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#Rugby Union

# rugby-union - Today’s News

England call in Burrell to replace injured Tuilagi for Australia tour

The Northampton man played his first international since the World Cup warm-ups yesterday, and could partner Ben Te’o down under.

# rugby-union - Yesterday’s News

England run in five tries against Wales in tour warm-up at Twickenham

The margin of victory would have been even greater had George Ford not missed six of his seven kicks.

New era: Seven uncapped All Blacks named in first squad since World Cup triumph

New Zealand will play three Tests against Wales next month.

# rugby-union - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Horwill makes surprise return as Wallabies name 10 debutants

Australia will host England in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney next month.

# rugby-union - Monday 23 May, 2016

Leaving Chris Ashton out of England squad was an 'easy call'

Eddie Jones feels Marland Yarde is better-equipped to work in his back three.

# rugby-union - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Wallabies coach Cheika signs on until 2019 World Cup

The former Leinster boss guided Australia to the Rugby World Cup final and their first Rugby Championship in his first year in charge.

# rugby-union - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Wasps-bound Kurtley Beale could be out for up to a year with 'significant' knee injury

Daryl Gibson’s medical team fear the Wallaby utility back ruptured his patellar tendon.

# rugby-union - Friday 13 May, 2016

Waratahs urge Beale to reject deal to make him the highest-paid player in England

The Wallaby has reportedly agreed a £1.5million deal with Wasps.

# rugby-union - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Trio of All Blacks among 5 stood down by Hurricanes after breaking curfew

They returned late to the team hotel in South Africa last week.

# rugby-union - Sunday 8 May, 2016

London Irish have been relegated after 20 seasons in the English top flight

Bedford’s exit from the Championship play-offs means London Irish’s Premiership stay is over.

Cipriani recalled as England begin preparations for tour of Australia

The Sale Sharks out-half has been named in a 26-man squad for a training camp later this month.

# rugby-union - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Hartley finally fit for return after suffering concussion in Six Nations triumph seven weeks ago

It comes as a boost for Northampton Saints in their bid to secure Champions Cup rugby for next season.

# rugby-union - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Quins out-half pays tribute to O'Shea as he moves to France to replace Trinh-Duc

Italian scrum-half Tito Tebaldi is also leaving The Stoop.

# rugby-union - Monday 2 May, 2016

Wasps hooker retiring at end of season to take up theatre career in the West End

From the front row to the West End – Edd Shervington is planning a career on the stage.

# rugby-union - Sunday 1 May, 2016

England prop Joe Marler says he's seeking psychological help after recent on-field incidents

He’s received a pair of two-week bans in the past two months.

# rugby-union - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Irish international Jamie Hagan makes first Super Rugby start in 10-try thriller Super Rugby This post contains videos

Irish international Jamie Hagan makes first Super Rugby start in 10-try thriller

Blues and Rebels served up a classic while Highlanders ended their losing run.

# rugby-union - Friday 29 April, 2016

# rugby-union - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Racing playmaker seeking revenge in Champions Cup final against Saracens

Last season’s quarter-final exit was a tough one to take for the Top 14 side

# rugby-union - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Chiefs edge Hurricanes in Super Rugby classic

Chiefs laid down yet another marker in Super Rugby by beating Hurricanes in a high quality clash in Wellington.

Conor O'Shea defends Joe Marler over kick

He’s just back after his ‘gypsy boy’ comment ban.

# rugby-union - Friday 22 April, 2016

Bad night for Jackman's Grenoble as classy Quins storm into Challenge Cup final

Jamie Roberts, the returning Nick Evans and George Lowe all scored tries this evening.

# rugby-union - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Patriots' Ebner has '50-50 chance' of making USA Olympic rugby squad

“We need to work on his passing and make it more efficient and increase the power and pace,” says

# rugby-union - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Brad Thorn has a new job as Reds assistant coach

The former Leinster man has been appointed until the end of the season.

# rugby-union - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

France international given 8-week ban for trampling on opponent's face

Marc Andreu will miss the rest of the Top 14 regular season as a result of his actions.

# rugby-union - Friday 8 April, 2016

Brian O'Driscoll is not tempted by coaching BOD

Brian O'Driscoll is not tempted by coaching

Brian O’Driscoll and the Hoff. Together at last.

# rugby-union - Monday 4 April, 2016

'We need to change the Six Nations - it needs a promotion/relegation system'

Bernard Lapasset believes the Six Nations needs to open up to other competitors in the future.

# rugby-union - Friday 1 April, 2016

Ex-Stormers boss Coetzee to take over Springboks ahead of Ireland Tests

South Africa’s next head coach will be announced on 12 April after SARU’s general council ratified its preferred candidate.

# rugby-union - Sunday 27 March, 2016

SANZAR dismiss EPCR claims over game between Super Rugby and Champions Cup winners

Andy Marinos described the statement as “a premature bullet”.

# rugby-union - Friday 25 March, 2016

Mils Muliaina agrees move to USA’s new PRO Rugby championship

The ex-Connacht player made 100 appearances for New Zealand and will now ply his trade in the US.

# rugby-union - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

‘I can’t remember the trophy presentation’ – Hartley

The England captain was replaced after being knocked unconscious while attempting to make a tackle against France.

# rugby-union - Thursday 17 March, 2016

World Rugby calls for explanation on why Marler wasn’t punished for ‘gypsy boy’ jibe

The Six Nations organisers have been put under scrutiny following the remark aimed at Wales prop Samson Lee.

# rugby-union - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

The Six Nations will not punish Joe Marler for ‘gypsy boy’ slur Let Off This post contains videos

The Six Nations will not punish Joe Marler for ‘gypsy boy’ slur

The Harlequins man will also not be banned for striking an opponent.

# rugby-union - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Scotland lose Gray and Denton to injury ahead of Dublin trip

The Scots take on Ireland at the Aviva this weekend.

# rugby-union - Sunday 13 March, 2016

England are Six Nations champions after unlikely Scots conjure brilliant win over France

Les Bleus needed to win to stand a chance of claiming the title.

# rugby-union - Saturday 27 February, 2016

O’Connor denies heart-attack rumours, set for two-week absence

James O’Connor has insisted he did not have a heart attack after Toulon’s win at Oyonnax but will be out for two weeks.

# rugby-union - Friday 26 February, 2016

‘You have to be careful we don’t sanitise it too much or the game might turn to touch rugby’

Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones expresses his concerns.

# rugby-union - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Elliot Daly in line for debut against Ireland as Jones names 23-man squad

Eddie Jones has rewarded Elliot Daly’s hard work in training with a spot in England’s squad to face Ireland in the Six Nations.

‘England players aren’t fit enough for international rugby’ – Jones

The Australian coach says he is working the squad hard to get them up to speed.

# rugby-union - Friday 19 February, 2016

Read to take over from McCaw as All Blacks captain

The back-rower was named World Player of the Year in 2013.

# rugby-union - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Eddie Jones has already improved England – Cheika

The Australia coach has been impressed with what he’s seen so far.

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