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Uncapped pair in Ireland squad for Australia tour

BBC Rugby - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:31
Uncapped pair Tadhg Beirne and Ross Byrne are named in the Ireland squad for the three-Test series against Australia.
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I still believe I can play for England - Ashton

BBC Rugby - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:30
Toulon wing Chris Ashton says he still believes he can play for England and is convinced he can change head coach Eddie Jones' mind.
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Ireland women to face USA in Dublin

BBC Rugby - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:46
Ireland women will face USA Eagles for a fourth time when the sides meet at Donnybrook in Dublin.
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Matt Symons: Harlequins sign Wasps lock for 2018-19 season

BBC Rugby - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:11
Premiership side Harlequins agree a deal to sign Wasps forward Matt Symons ahead of next season
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Pro14: Glasgow Warriors 'love' artificial pitch despite Scarlets criticism

BBC Rugby - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:06
Zander Fagerson says Glasgow Warriors suffered "not a single wound" from their artificial pitch, which has been criticised by Scarlets.
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Dickens & Dowson complete Saints coaching team

BBC Rugby - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 07:03
Northampton name interim head coach Alan Dickens and ex-back row Phil Dowson as part of incoming boss Chris Boyd's coaching team.
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George North and Ross Moriarty free for Wales tour

BBC Rugby - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 06:21
Lions winger George North and flanker Ross Moriarty are free to go on Wales' summer tour, says backs coach Rob Howley.
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RFU says it is 'modern' in wake of sexism allegations within organisation

BBC Rugby - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 05:59
The RFU says it has a "progressive, modern" approach, after allegations of a sexist culture within the organisation.
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Ireland will test Australia's progress - Cheika

BBC Rugby - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 01:27
Australia coach Michael Cheika says next month's Test series against Ireland will provide a measure of the progress his team has made.
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Paul Gustard: New Harlequins head of rugby has 'a lot to thank Eddie Jones for'

BBC Rugby - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:54
England defence coach Paul Gustard says he has "a lot to thank head coach Eddie Jones for", as he becomes Harlequins' new head of rugby.
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Danny Cipriani listed as full-back in England training squad for Barbarians squad

BBC Rugby - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:02
Wasps fly-half Danny Cipriani is listed as a full-back in England's training squad for Sunday's match against the Barbarians.
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Kidney appointed London Irish director of rugby

BBC Rugby - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 06:13
Ex-Ireland coach Declan Kidney the new director of rugby at London Irish after joining as technical consultant in March.
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Johnny McNicholl: 'When you go down on that Glasgow pitch, you just burn up'

BBC Rugby - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 05:36
Scarlets' full-back Johnny McNicholl hopes no more artificial surfaces are introduced to rugby after he and his team-mates' experiences at Glasgow.
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Quins job is unbelievable opportunity - Gustard

BBC Rugby - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 05:29
England defence coach Paul Gustard says he shelved contract extension talks with the RFU to become Harlequins' new head of rugby.
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Scotland captain Barclay out for six months

BBC Rugby - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 05:27
Scotland captain John Barclay will be sidelined for at least six months after Achilles surgery and miss the autumn Tests.
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New England squad man Willis ruled out for 12 months

BBC Rugby - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 04:24
Wasps flanker Jack Willis could be sidelined for up to 12 months after suffering a serious knee injury against Saracens.
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'Shocking' Glasgow pitch leaves Scarlets with 'burns and blisters'

BBC Rugby - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 04:14
Scarlet boss Wayne Pivac says they have not been able to train properly since beating Glasgow on their 4G pitch in the semi-final.
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Edinburgh prop Pierre Schoeman: 'If it takes seven years to play for Scotland, I don't care'

BBC Rugby - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 23:49
Edinburgh's new South African prop Pierre Schoeman pledges to work tirelessly to represent Scotland, no matter how long it takes.
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'Miracle' Manchester bomb survivor vows to play rugby again

BBC Rugby - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:38
Robby Potter spent three weeks in a coma following last year's terrorist attack at a pop concert.
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Gerbrandt Grobler: Gloucester sign South African lock from Munster

BBC Rugby - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:16
Premiership club Gloucester sign South African lock Gerbrandt Grobler from Pro14 side Munster ahead of next season.
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