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Rugby News

Jan 19

Women’s All-Ireland League: Round 10 Previews

One of the biggest games of the Women’s All-Ireland season takes place in Limerick on Saturday afternoon when Railway Union, who have reclaimed top spot, travel to defending champions UL Bohemians, writes Michael Gallagher.

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Jan 19

European Rugby Champions Cup: La Rochelle v Harlequins

Team news as La Rochelle host Harlequins in Sunday’s European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at Stade Marcel Deflandre (15:15 GMT).

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Jan 19

Edinburgh to face Blues after Stade defeat

Edinburgh will host Cardiff Blues in the European Challenge Cup quarter-finals after losing to Stade Francais in their final pool match.

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Jan 19

Injured Rhys Priestland pulls out of Wales’ Six Nations squad

• Fly-half ruled out for bulk of Six Nations with hamstring injury• Wales to face Scotland in autumn internationals for the first timeRhys Priestland is likely to miss the majority of Wales’s Six Nations campaign due to a hamstring injury. The fly-half…

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Jan 19

Seven Steps To San Francisco

The Ireland Men’s and Women’s Sevens teams are on the journey of a lifetime as they prepare for the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco in July. Irish Rugby TV will follow the two squads as they traverse the globe for their Sevens dream.

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Jan 19

Eight try Connacht seal home quarter-final

Eight try Connacht hammer Oyonnax to guarantee a home quarter-final in the European Challenge Cup.

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Jan 19

Priestland ruled out of NatWest 6 Nations with hamstring injury

Rhys Priestland will not feature in the NatWest 6 Nations for Wales after it was deemed his hamstring injury will keep him out for the majority of the campaign.

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Jan 19

Luke Marshall Returns From Injury To Line Out For Ulster ‘A’

The Ulster ‘A’ team has been announced for their final British & Irish Cup pool game away to the Scarlets Premiership Select at Llandovery RFC on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 2pm).   

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Jan 19

Nathan Earle: Saracens winger to join Harlequins

Harlequins agree a deal to sign winger Nathan Earle from Premiership rivals Saracens at the end of the season.

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Jan 19

PREVIEW: Dragons won’t give up on European dream

Dragons can keep their slim hopes of a place in the European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-finals alive if they avenge last weekend’s defeat at Bordeaux-Begles.

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Jan 19

PREVIEW: Dirksen returns for vital Clermont clash

The Ospreys have recalled wing Hanno Dirksen to their starting XV for their crunch Champions Cup clash with Clermont Auvergne at the Stade Marcel Michelin.

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Jan 19

Prop Byrne To Lead Leinster ‘A’ For Final Pool Game

Ed Byrne will captain the Leinster ‘A’ team when they entertain Doncaster Knights in the final round of British & Irish Cup pool stages at Donnybrook on Saturday (kick-off 3pm).

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Jan 19

Wales Sevens name squad for Sydney and Hamilton

Wales have named their squad for the next two rounds of the World Rugby Sevens Series in Sydney and Hamilton.

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Jan 19

European Rugby Champions Cup: Leicester Tigers v Racing 92

Team news as Leicester Tigers host Racing 92 in Sunday’s European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at Welford Road Stadium (13:00 GMT).

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Jan 19

Leinster win in Montpellier to go through as top seeds

Leinster beat Montpellier 23-14 to make it six wins from six in the European Champions Cup pool stages and secure top seeding.

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Jan 19

England scrum-half Youngs signs new Leicester Tigers deal

Leicester Tigers’ England scrum-half Ben Youngs signs a new deal with the Premiership club, after agreeing new terms.

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