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Pro14 can become world's best league - Martin Anayi

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 20:40
Pro14 CEO Martin Anayi believes the league can grow to become the world's best in the coming years.
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Cipriani fined £2,000 by Gloucester over nightclub incident

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 19:34
England fly-half Danny Cipriani is fined £2,000 by his club Gloucester over a nightclub incident in Jersey.
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Northampton Saints: Dylan Hartley and Alex Waller to share captaincy

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 17:32
Saints prop Alex Waller has been appointed as the Premiership side's co-captain alongside England skipper Dylan Hartley.
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Ealing promotion would be a concern - Premiership boss

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 13:26
The prospect of Ealing Trailfinders being promoted to the Premiership is cause for concern, says English clubs' boss Mark McCafferty.
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Worcester's Schonert now has 'a taste' for success

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 11:39
Worcester prop Nick Schonert hopes to build on another late season call-up by England coach Eddie Jones.
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Chris Ashton: Sale Sharks winger could face ban after red card

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 10:39
England and Sale Sharks winger Chris Ashton faces a ban after punching a Castres player in a pre-season friendly.
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Councillors spent public money on Northampton hospitality box

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 00:22
Public money was also spent by councillors on hiring a vintage plane.
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McFarland cleared to take up Ulster job on Monday

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 14:20
Dan McFarland takes over as Ulster head coach on Monday after the Irish Rugby Football Union secure his early release from Scottish Rugby.
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New Zealand beat Australia in Rugby Championship opener

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 13:53
New Zealand put in a dominant second-half performance as they to beat Australia 38-13 in the Rugby Championship opener in Sydney.
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Dragons have no budget for defence coach Shaun Edwards

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 12:49
Dragons coach Bernard Jackman says they did not have the budget to bring in Shaun Edwards as a defence consultant.
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Cipriani charged with improper conduct by RFU

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:13
England fly-half Danny Cipriani is charged with improper conduct by the Rugby Football Union after an incident in a Jersey nightclub.
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Glasgow Warriors name Callum Gibbins & Ryan Wilson co-captains

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:17
Back-rows Callum Gibbins and Ryan Wilson will co-captain Glasgow Warriors in the coming season.
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Leinster and Scarlets lead Pro14 dream team nominations

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:19
As the new Pro14 prepares to kick off, the league announces the nominees for last season's dream team.
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England must stick with Cipriani - Diamond

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 21:28
England still need the rare talent of Danny Cipriani despite his court fine, says Sale boss Steve Diamond.
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England international Cipriani fined for assault

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 20:18
The England rugby player says he is "truly sorry" after admitting assault and resisting arrest.
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Wales hooker Richard Hibbard to make first Dragons start

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:29
Wales hooker Richard Hibbard makes his first start for the Dragons when they take on Northampton in a friendly at Rodney Parade.
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Sacking over taxi incident does not define me - Wallaby great Smith

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:05
Former Australia flanker George Smith says being sacked by Japanese club Suntory does not define him as a player or a person.
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Justin Tipuric: Wales flanker appointed new Ospreys captain

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 09:43
Wales flanker Justin Tipuric will take over the Ospreys captaincy from Alun Wyn Jones for the new season.
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Ulster players not distracted over McFarland uncertainty - Moore

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 21:52
New Ulster prop Marty Moore says the players have not been distracted by the uncertainty surrounding the arrival of head coach Dan McFarland.
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England international Danny Cipriani charged with nightclub assault

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 21:11
The England international is also charged with larceny, assault on police and resisting arrest.
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