Szarzewski ruled out for France

France will be without their two first-choice hookers when they face Scotland on Saturday after Dimitri Szarzewski picked up an ankle injury. Les Bleus were already without Clermont Auvergne's...

Centre Davies proves Wales fitness

Wales centre Jonathan Davies has proved his fitness for the trip to face England at Twickenham, says Scarlets backs coach Mark Jones The 2013 British and Irish Lions centre came through 64 minutes...

George Hook: Let legend walk away and take his place among great

George Hook: Let legend walk away and take his place among greats

George Hook – Updated 03 March 2014 07:40 AMHowever, for the first time in the history of Irish rugby it appears that irrespective of form, a player cannot be dropped. Once...

Kevin Maggs on Brian O'Driscoll: 'We could see he was special fr

Kevin Maggs on Brian O'Driscoll: 'We could see he was special from the start'

Vincent Hogan – Updated 03 March 2014 07:41 AM"He just looked like a wiry kid with glasses," recalls Maggs, capped 70 times for Ireland and one of the most explosive...

Brian O'Driscoll: 'We could see he was special from the start'

Brian O'Driscoll: 'We could see he was special from the start'

Vincent Hogan – Published 03 March 2014 02:30 AM"He just looked like a wiry kid with glasses," recalls Maggs, capped 70 times for Ireland and one of the most explosive...

Bowe not included in Ireland squad

Ireland winger Tommy Bowe will not be considered for the Six Nations game against Italy as he continues his rehabilitation after a groin injury. The Ulster player was not included in a 33-man...

Six Nations: week three review

In the third week of Six Nations action, Ireland held on to top spot despite a narrow loss to England, Wales thumped France, while Scotland stumbled past a gallant Italy with a one-point victory. England...

Wood wants focus for Wales 'revenge'

England must use their desire for revenge "in the right way" when they face Wales in the Six Nations next Sunday, according to flanker Tom Wood. Wales' 30-3 victory over England ...

Saint-Andre has no regrets

France head coach Philippe Saint-Andre insisted he had no regrets about suspending Louis Picamoles from next weekend's Six Nations clash with Scotland despite the latter's stunning form. Picamoles...

Hold the Back Page: BODballs rubbish must be discarded

Hold the Back Page: BODballs rubbish must be discarded

Eamonn Sweeney – Published 02 March 2014 02:30 AMThere's poor Peter O'Mahony, maybe Ireland's best player of the season so far, being interviewed last week and...

Boks cast eye to World Cup - Independent Online

Boks cast eye to World Cup - Independent Online

“We have only eight games left before the World Cup starts which is not a lot for whatever you want to work on,” he told reporters after the first day of a week-long training camp in the spiritual home of Springbok rugby in the Cape Winelands. “The ...

Australia to start with four debutants in their Four Nations opener against ... - SkySports

Australia to start with four debutants in their Four Nations opener against ... - SkySports

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Jarryd Hayne was also a candidate for the No 1 jersey, but the man who shared this year's Dally M Player of the Year Award with Johnathan Thurston shocked the rugby league world recently when he announced he was quitting rugby league to pursue a ...

Prop blow for Springboks - SPORT24

Prop blow for Springboks - SPORT24

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The Springboks will play Tests against Ireland (Dublin, November 8), England (London, November 15), Italy (Padova, November 22) and Wales (Cardiff, November 29). Read more on: springboks | marcel van der merwe | rugby. NEXT ON SPORT24X ...

Bulls duo go under knife - SPORT24

Bulls duo go under knife - SPORT24

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If it is the worst case scenario it would mean he would be in doubt for the pre-season training and only return close to the start of the 2015 Vodacom Super Rugby season, and in all likelihood miss the opening few games. This would not be a train smash ...

England U20s squad named - The Rugby Paper

The 32-man group will compete in the U20s Six Nations next year – kicking off against Wales – before heading to Italy to defend their IRB Junior World Championship trophy in June. England have called on eight players previously capped at this level ...

Boks have one eye on World Cup - SPORT24

Boks have one eye on World Cup - SPORT24

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"We have only eight games left before the World Cup starts which is not a lot for whatever you want to work on," he told reporters after the first day of a week-long training camp at the spiritual home of Springbok rugby in the Cape Winelands. "The ...

Two Boks ruled out of Euro tour - SuperSport

Two Boks ruled out of Euro tour - SuperSport

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... training camp this week but hurt himself in the dying minutes of the Vodacom Blue Bulls loss in the Absa Currie Cup semifinal against DHL Western Province on Saturday, and will miss the next four to six weeks of rugby with a medial knee ligament ...

Wales' Jamie Roberts: the press seem to know more about my life than I do - The Guardian

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“It was an emotional week for me,” said Roberts, who played in the European Rugby Champions Cup victory over Northampton in Paris on Saturday, when Phillips and Charteris came on as second-half replacements while Lydiate watched from the stand. “My ...

Pregnant Kate back at work after morning sickness - CT Post

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Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrive to attend the Royal Wedding. .... Prince William and Kate Middleton watch a rugby game in Twickenham, England, Feb. .... William and Catherine Duchess Of Cambridge are expecting a ...

Toulouse Hoping to Raise Level of Play for European Championship - New York Times

The all-French clash is among the highlights of the first weekend of the European Rugby Champions Cup, which replaced the Heineken Cup after two years of in-fighting among the six countries involved — England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales.

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Ireland 5 4 0 1 132/49 8
England 5 4 0 1 138/65 8
Wales 5 3 0 2 122/79 6
France 5 3 0 2 101/100 6
Scotland 5 1 0 4 47/138 2
Italy 5 0 0 5 63/172 0

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