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...

Jon Davis, Pro12 Rugby; Ian Jones, S4C Chief Executive; Rhodri Talfan Davies ... - BBC News

Jon Davis, Pro12 Rugby; Ian Jones, S4C Chief Executive; Rhodri Talfan Davies ... - BBC News

1 day agoby BBC Newson Google News

The Pro 12 is contested by teams from Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Italy. "We are delighted to strengthen our relationship with BBC Wales and S4C," said John Feehan, chief executive of Pro12 Rugby. "We look forward to growing our competition with all ...

Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: team-by-team guide - Telegraph.co.uk

Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: team-by-team guide - Telegraph.co.uk

Missed out on qualification four years ago, mainly put down to the decision that in 2007 the women's Six Nations would mirror the men's game and Italy replaced Spain. ... Beat Wales 10-7 at Cross Keys last month, and defeated Ireland in WRWC 2010.

85-year-old rugby star Alastair is on to a winner on Toulouse trip - The Courier

85-year-old rugby star Alastair is on to a winner on Toulouse trip - The Courier

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The Edinburgh man, who started playing the game aged eight on the fields of Penarth, Wales, played a starring role in his side's match against the Italian team in a game that was set up after a chance meeting at Murrayfield. The veteran rugby team is ...

Gone for a Burton: Italy No.10 Kris leaves Newport Gwent Dragons - WalesOnline

Gone for a Burton: Italy No.10 Kris leaves Newport Gwent Dragons - WalesOnline

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The 21-times capped outside-half, who qualified for the Azzurri on residency grounds after playing for Treviso and living in Italy for the International Rugby Board's mandatory three year requirement, is returning to his native Australia. Burton was ...

Rugby Championship Preview - Betting.betfair

The two matches with Wales showed the two sides of South Africa, firstly they handed out a drubbing in Durban before complacency set in in Nelspruit as they were pushed all the way and needed a late penalty to deny Wales a first-ever win on South ...

Michael Cheika fluent in success - ESPNScrum.com

Michael Cheika fluent in success - ESPNScrum.com

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Now he has New South Wales Waratahs on the cusp of history heading into the Super Rugby final against the Crusaders at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Saturday. Cheika coaches the Waratahs for love not money. He is well compensated, yes, but his passion, ...

GB teams tread water in latest RLIF rankings - Love Rugby League

GB teams tread water in latest RLIF rankings - Love Rugby League

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England, unsurprisingly, remain third in the latest Rugby League International Federation rankings, released this week. Australia and New Zealand remain in first and second respectively, with France in fourth place. Wales are in sixth, while Scotland ...

Touch rugby: Luxembourg sends youngest squad to European Touch ... - Luxemburger Wort - English Edition

The 14-strong team, whose youngest player is 15, will compete in the Elite Men's Open category, playing against some of the strongest teams in Europe, including England, Wales and Italy. “It's going to be a battle. We're ready for it,” captain Edoardo ...

Welsh Rugby League to stage three games at Cardiff Arms Park - BBC News

Welsh Rugby League to stage three games at Cardiff Arms Park - BBC News

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"The World Cup Opening Ceremony, held in Cardiff last year, in which Wales played Italy drew a record attendance for a Welsh International Rugby League fixture, 45,052." The first game kicks off at 11:00 BST with the Scorpions taking on the Skolars at ...

England Under 18s to tour South Africa - GiveMeSport

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The youth of England have been developing remarkably over the last couple of seasons, as the current England under 20s have won the Junior Rugby World Cup for two consecutive years. In 2013 they beat Wales 23-15 in the host country of France, before ...

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