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England's Dylan Hartley, Danny Care & Chris Robshaw set to miss out on World Cup

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 20:49
England hooker Dylan Hartley is set to miss out on the World Cup, with Danny Care and Chris Robshaw also expected to miss the cut.

Plans for £6bn Nations Championship abandoned by World Rugby

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 19:49
World Rugby abandons its plans for a new Nations Championship - backed by £6.1bn over 12 years - after failing to gain support from unions.

England wing Nowell 'should be fit' for World Cup

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 15:32
England winger Jack Nowell should be fit in time for the World Cup after having successful ankle surgery.

Champions Cup: Holders Saracens in tough pool with Munster, Racing 92 & Ospreys

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 14:24
Holders Saracens are pooled with former winners Munster, Racing 92 and Ospreys as the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup draws are made.

Women's Lions must be sustainable and something we can aspire to - Hunter

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 09:23
A women's version of the British and Irish Lions must be adapted to ensure it is sustainable, says England captain Sarah Hunter.

No disconnect between Scotland & Lions, says Gregor Townsend

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 23:20
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend doesn't expect an invite to join the British and Irish Lions coaching staff in 2021.

Friday deadline set for decision on World Rugby's Nations Championship

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 15:01
International rugby chiefs have until Friday to decide whether or not to back the proposed Nations Championship.

'Devil influencing transgender debate,' says Folau

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 14:03
Sacked Australia full-back Israel Folau says "the devil" is trying to influence the debate over transgender rights.

Martin Gleeson: Ex-GB centre leaves Salford to join Wasps as assistant attack coach

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 12:59
Wasps bring in former Wigan, Great Britain and England centre Martin Gleeson from Salford to join the coaching staff.

France omit Bastareaud & Parra from World Cup squad

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 12:17
Experienced pair Mathieu Bastareaud and Morgan Parra are left out of France's 37-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.

Pro14: Conferences re-jigged for next two seasons

Mon, 17/06/2019 - 14:27
Conferences re-jigged as organisers "freshen up" Guinness Pro14 championship.