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Get in early for Scotland say security chiefs

Rugby supporters heading to Principality Stadium for the NatWest 6 Nations opening round clash between Wales and Scotland next Saturday have been warned they risk missing kick-off if they do not heed warnings to ‘…get in early’.

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Another record in sight for Morgan

Sevens flyer Luke Morgan will be out to break a second Welsh record this weekend in Australia, as he bids to become his country’s all-time top points scorer. 

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David Strettle: Saracens re-sign winger from Clermont Auvergne

Former England winger David Strettle is to return to Saracens this summer from French outfit Clermont.

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Wales suffer Webb blow ahead of NatWest 6 Nations

Wales have been dealt a possible double injury blow with Rhys Webb released from their squad for the NatWest 6 Nations and Liam Williams potentially facing surgery.

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Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb out of Six Nations

Wales’ British and Irish Lions scrum-half Rhys Webb is out of the 2018 Six Nations because of a knee injury.

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Italy name final squad of 31 for start of NatWest 6 Nations

Conor O’Shea has named his final squad of 31 players for the first two games of the NatWest 6 Nations including uncapped tighthead prop Marco Riccioni.

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European Champions Cup: Quarter-final dates and venues confirmed

Leinster host Saracens in the final game of the Champions Cup quarter-finals as the fixture details are confirmed.

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Webb ruled out. Williams called in

Rhys Webb has been released from the Wales National Squad due to a knee injury.

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Zak Hardaker could return to Castleford after drugs ban, says Daryl Powell

• Full-back likely to face two-year ban for testing positive for cocaine• ‘There could be a future for him. We’ll have to wait and see’The Castleford head coach, Daryl Powell, has admitted that there is a possibility Zak Hardaker could return to the Su…

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Josh Bassett: Wasps wing signs new deal with Premiership club

Wing Josh Bassett signs a new “long-term” contract with Premiership club Wasps.

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Watkin commits future to Ospreys

Wales centre Owen Watkin has signed a new two-year deal with the Ospreys.

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WELSH RUGBY SIGNS WITH FANATICS

The Welsh Rugby Union and Fanatics, the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, have signed a ten-year agreement which will significantly improve supporter experience of the WRU’s retail and online stores and support Welsh rugby’s grassroots ini…

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Millard to debut in Sydney

Cardiff Blues’ Harri Millard will make his sevens debut for Wales in Sydney this weekend for round three of the World Rugby Sevens Series.

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Tyler Morgan: Wales centre seeks new Dragons contract

Wales centre Tyler Morgan wants to negotiate a new Dragons deal before his national dual contract ends in May.

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James Short and Sam Hill: Exeter Chiefs backs sign new deals to 2020

Winger James Short and centre Sam Hill sign new deals to stay at Premiership champions Exeter until 2020.

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New Captain Griffin Ready To ‘Lead From The Front’

Captain Ciara Griffin says it is ‘a fresh start’ for the Ireland Women’s squad with a new head coach in Adam Griggs and a number of new faces in camp, as they continue preparations for Saturday week’s Six Nations opener against France.

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