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'Fearsome flanker, fantastic ambassador - Warburton bows out as a legend'

BBC Rugby - 11 hours 53 min ago
BBC Sport Wales assesses the contribution of Sam Warburton to Welsh and Lions rugby as the flanker announces his retirement at just 29.
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Cornish Pirates bring in Kiwi centre Payne

BBC Rugby - 14 hours 58 min ago
Cornish Pirates sign New Zealand-born centre Jordan Payne on a two-year deal from Japanese top flight side NEC Green Rockets.
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Horne 'touched' as Saints-Tigers switched to Twickenham

BBC Rugby - 15 hours 3 min ago
Northampton's Premiership game with Leicester in October is moved to Twickenham in aid of retired ex-Saints centre Rob Horne.
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Lions captain Warburton retires from rugby

BBC Rugby - 16 hours 37 min ago
Sam Warburton, the former Wales and British & Irish Lions rugby captain, retires from the sport at the age of 29.
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Ellis Genge: Leicester's England prop ruled out until start of 2019 after knee surgery

BBC Rugby - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 07:19
Leicester and England prop Ellis Genge will not play again until the new year after having surgery on his knee.
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Morgan to leave Wales Sevens and make Ospreys return

BBC Rugby - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:01
Wales Sevens' all-time record try-scorer Luke Morgan is returning to 15s rugby with the Ospreys for next season.
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Kieron Fonotia risks Samoa World Cup dream to 'hit ground running' at Scarlets

BBC Rugby - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:08
New Scarlets centre Kieron Fonotia hopes his decision not to play for Samoa this summer will not cost him his World Cup dream.
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Wales name strong Sevens squad for World Cup

BBC Rugby - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 03:49
Wales name a strong squad for this the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco between July 20-22.
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Saracens: Liam Williams puzzled by Alex Goode's England snub

BBC Rugby - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 12:35
Wales full-back Liam Williams says he remains puzzled why Saracens team-mate Alex Goode is overlooked by England.
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Liam Williams: Lions star hopes for World Cup success with Wales

BBC Rugby - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 12:28
Liam Williams says he hopes to prove his fitness and play his part in a World Cup triumph for Wales in 2019.
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Carl Rimmer: Exeter Chiefs grateful for health after stroke forces retirement

BBC Rugby - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 03:42
Exeter prop Carl Rimmer is grateful to still be healthy having been forced to retire following a training-ground stroke.
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Carl Rimmer: Exeter Chiefs prop 'grateful to walk away with health' after stroke

BBC Rugby - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 03:40
Exeter's Carl Rimmer says he is grateful to have a healthy life, despite being forced to retire from rugby union because of a stroke.
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'Doors closed' for Blues recruitment after four signings

BBC Rugby - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 00:50
Cardiff Blues boss John Mulvihill says after making four international signings their recruitment for the 2018-19 season is over.
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Rugby World Cup Sevens: England name squads for the 2018 World Cup in San Francisco

BBC Rugby - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 10:28
England name their men's and women's squads for the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco from 20-22 July.
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No Wales approach for backs coach Jones - Scarlets

BBC Rugby - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 08:18
Scarlets say no discussions have been held about their backs coach Stephen Jones joining Wayne Pivac's future Wales set-up.
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Pivac will be a success with Wales - Lions full-back Williams

BBC Rugby - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 04:59
Former Scarlets back Liam Williams believes Wayne Pivac will be a success as Wales coach when he takes over from Warren Gatland in 2019.
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No suitable Welsh successors to Gatland, says WRU chief

BBC Rugby - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 13:13
Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Martyn Phillips says there were no Welsh coaches suitable to replace Warren Gatland.
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Ulster sign fly-half Burns after Gloucester exit

BBC Rugby - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 10:03
Ireland-qualified number 10 Billy Burns signs for Ulster Rugby on a two-year deal having left Premiership side Gloucester.
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Pivac - 'huge honour' to be Wales coach

BBC Rugby - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 06:38
Wayne Pivac aims to continue the "strong work" of fellow New Zealander Warren Gatland, whom he will succeed as Wales coach in 2019.
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Wayne Pivac: Scarlets chief to succeed Warren Gatland as Wales coach

BBC Rugby - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 06:00
Scarlets boss Wayne Pivac will succeed Warren Gatland as Wales coach, the Welsh Rugby Union confirms.
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