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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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Wales make four changes for South Africa

Wales have made four changes, one positional, to their starting line-up for the visit of the World Champion South Africans to the Millennium Stadium on Saturday following defeat to Australia…

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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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Saracens to play on artificial turf

Saracens are planning to play their home matches on artificial turf from next season. The installation of a state-of-the-art pitch forms a key element of the club’s proposal to revive…

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Saracens to revive Barnet Copthall Stadium

Saracens confirms it will be entering into detailed discussions with the London Borough of Barnet about the possibility of transforming Barnet Copthall Stadium into a vibrant, multi-purpose sports venue, with…

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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…