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FIR end Italian season

29th March 2020, 12:04

The Italian Rugby Federation has confirmed the 2019/20 campaign has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Retirement on the cards for Marler

29th March 2020, 12:03

Joe Marler is rumoured to be considering retiring from rugby union after an incident in this year's Six Nations Championship.

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Biggar tips Pivac to prove a success with Wales

28th March 2020, 14:41

Fly-half Dan Biggar is confident Wayne Pivac will prove a success as Wales coach despite what has been a difficult start to his tenure.

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Foster unsure on ABs schedule

28th March 2020, 09:45

New Zealand coach Ian Foster says it will be hard to play the July Tests due to the uncertainty regarding the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kruis content to take wage cut amid coronavirus crisis

27th March 2020, 11:30

Saracens lock George Kruis says he's happy to take a 25 per cent cut in wages to help the club get through the coronavirus crisis.

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Jones accepts pay cut amid virus chaos

26th March 2020, 17:45

Eddie Jones is to take a wage cut of over 25 per cent, joining the Rugby Football Union's bid to ease the outbreak's impact.

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RFU estimate £50million in losses heading their way

26th March 2020, 05:56

The Rugby Football Union say the coronavirus pandemic could result in £50million in lost revenue.

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Vunipola standing by Saracens

25th March 2020, 18:54

Billy Vunipola says he won't leave Saracens despite their relegation to the Championship and is excited for the challenge ahead.

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Chiefs ace hopes to get England nod

25th March 2020, 04:05

Exeter lock Jonny Hill has set his sights on forcing his way into the England set-up.

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Wasps legend unsure on next move

24th March 2020, 09:09

Jimmy Gopperth says the decision as to whether he stays on with Wasps next season is out of his hands.

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Wasps starlet admits to season cancellation concern

23rd March 2020, 08:03

Wasps fly-half Jacob Umaga says it would be "frustrating" to see the Gallagher Premiership campaign cancelled completely.

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Williams staying at Sandy Park

22nd March 2020, 09:00

Exeter Chiefs have confirmed that prop Harry Williams has agreed a new long-term deal to keep him at Sandy Park.

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Player pay cut for Tigers stars

21st March 2020, 18:01

Leicester players will take a 25 per cent pay cut during the current crisis, following the lead taken by five other Premiership clubs.

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Fatialofa making 'miracle' recovery from neck surgery

21st March 2020, 14:31

Worcester lock Michael Fatialofa has walked unaided less than 11 weeks after suffering a serious neck injury.

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English rugby season cut short by RFU

20th March 2020, 10:58

The RFU has announced the end of the 2019/20 season for all league, cup and county competitions, except for the Gallagher Premiership.

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WRU confirms financial backing plans

20th March 2020, 08:22

The Welsh Rugby Union has revealed it will be offering financial support to its clubs to battle the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Saints set to loan Sarries starlet

19th March 2020, 17:41

Lock Nick Isiekwe looks set to become the latest Saracens player to head out on loan for the club's season in the Championship.

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Tigers no longer up for sale - Tom

19th March 2020, 08:12

Leicester Tigers executive chairman Peter Tom claims the club are no longer up for sale due to a lack of suitable investors.

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Bristol move to tie down prop Armstrong

18th March 2020, 17:31

Bristol Bears prop Jake Armstrong has signed a one-year contract extension with the Premiership side.

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Young plans next move following Wasps departure

17th March 2020, 19:50

Former Wasps director of rugby Dai Young has revealed what he is hoping for from his next role.