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Rugby News

Oct 18

Welsh Rugby and Under Armour launch new home jersey

The new Wales kit for the next two seasons of international rugby was revealed for the first time today by global sports performance and innovation brand Under Armour.

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Oct 18

New Welsh jersey launched

The new Wales kit for the next two seasons will be revealed for the first time today. Inspired by the Welsh national anthem ‘Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau’, Under Armour’s new design is intrinsically linked to the Welsh landscape, using the topography of unique …

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Oct 17

Mark McCall rules out a Test job and is keen to extend stay with Saracens

• Club’s director of rugby also distances himself from 2021 Lions position• Toulon claim Rhys Webb has already signed for them for next yearMark McCall has in effect ruled himself out of contention to take over as England or Ireland head coach in 2019 …

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Oct 17

Blues youngsters Rhun Williams and Corey Domachowski sign new deals

Full-back Rhun Williams, 20, and loose-head prop Corey Domachowski, 21, sign Cardiff Blues contract extensions.

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Oct 17

Ben Te’o: England and Worcester centre could miss autumn internationals

Worcester Warriors centre Ben Te’o could miss England’s autumn international Tests in November with an ankle injury.

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Oct 17

George North and Ben Te’o set to miss autumn internationals with injuries

• Wales winger and England midfielder the latest injury casualties• Ben Te’o awaiting verdict on whether he needs operation on ankle problemThe British & Irish Lions team-mates George North and Ben Te’o are both set to miss this autumn’s Test match…

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Oct 17

Steve Diamond: Sale boss encourages entertaining rugby to bring in fans

Sale Sharks boss Steve Diamond says they must play an entertaining brand of rugby to boost their local fan base.

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Oct 17

Cockerill vows to help suspended Bradbury

Richard Cockerill has no regrets over his choice of Magnus Bradbury as captain of Edinburgh, with the back-row currently suspended by the club.

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Oct 17

Warren Gatland: The criticism & hurt that led to bitter end to Lions involvement

As Warren Gatland’s involvement with the Lions comes to a bitter end after a tour he “hated”, Chris Jones asks how did it come to this?

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Oct 17

Stuart Hogg will be in Glasgow squad to face Leinster – Jason O’Halloran

Glasgow Warriors assistant Jason O’Halloran confirms Stuart Hogg will be named in the squad to face Leinster on Saturday.

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Oct 17

Stuart Hogg: Glasgow Warriors full-back returns for Leinster match

Stuart Hogg is set to make his first appearance of the season in Glasgow Warriors’ crucial Champions Cup match against Leinster.

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Oct 17

Manu Tuilagi: Leicester and England centre set to return in early December

Leicester’s England centre Manu Tuilagi could return in early December having made good progress after knee surgery.

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Oct 17

Dempsey Praises Young Guns As ‘Huge Test’ Awaits In Glasgow

Leinster backs coach Girvan Dempsey spoke to media at Leinster HQ in UCD yesterday and gave an update on the injury front after the bruising Champions Cup encounter with Montpellier.

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Oct 17

Barrett doubt to face improving Wallabies

It is round three in the annual Bledisloe Cup battle between Australia and New Zealand in Brisbane this weekend with All Blacks coach Steve Hansen warning his team of the rapidly improving Wallabies.

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Oct 17

Kiss: La Rochelle Have Threats All Over The Park

Ulster started their Champions Cup campaign with a pleasing 19-9 win over Wasps at a bouncing Kingspan Stadium last Friday night.   

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Oct 17

Gower College seek first win

Whitchurch HS will be hoping they don’t suffer any more injuries when they host Gower College at the Glamorgan Wanderers ground on Tuesday, 17 October in the S4C Live Facebook match in the Welsh Schools & Colleges League.

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