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RFU’s Steve Brown defends £195 tickets for England v All Blacks at Twickenham

• Chief executive says top-range price in line with other major events• RFU says it could sell out 20 times over for New Zealand gameTop-priced seats at Twickenham for England’s blockbuster fixture against New Zealand in November will cost £195 apiece …

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Smith wings it for Highlanders against Bulls

Highlanders Super rugby head coach Aaron Mauger has made a number of positional changes for the first leg of a two game South African tour which starts with the Bulls on Saturday. Co-Captain, Ben Smith, moves to the right wing in place of Waisake Nahol…

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Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast 17

Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast – Special focus on all the clubs and regions in Finals Day and Judgement Day

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Steve Brown: RFU chief ‘concern’ over Premiership club finances

The head of English rugby, Steve Brown, admits the current financial situation at many Premiership clubs is a concern.

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Mata in for Edinburgh; Scotland trio back for Glasgow

Edinburgh recall Bill Mata as Glasgow welcome back a trio of Scotland stars for Saturday’s 1872 Cup decider at Murrayfield.

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Scarlets targeting five points against Dragons – Wayne Pivac

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac says they will be going for the maximum five points when they go up against Dragons on Judgement Day.

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North excited for Welsh return with Ospreys

George North cannot wait to get into action with his new club Ospreys after announcing his return to Wales this week.

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Edinburgh v Glasgow: Dave Rennie says Warriors will do talking on the pitch

Glasgow head coach Dave Rennie dismisses Richard Cockerill’s comments about his team and says they will do their talking on the pitch.

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Ospreys head coach Allen Clarke ‘fallen in love’ with the region

Allen Clarke says he did not foresee becoming Ospreys head coach, but admits to have “fallen in love with the place”.

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Nant Conwy cherish Plate final

Nant Conwy head coach Kevin Thomas and Ifan Jones look forward to Sunday’s WRU National Plate final where they say it is a ‘massive day out for the club and community’ as they prepare to tackle Brynmawr at Principality Stadium

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GUINNESS PRO14: Round 21 Preview

The final round of the GUINNESS PRO14’s regular season approaches with plenty still to play for. While the final series qualifiers appear to be sorted in Conference A, just five Championship points separate the teams in second to fourth place in Confe…

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Lions make one change for Reds clash

Lions Super Rugby head coach Swys de Bruin has made one changes to the team that beat the Waratahs for this Saturday’s match against the Reds in Brisbane. Rohan Janse van Rensburg will partner with Harold Vorster in midfield in the only change to…

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Bulls add Gqoboka, Jenkins to the pack for Highlanders

Bulls Super Rugby head coach John Mitchell has handed first starts to Lizo Gqoboka and Jason Jenkins this weekend when the team host the Highlanders on Saturday. Gqoboka gets his first Super Rugby start while Jenkins will start at flank for the first t…

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Premiership: Leicester Tigers v Newcastle Falcons

Team news as Leicester Tigers host Newcastle Falcons in Friday’s Premiership fixture at Welford Road (19:45 BST).

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Matera to miss Jaguares clash with Blues

Argentina’s Super Rugby team the Jaguares will be without their inspirational captain Pablo Matera for their match against the Blues at Eden park in Auckland on Saturday. Matera will miss the match due to a shoulder injury he sustained playing ag…

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Wales v South Africa: Organisers quash fears over game going ahead

Organisers of Wales’ June Test against South Africa in Washington DC have quashed reports it is in doubt.

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