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RFU financial results

RFU financial results

The Rugby Football Union (RFU), has announced its annual results for the year ended June 30, 2010. In summary the highlights for the year were: - Retained loss £1.1m against retained…

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England go to fourth in the world

South Africa, England and Argentina all rise one place in the latest IRB World Rankings after victories in their respective November internationals on Saturday, although it is Bulgaria who claim…

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Springboks test positive for banned substances

Springboks Chiliboy Ralepelle and Bjorn Basson (above) are returning home from South Africa’s tour of Britain and Ireland having returned positive samples for a banned stimulant following the Test against…

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RBS Six Nations 2011 Fixtures

The fixture list for the 2011 RBS 6 Nations has been announced with another tantalising finale is in store for rugby fans. On March 19, Grand Slam holders France host…

Melamu ban cut to two weeks

Melamu ban cut to two weeks

Keven Mealamu, the New Zealand hooker, appeared before an independent IRB Appeal Committee, chaired by Peter Ingwersen (South Africa) and also comprising Robert Williams (Wales) and Jean-Noel Couraud (France). The…

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Donncha signs new Ireland contract

The Irish Rugby Football Union is pleased to announce that Donncha O’Callaghan has signed a new Ireland international contract that will see him remain in Ireland to play his rugby…