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England international Danny Cipriani charged with nightclub assault

The England international is also charged with larceny, assault on police and resisting arrest.

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Bristol warn Eddie Jones and England that George Smith is not for hire

• Pat Lam says Australian must focus on Premiership newcomers• Jones used Smith for England breakdown masterclass in 2016Bristol intend to block any potential attempt by England to recruit the veteran Australian flanker George Smith to help fix their b…

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Cardiff v Leinster Goes Free-To-Air On Eir Sport

eir Sport have announced that its first broadcast from the GUINNESS PRO14 season will be made free-to-air to celebrate the channel becoming the new home of rugby in Ireland.

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Guy Mercer: Ex-Bath captain becomes a free agent after being released from contract

Former Bath captain Guy Mercer is released from the remainder of his contract by the Premiership club.

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Jenkins to coach Cardiff Blues in Celtic Cup

Cardiff Blues and Wales prop Gethin Jenkins will get his first taste of coaching when the Celtic Cup begins this season.

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Rees: ‘Celtic Cup will be sharp learning curve’

Cardiff Blues kick off their Guinness PRO14 campaign with a home clash against reigning champions Leinster on 31 August and two weeks later their Celtic Cup team will head to Dublin to face Leinster in the new cross-border competition.

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Ben Te’o: You start to wonder ‘is this worth it?’

England and Worcester centre Ben Te’o says his injury problems of the past year left him contemplating his future in the sport.

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IRFU & WRU Launch Celtic Cup To Develop Emerging Talent

The Irish Rugby Football Union and the Welsh Rugby Union have joined forces to create a new development competition, the Celtic Cup, for the emerging professional players from the four Irish provinces and four Welsh regions.

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Celtic Cup launched to develop emerging talent

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) and the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) have joined forces to create a new development competition – The Celtic Cup – for the emerging professional players from the four Irish provinces and four Welsh regions.

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Hadleigh Parkes: Scarlets centre backs Wayne Pivac to be Wales success

Wales centre Hadleigh Parkes says Wayne Pivac will prove a success when he switches from Scarlets to Wales head coach after the 2019 World Cup.

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Victory is just reward for Wales U18

An U18 International Series victory against England yesterday was just reward for the Welsh players’ positive response to a late defeat to South Africa Schools four days earlier.

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Evans fit and ready to fire

Wales wing Steffan Evans is back fit and raring to go with the Scarlets ahead of the new season.

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Te’o ‘considered his future’ after year of injury problems

England and Worcester centre Ben Te’o says his injury problems of the past year left him contemplating his future in the sport.

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Noel McNamara: Ireland Under-20’s coach to go on placement in New Zealand

Ireland Under-20’s head coach Noel McNamara joins New Zealand club North Harbour on a three-month coaching placement.

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England hopes hit by injuries to Anthony Watson and Jonathan Joseph

• Watson has second achilles operation• Joseph ruled out of November internationalsEngland have been dealt a double injury setback before the new season with Anthony Watson a serious doubt for the start of next year’s Six Nations and Jonathan Joseph ru…

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Edwards to consult at the Ospreys

Wales assistant coach, Shaun Edwards, will link up with the Ospreys this season in a consultancy role, it was confirmed today.

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