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Newly qualified: Leinster hooker Richardt Strauss has been selected after three years in Dublin

Strauss named in Ireland squad

DECLAN KIDNEY has named a 31-man squad for Ireland’s upcoming Test matches against South Africa, Fiji and Argentina. There are four uncapped players named in the squad, including Leinster hooker…

Winning streak: Andy Robinson has named seven new caps in Scotland's squad for November

Scotland name squad for November Internationals

ANDY ROBINSON has named his squad for the upcoming November Internationals against New Zealand, South Africa and Tonga. There are seven new caps in the 34-man squad, with Stuart McInally,…

Double bubble: Sean's first of two tries against the Sharks at Twickenham (March 2011)

Glasgow sign Crusaders star Maitland

GLASGOW WARRIORS have pulled off a massive signing coup after securing Crusaders star Sean Maitland until May 2015. The 24-year-old Crusader, who qualifies for Scotland via his paternal Grandparents, can…

Fit again: Jamie Roberts is back for Wales after missing the summer tour through injury

Wales name 35-man squad for November Internationals

INTERIM WALES head coach Rob Howley has picked just one uncapped player in his 35-man squad for the upcoming November Internationals. Ospreys prop Aaron Jarvis is the only new player…

Exiled official: Bryce Lawrence has retired after political pressure from the ARU and SARU

Bryce Lawrence blames political pressure for retirement

NEW ZEALAND referee Bryce Lawrence has retired, citing heavy criticism following the Rugby World Cup quarter-final between South Africa and Australia last year behind his decision. The 41 year-old is…