1. Brian Smith: London Irish Coach 'Has Left Legacy at Club'

    London Irish winger Topsy Ojo says former director of rugby Brian Smith, who has left the club to return to Australia, will leave a lasting legacy. Smith had two spells at the Exiles but left on Tuesday for family reasons...

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  2. Report: Stormers' Duane Vermeulen Set for Toulon Move

    Springboks star Duane Vermeulen looks set to be the latest big name to join French giants Toulon with English club Bath reportedly pulling out of the race to sign the No.8...

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  3. Scarlets Recall Jordan Williams for European Trip to Leicester

    The Scarlets have handed a regional lifeline to forgotten star Jordan Williams for the crucial Rugby Champions Cup to Leicester on Friday night (7.45pm)...

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  4. Ed Slater: Leicester and England Forward Set for Early Injury Return

    Leicester club captain Ed Slater is on course to return from a long-term knee injury before the end of the season...

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  5. France Call on Noa Nakaitaci for Pre-6 Nations Training Camp

    France have called up uncapped Clermont Auvergne winger Noa Nakaitaci for a pre-Six Nations training camp. Fiji-born Nakaitaci, who featured for France against the Blues in 2013 and scored a brace of tries, has been named at the expense of Remy Grosso.

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  6. Paul O'Connell: 'Our Chances Are Slim, but We've Done It Before'

    The feeling must be familiar at this stage given Munster have rarely, if ever, made life easy for themselves in Europe...

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  7. Ford Sees Burgess in Saxons Squad

    Bath coach Mike Ford expects Sam Burgess to be ready for selection for England Saxons at the end of the month. Burgess, 26, has made seven appearances for the Premiership club since his switch from Rugby League in October...

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  8. White and Pocock Named Brumby Vice-Captains

    Nic White and David Pocock have been appointed vice-captains of the Brumbies in 2015 following an announcement by Stephen Larkham and Stephen Moore on Thursday...

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  9. Chiefs Trio Sign New Deals

    Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter has spoken of his delight after three more of his first team squad today agreed new contracts with the Aviva Premiership club.....

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  10. 10 Young Stars of World Rugby to Watch out for in 2015

    Predicting the "next big thing" is a common pursuit among sports pundits and enthusiasts, where the urge to uncover hidden talent before anybody else is often as intriguing as discussion of the world's current superstars...

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  11. Cardiff Blues Second Row Jarrad Hoeata Banned for Six Weeks

    Cardiff Blues lock Jarrad Hoeata has been banned for six weeks following his sending off against Leinster at the weekend...

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  12. Pocock Case Adjourned Until February

    Former Wallabies captain David Pocock was a no-show in court on Wednesday as the case into his arrest for a mining protest opened in the New South Wales country town of Narrabri.....

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  13. Ireland Boost as Leinster Rule out McGrath Appeal

    Jack McGrath will be free to start Ireland's Six Nations campaign after Leinster chose not to appeal against his three-week ban for stamping...

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  14. Tigers Advertise at Wasps' Ground

    Premiership rugby team Leicester Tigers have put a billboard outside the home of their new Midlands rivals Wasps, suggesting people in Coventry start watching top-flight rugby in Leicester...

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  15. Scotland's Ross Rennie Retires

    Scotland and Bristol Rugby back-row Ross Rennie today announced that he is to retire from the professional game...

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  16. Ken Owens to Sit out Six Nations Opener

    Wales will be without hooker Ken Owens for their Six Nations opener against England on February 6. The Scarlets hooker underwent neck surgery in October and reports on Wales Online say he will miss the first two rounds of the tournament...

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  17. Matt Hopper Re-Signs for Harlequins

    Hopper joined Harlequins in 2011 from Greene King IPA Championship side Cornish Pirates and since then has become an established and vital member of the midfield, making 80 senior appearances since his try scoring debut against Gloucester in 2011...

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  18. Arrogance Took over in the Autumn, Admits Billy Vunipola

    Billy Vunipola has opened his heart over the reasons behind his dramatic slump in form during the autumn internationals – admitting naivety, arrogance and failure to adhere to his Christian faith cost him is place as England's first choice No...

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  19. Nick Cain: C'mon Joel Jutge Get a Grip of Your Referees!

    Forget New Year wish lists, because where the current crisis in elite refereeing is concerned what we need is a hit list...

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  20. Lyon Could Be Minus Top Points Scorer Against Edinburgh

    Lyon could be without leading points scorer Stephen Brett for Saturday's European Challenge Cup clash with Edinburgh at the Matmut Stadium after the Kiwi was carried off during last weekend's 23-22 defeat away to his former club Aviron Bayonnais ...

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  21. Warburton Fine for 6 Nations Opener

    Fears Wales could be without captain Sam Warburton for their RBS 6 Nations curtain-raiser have been greatly exaggerated, according to Cardiff Blues director of rugby Mark Hammett...

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  22. Leinster's Kirchner Ruled out 4 Weeks

    Leinster's Zane Kirchner has been ruled out for four weeks and will miss Saturday's Champions Cup match against Castres Olympique at the RDS.....

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  23. Ireland's Tuohy to Miss Start of Six Nations

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  24. CJ Stander: It's Do or Die Time for Munster

    CJ Stander admits it's do or die time for Munster as they prepare for two huge European fixtures over the next fortnight.....

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  25. Report: O'Connell Could Retire After World Cup

    Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has said he may retire from the game after the World Cup later this year. O'Connell is set to win his 100th cap for his country in the upcoming Six ...

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