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New Zealand Super Rugby event to have 'red card replacements'

3 hours 15 min ago
Teams will be able to replace red-carded players 20 minutes after their dismissal in New Zealand's Super Rugby tournament.
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Chris Pennell: Worcester back is pleased clubs are taking their time over return

5 hours 48 min ago
Worcester full-back Chris Pennell says he is pleased rugby union is taking time to decide when to resume playing.
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What's French club rugby really like? Ben Mercer reveals all

9 hours 40 min ago
Eye-gouging, drinking on the job, offloads and under-the-radar stars. Ben Mercer on his four years in a rugby culture like no other.
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David Humphreys: Gloucester director of rugby to leave Premiership club

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:38
Gloucester director of rugby David Humphreys is to leave the Premiership club after six years.
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John Barclay: Former Scotland captain reconsiders plans to retire

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 15:45
Former Scotland captain John Barclay says the coronavirus shutdown has made him reconsider plans to retire.
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Premiership and Championship clubs permitted to return to non-contact training

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 11:14
Premiership and Championship clubs are allowed to return to non-contact, socially-distanced training.
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Premiership clubs agree salary cap overhaul after Lord Myners review

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 10:18
A ground-breaking overhaul of the Premiership Rugby salary cap is unanimously approved by England's top-flight clubs.
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Tom Lindsay: Bristol Bears hooker to retire at end of contract

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 13:38
Bristol Bears hooker Tom Lindsay is to retire from rugby union after a 16-year professional career.
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Rugby Australia to let go a third of staff to mitigate coronavirus financial impact

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 13:36
Rugby Australia will let go of a third of its full-time staff to mitigate the financial impact of coronavirus.
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Petrus du Plessis on NHS return: Glasgow Warriors prop 'didn't want to sit at home'

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 13:25
Glasgow Warriors' Petrus du Plessis says he "wouldn't have been happy to just sit at home" after returning to the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Rob Howley: Former Wales backs coach aims for return after betting ban

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 10:51
Former Wales backs coach Rob Howley says he wants to return to rugby when his ban for breaching betting rules ends on 16 June.
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British and Irish Lions: Murrayfield favourite to host home Test before South Africa tour

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 14:07
Murrayfield is the front-runner to stage a 'home' British and Irish Lions Test against Japan before next year's tour of South Africa.
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Dave Rennie: Glasgow Warriors coach says reign has been 'special'

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 16:58
Dave Rennie's Glasgow Warriors tenure has come to a low key end but he will leave Scotland with fond memories of winning, laughing and sampling the finest seafood.
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Ospreys scrum-half Reuben Morgan-Williams agrees new deal

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 12:00
Scrum-half Reuben Morgan-Williams signs a new two-year deal with Ospreys.
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World Rugby approve law trials to reduce coronavirus risk

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:47
World Rugby approve optional law trials to help reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission in the sport.
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Wales can be the best rugby team in the world, says Bristol Bears' Pat Lam

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:45
Bristol Bears boss and former Samoa captain Pat Lam believes Wales should aim to be the best rugby team in the world.
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Nick Isiekwe: Northampton sign Saracens lock on year-long loan

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:41
England lock Nick Isiekwe will join Northampton on loan for the 2020-21 season after signing a new deal with Saracens until 2024.
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Will Addison: Ulster back does not regret fitness gamble despite Six Nations blow

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 14:25
Will Addison is happy he risked his fitness in Ulster's match against Bath in January even though it led to him missing Ireland's three Six Nations games.
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Aled Davies: Wales scrum-half to leave Ospreys for Saracens

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 10:29
Saracens sign Ospreys scrum-half Aled Davies for next season, a move which will make him ineligible for Wales selection.
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World Rugby to consider anti-coronavirus measures

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 15:01
World Rugby will consider recommendations this week that could help significantly reduce the risk of coronavirus in the sport.
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