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  • Hala'ufia faces lengthy ban

    Hala'ufia faces lengthy ban

    02 May 2015 11:17

    Chris Hala'ufia could be facing another lengthy spell on the sidelines after being called to an RFU disciplinary hearing following his red card in London Welsh's 38-17 defeat at Leicester Tigers.The former London Irish number eight was di

  • Wilkinson record inspires Toulon

    Wilkinson record inspires Toulon

    01 May 2015 12:31

    Jonny Wilkinson can still inspire Toulon to rewrite the European history books this weekend almost a year on from retirement, according to Bernard Laporte.Toulon boss Laporte hopes the Cote d'Azur side can "enter legend" by claiming an un

  • Highlanders rout Sharks

    Highlanders rout Sharks

    01 May 2015 10:17

    The Highlanders kept themselves in Super Rugby contention with a seven-try drubbing of the Sharks in Dunedin on Friday.Highlanders' 48-15 victory means they stay in touch with rivals the Hurricanes and Chiefs in the New Zealand conference

  • Richards makes WRU history

    Richards makes WRU history

    29 Apr 2015 13:17

    The Welsh Rugby Union has appointed a first woman board member in its 134-year history. Aileen Richards, executive vice-president and vic

  • New deals for Vunipola brothers

    New deals for Vunipola brothers

    29 Apr 2015 12:01

    Saracens have announced 'multi-year' contract extensions for England international brothers Billy and Mako Vunipola Number eight Billy joi

  • Mitchell pushes Armitage cause

    Mitchell pushes Armitage cause

    28 Apr 2015 21:02

    Tom Wood and Tom Youngs have been branded "naive" in their "cop-out" claims that Steffon Armitage winning Rugby World Cup selection could divide

  • Morgan upbeat about recovery

    Morgan upbeat about recovery

    28 Apr 2015 21:02

    England international Ben Morgan has delivered an encouraging fitness bulletin as he continues to recover from a season-ending injury and retain

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  • Laidlaw ready to face old friends

    Laidlaw ready to face old friends

    30 Apr 2015 14:16

    Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw admits it will feel "a little bit strange" when he goes into European Challenge Cup final battle against his former team.Laidlaw, a mainstay of the Edinburgh side for several seasons, will be in Gloucester c

  • Nacewa to rejoin Leinster

    Nacewa to rejoin Leinster

    30 Apr 2015 09:46

    Leinster have announced that Fiji international back Isa Nacewa is to rejoin them for next season.Nacewa, 32, previously spent five years with Leinster, helping them to three Heineken Cup final triumphs and a PRO12 title. "As soon

  • Halliday lands EPCR role

    Halliday lands EPCR role

    29 Apr 2015 15:32

    Former England international back Simon Halliday has been appointed as independent chairman of European Professional Club Rugby.EPCR, which organises the European Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup competitions, announced that 54-ye

  • Twelvetrees targets European glory

    Twelvetrees targets European glory

    29 Apr 2015 14:02

    Billy Twelvetrees acknowledges that Gloucester can end their season with "a huge bonus" after experiencing an erratic Aviva Premiership campaign.Gloucester currently lie ninth in the table following eight wins from 20 league starts, leavi

  • Premiership Rugby backs salary cap

    Premiership Rugby backs salary cap

    29 Apr 2015 12:47

    Premiership Rugby say there is "no amnesty" in place regarding its £5million salary cap. A report in The Times on Wednesday claimed Aviva Premiership clubs had voted to suspend investigations into any possible salary-cap breaches in orde

  • McInally extends Edinburgh deal

    McInally extends Edinburgh deal

    29 Apr 2015 12:01

    Stuart McInally has given Edinburgh a boost ahead of the European Challenge Cup final by signing a contract extension.The back has signed a new one-year deal less than two weeks after scoring a try in the semi-final victory over Dragons.

  • Carlisle joins London Welsh

    Carlisle joins London Welsh

    29 Apr 2015 10:31

    London Welsh have announced the signing of former Worcester and Wasps fly-half Joe Carlisle.Carlisle will move to the Exiles from Italian club Treviso, where he has played European Champions Cup and Guinness PRO12 rugby this season.

  • Waratahs see off Rebels

    Waratahs see off Rebels

    25 Apr 2015 13:47

    The Waratahs held strong in a tense finish as the Super Rugby champions recorded a fourth straight victory over opponents the Rebels.Despite outscoring the Rebels by three tries to one, the match was in the balance right until the death w

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