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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…

Championship Round 12 Preview

Championship Round 12 Preview

Points scoring in the Championship has hit a new high at the halfway point of the ‘regular’ season. After 11 rounds of action, 49.7 points on average are being scored…

National 2 South Round 10 Review

National 2 South Round 10 Review

The leadership of National Two South has changed hands again after a second consecutive defeat saw Southend knocked off top spot. Four different sides have occupied pole position so far…

National 2 North Round 10 Review

National 2 North Round 10 Review

Leicester Lions continue to boost their ‘points for’ tally with Saturday’s 86-9 win at Rugby Lions coming on the back of the 90- point hammering they handed out to Manchester…

National League 1 Round 10 Review

National League 1 Round 10 Review

Home advantage appears to be a thing of the past in National One after six of the weekend’s eight games finished in away victories. Indeed, the overall statistics for the…

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Ireland 21-23 South Africa

An Ireland performance riddled with mistakes was not enough to see off South Africa, who won today’s game 23-21. Despite 13 injuries to their side the Springboks were as physical…

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Mealamu – Watch the video evidence and you decide

Following the England v New Zealand match  (Saturday 6 November), the IRB appointed Citing Commissioner for the match, John West (Ireland), has cited the New Zealand player Keven Mealamu for…

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Fogarty and McCormack retire

Leinster Rugby can today announce the immediate retirements due to injury of two great servants for Leinster and Irish rugby; hooker John Fogarty (concussion) and prop Ronan McCormack (neck). Leinster…