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Premiership

2013 - 2014

Fijian comaraderie the key to success in insightful new short film

1 month ago by Rugby Dump

Last weekend's opening HSBC Sevens World Series tournament in Dubai showcased a fantastic array of skills from Ben Ryan's Fiji side that went on to claim victory in the final against England. We've marvelled...

Elvis Taione sends Nick Evans flying before receiving yellow card

2 months ago by Rugby Dump

Elvis Taione had a mixed game for Exeter Chiefs against Harlequins recently, bumping Nick Evans to the ground before receiving a yellow card for a dangerous no-arms tackle. During Exeter's narrow 26-25...

Thom Evans to make rugby return in Dubai 7s

2 months ago by Rugby Dump

Former Scotland winger Thom Evans will make a return to competitive rugby, five years after sustaining a life-threatening spinal injury while on international duty against Wales. Evans, who will play...

Gael Fickou back on form with Toulouse hat-trick against Grenoble

2 months ago by Rugby Dump

He may have been regularly overlooked by now former French national coach Philippe Saint-André, but Toulouse's prolific centre Gaël Fickou is back to fine form as he looks to revitalise his international...

New Zealand team unchanged for Rugby World Cup Final vs Australia

3 months ago by Rugby Dump

New Zealand have named their team to take on Australia in the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham on Saturday. The team is exactly the same as the one that beat the Springboks 20-18 in the Semi Final...

Argentina cruise to victory with nine tries against spirited Namibia

3 months ago by Rugby Dump

Argentina finished the pool stages with an impressive 64-19 victory over Namibia at the Leicester City Stadium on Sunday. Los Pumas scored nine tries to take second place in Pool C, behind New Zealand....

AUDIO: Reaction to England's exit from Lancaster, Cheika, pundits and former players

4 months ago by Rugby Dump

Hear comments made by Stuart Lancaster, Michael Cheika, Will Greenwood, Dean Ryan and Stuart Barnes following England's loss to Australia, and early exit from the World Cup. Some clips are from the post...

All Blacks and Wallabies make changes for Bledisloe Cup decider in Auckland

5 months ago by Rugby Dump

Both the All Blacks and the Wallabies have named their teams for this weekend's Bledisloe Cup decider in Auckland. New Zealand have made just three changes, while Australia have brought in Quade Cooper...

Ulster's Nick Williams suspended for 8 weeks for striking Rhys Patchell

10 months ago by Rugby Dump

Ulster number eight Nick Williams has been banned for 8 weeks following the incident that took place in the Guinness PRO12 match between Ulster and Cardiff Blues at the weekend. Patchell was knocked...

Italy score late penalty try to upset Scotland at Murrayfield

11 months ago by Rugby Dump

Italy's captain Sergio Parisse has praised his team's courage for hanging in and battling it out to a 22-19 away victory over Scotland on Saturday. It was their first win in the Six Nations since 2013,...