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Apr 14

Wigan sink St Helens after Kyle Amor is sent off in derby thriller

• Wigan Warriors 29-18 St Helens
• Saints’ Kyle Amor sent off after 13 minutes for high tackle

Meetings between Wigan and St Helens have provided fans with a pantheon of flashpoints and moments throughout the course of rugby league’s history – and although debate will continue as to whether the sending off of Kyle Amor here was the correct decision, it is impossible to argue it was the game’s major talking point.

Related: Joe Philbin helps Warrington show they can win tough at Widnes

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Apr 14

Bristol relegated after Wasps defeat

Bristol are relegated to the Championship with two games to go after a brave defeat by ruthless Premiership leaders Wasps.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39569142

Apr 14

Leinster beat Connacht to earn home semi-final

Leinster secure home advantage in the Pro12 play-off semi-finals thanks to a 37-24 derby win over Connacht in Galway.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39601119

Apr 14

Tigers beat Falcons to boost top-four hopes

Ellis Genge’s two tries helps Leicester thrash Newcastle to boost the Tigers’ hopes of a top-four finish.

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Apr 14

Worcester close to safety with Bath win

Worcester beat Bath to almost secure their Premiership survival and dent the visitors’ hopes of a top-four finish.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39569136

Apr 14

Munster deal a blow to Ulster’s play-off hopes

Munster guarantee a place in the Pro12 play-offs and deliver a blow to Ulster’s hopes with a gritty derby win at Thomond Park.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39601300

Apr 14

PREVIEW: O’Brien looks to put boot into Scarlets

Newport Gwent Dragons outside-half Angus O’Brien is looking forward to bringing up a half-century of appearances when his side take on Scarlets at Judgement Day.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wru.co.uk/eng/matchcentre/38646.php

Apr 14

Gloucester win thriller against Sale

Tom Marshall scores two tries to help Gloucester maintain their slim hopes of a top-six finish with victory over Sale Sharks.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39569113

Apr 14

PREVIEW: Blues wary of wounded Ospreys at Judgement Day

Cardiff Blues scrum-half Lloyd Williams reckons a wounded Ospreys side will be a tough beast to tame when the two teams lock horns at Judgement Day V on Saturday.

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Apr 14

Leinster Ring The Changes For Connacht Match

Head coach Leo Cullen has named the Leinster team to play Connacht in Saturday night’s GUINNESS PRO12 derby game at the Sportsground (kick-off 7.35pm).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/39499.php

Apr 14

Munster Team For Interpro Clash Includes Nine Changes

Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has made nine changes to his starting line-up for Saturday’s GUINNESS PRO12 derby match against Ulster at Thomond Park (kick-off 3pm).

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Apr 14

Pro12 Judgement Day V: Newport Gwent Dragons 16-21 Scarlets

Scarlets climb up to third place in the Pro12 with a gritty victory over Newport Gwent Dragons at Judgement Day.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39598458

Apr 14

NRL: Reynolds gets Bulldogs home as Roosters account for Knights

  • Canterbury Bulldogs 24-9 South Sydney at ANZ Stadium
  • Sydney Roosters 24-6 Newcastle Knights ar McDonald Jones Stadium

Under-pressure Canterbury half Josh Reynolds has put in a compelling case for a new contract, firing his side to a 24-9 win over South Sydney at ANZ Stadium on Friday. 

Reynolds is off contract at season’s end, however, he proved his reputation as the heartbeat of the club was well deserved as he guided the Bulldogs to their third straight victory.

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/apr/14/nrl-reynolds-gets-bulldogs-home-as-roosters-account-for-knights

Apr 14

Edinburgh well beaten by Treviso

Edinburgh slump to a record eighth successive Pro12 defeat, as they are easily seen off by Treviso in Italy.

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Apr 14

Trimble To Lead Ulster In Limerick Derby

Director of rugby Les Kiss has named the Ulster team that will travel to Thomond Park to take on Munster in round 20 of the GUINNESS PRO12 on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 3pm).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/39497.php

Apr 14

Pro12 Judgement Day V: Cardiff Blues 35-17 Ospreys

Cardiff Blues claim a first Pro12 win over Ospreys since 2010 with a dominant display at Judgement Day.

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