Wednesday Evening Round Up

Wednesday Evening Round Up

Sam Lewis commits future to Warriors with new contract

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Warriors have announced that Sam Lewis has committed his future to the Club by signing a new contract.
 
The 27-year-old has been a major success story at Sixways and is the first player this season to pen a new deal and help the Club move into a new era.
 
Jerry Tuwai to lead Fiji Sevens

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The tournament kicks off in Dubai on Friday, 1 December and Fiji will be led by Jerry Tuwai, who has also been appointed captain for the upcoming season.

Fiji 7s squad:
Apisai Domolailai, Mesulame Kunavula, Apenisa Cakaubalavu, Paula Dranisinukula, Josua Vakurinabili, Jasa Veremalua, Jerry Tuwai (c), Vatemo Ravouvou, Waisea Nacuqu, Kalione Nasoko, John Stewart, Eroni Sau, Amenoni Nasilasila

Ronan O'Gara to join Crusaders coaching staff


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Racing 92 have allowed Ronan O'Gara early release from his contract to allow the former Ireland flyhalf to join the Crusaders Super Rugby coaching staff. 


The club revealed in a statement this morning that they 'did not want to deprive a loyal servant of a fine opportunity for his development'.

Liam Williams ruled out of this weekend’s test against the All Blacks

Wales have suffered a major blow with versatile weapon Liam Williams ruled out of this weekend’s test against the All Blacks.

Williams will be sidelined with an abdominal injury suffered in the 13-6 victory over Georgia last weekend.

All Blacks hit with another mumps scare

Ardie Savea is the third member of the All Blacks touring party to contract mumps, which has ruled him out of Saturday's Test against Wales.

The loose forward is suspected to have caught the viral infection from winger Rieko Ioane, and has had to spend time in isolation in the team's hotel room this week.

"These guys are the future of Leinster Rugby" - Scott Fardy

Gregor Townsend makes four changes to the Scotland team to face Australia at Murrayfield

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Three of the changes appear in the pack, where Glasgow Warriors number 8 Ryan Wilson returns to start after missing the All Blacks match with a shoulder injury.

Edinburgh Rugby lock Grant Gilchrist starts his first match of the series alongside Jonny Gray, while tighthead prop Simon Berghan earns his first start for the national team in the front-row.

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