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Kinghorn earns Scotland spot

16th January 2018, 11:40

Edinburgh full-back Blair Kinghorn is one of four uncapped players called up to Scotland's Six Nations squad.

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Skipper eager to clear up Ireland future

15th January 2018, 18:23

Ireland captain Rory Best says he wants his international future cleared ahead of the start of the 2018 Six Nations next month.

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All Black deal delights Young

15th January 2018, 18:01

Wasps boss Dai Young claims the club have secured a real talent after the news All Blacks fly-half Lima Sopoaga has agreed a contract.

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Vunipola's Six Nations chances under threat

14th January 2018, 18:29

Saracens and England number eight Billy Vunipola could now miss the 2018 Six Nations after fracturing his forearm.

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Sandy Park stay delights Steenson

14th January 2018, 11:02

Fly-half Gareth Steenson has revealed his delight after signing a new two-year contract at the Exeter Chiefs.

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Brown fitness a concern for England

14th January 2018, 10:44

England are concerned on the fitness of Harlequins' Mike Brown after the full-back sustained an eye injury in the 33-28 win over Wasps.

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Ulster edge La Rochelle to top group

13th January 2018, 18:46

Ulster beat La Rochelle 20-13 at Kingspan to move to the top of Pool One in the European Champions Cup.

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Under-fire Hartley backed by Jones

13th January 2018, 15:01

England head coach Eddie Jones says Dylan Hartley is not to blame for Northampton's issues and has jumped to his defence.

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Stirzaker makes short-term switch

13th January 2018, 15:01

European champions Saracens have drafted in Melbourne Rebels scrum-half Nic Stirzaker on a short-term three-month contract.

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North concern for Wales

13th January 2018, 15:01

Wales could be without George North for the start of the Six Nations after the Northampton ace picked up a knee injury.

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Young pens 'long-term' deal

13th January 2018, 15:01

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young has committed his "long-term" future to the Aviva Premiership runners-up.

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Springboks duo join Exiles

13th January 2018, 15:01

South African duo Arno Botha and Piet van Zyl have joined London Irish from Super Rugby outfit Blue Bulls.

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Baxter not looking to change Chiefs

13th January 2018, 15:01

Director of rugby Rob Baxter says he isn't planning to make major changes to his Exeter squad.

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Sarries selection boost for England

13th January 2018, 15:01

England internationals Billy Vunipola and Maro Itoje have been named in the Saracens line-up to take on injury-hit Wasps on Sunday.

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Scots suffer Fagerson Six Nations blow

13th January 2018, 15:01

Scotland and Glasgow Warriors tighthead prop Zander Fagerson is set to miss a large chunk of the Six Nations due to a foot injury.

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Blackadder hails Bath win

13th January 2018, 15:01

Director of rugby Todd Blackadder believes Bath's win at Worcester on Friday shows they have learnt the lessons from their losing run.

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Wasps are big threat - Burger

13th January 2018, 15:01

Schalk Burger has warned Saracens they face a tough test of their Aviva Premiership credentials at Wasps on Sunday.

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Gaffney delighted with Northampton effort

13th January 2018, 15:01

Northampton Saints boss Alan Gaffney has hailed his side after ending a seven game losing streak in the Aviva Premiership.

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Ulster eye quality to replace Lealiifano

13th January 2018, 15:01

Ulster will attempt to replace Christian Lealiifano with a 'quality' signing, according to operations director Bryn Cunningham.

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Warriors centre closing in on comeback

13th January 2018, 15:01

Scotland international Richie Vernon is hoping to return to action in February with Glasgow Warriors after a lengthy lay-off.

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Sarries reduce Exeter lead

13th January 2018, 15:01

Saracens have closed the gap on Premiership leaders Exeter after securing a bonus-point win at Wasps.

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Cuthbert heading for Blues exit

13th January 2018, 15:01

Cardiff Blues wing Alex Cuthbert will reportedly leave the region when his contract expires in the summer.

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Kiss confirms Bowe injury

13th January 2018, 15:01

Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss has confirmed Tommy Bowe faces up to eight weeks out with a shoulder injury.

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Wales suffer Lydiate blow

13th January 2018, 15:01

Wales have suffered another blow ahead of the Six Nations after it was revealed Dan Lydiate is out for the season with a bicep injury.

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Ringrose in Six Nations doubt

13th January 2018, 15:01

Garry Ringrose has emerged as a fitness doubt for Ireland after he limped off during Ulster's Pro14 win at the weekend.

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Marler blow for England

13th January 2018, 15:01

Joe Marler will be forced to miss the opening two games of England's Six Nations campaign after the prop landed a six-week suspension.

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Zebo explains Racing move

13th January 2018, 15:01

Simon Zebo claims there are many similarities between Munster and the club he will join at the end of the season in Racing 92.

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Wales welcome Williams news

13th January 2018, 15:01

Saracens have confirmed Wales full-back Liam Williams has been cleared to return to action and should be fit for the Six Nations.

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Laidlaw set for Six Nations fitness

13th January 2018, 15:01

Greig Laidlaw could feature in Scotland's Six Nations campaign as Clermont revealed he will return from injury in the next two weeks.

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Quins deal for Smith

13th January 2018, 15:01

Harlequins have confirmed that fly-half Marcus Smith has signed his first senior professional contract with the club.

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Irish star O'Brien set to miss Six Nations opener

13th January 2018, 15:01

Leinster's Sean O'Brien has had a minor operation on his injured hip and is likely to miss the start of the Six Nations as a result.

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Hogg passed fit for Six Nations

13th January 2018, 15:01

Glasgow head coach Dave Rennie says full-back Stuart Hogg should be back to full fitness in time for Scotland's Six Nations campaign.

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Launchbury desperate to down Quins

13th January 2018, 15:01

Captain Joe Launchbury has urged his Wasps side to keep their European Champions Cup hopes alive with a win over Harlequins.