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IRFU unveil ambitious plans to grow the women’s game in Ireland
The aim is to increase the number of women’s teams from 190 to over 300 by 2023.
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Christian Wade of Wasps (L) celebrates scoring a try with Joe Launchbury during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Leinster Rugby and Wasps at the RDS Arena on November 15, 2015
The lowdown on Christian Wade’s reported switch to the NFL
The Wasps winger is the third top try-scorer in the history of the English Premiership.
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Anscombe labels kit clash a disgrace after Champions Cup encounter
Cardiff were beaten by Glasgow but both teams wearing similar colour kits proved the main talking point.
Oct 21, 19:16
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Leinster lose thriller against Toulouse in Champions Cup
Maxime Medard’s try proved the difference against the reigning champions.
Oct 21, 18:08
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Eddie Jones has no concerns over playing Chris Ashton
Ashton has scored 19 tries in 39 Tests for England.
Oct 20, 22:00
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Saracens make it two wins out of two with defeat of Lyon
Saracens make it two wins out of two with defeat of Lyon
Oct 20, 19:37
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No more second chances, Rob Baxter tells Exeter after Castres defeat
Exeter had held a 14-point lead but Castres hit back for a 29-25 victory.
Oct 20, 17:58
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Ackermann focuses on Gloucester fightback rather than Cipriani red card
The England fly-half was sent off for a 28th-minute high tackle on Munster centre Rory Scannell.
Oct 20, 17:04
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Strong final quarter sees Leicester hit back to sink Scarlets
Strong final quarter sees Leicester hit back to sink Scarlets
Oct 19, 21:44
Leicester Tigers Director of Rugby Richard Cockerill during an interview on August 29, 2013
Cockerill calls for Edinburgh public to help them upset Toulon
BT Murrayfield hosts Champions Cup rugby for the first time in four years.
Oct 19, 16:46
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Ben Te’o returns for Worcester’s cup clash with Ospreys
A quadricep injury has forced the England centre to miss the first seven games of the season.
Oct 19, 15:34
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Burns to keep Bath place despite errors against Toulouse
Bath are looking to bounce back against Wasps.
Oct 19, 15:06
Christian Wade of Wasps (L) celebrates scoring a try with Joe Launchbury during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Leinster Rugby and Wasps at the RDS Arena on November 15, 2015
Christian Wade linked with NFL switch
Wasps have yet to make any official comment on Wade’s reported departure.
Oct 19, 12:17
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England omission ‘tough’ on Cipriani – Jones
The in-from Gloucester fly-half has been left out of England’s 36-man training squad.
Oct 18, 22:00
Jonny May scores the first try for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
May back for Scarlets showdown
The England wing will start at Welford Road.
Oct 18, 14:22
Danny Cipriani during a Wasps training session on May 22, 2017
Jones says Cipriani is ‘third choice’ fly-half after England autumn squad snub
The England head coach admits the decision to leave Cipriani out is tough on the Gloucester fly-half.
Oct 18, 11:05
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Cipriani left out of England autumn series squad despite strong start to season
The Gloucester fly-half was named Gallagher Premiership player of the month for September.
Oct 18, 10:02
Gregor Townsend in charge of Scotland on March 10, 2018
Blade Thomson unable to make Scotland debut against Wales – Gregor Townsend
The 27-year-old is one of three uncapped players named in Townsend’s bumper 40-man squad for the Autumn Tests alongside Sam Skinner and Sam Johnson.
Oct 18, 04:30
Nathan Hughes of Wasps takes possesion during the European Rugby Champions Cup game between Wasps and Leinster Rugby at The Ricoh Arena on January 24, 2015
Nathan Hughes ruled out of three England Tests after receiving six-week ban
The Wasps number eight had been cited for punching Lewis Ludlow and was also punished for a tweet.
Oct 18, 02:00
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Calf strain rules Mako Vunipola out of England’s autumn Test series
The prop will miss around six weeks.
Oct 17, 16:18
Gregor Townsend in charge of Scotland on March 10, 2018
Scotland boss Gregor Townsend already looking ahead to next year’s World Cup
The Dark Blues play four Tests this autumn.
Oct 17, 12:30
England captain Chris Robshaw looks on during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Chris Robshaw to miss autumn internationals following surgery
The England and Harlequins back-rower has had a knee operation.
Oct 16, 18:50
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Jonah Holmes’ Wales call-up a reward for his ‘outstanding form’, says Gatland
The Leicester back is one of two uncapped players in 37-man squad for Tests against Scotland, Australia, Tonga and South Africa next month.
Oct 16, 15:40
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Wales call up uncapped Jonah Holmes and Luke Morgan for autumn internationals
Wales face Test matches next month against Scotland, Australia, Tonga and South Africa.
Oct 16, 13:09
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Billy Vunipola’s injury woes
The England number eight will miss the autumn Test series with a broken arm.
Oct 16, 13:01
England's Billy Vunipola in action against Australia on June 25, 2016
Billy Vunipola out of autumn internationals as injury strikes again
The Saracens number eight has been ruled out for around 12 weeks with a broken left arm.
Oct 15, 16:39
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Newcastle stun Toulon with historic win in France
Newcastle stun Toulon with historic win in France
Oct 14, 17:45
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Early Mike Rhodes try proves enough as Saracens see off Glasgow
The expected score-fest failed to materialise.
Oct 14, 17:41
Leicester Tigers Director of Rugby Richard Cockerill during an interview on August 29, 2013
We 100 per cent should have won, says Edinburgh boss Cockerill
We 100 per cent should have won, says Edinburgh boss Cockerill
Oct 13, 19:02
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Burns fluffs his lines late on as Bath fall to Toulouse
The full-back was left in tears after two late errors cost his side at the Rec.
Oct 13, 15:04
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Exeter aiming to make their mark on the European Stage as Champions Cup begins
Chiefs face a tough pool after being grouped alongside Munster, Castres and Gloucester.
Oct 12, 13:11
Wasps director of football Dai Young during his team's match against Worcester Warriors on March 1, 2013
Wasps boss Young hopes to catch ‘frightening’ Leinster cold
The reigning champions open their defence in Dublin.
Oct 11, 22:00
Lucas Paqueta in action for Flamengo on August 23, 2018
Liverpool 'not interested in Lucas Paqueta'
Liverpool will not swoop for Flamengo midfielder Lucas Paqueta in January, according to a report.
Oct 10, 12:31
Conor Murray scores the opening try during the Six Nations game between Ireland and Wales on February 7, 2016
Murray hands Ireland new contract and fitness boost
The scrum-half ignores big-money overseas offers to commit his future to Ireland and Munster.
Oct 10, 12:05
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Worries over Jonny May’s fitness as England wing injures shoulder
Worries over Jonny May’s fitness as England wing injures shoulder
Oct 6, 18:31
Courtney Lawes of England in action against Australia on June 25, 2016
Jonny May hands England injury scare as Tigers edge out Northampton
Courtney Lawes was forced out of the match during the warm-up with a back spasm.
Oct 6, 17:20

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