 20:03
Premiership Rugby is prepared to relax its rules to allow Scotland players to feature in a rearranged Six Nations match against France.
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Rugby World Cup 2021 set to be postponed until 2022, World Rugby announces

Rugby Union - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 19:35
The Rugby World Cup 2021 is set to be postponed until next year following a recommendation by governing body World Rugby.
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Manu Tuilagi: England and Sale centre learns salsa to aid recovery from injury

Rugby Union - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 18:36
England and Sale centre Manu Tuilagi has taken up salsa dancing to aid his recovery from an Achilles injury.
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Ben Vellacott to leave Wasps, Ben Harris extends contract

Rugby Union - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 16:04
Wasps scrum-half Ben Vellacott is to join Pro14 side Edinburgh Rugby at the end of the current season.
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Scott Baldwin: Worcester sign ex-Wales hooker from Harlequins for 2021-22

Rugby Union - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 16:01
Worcester sign former Ospreys and Wales hooker Scott Baldwin from Harlequins for the 2021-22 season.
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Six Nations 2021: What next for England after defeat against Wales?

Rugby Union - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 13:47
BBC rugby union correspondent Chris Jones explores how England can move on from Six Nations defeats by Scotland and Wales.
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Leicester Tigers: Leigh Jones to join as general manager on 1 May

Rugby Union - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 12:51
Leicester Tigers appoint Welshman Leigh Jones to join the club in the newly created role of general manager on 1 May.
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Archie White: Back-row forward signs new Harlequins deal

Rugby Union - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 10:34
Harlequins back-row forward Archie White signs a new contract with the Premiership club.
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Johnny Sexton: Ireland captain signs one-year deal with IRFU

Rugby Union - Tue, 03/02/2021 - 10:30
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton agrees a one-year contract extension with the IRFU which will take him to the end of the 2021-22 season.
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Six Nations: Larmour, Furlong, Kilcoyne and Kelleher to attend Ireland camp despite knocks

Rugby Union - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 13:41
Jordan Larmour, Tadhg Furlong, Dave Kilcoyne and Ronan Kelleher will attend Ireland's training camp later this week despite having knocks.
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Jade Konkel: Scotland and Harlequins back row to train as firefighter

Rugby Union - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 12:36
Scotland and Harlequins number eight Jade Konkel is "taking some time away from rugby" to train with London Fire Brigade.
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Six Nations: Fabien Galthie backed despite leaving France squad bubble

Rugby Union - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 12:16
France coach Fabien Galthie is backed by his federation despite getting Covid-19 after leaving the squad's bubble.
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