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#Rugby Union

# rugby-union - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Danny Cipriani is part of England’s 34-man training squad for the Six Nations

36-year-old Nick Easter has also been handed the chance to rebuild his international career.

# rugby-union - Sunday 18 January, 2015

New Zealand want Sonny Bill’s star power to boost 7s side at Rio 2016

Two codes of rugby (and a bit of boxing) aren’t enough to keep SBW busy.

# rugby-union - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Ireland can win World Cup – Paul O’Connell

Joe Schmidt has enjoyed a fruitful first full year as head coach, guiding his players to Six Nations glory.

# rugby-union - Sunday 21 December, 2014

London Irish deny reports of approach for Declan Kidney

Bob Casey has played down talk of a move for the former Ireland and Munster coach.

Dylan Hartley elbow downplayed by Mallinder

Irish official JP Doyle sent the England international off for this latest incident.

# rugby-union - Friday 12 December, 2014

Cheika builds World Cup squad as Cooper signs new deal with Beale set to follow

Australia lost to Ireland, England and France during the recent Autumn Internationals.

# rugby-union - Monday 1 December, 2014

Jean De Villiers is facing a real fight to be fit for the World Cup next year

The former Munster man suffered a horrific looking knee injury in Cardiff.

# rugby-union - Friday 14 November, 2014

Like Ireland, Scotland have never beaten the All Blacks… can they make history this weekend?

It’s the Boys in Green in Glasgow for Scotland, and then the All Blacks tomorrow in Edinburgh.

# rugby-union - Thursday 13 November, 2014

RFU investigating homophobic and racist abuse of ref Nigel Owens at Twickenham

The Welsh referee was in charge of England’s defeat to the All Blacks on Saturday.

Dan Carter back at the reins in much changed All Blacks XV to take on Scotland

Steve Hansen has named Richie McCaw at blindside at started heartbreaker Ryan Crotty in the centre.

# rugby-union - Friday 31 October, 2014

# rugby-union - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

It would be ‘an honour’ to work with BOD – Leinster code hopper Te’o

The 27-year-old looks set for his first-team debut against Edinburgh on Friday night at the RDS.

# rugby-union - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Despite being cleared to play Australia omit disgraced Beale from tour squad

Michael Cheika’s side face Ireland in Dublin next month.

# rugby-union - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Hansen delighted with All Blacks three-peat

The All Blacks beat Argentina 34-13 in La Plata to get it done.

# rugby-union - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Toulon could terminate Halfpenny contract over persistent injuries

The Welsh international has yet to play for the French club.

# rugby-union - Saturday 30 August, 2014

This pass from an All Blacks scrum-half will make your knees weak

You best watch this sumptuous behind the back pass sitting down.

# rugby-union - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Crotty to make full debut as All Blacks gear up for Australia rematch

The sides drew 12-all in Sydney last weekend.

# rugby-union - Monday 28 July, 2014

Rejuvenated Dan Carter back in All Blacks squad

The sabbatical is over for the talismanic No 10.

# rugby-union - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Peter O’Mahony undergoes second operation to fix other shoulder OP

Peter O’Mahony undergoes second operation to fix other shoulder

Rob Penney says the Munster skipper is getting both ‘tidied up’.

# rugby-union - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Benji Marshall to make NRL return

A man must have a code.

# rugby-union - Monday 14 April, 2014

VIDEO: Gloucester v Bath descended into an all-out brawl

Gloucester ended their narrow defeat with just 11 men on the field.

# rugby-union - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Russell Crowe reveals he’s a Munster rugby fan Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe reveals he’s a Munster rugby fan

Handbags. Rugby handbags.

# rugby-union - Friday 7 March, 2014

Upset on cards in Dublin, warns Italy boss Brunel

Italy beat Ireland in Rome last year but are bottom of the table coming to Lansdowne Road.

# rugby-union - Monday 10 February, 2014

Saint-Andre disappointed with French indiscipline

The French were 20-point winners in Paris on Sunday afternoon.

# rugby-union - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Forward coach McBryde backs Welsh ‘experience’ against Ireland in Dublin

The old rivals meet at Lansdowne Road this afternoon.

# rugby-union - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

England drop Chris Ashton for 6 Nations opener against France

The Sarries man will be swan diving at home this weekend.

# rugby-union - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Stop the clock: Lancaster backs rugby rule changes in run up to World Cup

The England coach says a more free-flowing game will boost support for the host nation in 2015.

# rugby-union - Thursday 19 December, 2013

# rugby-union - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

RFU chief calls for ‘one more effort’ to save European competition

‘We need to get in a room as a matter of urgency and get proper, focused discussions to agree on the outstanding matters.’

# rugby-union - Monday 2 December, 2013

‘Sit on the fence, brother’: SBW talks union v league, benching 160(ish) and being the best

The former All Black speaks about the difficulties in adapting to a change of sport.

# rugby-union - Sunday 17 November, 2013

McCaw warns All Blacks against complacency against Ireland

The New Zealand captain has warned his side not to take their eye off the ball.

# rugby-union - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Warburton unfazed by reunion with Irish ref Rolland

The Dubliner controversially sent off the Welsh captain in the first half of a 2011 Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to France.

# rugby-union - Thursday 31 October, 2013

November internationals: Horwill stripped of Australia captaincy

Ireland face the Wallabies at the Aviva Stadium in the coming weeks.

# rugby-union - Saturday 26 October, 2013

# rugby-union - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Bad to worse for Wallabies as they lose wingers before Bledisloe closer

Joe Tomane and Chris Feauai-Sautia will miss Saturday’s visit to New Zealand.

# rugby-union - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Celtic nations set for climbdown over European competition

Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Italy to make concessions.

# rugby-union - Friday 11 October, 2013

Sonny Bill Williams won’t make rugby union comeback next year

Williams had been tipped to rejoin the All Blacks ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

How to win the Heineken Cup: a smart fly-half is a good place to start

Many other factors come into the equation, but a quick-thinking No 10 is vital to emerging victorious against Europe’s elite.

# rugby-union - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

English clubs will push for Champions Cup with or without Pro12 teams

Premiership chief says criticism is ‘ill-informed and offensive’.

# rugby-union - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Poor Wallabies no match for ‘Boks

However, unable to maximise their advantage, South Africa had to settle for four points.

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