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# internationals - This year 2022

Ireland internationals return as Munster bid to build after Cardiff defeat
# Reinforcements
# Reinforcements

Ireland internationals return as Munster bid to build after Cardiff defeat

Sep 20th 2022, 2:56 PM 10,289 Views 3 Comments

However, Munster will be missing 10 players as they head on the Emerging Ireland tour.

Furlong, Ryan and Larmour 'should be ok' for Ireland's Six Nations campaign
# Internationals
# Internationals

Furlong, Ryan and Larmour 'should be ok' for Ireland's Six Nations campaign

Jan 19th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,583 Views 1 Comment

Leinster haven’t officially ruled the trio out of their clash with Bath on Saturday.

# internationals - Last year 2021

5 Irish internationals who could be on the move
# Transfer News
# Transfer News

5 Irish internationals who could be on the move

Jan 4th 2021, 5:38 PM 15,545 Views 8 Comments

After Jack Byrne sealed his APOEL deal today, we look at others who could be set for pastures new as the transfer window opens.

# internationals - All time

Fifa relaxes rules on release of players for internationals
# Changes
# Changes

Fifa relaxes rules on release of players for internationals

Aug 24th 2020, 11:59 PM 5,954 Views 2 Comments

Clubs are usually obliged to release players to national teams during those parts of the calendar.

Biggar and Liam Williams set to be fit for Wales' England clash
# Boost
# Boost

Biggar and Liam Williams set to be fit for Wales' England clash

Mar 3rd 2020, 10:13 PM 3,114 Views 1 Comment

The experienced duo are expected to be fit for a daunting trip to Twickenham.

Finn Russell holds 'positive discussions' over Scotland return
# Hope
# Hope

Finn Russell holds 'positive discussions' over Scotland return

Mar 1st 2020, 10:47 PM 5,545 Views 1 Comment

The Racing 92 playmaker was disciplined for a ‘breach of team protocol’.

Foster named new All Blacks head coach
# Taking Charge
# Taking Charge

Foster named new All Blacks head coach

Dec 11th 2019, 7:12 AM 13,282 Views 10 Comments

New Zealand appoint Ian Foster as he replaces Steve Hansen on a two-year deal.

Scotland to get first crack at newly crowned world champions South Africa
# Voluntary Defence
# Voluntary Defence

Scotland to get first crack at newly crowned world champions South Africa

Nov 20th 2019, 3:21 PM 6,254 Views 2 Comments

Georgia will also face South Africa for only the second time following two Springboks Tests against the Scots.

South Africa great 'The Beast' retires from international rugby after World Cup triumph
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

South Africa great 'The Beast' retires from international rugby after World Cup triumph

Nov 6th 2019, 9:35 PM 33,556 Views 14 Comments

Tendai Mtawarira picked up 117 caps throughout his career.

Beauden Barrett backs Foster for All Blacks job
# Continuity
# Continuity

Beauden Barrett backs Foster for All Blacks job

Nov 5th 2019, 10:27 AM 9,540 Views 10 Comments

The New Zealand playmaker has suggested they should promote from within to replace Steve Hansen.

Cheika subjected to 'crazy' threats over Folau stance
# Anger
# Anger

Cheika subjected to 'crazy' threats over Folau stance

Sep 14th 2019, 1:32 PM 8,872 Views 8 Comments

The player was sacked by Rugby Australia in May for a “high-level breach” of contract

Springboks prop expected to be fit for World Cup opener after injury scare
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Springboks prop expected to be fit for World Cup opener after injury scare

Sep 8th 2019, 11:16 AM 7,470 Views 0 Comments

Trevor Nyakane was forced off against Japan on Friday.

Blow for England as Vunipola and Nowell look set to miss at least two World Cup games
# Injury List
# Injury List

Blow for England as Vunipola and Nowell look set to miss at least two World Cup games

Sep 7th 2019, 11:03 AM 12,631 Views 3 Comments

The Saracens forward has a hamstring injury while the Exeter Chiefs player has been dealing with an ankle injury and appendicitis.

All Blacks crush Tonga by 85 points in final Rugby World Cup dress rehearsal
# Absolute Annihilation
# Absolute Annihilation

All Blacks crush Tonga by 85 points in final Rugby World Cup dress rehearsal

Sep 7th 2019, 9:37 AM 10,057 Views 31 Comments

Steve Hansen’s side fell just short of scoring 100 points in Hamilton.

Wallabies flanker Pocock to retire from Tests after Rugby World Cup
# Man At Work
# Man At Work

Wallabies flanker Pocock to retire from Tests after Rugby World Cup

Sep 6th 2019, 8:12 AM 8,728 Views 9 Comments

The upcoming tournament will mark David Pocock’s last matches for the Wallabies.

Exeter Chiefs forward Skinner ruled out of Scotland's World Cup campaign
# Big Sam
# Big Sam

Exeter Chiefs forward Skinner ruled out of Scotland's World Cup campaign

Aug 27th 2019, 3:31 PM 3,870 Views 0 Comments

Sam Skinner won’t be travelling to Japan after sustaining a hamstring injury in Saturday’s win against France.

Uncapped teen sensation included as Cheika names Australia's World Cup squad
# Made The Cut
# Made The Cut

Uncapped teen sensation included as Cheika names Australia's World Cup squad

Aug 23rd 2019, 8:53 AM 11,652 Views 5 Comments

Jordan Petaia is among the 31 players who will be travelling to the tournament in Japan.

Dan Biggar makes his point against England as Wales go top of the world for the first time
# Top Of The World
# Top Of The World

Dan Biggar makes his point against England as Wales go top of the world for the first time

Aug 17th 2019, 5:44 PM 13,704 Views 37 Comments

George North scored the only try in a 13-6 win over England.

'Hungry' Wallabies stick with winning formula for All Blacks
# Men At Work
# Men At Work

'Hungry' Wallabies stick with winning formula for All Blacks

Aug 15th 2019, 8:01 AM 4,849 Views 13 Comments

Australia have made one change to their starting team to face New Zealand, with Adam Coleman replacing Rory Arnold.

Kolisi poised for 'limited minutes' on South Africa return
# Strength To Strength
# Strength To Strength

Kolisi poised for 'limited minutes' on South Africa return

Aug 12th 2019, 7:05 PM 5,927 Views 5 Comments

The Springbok captain missed out on the Rugby Championship win due to a knee injury, but is on track to boost his side in Japan.

Jones takes aim at World Rugby over 'ridiculous' Barrett red card
# Blacks Shook
# Blacks Shook

Jones takes aim at World Rugby over 'ridiculous' Barrett red card

Aug 12th 2019, 12:05 PM 15,779 Views 6 Comments

England’s head coach took a swipe at the governing body over the tackle laws after their win against Wales.

Sonny Bill to sit out Bledisloe opener as New Zealand trim squad to 34
# Neighbours
# Neighbours

Sonny Bill to sit out Bledisloe opener as New Zealand trim squad to 34

Jul 31st 2019, 7:58 AM 7,168 Views 3 Comments

Shannon Frizell and Karl Tu’inukuafe are among the men to miss out as the window to reach the World Cup narrows.

Cipriani dropped from England training squad as uncapped Marchant called up
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Cipriani dropped from England training squad as uncapped Marchant called up

Jul 22nd 2019, 4:02 PM 8,701 Views 1 Comment

Eddie Jones’ side continue their World Cup preparations with a training camp in Italy.

Scotland's most capped international announces retirement from rugby
# Hanging Up His Boots
# Hanging Up His Boots

Scotland's most capped international announces retirement from rugby

Jun 27th 2019, 10:51 AM 11,214 Views 1 Comment

Edinburgh hooker Ross Ford is to move into strength and conditioning coaching.

England defence coach a contender to succeed Jones as he signs new contract
# Pen To Paper
# Pen To Paper

England defence coach a contender to succeed Jones as he signs new contract

Jun 13th 2019, 4:09 PM 7,286 Views 6 Comments

John Mitchell has renewed terms with the RFU until 2021.

Wallabies star Israel Folau sacked over anti-gay comments
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Wallabies star Israel Folau sacked over anti-gay comments

May 17th 2019, 7:56 AM 15,884 Views 120 Comments

The fullback has 72 hours to appeal.

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row
# New Challenge
# New Challenge

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row

Apr 24th 2019, 6:01 PM 12,362 Views 7 Comments

Lood de Jager is to leave the Bulls and join the Premiership side on a three-year contract.

Folau fights Rugby Australia sacking over anti-gay comments
# Sacking
# Sacking

Folau fights Rugby Australia sacking over anti-gay comments

Apr 17th 2019, 8:12 AM 35,781 Views 139 Comments

The Wallabies star has requested a code of conduct hearing.

Vunipola defends under-fire Israel Folau following controversial social media posts
# Support
# Support

Vunipola defends under-fire Israel Folau following controversial social media posts

Apr 12th 2019, 1:28 PM 15,390 Views 82 Comments

A statement from Saracens says that the England player’s post is ‘inconsistent’ with the club’s values, and they will be handling the matter internally.

All Black Cane cleared for contact training six months after breaking neck
# Recovery
# Recovery

All Black Cane cleared for contact training six months after breaking neck

Apr 9th 2019, 11:18 AM 4,476 Views 1 Comment

The Chiefs say they will take no risks with the New Zealand flanker.

'My head would be pounding from it... You were thinking: when is this going to end?'
# Head First
# Head First

'My head would be pounding from it... You were thinking: when is this going to end?'

Apr 1st 2019, 5:02 PM 14,026 Views 6 Comments

Leigh Halfpenny was out for three months after suffering a head injury while playing for Wales in November.

Vunipola: Mental weakness not an issue for England
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

Vunipola: Mental weakness not an issue for England

Mar 21st 2019, 5:30 PM 3,223 Views 1 Comment

Eddie Jones says psychology has been an issue for England since the last World Cup, but Billy Vunipola sees it differently.

'One bad half and now everyone's questioning' - Vunipola defends captain Farrell
# Faith In Farrell
# Faith In Farrell

'One bad half and now everyone's questioning' - Vunipola defends captain Farrell

Mar 20th 2019, 12:51 PM 7,286 Views 7 Comments

Owen Farrell has come in for criticism since the draw with Scotland, but Billy Vunipola says it’s unwarranted.

Jones sees Twickenham collapse as 'a great lesson' for England
# Learning Curve
# Learning Curve

Jones sees Twickenham collapse as 'a great lesson' for England

Mar 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 9,462 Views 9 Comments

The hosts squandered a 31-point lead and needed a last-gasp try to snatch a draw against Scotland.

O'Shea insists Italy will hurt 'more than ever' after France defeat
# Missed Opportunities
# Missed Opportunities

O'Shea insists Italy will hurt 'more than ever' after France defeat

Mar 16th 2019, 4:38 PM 8,361 Views 6 Comments

The Azzurri once again ended their Six Nations campaign without a win.

Russell back in contention for Scotland but Hogg ruled out of Wales clash
# Mixed Bag
# Mixed Bag

Russell back in contention for Scotland but Hogg ruled out of Wales clash

Mar 4th 2019, 1:03 PM 3,293 Views 2 Comments

The Glasgow fullback is still recovering from a shoulder injury sustained in a challenge by Peter O’Mahony.

Itoje, Robshaw and Joseph return to England squad
# BIG GUNS
# BIG GUNS

Itoje, Robshaw and Joseph return to England squad

Mar 4th 2019, 11:16 AM 3,599 Views 1 Comment

Itoje has been missing since England’s big win over Ireland, while Robshaw has played just four matches since returning in January.

Six Nations over for England lock Lawes
# Lock Out
# Lock Out

Six Nations over for England lock Lawes

Feb 25th 2019, 9:16 AM 6,933 Views 11 Comments

The Northampton second row will be out for four weeks with a calf injury.

Injury from O'Mahony challenge rules Hogg out of Scotland's trip to France
# Indisponible
# Indisponible

Injury from O'Mahony challenge rules Hogg out of Scotland's trip to France

Feb 18th 2019, 2:49 PM 8,545 Views 29 Comments

Gregor Townsend has added six players to his squad ahead of Saturday’s game in Paris.

Liam Squire leaving New Zealand to join Red Hurricanes
# Taking Flight
# Taking Flight

Liam Squire leaving New Zealand to join Red Hurricanes

Feb 18th 2019, 11:11 AM 8,189 Views 1 Comment

The back-row forward is off after the 2019 World Cup.

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