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Tommy Bowe heads back home to Ulster

Tommy Bowe heads home to Ulster

International wing Tommy Bowe will return to play in Ireland with Ulster next season until 2015. Following agreement from his current club Ospreys, Bowe has been given early release from…

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Ten things you didn’t know about Andries Pretorius

CARDIFF BLUES’ South Africa-born back-rower Andries Pretorius qualifies for Wales on residency this summer, but here are a few facts about him you probably don’t know… 1. He’s currently reading…

Leinster names strong squad against Glasgow

Leinster names strong squad against Glasgow

Isa Nacewa, who has now scored 105 points in 12 PRO12 games so far this season, continues in the back three alongside Fionn Carr and David Kearney, with Brendan Macken…

Nick Williams returns for the Italian side after a shoulder injury sidelined him for three months

Williams returns from injury to face Dragons

More than three months after injuring a shoulder, Nick Williams is ready to come back in the starting lineup named by Aironi to face Newport-Gwent Dragons on Sunday afternoon in…

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Newcastle secure Goode and Balding

Newcastle Falcons have completed a transfer deadline day swoop for Ospreys second-rower James Goode and experienced No.8 Adam Balding on loan until the end of the season. Goode, 29, who…

Smith leaves the Welsh region for the bright lights of the Premiership

Smith leaves Ospreys for London Irish

London Irish has signed Tom Smith from Ospreys on a two year deal the club can reveal this afternoon. Smith, who was born in Bristol, has made 60 appearances for…

Treviso set for Scarlets

Treviso set for Scarlets

After losing against two Irish teams, Benetton Treviso continue their Celtic adventure in Wales for Round 16 of the RaboDirect PRO12. Treviso have been hit hard by injury and six…

Wing Lee jones seen celebrating a try against London Irish during the pool stages of the Heinieken Cup

Edinburgh secure Lee Jones until 2014

Scotland and Edinburgh Rugby winger Lee Jones has capped a breakthrough season with an extended deal that will keep him at the Murrayfield club until 2014. As one of the…