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Sam Simmonds: Exeter Chiefs and British and Irish Lions forward fit after injury scare

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 11:21
Exeter's British and Irish Lions number eight Sam Simmonds will be fit for their Premiership clash with Sale.
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Martin Landajo and Ben Tapuai among six more players to leave Harlequins

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 11:19
Former Australia centre Ben Tapuai and Argentina scrum-half Martin Landajo are among six players who will leave Harlequins at the end of the season.
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Rainbow Cup: Benetton progress to final after Ospreys game called off because of Covid-19

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 10:15
Benetton will contest their first major cup final after Saturday's Pro14 Rainbow Cup game at Ospreys was called off because of Covid-19 in the hosts' camp.
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Shane Williams: Former Wales wing backs British and Irish Lions success

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 06:10
Former Wales and British and Irish Lions wing Shane Williams believes Warren Gatland's 2021 tourists will defeat world champions South Africa.
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Premiership: Gloucester call off game at Worcester Warriors after new Covid-19 case

Tue, 06/08/2021 - 16:56
Saturday's Premiership game between Worcester and Gloucester is cancelled due to a new Covid-19 case at the Kingsholm club.
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Patricia Garcia: Exeter Chiefs scrum-half signs new deal and becomes women's academy boss

Tue, 06/08/2021 - 13:06
Exeter's influential Spain scrum-half Patricia Garcia agrees a new deal to stay with the club for their second Premier 15s season.
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David Ribbans: Northampton Saints lock gets three-week ban for dangerous tackle

Tue, 06/08/2021 - 11:37
Northampton Saints lock David Ribbans is banned for three matches after his red card against Exeter.
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John Hardie: Newcastle Falcons and Scotland flanker to retire at end of season

Tue, 06/08/2021 - 10:32
Newcastle Falcons and Scotland flanker John Hardie is to retire at the end of the season.
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Tommy Reffell: Wales resist picking England-qualified flanker

Mon, 06/07/2021 - 22:00
Wales head coach Wayne Pivac says he will not pick Leicester flanker Tommy Reffell just to stop him being selected for England.
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Munster: CJ Stander and Damian de Allende among four injured in fire pit accident

Mon, 06/07/2021 - 20:25
Munster quartet CJ Stander, Damian de Allende, RG Snyman and Mike Haley sustain burns after a fire pit accident.
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Kyle Sinckler: England prop says 'life is crazy' after Lions reprieve

Mon, 06/07/2021 - 19:45
Kyle Sinckler says "life is crazy" after being called up by the British and Irish Lions for the tour of South Africa a month after missing out on the original squad.
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Matt Cox: Long-serving Worcester Warriors back row to retire

Mon, 06/07/2021 - 16:02
Worcester Warriors back row Matt Cox is to retire from rugby after more than 100 games for the club.
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Siale Piutau: Tongan centre to leave Premiership leaders at end of season

Mon, 06/07/2021 - 12:39
Bristol Bears centre Siale Piutau will leave the Premiership leaders at the end of the season.
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Sam Stuart: Newcastle Falcons half-back signs two-year deal

Mon, 06/07/2021 - 10:52
Scrum-half Sam Stuart signs a two-year contract extension at Premiership side Newcastle Falcons.
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Scotland internationals among Glasgow Warriors departures

Sun, 06/06/2021 - 14:09
Scotland international Huw Jones is among a further 16 players leaving Glasgow Warriors this summer.
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Kyle Sinckler called up by British and Irish Lions to replace Andrew Porter

Sun, 06/06/2021 - 12:08
England prop Kyle Sinckler is called up to the British and Irish Lions squad for the tour of South Africa after an injury to Ireland's Andrew Porter.
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Pro14 Rainbow Cup: Cardiff Blues 37-12 Zebre

Sat, 06/05/2021 - 21:45
Cardiff Blues completed their season with a Pro14 Rainbow Cup victory over 14-man Zebre.
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Pro14 Rainbow Cup: Edinburgh 31-34 Ulster

Sat, 06/05/2021 - 19:32
Ian Madigan's last-minute penalty condemns Edinburgh to defeat in their final game at Murrayfield as Ulster claim a thrilling first win in the Pro14 Rainbow Cup.
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British and Irish Lions in South Africa: Five Sale players in Springboks squad

Sat, 06/05/2021 - 19:30
Five of Sale's Premiership title-chasing side are named in South Africa's preliminary 46-man squad to face the British and Irish Lions.
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Bath awarded four points after Gloucester call-off

Sat, 06/05/2021 - 15:48
Bath are awarded four points, and Gloucester two, after the cancellation of their Premiership match at Kingsholm.
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