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Edinburgh prop Pierre Schoeman: ‘If it takes seven years to play for Scotland, I don’t care’

Edinburgh’s new South African prop Pierre Schoeman pledges to work tirelessly to represent Scotland, no matter how long it takes.

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Super Rugby is gravely ill but its last breath is yet to be taken | Bret Harris

It is ailing but the competition – or some version of it – is still the best way forward for AustraliaReports of Super Rugby’s death are greatly exaggerated. The competition may be gravely ill, but it still has a pulse as evidenced by the NSW Waratahs’…

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Rory Arnold suspended for 3 weeks of Super rugby

Brumbies lock Rory Arnold has been suspended for three weeks of Super rugby for his tackle on Elton Jantjies in his team’s loss to the Lions in Johannesburg. As per usual with all Sanzaar hearings for the matter to be dispensed with at a hearing,…

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Best insists Ulster’s future is bright after tough season

Skipper Rory Best says he could not be prouder of his Ulster team-mates after they finish the season with a five-game unbeaten run.

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Danny Cipriani could make his England comeback in full-back role

• Cipriani set for first game under Eddie Jones against Barbarians• Nathan Hughes returns to stake claim for South Africa tour spotDanny Cipriani could make his first England appearance under Eddie Jones in the No 15 jersey after he was named amon…

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England Rugby defence coach Paul Gustard to join Harlequins

England defence coach Paul Gustard has agreed to join Aviva Premiership side Harlequins as their Head of Rugby following England’s tour of South Africa this summer.

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Knee Injury Victim O’Donoghue Set For Scan

Following Munster’s 16-15 defeat to Leinster in Saturday’s GUINNESS PRO14 semi-final, Jack O’Donoghue and JJ Hanrahan have both been assessed for the first half injuries that forced them to be replaced.

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Irish Rugby TV: Noel McNamara & Diarmuid Barron On The Ireland U-20s’ Summer Campaign

Ireland Under-20 head coach Noel McNamara and hooker Diarmuid Barron were at the announcement of the squad for the World Rugby U-20 Championship at the Dublin office of team sponsors PwC.

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Irish Rugby TV: Caelan Doris On Captaining The Ireland U-20s

A missed call from the coach had Caelan Doris worrying about selection, but he need not have worried as Noel McNamara appointed him captain of the Ireland Under-20s for the upcoming World Rugby U-20 Championship in France.

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Gerbrandt Grobler: Gloucester sign South African lock from Munster

Premiership club Gloucester sign South African lock Gerbrandt Grobler from Pro14 side Munster ahead of next season.

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‘Shaun Edwards perfect choice for England’ says Matt Dawson

Shaun Edwards is the perfect choice to replace Paul Gustard as England defence coach, says Matt Dawson.

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Paul Gustard turned down England contract to take over at Harlequins

• England defence coach to join Quins after South Africa tour• Gustard denies he was unhappy on Eddie Jones’ coaching staffPaul Gustard has revealed he turned down a new England contract to become Harlequins’ head of rugby just 16 months before the Wor…

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Paul Gustard: Harlequins name England defence coach as new head of rugby

Premiership side Harlequins name England defence coach Paul Gustard as their new head of rugby.

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Rugby player fined £1,000 for hitting referee

Louis Jones had accused the referee of cheating after his team narrowly lost a match.

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England U20: Ben Curry called up for World Rugby U20 Championship

Sale flanker Ben Curry is named in England’s Under-20 squad for the World Rugby U20 Championship later in May.

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Ireland Under-20 Squad Named For World Rugby U-20 Championship In France

Head coach Noel McNamara has named the Ireland Under-20 squad, sponsored by PwC, to play in the upcoming World Rugby U-20 Championship in France.

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