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2014/09/22 12:20
2014/09/22 12:20
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Leigh Halfpenny made his return to the training ground with Toulon this morning - with words of support from South African superstar Bryan Habana to boost him. Halfpenny was able to take a limited...
2014/09/22 12:20
2014/09/22 12:20
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2014/09/22 11:42
2014/09/22 11:42
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... Bath strength leaves Leicester rudderless The scrum has gained such a bad reputation in recent years that there have been calls for it to be depowered but it remains a means of disarming opponents...
2014/09/19 15:04
2014/09/19 15:04
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England's governing Rugby Football Union (RFU) and the country's top-flight Premiership clubs have agreed a STG13 million ($A23.73 million) compensation deal covering next year's World Cup, it was...
2014/09/19 08:04
2014/09/19 08:04
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The goal posts have suddenly changed for Wallabies great George Smith in his bid to represent Tonga at the Rio Olympic Rugby Sevens. And frustrated Australian duo Brock James and Blair Connor's hopes...
2014/09/19 08:00
2014/09/19 08:00
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IRB tighten up Olympics loophole The International Rugby Board has clarified the Olympic loophole rule which could have seen a number of players swap nationalities ahead of the 2015 Rugby World...
2014/09/19 07:18
2014/09/19 07:18
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The International Rugby Board explained their Olympic Sevens qualifications guidelines and moved to close a loophole that would have allowed countries to exploit it for Test match purposes. The IRB...
2014/09/19 03:33
2014/09/19 03:33
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Issued on behalf of England 2015With One Year to Go to Rugby World Cup 2015, Prince Harry has been appointed as Honorary President of England Rugby 2015, the Organising Committee delivering Rugby...
2014/09/18 08:29
2014/09/18 08:29
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Two of the greatest names in South African rugby, Danie Gerber and Breyton Paulse, have arrived Lagos as guests of the Nigerian Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) to help train Nigerian players and...
2014/09/17 19:19
2014/09/17 19:19
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SALE boss Steve Diamond has hit out at rugby’s law-makers for making a mockery of the scrum by again meddling with the set-piece laws. Following a major overhaul of the scrum a year ago, Sale and the...
2014/09/16 21:51
2014/09/16 21:51
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Coombs was reported following the incident with his Test squad colleague and fellow lock Alun-Wyn Jones during last Friday's Guinness PRO12 game between Newport Gwent Dragons and the Ospreys at Rodney...
2014/09/16 21:47
2014/09/16 21:47
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Steffon Armitage from England has made an impact representing Toulon in the French Top 14 competition. Photo: Getty Images LONDON: Any 120kg prop hoping to disguise himself as a rugby sevens...
2014/09/16 19:16
2014/09/16 19:16
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LONDON - England fans will have great hopes when the country stages the 2015 World Cup in a year's time. The Webb Ellis Cup, the trophy awarded to the winner of the Rugby World Cup, is displayed at a...
2014/09/16 16:20
2014/09/16 16:20
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Leigh Halfpenny’s agent is jetting to France for crisis talks with Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal amid a threat from Europe’s top club to revoke the contract of the Wales and Lions...
2014/09/15 14:51
2014/09/15 14:51
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Stuart Lancaster has drawn heavily on England's rich rugby history to instil a stronger sense of national pride throughout his tenure as head coach. The former Leeds boss created the Arthur Harrison...
2014/09/13 23:46
2014/09/13 23:46
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IT CASTS a long shadow, the Rugby World Cup. It is the prism through which all top-level Test match rugby will be viewed this season and Thursday marks exactly one year until it takes place. Tickets...
2014/09/13 15:19
2014/09/13 15:19
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Gus Bradley used rugby principles to teach tackle to the Jags. (AP) Among the things Jacksonville Coach Gus Bradley imported from his tenure as defensive coordinator in Seattle from 2009-12 is the...
2014/09/13 12:29
2014/09/13 12:29
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SCIENTISTS are developing a pitch-side breathalyser that can show if a soccer or rugby player is suffering from concussion. SO far they have only tested gases in the laboratory, but a trial involving...
2014/09/12 21:12
2014/09/12 21:12
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It is early days in the season but the extra physicality of the league’s big three sides – Saracens, Northampton and Leicester – is already making its presence felt. Harlequins were not so much beaten...
2014/09/12 18:15
2014/09/12 18:15
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MARCOUSSIS (FRANCE) - In a move that will have many traditionalists choking on their foie gras, France have included Toulon's English flanker Steffon Armitage in a 74-strong pre-World Cup squad thanks...
2014/09/12 18:12
2014/09/12 18:12
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A year of upheaval and turmoil in Wales continued on Friday when one of the country’s leading administrators, David Pickering, was thrown off the board of the Welsh Rugby Union board he had chaired...
2014/09/22 12:20
2014/09/22 12:20
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