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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…

Wales v South Africa – Preview

Wales v South Africa – Preview

Prince William Cup Venue: Millennium Stadium Date: Saturday, 13 November Kick-off: 1430 GMT Coverage: Watch live on BBC One; listen on Radio Wales, Radio Cymru and BBC Radio 5 live; text commentary…

Under-20s World Cup draw (Italy)

Under-20s World Cup draw (Italy)

England Under 20 have been drawn against South Africa, Scotland and Ireland in Pool C of the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship in Italy. Head Coach Rob Hunter has said that…

George North shocked by Wales selection

George North shocked by Wales selection

Teenage Scarlets winger George North has relived the moment he discovered he had  been selected to win his first senior Wales cap against the World Champions, South Africa, at the…

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Travel to the Aviva Stadium

Travel to the Aviva Stadium The IRFU have laid on a bus and train service for supporters travelling to Dublin for Ireland v Samoa and Ireland v Argentina. Make sure…

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Teams named for Scotland v New Zealand

Scotland v New Zealand EMC Autumn Test Venue: MurrayfieldDate: Saturday 13 November Kick-off: 1715 GMT Coverage: BBC One Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland commentary available via BBC Sport website Scotland head…

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Moody and Elsom shirts to be auctioned for Poppy Appeal

England will pay their own special tribute to the Armed Forces and their families when they run out against Australia on November 13 at Twickenham during the Investec Internationals. Both England…

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Manu Samoa announce team to take on Ireland

The Manu Samoa team to play Ireland this Saturday shows a wealth of experience at the highest level with eight of the starting XV playing in either the French Top 14 League or…