Stephen Jones v Dwayne Peel: ‘The banter’s like a Rocky movie’ – Pivac

Ex-Scarlets half-backs and business partners Stephen Jones and Dwayne Peel will be coaching rivals when Scarlets visit Ulster on Friday and Wayne Pivac says it adds “spice” for the back-room staffs.

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Jonathan Davies: Lions star aims to shake off summer rust with Scarlets

Jonathan Davies, the 2017 British and Irish Lions’ star centre, aims to shake off the rust of his summer break with Scarlets in the Pro14.

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Sam Warburton injury a blow for everyone, says Cardiff Blues coach Danny Wilson

Cardiff Blues coach Danny Wilson explains the background to the injury that has sidelined Wales flanker Sam Warburton for up to four months.

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Dan Lydiate: Wales and Ospreys flanker close to return after 10 months out

Wales flanker Dan Lydiate could return for Ospreys against Munster after nearly 10 months out of the game.

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Ulster backs coach Dwayne Peel ready for visit of his old club Scarlets

Ulster’s new backs coach Dwayne Peel is preparing for Friday’s Pro14 visit of champions Scarlets whose backs coach is his former Wales half-back partner Stephen Jones.

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Pugh delighted with Wales U18 Sevens bow

Wales U18, playing in their first ever sevens tournament, made it all the way to the Rugby Europe semi-finals in Heidelberg over the weekend. Coach Richie Pugh is delighted with their achievement.

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Surgery rules out Warburton for four months

Wales and Cardiff Blues flanker Sam Warburton is to have surgery on a long-standing neck injury, ruling him out for up to four months.

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Sam Warburton: Surgery rules out Wales and Cardiff Blues player for four months

Wales and Cardiff Blues flanker Sam Warburton is to have surgery on a long-standing neck injury, ruling him out for up to four months.

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Roberts sends warning to teammates

Jamie Roberts says tackling world champions New Zealand is one of the ‘greatest challenges in rugby’ as they ask questions for the entire match. And he warns his teammates that playing the All Blacks will be the toughest game of their careers.

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Pro14: Lions Jonathan Davies and Ken Owens back for Scarlets in Ulster

Lions Jonathan Davies and Ken Owens are both named in Scarlets’ match day squad to face Ulster on Friday.

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