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Dec 08

Rejuvenated Owen Farrell hungry to halt Saracens slump against Clermont

England fly-half says he feel stronger and quicker after spell on the sidelines and Champions Cup tie against Clermont is club’s chance to turn their season aroundSaracens may be reeling from the untimely loss of Maro Itoje to a broken jaw but in Owen …

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Dec 08

European Champions Cup: Saracens v Clermont Auvergne moved to Monday

Saracens’ European Champions Cup match with Clermont Auvergne at Allianz Park will be played behind closed doors on Monday at 17:30 GMT.

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Dec 08

European Champions Cup: La Rochelle 49-29 Wasps

Wasps suffer a second Champions Cup defeat of the season but rescue a four-try bonus point as they are hammered in La Rochelle.

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Dec 08

Sam Warburton to miss Wales’s Six Nations campaign after knee surgery

• Lions captain has ‘proactive’ procedure and will be sidelined for rest of season• Semesa Rokoduguni a doubt for England as Bath confirm shoulder operationSam Warburton has been ruled out of Wales’s Six Nations campaign after having knee surgery that …

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Dec 08

Falcons run in eight tries as they beat Bordeaux

Newcastle return to the top of Pool 1 in the Challenge Cup with an eight-try demolition of Bordeaux-Begles.

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Dec 08

European Champions Cup: Northampton 32-43 Ospreys

Ospreys hold on to secure a 43-32 victory, their first in this season’s Champions Cup, despite a late flurry from Northampton.

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Dec 08

Late try denies Bath notable win in Toulon

Bath are denied victory at the Stade Mayol as a late try from replacement fly-half Anthony Belleau sees Toulon win 24-20.

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Dec 08

European Champions Cup: Harlequins 5-17 Ulster

Ulster revive their European Champions Cup prospects with a deserved 17-5 win which ends any chance Harlequins had of reaching the last eight.

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Dec 08

European Challenge Cup: Edinburgh 50-20 London Irish

Pool 4 leaders Edinburgh earn a third consecutive bonus-point Challenge Cup win, hammering London Irish 50-20 at Murrayfield.

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Dec 08

Semesa Rokoduguni: Bath and England wing needs to have shoulder surgery

Bath and England wing Semesa Rokoduguni needs surgery on a shoulder injury.

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Dec 08

Howe’s double helps Worcester see off Oyonnax

Tom Howe’s two tries help Worcester claim a second win in the Challenge Cup as they beat Oyonnax 35-14 at Sixways.

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Dec 08

European Challenge Cup: Sale Sharks 24-0 Cardiff Blues

Will Cliff and Marc Jones score tries and AJ MacGinty kicks 14 points as Sale Sharks beat Pool 2 leaders Cardiff Blues.

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Dec 08

Matt Kvesic ‘heading in right direction’ after breaking into Exeter Chiefs first team

Matt Kvesic says there is a lot more to come from him after breaking into the Exeter first team.

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Dec 06

England’s Ellis Genge to miss start of Six Nations after shoulder surgery

• Leicester prop damaged shoulder against Wasps• Genge blow deprives Eddie Jones of another England playerEllis Genge is set to miss the start of England’s Six Nations campaign after Leicester confirmed the loosehead prop requires shoulder surgery and …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/dec/06/england-ellis-genge-miss-start-six-nations-shoulder-surgery

Dec 06

David Paice: London Irish captain gets five-week ban after Gloucester red card

London Irish captain David Paice is banned for five weeks after his sending-off at Gloucester in the Premiership.

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Dec 06

Gloucester deals for Billy Twelvetrees, Henry Trinder, Tom Marshall and Lewis Ludlow

Backs Billy Twelvetrees, Henry Trinder and Tom Marshall plus forward Lewis Ludlow all sign new deals with Gloucester.

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