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...

Rugby World Cup 2015: the pick of intriguing and affordable match-ups - The Guardian

Rugby World Cup 2015: the pick of intriguing and affordable match-ups - The Guardian

1 week agoby The Guardianon Google News

Failing to make the last eight was hardly a novel experience for the men in red, who made early exits in 1991 and 1995, but taking a flight back to Cardiff rather than going on to Marseille was enough of an indignity to persuade the Welsh Rugby Union's ...

Rugby - Bevington blow for Wales - Yahoo Eurosport UK

Rugby - Bevington blow for Wales - Yahoo Eurosport UK

Bevington, 25, has won 13 caps, making his latest appearance during last season's RBS 6 Nations game between Wales and Italy. Wales kick off their autumn campaign against Australia at the Millennium Stadium on November 8. Sports & Recreation.

Louw in doubt for November series - ESPNScrum.com

Louw in doubt for November series - ESPNScrum.com

9 hours agoby ESPNScrum.comon Google News

Sprinboks flanker Francois Louw is in doubt for the Springboks November Test tour of England, Ireland, Italy and Wales. Louw underwent surgery on a pushed disc on Monday and Springboks doctor Craig Roberts told SuperSport the 29-year-old should ...

Rugby World Cup 2015 match fixtures schedule - Telegraph.co.uk

Rugby World Cup 2015 match fixtures schedule - Telegraph.co.uk

The Olympic Stadium in London will host five matches at the 2015 World Cup, with only two club rugby grounds selected among the 13 venues. ... v Italy (Pool D) Sat Sep 26 England v Wales (Pool A) Sat Oct 3 ... Sat Sep 26 Italy v Americas 1 (Pool D) Sun ...

Tight wins are good wins for Wallabies - Perth Now

21 hours agoby Perth Nowon Google News

A​ ​second game against either qualifier Russia or Uruguay​ ​then precedes two “pool of death” clashes against hosts England and Wales then unfold, both at Twickenham. One ​contender won't make it out alive. Asked to assess the Wallabies' progress ...

Scarlets and Wales rugby hero Bernard Thomas laid to rest in Llanelli - Southwales Evening Post

Scarlets and Wales rugby hero Bernard Thomas laid to rest in Llanelli - Southwales Evening Post

Having played 199 games for the Scarlets in a long and successful career, as well as spells in New Zealand and Italy, he had won friends wherever he went. The Reverend Eldon Phillips, who conducted the service, recalled playing rugby in a field with ...

Dragons boss Lyn Jones laments Welsh regions' hopes for season - BBC Sport

Dragons boss Lyn Jones laments Welsh regions' hopes for season - BBC Sport

2 days agoby BBC Sporton Google News

Blues' also made light work of Zebre on a visit to Italy, but were a comfortable second best to Ulster. Ospreys, whose life began amid Wales' move to regional rugby in 2003 with Jones at the helm, host Edinburgh on Sunday hoping for a third successive ...

Wales set for pre-World Cup friendly against Italy - BBC News

Wales set for pre-World Cup friendly against Italy - BBC News

2 weeks agoby BBC Newson Google News

Wales are set to play Italy at the Millennium Stadium in their final warm-up before the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Warren Gatland's team kick off their World Cup against the winners of a play-off between Uruguay and Russia in Cardiff on 20 September. Wales ...

France win European Grand Prix Series with victory in Bucharest as England ... - Ultimate Rugby Sevens (UR7s)

France's second title of this summer's Rugby Europe Grand Prix Sevens Series, following their victory in Lyon in the opening tournament, was sealed when IRB Junior World Championship graduate Parez crossed two minutes from time. Frederick ... England ...

Dan Tuohy's down on his luck after bad break - Belfast Newsletter

Dan Tuohy's down on his luck after bad break - Belfast Newsletter

Ireland lock, Dan Tuohy, is set to be sidelined for up to three months after he fractured his right forearm during Ulster's Guinness PRO12 win over Cardiff Blues in the Welsh capital . Tuohy broke the same arm playing for ... Tuohy will face a battle ...

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