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Rugby Union News

Jul 25

Ulster’s Jackson and Olding face rape prosecution

Both Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding deny all allegations against them.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-40719803

Jul 25

Tomas O’Leary: Grand Slam-winning Ireland scrum-half retires aged 33

Ireland and Montpellier scrum-half Tomas O’Leary brings his career to an end by retiring at the age of 33.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40719274

Jul 25

Sale Sharks boss Steve Diamond says European competition ‘adds stress’

Sale Sharks boss Steve Diamond says European competition provides an added stress to an intensive Premiership season.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40716116

Jul 25

Irish Rugby TV: Ireland WRWC 2017 Squad Announcement

Monday was a momentous day for the Ireland Women’s camp as the 28-strong squad was revealed for the Women’s Rugby World Cup on home soil. Head coach Tom Tierney and captain Niamh Briggs spoke to the press at the announcement in UCD.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/40232.php

Jul 25

Leigh Halfpenny: Mike Phillips wants Wales full-back to return to Welsh region

Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips wants Leigh Halfpenny to return to a Welsh region after three seasons with Toulon.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40719018

Jul 25

In Pics: Ireland Women’s Squad Announcement For #WRWC2017

Media coverage of the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup received another big jolt yesterday with the announcement of the Ireland squad for the tournament. Check out some photos from the event at UCD – the base for the tournament’s pool stages.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/40230.php

Jul 25

Volkswagen Tiguan Draw Winner Announced

Each year, Volkswagen generously provides Volkswagen Tag players the opportunity to win the new Tiguan for a year with tax and insurance all covered.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/40231.php

Jul 25

Another Great VW Tag All-Ireland Success

This year’s Volkswagen Tag All-Ireland Championships

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/40229.php

Jul 25

Scotland: Fraser Brown could miss autumn Tests after ankle surgery

Scotland and Glasgow hooker Fraser Brown faces up to four months on the sidelines after ankle surgery.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40718587

Jul 25

Glasgow Warriors bring in Tonga prop Siosiua Halanukonuka

Glasgow Warriors sign Tonga international prop Siosiua Halanukonuka from the Highlanders in New Zealand.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40718817

Jul 25

Terenure To Host ‘Bring Your Boots’ Minis Tournament

With the Women’s Rugby World Cup kicking off in UCD on Wednesday, August 9, players, teams and clubs are encouraged to join in the rugby atmosphere by signing up to the ‘Bring Your Boots’ Rugby Festivals.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/40228.php

Jul 25

Irish Rugby TV: David Nucifora On IRFU Investment In Women’s Rugby

IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora has given an insight into the Union’s increasing investment in Women’s rugby and the build-up and preparations for the Women’s Rugby World Cup.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/40226.php

Jul 25

Scotland blow as Brown ruled out for four months

Scotland hooker Fraser Brown is facing a race against time to be fit for the autumn internationals, after the Glasgow Warrior underwent ankle surgery.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.sixnationsrugby.com/en/news/scotland/31780.php

Jul 25

Commonwealth Games 2018: Wales confirm netball and men’s rugby 7s for Gold Coast

Team Wales confirm that the netball and men’s rugby 7s teams will compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/40716626

Jul 25

Darren Dawidiuk: London Irish sign Gloucester hooker

London Irish bolster their front-row options by signing hooker Darren Dawidiuk from Premiership rivals Gloucester.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40715755

Jul 25

Briggs Hails Cronin As ‘A Huge Addition To The Squad’

Monday was another proud day in the career of star full-back Niamh Briggs as she was named Ireland captain for the forthcoming Women’s Rugby World Cup in Dublin and Belfast.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/40223.php

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