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European Champions Cup: Toulouse edge out La Rochelle to claim record fifth title

Sat, 05/22/2021 - 19:57
Toulouse claim the European Champions Cup for a record fifth time with a 22-17 win against 14-man La Rochelle at Twickenham.
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Premier 15s: Jess Breach stars as Harlequins beat Wasps to reach final

Sat, 05/22/2021 - 15:06
Harlequins secure their place in the final of the Premier 15s with victory over Wasps in the day's first semi-final.
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Steve Borthwick: Leicester Tigers potential excites head coach

Sat, 05/22/2021 - 11:50
Head coach Steve Borthwick praises the performance of Leicester's youngsters in the 17 Challenge Cup defeat by Montpellier.
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Premier 15s: Harlequins coach Karen Findlay wants to improve game's diversity

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 17:05
Police chief and rugby union coach Karen Findlay wants to use her experience to help improve the sport's diversity when she leaves Harlequins.
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Theo Brophy Clews: London Irish back forced to retire due to concussion

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 16:53
London Irish back Theo Brophy Clews is forced to retire from rugby union due to concussion.
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European Champions Cup final: Cheslin Kolbe says his nerves are greater than for the World Cup final

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 15:01
Toulouse's Cheslin Kolbe says he feels more nervous for Saturday's Champions Cup final than he did before South Africa's 2019 Rugby World Cup final.
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Six Nations: Organisers agree in principle to continued BBC & ITV deal

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 14:37
The Six Nations is set to stay on free-to-air TV after organisers reach an agreement in principle with BBC and ITV to continue sharing coverage.
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Premier 15s semi-final: Harlequins v Wasps - Muir and Mather on sport's evolution

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 06:22
At 19 years old, Wasps prop Maud Muir is looking at a possible future as a full-time professional England rugby player. For her director of rugby Giselle Mather, things were very different.
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Wasps' Ben Morris and Gloucester's Matias Alemanno get three-week bans

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 17:57
Wasps flanker Ben Morris and Gloucester lock Matias Alemanno are handed three-week bans after dangerous tackles.
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Mike Brown: Harlequins full-back to appeal against six-week ban

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 16:45
Harlequins full-back Mike Brown is to appeal against his six-week ban for his sending-off against Wasps.
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Rugby World Cup: Australia launches bid to host 2027 tournament

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 16:32
Australia hopes for an economic boost as it launches its Rugby World Cup bid to host the 2027 tournament.
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Challenge Cup final: Steve Borthwick says Leicester Tigers are 'massive underdogs' against Montpellier

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 13:53
Leicester head coach Steve Borthwick says his side are "massive underdogs" for their Challenge Cup final against Montpellier.
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Premier 15s: Loughborough's Emma Wassell on moving south, taking exams, and big-game excitement

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 12:29
Loughborough and Scotland lock Emma Wassell on taking exams, moving south and the challenge of the Premier 15s semi-finals.
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Exeter Chiefs aim for Premier 15s play-offs after impressive inaugural season

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 09:26
Exeter head coach Susie Appleby 'wont accept anything less' than a play-off place next season.
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Kieran Crowley replaces Franco Smith as Italy's head coach

Wed, 05/19/2021 - 14:51
Former All Black Kieran Crowley replaces Franco Smith as Italy's head coach.
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Luke Mehson: Wasps sign former Exeter Chiefs winger after trial

Wed, 05/19/2021 - 11:25
Premiership side Wasps sign former Exeter winger Luke Mehson after a successful trial at the club.
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British & Irish Lions: Japan match at Murrayfield set to have 16,500 spectators

Wed, 05/19/2021 - 11:01
A crowd of 16,500 is set to watch the British and Irish Lions' warm-up match against Japan at Murrayfield.
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Pro14 Rainbow Cup highlights: Dragons 26-42 Ospreys

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 18:00
Watch highlights as Ospreys score five tries to beat Dragons in the Pro14 Rainbow Cup.
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Josh Iosefa-Scott: Exeter sign New Zealand-based prop for 2021-22 season

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 16:10
Exeter sign New Zealand-based prop Josh Iosefa-Scott for the 2021-22 season.
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Transgender women allowed to play rugby in France after unanimous Federation vote

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 15:39
Transgender women can play rugby in France's domestic competitions from next season after the FFR board votes to go against World Rugby guidelines.
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