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Matera to miss Jaguares clash with Blues

Argentina’s Super Rugby team the Jaguares will be without their inspirational captain Pablo Matera for their match against the Blues at Eden park in Auckland on Saturday. Matera will miss the match due to a shoulder injury he sustained playing ag…

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Wales v South Africa: Organisers quash fears over game going ahead

Organisers of Wales’ June Test against South Africa in Washington DC have quashed reports it is in doubt.

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Treorchy deny Rumney slice of history

Defending WRU National Youth Cup champions Rumney were denied a slice of history when they were held to a 10-10 draw by Treorchy in the WRU National Youth Cup at Principality Stadium.

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Lions honour all players with ceremonial caps

The British & Irish Lions are recognising the contribution of all players to have worn the iconic red jersey by awarding ceremonial caps for the first time.

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Ulster wing Jacob Stockdale criticises Brian O’Driscoll’s ‘basket case’ comments

Ulster wing Jacob Stockdale hits back after Brian O’Driscoll describes the team as a ‘bit of a basket case’.

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Newport chasing Cup success

If Craig Warlow’s Newport side can win the WRU National Cup at the Principality Stadium on Sunday then it will be the perfect way to celebrate the club’s first major success 140 years ago.

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Ballina And Bandon In Free-Scoring Form Ahead Of All-Ireland Qualifiers’ Climax

Leaders Ballina blew Instonians away in the second half of their round 2 clash to register their second win of the All-Ireland Provincial League Championship and move within touching distance of promotion to the Ulster Bank League. Meanwhile, Bandon s…

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Crusaders make seven changes for Brumbies

Crusders Super rugby head coach Scott Robertson has made seven changes to his team to play the Crusaders at GIO Stadium in Canberra on Saturday The Crusaders beat the Sunwolves at homee in Christchurch last weekend and Robertson has adjusted his team f…

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Brumbies lose Pocock for Crusaders clash

Brumbies Super rugby head coach Dan McKellar has named a team with two changes for this Saturday’s match against the Crusaders at GIO Stadium in Canberra. The Brumbies will be without Australian flanker David Pocock for the encounter as the flank…

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Injury hit Blues name team to play Jaguares

The Blues injury woes have continued this week and the Auckland side hope to have some returning players for r Super Rugby clash against the Jaguares at Eden Park on Saturday. With 19 players on the injured list last week, the Blues have named captain …

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Queensland Reds change four for Lions

Queensland Super Rugby head coach Brad Thorn has made four changes for Saturday’s match against the Lions at Suncorp Stadium. For the first time this season veteran flanker George Smith, exciting young winger Jordan Petaia, prop JP Smith and flyh…

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Coleman one of three Rebels changes for Stormers

Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby head coach Dave Wessels has included skipper Adam Coleman in the second row for this Friday’s match against the Stormers in Cape Town on Friday. Coleman has shrugged off any injury concerns after being substituted las…

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Engelbrecht and Van Dyk start for Stormers against Rebels

Stormers Super rugby head coach Robbie Fleck has named wing JJ Engelbrecht and flank Kobus van Dyk in his starting team to play the Rebels at Newlands on Friday. The Stormers are back home at Newlands following three away games and will face the Melbou…

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Pembroke coach urges players to control emotions in Bowl final

Pembroke forwards coach Kyle Davies has urged his players to keep their emotions in check ahead of the WRU National Bowl final against Porthcawl on Sunday.

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Christian Short Confirmed As New Buccaneers Head Coach

Buccaneers RFC have announced the appointment of Christian Short as the club’s new head coach, as the Pirates prepare for an immediate bid to return to Ulster Bank League Division 1A next year.

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George North finally plumps for move to Ospreys from next season

• Northampton and Lions wing to move on after five years• Gloucester must wait for Challenge Cup confirmationIt took him five months to make up his mind but the British & Irish Lions wing George North will be joining Ospreys next season after signi…

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