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  • Fearns heading to Lyon

    Fearns heading to Lyon

    01 Jul 2015 15:32

    Bath have confirmed that back-row forward Carl Fearns is to join French club Lyon.Fearns, 26, has made more than 70 appearances for Bath since joining them four years ago from Sale Sharks."We are obviously disappointed to let Ca

  • Gray hails brutal preparations

    Gray hails brutal preparations

    30 Jun 2015 13:47

    Richie Gray has not enjoyed Vern Cotter's punishing training camp one bit - but he believes it will help Scotland when it comes to the crunch during the World Cup.The giant lock is three weeks into a gruelling pre-tournament training sche

  • Eves signs for Northampton

    Eves signs for Northampton

    30 Jun 2015 08:46

    Northampton have announced the signing of centre Luke Eves on a short-term deal.Former Newcastle player Eves, 26, will move to Franklin's Gardens from Championship club Bristol, where he has just completed a second spell with his home-tow

  • Owens wants to see Wales in final

    Owens wants to see Wales in final

    02 Jul 2015 13:31

    Nigel Owens says there will be "nobody happier than me" if Wales contest the 2015 World Cup final - and therefore dash his own hopes of refereein

  • Corbisiero: Olympics can inspire us

    Corbisiero: Olympics can inspire us

    02 Jul 2015 08:01

    Alex Corbisiero believes that England's rugby players can use spectacular British success at the London 2012 Olympics as an inspirational templa

  • World cup officials announced

    World cup officials announced

    01 Jul 2015 16:17

    England's key World Cup pool games against Wales and Australia will both be refereed by French officials.Referee appointments for the tour

  • Scots driven on by World Cup carrot

    Scots driven on by World Cup carrot

    01 Jul 2015 14:01

    Stuart Hogg hopes the fear of missing out on a World Cup place will drive Scotland's players onto new heights.Head coach Vern Cotter has b

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  • McIntosh leaves Blues coaching role

    McIntosh leaves Blues coaching role

    24 Jun 2015 15:02

    Cardiff Blues forwards coach Dale McIntosh has left the region following Danny Wilson's appointment as head coach.The Welsh outfit announced the news on their official website and McIntosh, who joined the region on a full-time basis in Oc

  • Wasps recruit Rieder

    Wasps recruit Rieder

    24 Jun 2015 13:47

    Wasps have signed back-row forward Alex Rieder from Rotherham Titans, taking their tally of new arrivals to 10 for next season.Rotherham's player of the season was selected in the Championship Dream Team for 2014-15, and will further boos

  • Allen forced into retirement

    Allen forced into retirement

    24 Jun 2015 08:17

    Former England centre Anthony Allen has been forced to retire 'at the peak of his career' aged just 28 after long-running knee problems.The ex-Gloucester midfielder made 124 appearances for Leicester after making the switch from Kingsholm

  • Blues appoint Umaga

    Blues appoint Umaga

    23 Jun 2015 07:17

    Former New Zealand captain Tana Umaga has been named as the new coach of struggling Super Rugby side the Blues.The 42-year-old, who made 74 appearances for the All Blacks between 1997 and 2005, has been handed a three-year contract with t

  • Highlanders secure semi-final spot

    Highlanders secure semi-final spot

    20 Jun 2015 11:01

    Waisake Naholo scored a brace of tries as the Highlanders booked their spot in the Super Rugby semi-finals with a 24-14 victory over the Chiefs at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday. Wing Naholo touched down in each half and team-mate Lima S

  • Bevan handed two-year doping ban

    Bevan handed two-year doping ban

    19 Jun 2015 09:47

    A rugby player has been handed a two-year ban after testing positive for the use of steroids.Ross Bevan, a 22-year-old winger from Nelson, near Caerphilly, joined League 1 club South Wales Scorpions from rugby union club Nelson at the sta

  • England line up Australia series

    England line up Australia series

    19 Jun 2015 08:32

    Australia will next year welcome England in a three-match series for the first time. The two nations have never contested a three-match series despite a century-old rivalry, but they will battle it out in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney n

  • Stevens leaves London Welsh

    Stevens leaves London Welsh

    17 Jun 2015 15:31

    London Welsh have announced the departure of the club's chief executive Mike Stevens.Stevens leaves after just a year in the job and in the wake of the club's relegation from the Aviva Premiership, when they lost all 22 league games.

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