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Premiership Rugby plans midweek fixture shift in effort to bring back fans
Premiership Rugby is lining up midweek fixtures next month in an effort to welcome more crowds back into stadiums before the end of the season

Gerard Meagher

12, Apr, 2021 @2:22 PM

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Scotland’s Steve Tandy lined up for Gatland’s Lions coaching staff
Scotland defence coach, Steve Tandy, is a leading candidate to join Warren Gatland’s staff on the British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa

Gerard Meagher

11, Apr, 2021 @7:37 PM

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Maro Itoje helps Saracens power past Bedford but bigger tests lie ahead | Gerard Meagher
Mark McCall highlighted the need to win their next games against Doncaster and Ealing after a 54-13 win against Bedford

Gerard Meagher at the StoneX Stadium

11, Apr, 2021 @3:46 PM

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Simon Middleton has England selection headache for Women’s Six Nations final
The England captain, Sarah Hunter, made her first appearance in more than a year as England thrashed Italy 67-3 and the head coach, Simon Middleton, said: ‘We have players who are really explosive’

Ian Malin

11, Apr, 2021 @1:36 PM

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Jordan Larmour strikes twice as Leinster knock out holders Exeter
Exeter went down 34-22 at home to Leinster, with Jordan Larmour scoring two tries and Ross Byrne kicking five penalties, to end English teams’ interest this season

Robert Kitson at Sandy Park

10, Apr, 2021 @6:53 PM

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La Rochelle outclass Sale to reach their first Champions Cup semi-final
Raymond Rhule inspired La Rochelle to a comprehensive 45-21 victory over Sale to reach the semi-finals of the Champions Cup for the first time

Michael Aylwin

10, Apr, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Abby Dow at the double as England thrash Italy in Women’s Six Nations
England racked up nine tries in their 67-3 victory over Italy in Parma, ensuring a place in the Women’s Six Nations final

Ian Malin

10, Apr, 2021 @3:29 PM

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Alex Sanderson backs Sale to fly under radar to first Champions Cup semi
Sale’s director of rugby hopes a ‘wildcard scenario’ will help his side make club history away to La Rochelle on Saturday

Gerard Meagher

09, Apr, 2021 @9:00 PM

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British & Irish Lions to tour South Africa with no England coaches
The British & Irish Lions coaching staff for the tour of South Africa is set to include no members of the England setup for the first time this century

Gerard Meagher

09, Apr, 2021 @3:05 PM

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Meet Dave Ewers, Exeter’s cake-baking ‘gain-line monster’
The Exeter back-row – one of the best uncapped players in England – provides Leinster with a giant challenge on Saturday

Robert Kitson

09, Apr, 2021 @11:22 AM

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‘My full name is Tanyaradzwa’: the stars reclaiming their names
Thandiwe Newton’s much-lauded decision has inspired others and drawn attention to the power of names

Lucy Campbell

09, Apr, 2021 @9:29 AM

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Australian Christian Lobby failed to read the room on Israel Folau NRL campaign | Matt Cleary
The ACL cannot apparently see that most of the public – and sponsors – will not tolerate so-called religious bigots

Matt Cleary

08, Apr, 2021 @7:12 AM

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