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Rugby News

Oct 20

European Champions Cup: Montpellier Herault v Exeter (Sun)

Thomas Waldrom returns at number eight for Exeter as they travel to French side Montpellier in the Champions Cup on Sunday.

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Oct 20

Scotland flanker Hardie suspended from duty

Edinburgh’s Scotland flanker John Hardie is suspended pending an internal investigation, meaning he could miss the autumn Tests.

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Oct 20

European Champions Cup: Wasps v Harlequins (Sun)

Ashley Johnson will step in at hooker for Wasps for their Champions Cup meeting with Harlequins on Sunday

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Oct 20

B&I CUP: Evans back in action for Dragons

?Lewis Evans will get the chance to bid for a place in the Dragons side to face the Ospreys in the Guinness PRO14 derby match next week when he lines-up for his first competitive game of the season in the British & Irish Cup this weekend.

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Oct 20

Women’s All-Ireland League: Round 5 Previews

As focus turns towards the fifth round of the Women’s All-Ireland League, many eyes will be on Park Avenue on Saturday afternoon where one of the biggest clashes of the season kicks off at 2pm, writes Michael Gallagher.

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Oct 20

Stuart Hogg ‘jumping out of his skin’ – Dave Rennie

Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie is able to select full-back Stuart Hogg for the first time as Leinster visit in the Champions Cup.

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Oct 20

Road to the Six Nations: Hogg and Sexton return to action

European action continues this week and with more Autumn International squads set to be named this week, it’s the last chance for a lot of players to catch the eyes of their respective coaches.

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Oct 20

England run in 13 tries to rout Affiliated States in World Cup warm-up

• England 74-12 Central Affiliated States• Coach Bennett has tough choices to make for Australia openerIn the end, this was about as encouraging a warm-up as England could have expected for next Friday’s World Cup opener against Australia. A big win wa…

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Oct 20

Leicester score seven tries to beat Castres

Leicester get their Champions Cup campaign back on track with a dazzling seven-try win over Castres.

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Oct 20

Prop Van Der Merwe Set For First Run-Out In Ulster Colours

Schalk van der Merwe will make his long-awaited first appearance in an Ulster jersey when the province’s ‘A’ team visit Cornish Pirates at Mennaye Field on Sunday 22 (kick-off 2.30pm).   

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Oct 20

John steers Hong Kong to San Francisco

Ex-Wales Sevens head coach Paul John has guided Hong Kong to next year’s Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco after beating overall champions and fellow qualifiers Japan 19-14 in extra-time in the final of the third round of the Asia Rugby Sevens S…

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Oct 20

Connacht Eagles Make Four Changes For Ealing Encounter

Head coach Mossy Lawler has named the Connacht Eagles team for Sunday’s British & Irish Cup round 2 match against high-flying Ealing Trailfinders at the Sportsground (kick-off 2pm).

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Oct 20

Northampton hopes dented by Clermont Auvergne

Northampton face an uphill struggle to make the last eight after Clermont inflicted their second straight Champions Cup defeat.

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Oct 20

Is Georgia on Gatland’s mind?

Warren Gatland has plenty to ponder ahead of the 2017 Under Armour Series, but you wonder if more than anything he has Georgia on his mind.

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Oct 20

Connacht top pool with Worcester win

Connacht make it two wins from two in the Challenge Cup as Worcester lose their ninth away game in a row in the tournament at the Sportsground.

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Oct 20

Silvester And Dunne Among The Changes For Leinster ‘A’

The Leinster ‘A’ team to face the Cardiff Blues Premiership Select at Donnybrook on Saturday (kick-off 7.30pm) has been announced. Tickets for the British & Irish Cup round 2 fixture will be available on the gate.

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