A pair of England’s back-three stars impressed on the final day of the Premiership Rugby regular season as Anthony Watson and Joe Cokanasiga both scored tries to help Bath dramatically secure Champions Cup rugby next season. Watson continued his comeback from an Achilles injury sustained in the 2018 Championship that sidelined him for 13 months […]
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Sean Cronin crossed for a try while Josh van der Flier produced a man of the match display on his first game back from injury in Leinster's Guinness PRO14 semi-final win over Munster.
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Scotland scrum-half Ali Price is looking forward to “the big dance” after his Glasgow Warriors side powered past Ulster in the Guinness PRO14 semi-finals. There were match-ups between a whole host of 2019 Guinness Six Nations stars as many of Scotland’s internationals lined up against many of Ireland’s Ulster contingent, but it was the Scots […]
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Munster against Leinster has always been a key proving ground for Ireland players, and the current crop get the latest opportunity to advance their causes this weekend in the Guinness PRO14 semi-finals. In an exact repeat of last year’s semi-final, which Leinster won 16-15 on the way to the title, on Saturday the RDS Arena […]
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Ireland second row James Ryan has been named 2019 Players’ Player of the Year at the annual Irish Rugby Players Awards in Dublin. The 22-year-old was a Guinness Six Nations Grand Slam winner last year and has continued his upward trajectory to become a key figure in Joe Schmidt’s set-up this year. Ireland could not […]
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France’s players will have to meet certain fitness objectives in order to make the squad for the Rugby World Cup, according to coach Jacques Brunel.
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Saracens became the first English club to win the European Cup on three separate occasions with their hard-fought win over Leinster on Saturday at St James Park.
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A trademark effort from England behemoth Billy Vunipola was the difference as Saracens overcame Leinster 20-10 to taste Champions Cup glory. Ireland’s Tadhg Furlong had helped holders Leinster assume a commanding 10-3 lead, only to see Red Rose captain Owen Farrell mastermind a spirited Saracens comeback. The fly-half’s deft pass set Scotland’s Sean Maitland clear […]
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France’s Damian Penaud and Wesley Fofana struck the telling blows for Clermont Auvergne in the Challenge Cup Final, scoring the tries that fired the Top 14 side to the title. The men from the Auvergne powered past La Rochelle 36-16 on Friday at St James’ Park in Newcastle, earning the trophy for the French giants […]
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The stars of France Women’s 2019 Six Nations campaign do domestic battle this weekend as the Elite 1 reaches what promises to be a thriller of a final-four stage. Both semis will be played on Saturday 11 May, with Toulouse taking on Blagnac and Montpellier lining up against Bayonne. The new 16-team structure of the […]
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