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Sale squander 14-point lead to lose at Lyon

French Top 14 leaders Lyon recover from 24-10 down to deny Sale an impressive victory in the European Challenge Cup.

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Teimana Harrison: Northampton Saints forward aims to restore pride against Clermont

Northampton forward Teimana Harrison says the team’s “pride is on the line” in their European Champions Cup game at Clermont.

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Cronin, Sherry And O’Shea To Start For Munster ‘A’

Munster ‘A’ head coach Peter Malone has made seven changes for Friday’s British & Irish Cup round 2 clash with Nottingham at Irish Independent Park (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast 42

We look at some key changes at the top of Welsh rugby, as well as changes at grass roots, in this week’s Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We hear from WRU chairman Gareth Davies on proposed governance changes, chief executive Martyn Phillips an…

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Tipuric hoping for 80 minute performance from Ospreys

Wales and British & Irish Lions flanker Justin Tipuric is demanding a full 80 minute performance from his Ospreys side when they tackle the reigning European champions Saracens this weekend.

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PREVIEW: Blues set for big French challenge

Wales hooker Kristian Dacey will captain Cardiff Blues as they travel to face former European champions Toulouse in the Challenge Cup.

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Blues triumph 17-15 in Toulouse

Cardiff Blues win against Toulouse to record back to back victories in their first European Challenge Cup games.

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PREVIEW: Owens returns to lead Scarlets in must-win game

The Scarlets welcome back skipper Ken Owens for their must-win Champions Cup tie with Bath.

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Priestland kicks Bath to win at Scarlets

Former Scarlets fly-half Rhys Priestland kicks all Bath’s points in dreadful conditions to boost their European Champions Cup quarter-final hopes.

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Rachel Taylor on her favourite Six Nations memories

With numerous Women’s Six Nations Championships and three World Cups since her Wales debut in 2007 flanker Rachel Taylor has been there and seen it all.

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Alex Lozowski: Saracens & England fly-half signs deal until 2020

England fly-half Alex Lozowski signs a new contract with Saracens, and will remain at the club until the summer of 2020.

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Gareth Davies on proposed governance changes

Gareth Davies interview on the proposals to significantly streamline and modernise the governance structure of Welsh rugby.

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Laidlaw set to miss Scotland’s autumn campaign

Scotland will be without their captain Greig Laidlaw for the autumn internationals after the scrum-half sustained a fractured fibula on club duty.

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Connacht Sign ‘Highly-Rated’ Centre Pita Ahki

Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have announced the signing of centre Pita Ahki. The 25-year-old signs from Mitre 10 Cup side Waikato having previously played Super Rugby with the Blues and the Hurricanes.

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Williams worried by Webb’s potential 2019 World Cup absence

Wales’ new selection policy could hamper their 2019 World Cup chances, says record try-scorer Shane Williams.

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All Blacks make four changes for Wallabies in Bledisloe Cup

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has named an All Black team with four changes for this weekend’s Bledisloe Cup clash against Australia at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia on Saturday. All four of the changes are in the backs and most no…

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