Rugby Football Union

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No fix in sight as rugby edges closer to harsh truth hardwired into collision sports | Michael Aylwin
Despite changing directives, unless players take fewer blows by playing fewer games do not expect any good news soon

Michael Aylwin

12, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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RFU announces revenue shortfall of £120m due to impact of pandemic
The Rugby Football Union has laid bare the full financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, announcing a revenue shortfall of £120m

Gerard Meagher

24, Nov, 2021 @8:42 PM

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England players to bank £70,000 each for winning all three autumn Tests
Eddie Jones’s men have been given a new pay deal but Tonga are once again the poor relations

Gerard Meagher

01, Nov, 2021 @8:02 PM

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Rugby bosses must tackle this misuse of Indigenous imagery | Letter
Letter: Exeter Rugby Club is wrong to ask its members to decide whether the team should continue with its Native American-themed imagery, writes Dr Malcolm MacLean

Letters

22, Oct, 2021 @4:48 PM

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A Rorschach test for rugby: contrasting conclusions from new dementia study | Andy Bull
The new BRAIN study feels like a sort of Rorschach test. Even two of the groups who collaborated disagree about what it means for the sport

Andy Bull

20, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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RFU’s Tom Ilube ‘agonised’ over choice of Swing Low on Desert Island Discs
The first black chair of the Rugby Football Union, Tom Ilube, included Swing Low, Sweet Chariot in his choices on Desert Island Discs despite controversy surrounding the song’s use at Twickenham due to its roots in slavery

Gerard Meagher

04, Oct, 2021 @5:21 PM

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RFU confirms England plan to bid for 2031 Rugby World Cup
The RFU confirmed its intention to bid for the 2031 Rugby World Cup as part of a long-term vision designed to ensure England are consistently ranked in the top two

Gerard Meagher

14, Sep, 2021 @4:15 PM

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RFU approves 14-team Premiership with no relegation for two more seasons
In the 2022-23 campaign there will be 14 teams and no relegation, giving hope for next year’s promoted Championship team to consolidate

Gerard Meagher

29, Jun, 2021 @3:32 PM

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‘There’s only one head coach’: Eddie Jones stands firm on England control
England’s head coach, Eddie Jones, has insisted he remains in sole charge despite being placed under greater scrutiny by the Rugby Football Union

Gerard Meagher

02, Jun, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Two England coaches leave in latest overhaul of Jones’s backroom staff
Simon Amor has left his role as England’s attack coach and the skills coach Jason Ryles has also departed in another major overhaul of Eddie Jones’s backroom staff

Gerard Meagher

14, May, 2021 @3:09 PM

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Sam Underhill gets final chance to stake claim for place in Lions squad
Sam Underhill will have one final chance to stake his claim for a place in the Lions squad, with Warren Gatland attending Bath v Montpellier

Gerard Meagher

30, Apr, 2021 @1:52 PM

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RFU’s corporate Jenga-speak leaves room for manoeuvre on Jones’s future
The RFU has backed the England coach Eddie Jones despite a poor Six Nations but its support appears to come with hidden caveats

Robert Kitson

20, Apr, 2021 @7:00 PM

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