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O’Connell back for Munster

O’Connell back for Munster

Available again after completing his suspension, Paul O’Connell has been selected to start Munster’s Heineken Cup Pool 3 showdown with Toulon at Stade Felix Mayol on Sunday (kick-off 4pm local…

Bath desperate for European cheer!

Bath desperate for European cheer!

USA Eagles captain, John van der Giessen, will make his first Heineken Cup appearance on Saturday, when Bath Rugby welcome Aironi Rugby to the Recreation Ground for the fifth Pool…

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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…

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…

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Trevor Hogan retires with immediate effect

Leinster Rugby can confirm that second-row forward Trevor Hogan has retired from the game with immediate effect due to a knee injury. Tipperary native Hogan, 31, attended CBS Nenagh and…