Rugby Union

United Rugby Championship: Edinburgh & Glasgow Warriors learn opening opponents

Rugby Union - Thu, 07/28/2022 - 11:30
Edinburgh to open their United Rugby Championship campaign at home to Dragons while Glasgow Warriors will be away to Italians Benetton.
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Ieuan Evans: Former Wales wing appointed British & Irish Lions chairman

Rugby Union - Wed, 07/27/2022 - 17:08
Former Wales wing Ieuan Evans is appointed chair of The British & Irish Lions board.
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Johann Van Graan: New Bath head of rugby says change will 'take time'

Rugby Union - Wed, 07/27/2022 - 13:20
Bath head of rugby Johann van Graan says a "whole journey" needs to be undertaken after they finished bottom of the Premiership.
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Commonwealth Games 2022: Wales Sevens lose Olympic silver medallist Cross

Rugby Union - Wed, 07/27/2022 - 09:44
Wales lose Ospreys' Olympic silver medallist Sam Cross to a knee injury before the Commonwealth Games Sevens.
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Charlie Ewels: Bath and England lock could be out for nine to 12 months following knee surgery

Rugby Union - Wed, 07/27/2022 - 09:39
Bath lock Charlie Ewels is expected to miss most of the new season after undergoing knee surgery.
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Wasps: LJ Lewis named head coach of Premier 15s side

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/26/2022 - 14:55
Premier 15s side Wasps name LJ Lewis as their Premier 15s head coach to replace Giselle Mather.
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Abi Evans: Saracens sign Scotland winger for 2022-23 Premier 15s campaign

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/26/2022 - 14:47
Scotland winger Abi Evans moves to Premier 15s champions Saracens from DMP Durham Sharks.
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Emily Scott: Harlequins England back agrees new contract

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/26/2022 - 13:34
England back Emily Scott agrees a new deal to play for Harlequins for the 2022-23 Premier 15s season.
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Exeter Chiefs stadium bars renamed in cultural rebrand

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/26/2022 - 08:40
Bars will be named after castles as the Exeter Chiefs ends their Native American-themed branding.
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Sports-related brain injury: New research finds links between repetitive head impacts & degenerative brain disease

Rugby Union - Tue, 07/26/2022 - 08:24
Sport governing bodies are called on to acknowledge that repetitive head impacts cause a degenerative brain disease after new research finds a causal link between the two.
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Dementia and sport: Rugby players launch legal action against governing bodies

Rugby Union - Mon, 07/25/2022 - 14:40
Lawyers for more than 185 players are suing rugby union's governing bodies for negligence, claiming that playing the sport caused brain damage.
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Dementia: Ex-Wales rugby star fears not recognising his children

Rugby Union - Mon, 07/25/2022 - 06:11
Ex-Wales winger Lenny Woodard says some players can't face telling loved ones about their illness.
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Luther Burrell: RFU to probe former Newcastle Falcons centre's racism claims

Rugby Union - Sun, 07/24/2022 - 15:17
The Rugby Football Union will investigate former Newcastle Falcons player Luther Burrell's claims regarding racism in the sport.
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Lowri Norkett: Wales back joins Worcester Warriors

Rugby Union - Sat, 07/23/2022 - 12:18
Wales squad member Lowri Norkett joins Worcester Warriors ahead of the 2022-23 Premier 15s season.
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Dave Ward: Bristol women's head coach signs three-year extension

Rugby Union - Sat, 07/23/2022 - 12:15
Bristol Bears women head coach Dave Ward signs a three-year extension to stay with the club until 2025.
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The Rugby Football Union recommends ban on transgender women in female rugby

Rugby Union - Fri, 07/22/2022 - 19:06
The governing body of rugby union in England recommends a ban on transgender women from competing in female rugby.
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Aranos Coetzee: Namibia prop joins Bath as injury cover

Rugby Union - Fri, 07/22/2022 - 17:04
Bath sign Namibia prop Aranos Coetzee as injury cover from 1 August.
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Louise McMillan: Scotland forward joins Premier 15s champions Saracens

Rugby Union - Fri, 07/22/2022 - 15:57
Premier 15s champions Saracens sign Scotland international Louise McMillan ahead of the 2022-23 season.
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England have tested fans' patience but heading in right direction - RFU chief Bill Sweeney

Rugby Union - Thu, 07/21/2022 - 19:14
The boss of the Rugby Football Union admits England have "tested the patience of fans" in recent months but are "heading in the right direction".
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Ed Slater: Gloucester lock diagnosed with motor neurone disease

Rugby Union - Thu, 07/21/2022 - 15:58
Gloucester lock Ed Slater is diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND) and retires from rugby union with immediate effect.
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