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Saracens handed Daly boost

16th February 2020, 12:05

Elliot Daly has given Saracens a boost ahead of next season after revealing he will stay with the club despite relegation.

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Scotland continue without Russell for Italy clash

16th February 2020, 12:03

Finn Russell's exile from Scotland has continued as he has been left out of the squad for Saturday's Six Nations clash against Italy.

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Genge a big boost for England - Monye

15th February 2020, 19:19

Former England wing Ugo Monye believes Ellis Genge can offer the national side a lot in years to come.

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Ireland camp more 'relaxed' - Earls

15th February 2020, 18:12

Keith Earls says the mood in the Ireland camp is much more "relaxed" under new head coach Andy Farrell.

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Rennie highlights Glasgow shortcomings in comfy win

15th February 2020, 12:13

Glasgow Warriors boss Dave Rennie has admitted he was frustrated with his team's display despite their 56-24 victory over Zebre.

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Kiss provides positive O'Brien update

14th February 2020, 15:26

London Irish head coach Les Kiss says Sean O'Brien is nearing a return to action after a long spell on the sidelines.

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England boosted by duo return

14th February 2020, 08:00

Centres Manu Tuilagi and Henry Slade are both back in training ahead of England's showdown with Ireland on February 23 at Twickenham.

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Boks prop revels in Quins move

13th February 2020, 10:31

South Africa international prop Wilco Louw says he's relishing the "big opportunity" after agreeing a move to Harlequins next term.

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Grigg pens Warriors deal

13th February 2020, 10:15

Scotland centre Nick Grigg has penned a new two-year contract extension with the Glasgow Warriors.

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Bok board play down Erasmus exit talk

12th February 2020, 19:52

South African Rugby Union boss Mark Alexander has warned any rival nations off trying to employ Rassie Erasmus.

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Trio called up to training squad

12th February 2020, 14:52

England have added Manu Tuilagi, Henry Slade and Cameron Redpath to their 25-man training squad for a three-day camp.

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Bears confirm Johnson-Fisher's departure

12th February 2020, 10:41

Tyrese Johnson-Fisher has departed Bristol Bears with immediate effect, director of rugby Pat Lam has confirmed.

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Les Bleus hit by Rattez loss

11th February 2020, 11:53

France have been rocked by news they must do without wing Vincent Rattez for the remainder of the Six Nations Championship.

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Russell return could happen says Townsend

11th February 2020, 03:22

Gregor Townsend says Finn Russell will have to adhere to the new standards of behaviour in the Scotland squad if he is to return to it.

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Gray to miss rest of Six Nations

10th February 2020, 16:04

Scotland have been dealt a major injury blow as lock Jonny Gray looks set to miss the rest of the Six Nations through injury.

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Pivac calm despite Ireland defeat

10th February 2020, 12:32

Wales boss Wayne Pivac says the squad will not panic after they suffered a 24-14 loss at the hands of Ireland on Saturday.

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Jones keen to keep Six Nations as it is

10th February 2020, 02:50

England coach Eddie Jones says the Six Nations should stay as it is and increasing the number of teams that compete would be a mistake.

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France see off Italy in Paris

9th February 2020, 17:38

France sit at the top of the Six Nations table after a bonus-point 35-22 win over Italy at the Stade de France on Sunday.

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Russell has his say on Townsend dispute

9th February 2020, 12:06

Scotland's Finn Russell has finally had his say regarding his relationship with Gregor Townsend following his exile from the squad.

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England down Scots in war of attrition

8th February 2020, 19:02

England's Six Nations campaign is up and running after a 13-6 victory over Scotland in dreadful Murrayfield conditions.

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Ireland too good for Wales

8th February 2020, 17:03

There will be no back-to-back Six Nations Grand Slam for Wales after Ireland secured a 24-14 bonus-point victory in Dublin.

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Underhill eager to get Six Nations bid back on track

7th February 2020, 19:10

Sam Underhill accepts England are under additional pressure to overcome Scotland after losing their Six Nations opener in France.

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Scotland skipper sets sights on England

7th February 2020, 17:54

Stuart Hogg acknowledges England are "world-class" but he is confident his Scotland side can claim a Six Nations win on Saturday.

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Pivac braced for Ireland challenge

7th February 2020, 08:50

Wayne Pivac says he will face the biggest test of his coaching career to date when Wales take on Ireland on Saturday.

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Bradbury earns start for England clash

6th February 2020, 13:15

Edinburgh back-rower Magnus Bradbury coming in is the only change to the Scotland team to take on England at Murrayfield on Saturday.

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Jones changes five for Scotland clash

6th February 2020, 11:34

England boss Eddie Jones has made five changes to his starting XV for Saturday's Calcutta Cup clash with Scotland.

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Ryan signs new deal with Ireland

6th February 2020, 00:16

James Ryan has penned a new three-year contract with Ireland ahead of the Six Nations clash with Wales.

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Ewels dropped for Scots encounter

5th February 2020, 19:16

England have dropped second-row forward Charlie Ewels for Saturday's Six Nations clash with Scotland.

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Watson ruled out of Scotland clash with calf issue

5th February 2020, 14:27

England wing Anthony Watson will miss Saturday's Calcutta Cup game with Scotland after suffering a recurrence of a calf injury.

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Tuilagi ruled out of Scotland clash

5th February 2020, 01:34

Eddie Jones says Manu Tuilagi will miss England's clash with Scotland this weekend, but should be fit to face Ireland.

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We know what to expect against Wales – Farrell

4th February 2020, 17:20

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell says his side are full of confidence going into their Six Nations clash with Wales.

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Williams could return for England showdown

4th February 2020, 16:28

Liam Williams is expected to miss Wales' next two matches in the Six Nations but could feature against England on March 7.

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Curry still on the menu says Jones

4th February 2020, 00:59

Tom Curry will stay in the No 8 role for the Six Nations clash with Scotland this weekend, England coach Eddie Jones has said.

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Ireland wait on Ringrose update

3rd February 2020, 10:37

Ireland centre Garry Ringrose suffered a suspected broken finger against Scotland that could rule him out for two games.

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Robshaw is leaving Quins after 16 years

3rd February 2020, 09:46

Former England skipper Chris Robshaw has announced he is leaving Harlequins at the end of the campaign after 16 years at the club.

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Jones bemoans slow start from beaten England

2nd February 2020, 18:38

England were "slow out of the blocks" in their 24-17 opening Six Nations defeat against France, according to coach Eddie Jones.

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Hogg apologises for costly Scotland error

2nd February 2020, 10:47

Scotland captain Stuart Hogg has apologised to his team-mates following his high-profile mistake against Ireland in the Six Nations.

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Pivac quick to praise winger Adams

1st February 2020, 20:09

Wales coach Wayne Pivac believes Josh Adams is one of the best wingers in the world following his hat-trick in the 42-0 win over Italy.

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Curry ready to shine at No.8

1st February 2020, 20:00

England's Tom Curry is relishing the chance to make the No.8 position his own as he prepares for the Six Nations clash against France.

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No World Cup hangover for England - Farrell

1st February 2020, 08:40

Owen Farrell insists England's World Cup loss to South Africa is behind them as they get ready for their 2020 Six Nations opener.

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AWJ focused on taking Wales forward

31st January 2020, 17:37

Alun Wyn Jones insists Wales are very much looking towards the future under new head coach Wayne Pivac.

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Furbank handed first England cap in 'Le Crunch'

31st January 2020, 14:58

England have named debutant George Furbank at fullback for Sunday's opening Six Nations match against France in Paris.

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Townsend makes Six Nations pledge

31st January 2020, 02:02

Scotland need to be consistent and tough to beat as they prepare to embark on another Six Nations campaign, Gregor Townsend says.

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Watson to miss Paris test for England

31st January 2020, 01:47

Anthony Watson has a calf injury and will miss England's opening Six Nations clash with France.

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North handed start at centre for Italy visit

30th January 2020, 13:56

Wales coach Wayne Pivac has named George North at centre and brought in wing Johnny McNicholl for the Six Nations opener with Italy.

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Gray 'excited' to return to Quins

30th January 2020, 12:37

Hooker Joe Gray says he is "excited" to get to work with Harlequins after completing his switch from Saracens.

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Cowan-Dickie doubt for Six Nations opener

30th January 2020, 00:56

Luke Cowan-Dickie could miss England's Six Nations opener against France after he left the squad training camp early.

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McInally pens new Edinburgh deal

29th January 2020, 14:54

Skipper Stuart McInally claims the Edinburgh squad is the strongest it has been for a decade, after signing a new contract.

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Dee doesn't look ready for Wales' Six Nations opener

29th January 2020, 08:40

Elliot Dee is an injury concern for Wales going into their Six Nations opener against Italy, according to backs coach Stephen Jones.

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Saracens CEO Griffiths resigns

28th January 2020, 18:11

Saracens' interim chief executive Ed Griffiths has resigned with immediate effect just 26 days after rejoining the club.