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The body representing Welsh rugby players confirm they are in discussions with the WRU about a new pay deal, but deny reports of strike action.
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A new Dundee University study calls for mandatory protective headgear to prevent injuries in the sport.
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A late brace of tries from Fionn Higgins inspired a 31-23 comeback victory for Naas at Old Wesley, as Johne Murphy’s men entered the mid-November break with a four-point lead at the top of All-Ireland League Division 1B.
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Wales Women head coach Rowland Phillips has announced a fresh-faced team to play Hong Kong on Friday evening (Cardiff Arms Park, 7pm).
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Wales fly-half Gareth Anscombe says he has learned not to bite when he receives social media abuse, preferring instead to wind his critics up.
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Wasps sign Italy and former Exeter centre Michele Campagnaro on a deal until the end of the season.
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Dan Lydiate, Samson Lee, Ken Owens and Liam Williams sit down to watch Wales v Tonga from autumn 2001 – a game that featured current Wales coaches Rob Howley and Robin McBryde.
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Former winger Tommy Bowe believes Ireland will face a highly motivated New Zealand side after their one-point win over England.
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South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus expects a “southern hemisphere-style” test from Scotland, “who are not afraid to attack from anywhere”.
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Wales fly-half Dan Biggar says fatherhood helped him deal with the pressure of kicking Wales to the historic win over Australia.
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• Leigh Halfpenny not fit to face Tonga• Referee did not consult match officialWales cannot understand why the Australia centre Samu Kerevi escaped punishment for a late tackle on Leigh Halfpenny last weekend that left the full-back concussed.Halfpenny…
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Hairline TMO decisions such as that which led to Sam Underhill’s try being disallowed against New Zealand risk alienating new audiences and ruining the gamePart of the allure of the ceaseless puzzle that is rugby union lies in its multiple possibilitie…
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Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton says Kieran Marmion, Luke McGrath and John Cooney are good enough to replace injured scrum-half Conor Murray against the All Blacks.
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Incumbent Springbok Duane Vermeulen is amongst the new faces in the Bulls wider training group for next year’s Super Rugby competition. Vermeulen moved from Toulon earlier this year and following a short spell at Kubota Spears in Japan, will now …
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Super rugby champions the Crusaders and the Chiefs will play their 16th round super rugby fixture on Saturday 1 June 2019 in the Fijian city of Suva. The venue for the Chiefs home game against the Crusaders has been confirmed as ANZ Stadium in Suva, wh…
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Jonathan Davies hailed Wales’ fighting spirit and strength in depth after their 9-6 victory over Australia made it two wins from two in the 2018 Under Armour Series.
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