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Rugby News

Oct 22

Alun Wyn Jones: Captain encouraged by narrow Ospreys loss to Saracens

Captain Alun Wyn Jones says Ospreys’ Champions Cup defeat at title-holders Saracens was “a step in the right direction” for the struggling Welsh side.

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Oct 22

Rob Andrew: ‘I’m not being alarmist … the game is getting worse, not better’

After 30 years in rugby union the former England fly-half has written a book about his decade at the RFU and why the game needs major changes to the way it is runRob Andrew’s parting shot to rugby after spending 30 years in the game as a player, direct…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/oct/22/rob-andrew-rugby-rfu-england-interview

Oct 21

REPORT: Ospreys impress in European thriller

The Ospreys produced their best performance of the season as they ran double European champions Saracens close in a Champions Cup thriller at Allianz Park.

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Oct 21

REPORT: Dragons finally claim away win

Bernard Jackman’s Dragons claimed their first away win since April 2016 as they secured a 28-21 victory over Russian side Enisei-STM in Moscow.

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Oct 21

European Champions Cup: Munster 14-7 Racing 92

Munster survive a late French rally to record their first Champions Cup win of the season at Thomond Park.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41710962

Oct 21

WRU National League results

Results from the Welsh Rugby Union National Leagues.

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Oct 21

Glasgow Warriors 18-34 Leinster: ‘We may now prioritise Pro14’ – Dave Rennie

After defeat by Leinster all but ended their Champions Cup hopes, head coach Dave Rennie says Glasgow may now prioritise the Pro14.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41710229

Oct 21

Lee Byrne: Ex-Wales full-back claims ‘bullying’ Rob Howley treatment

Former Wales full-back Lee Byrne claims he was subjected to “bullying treatment” by attack coach Rob Howley during training sessions.

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Oct 21

Reece Hodge inspires Australia to tense Bledisloe Cup win over New Zealand

• Australia 23-18 New Zealand• Wallabies end their seven-game losing run against All BlacksFittingly it was a drenched Brisbane that saw the Wallabies end the most worrying drought in Australian sport.Reece Hodge was the toast of the crowd, scoring the…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/oct/21/australia-new-zealand-third-bledisloe-cup-test-match-report

Oct 21

Bledisloe Cup: Australia shock New Zealand in Brisbane

Bledisloe Cup: Australia beat New Zealand 23-18 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane after a disciplined defensive display. Reece Hodge kicked a monster 53-metre penalty with 90 seconds remaining after Rieko Ioane’s late try brought New Zealand to with…

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Oct 21

Rhys Priestland: Bath fly-half unsure of Wales recall chances

Rhys Priestland says he still has ambitions of a Wales recall for the autumn internationals but admits he “doesn’t know where he stands”

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41706772

Oct 21

Australia 23-18 New Zealand: third Bledisloe Cup Test – as it happened

The Wallabies ended an alarming seven-game losing streak against the All Blacks with a scintillating win powered by Reece Hodge’s boot 12.52pm BST Related: Reece Hodge inspires Australia to tense Bledisloe Cup win over New Zealand 12.20pm BST The las…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2017/oct/21/australia-v-new-zealand-third-bledisloe-cup-test-live

Oct 21

Australia v New Zealand: Bledisloe Cup live score update

Australia host 2017 Rugby Championship winners New Zealand this weekend at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane for the third Bledisloe Cup Test of the year. Australia last beat New Zeland in 2015 but have not held the Bledisloe Cup since 2002. The All Blacks w…

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Oct 20

REPORT: Blues claim famous victory in Toulouse

Cardiff Blues claimed a famous victory at the home of four-time European champions Toulouse as tries from Nick Williams and Macauley Cook gave them a dramatic 17-15 success. 

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Oct 20

‘Leicester’s Matt Toomua: ‘My mind is firmly here, I want a few good years here’

The Australian centre talks about a year on the sidelines, being apart from his cricketer wife Ellyse Perry and why he is putting Leicester before his countryMidweek in Leicester and Australian accents are everywhere. Heading up the operation this seas…

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Oct 20

REPORT: Priestland puts boot into old team mates

Rhys Priestland gave the on-looking Welsh selectors a timely reminder of what he can do as he guided Bath to a significant 18-13 Champions Cup win over the Scarlets.

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