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Stephen Ferris to start for Ulster v Biarritz

The Ulster team and replacements to face Biarritz tomorrow in the crucial Round 5 Heineken Cup pool game at Ravenhill (ko 3.30pm) has been named. There are just two changes…

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Cardiff Blues won’t appeal Richie Rees ban

Having received the written submission from the ERC regarding the 12-week ban imposed on Blues ccrum-half Richie Rees, Cardiff Blues will not be appealing against the decision. An independent Disciplinary…

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Last Scotland v Wales tickets on sale!

The last release of tickets for public sale for Scotland’s RBS 6 Nations Championship match against Wales at Murrayfield next month is now underway. Scotland, currently ranked seventh in the…

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Fans benefit from extra train services

Rugby fans heading to the city-centre for the first RBS 6 Nations clash of the championship against England will be boosted by the additional train services announced by Arriva Trains…

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Andrew Sheridan extends his contract with Sale Sharks

Sale Sharks, England and British Lions International Andrew Sheridan has ended speculation about his future by extending his existing contract to stay at Sale Sharks for a further season. Andrew…

England 2/1 favourites to win Six Nations!

England 2/1 favourites to win Six Nations!

CHRIS ASHTON is the 2/1 favourite with Ladbrokes to be England’s top try scorer in the 2011 6 Nations. The Northampton winger heads up the market with Mark Cueto the 5/1…

Maidstone docked 50 points in gouging probe

Maidstone docked 50 points in gouging probe

MAIDSTONE FC have been deducted 50 league points and fined £2,000 after being found guilty of conduct prejudicial to the interests of the Union and/or the Game contrary to Rule…

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Date set for Ralepelle and Basson hearing

A Judicial Committee appointed by the South African Rugby Union will investigate the anti-doping case of Springboks Bjorn Basson and Chiliboy Ralepelle in Cape Town on January 25. The committee…