Rugby News

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Wilhelm van der Sluys: Exeter Chiefs sign South African lock
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:41:11 +0100
Premiership champions Exeter Chiefs sign South African lock Wilhelm van der Sluys on a one-year deal.

Ulster's Jackson and Olding face rape prosecution
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:41:11 +0100
Both Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding deny all allegations against them.

'Deep concern' over end of England women's contracts
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:41:11 +0100
The Rugby Football Union should reconsider its decision not to renew the contracts of England's women XV players, says the shadow sports minister.

Nigel Melville says RFU 'investing more than ever in women's rugby'
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:41:11 +0100
The RFU's Nigel Melville says the organisation is investing more money in the women's game than any other nation.

Irish Grand Slam winner O'Leary retires
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:41:11 +0100
Ireland and Montpellier scrum-half Tomas O'Leary brings his career to an end by retiring at the age of 33.

Darren Dawidiuk: London Irish sign Gloucester hooker
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:41:11 +0100
London Irish bolster their front-row options by signing hooker Darren Dawidiuk from Premiership rivals Gloucester.

Sale Sharks boss Steve Diamond says European competition 'adds stress'
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:41:11 +0100
Sale Sharks boss Steve Diamond says European competition provides an added stress to an intensive Premiership season.

End of England women's XV deals 'a backwards step'
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:41:11 +0100
The decision not to renew contracts for world champions England's 15-a-side women's team is a backward step, says former international Vicky MacQueen.

'There is support for women's rugby - but not enough'
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:41:11 +0100
Former England international Maggie Alphonsi says there is support for women's rugby but it's "just not enough".

Women's Rugby World Cup: Fit-again Niamh Briggs to captain hosts Ireland
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:41:11 +0100
Fit-again Niamh Briggs will captain hosts Ireland at next month's Women's World Cup as coach Tom Tierney names a 28-woman squad.