rugby union

Rugby lawsuits: impact could be astronomical for authorities
Steve Thompson in action for England against France
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Rugby lawsuits: impact could be astronomical for authorities

RPA says training protocols ‘need addressing very quickly’ over head injuries
10 Dec 2020
‘We owe them one’: Jones is out for revenge against Wales
England rugby head coach Eddie Jones oversees a training session
In Review

‘We owe them one’: Jones is out for revenge against Wales

Defending champions Wales expect a tough challenge at Twickenham
6 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: England’s Six Nations finale in Italy postponed
The Six Nations rugby championship trophy
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Coronavirus: England’s Six Nations finale in Italy postponed

Six Nations organisers intend to reschedule the match at a later date
5 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Six Nations matches to go ahead as scheduled
The Six Nations rugby championship trophy
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Coronavirus: Six Nations matches to go ahead as scheduled

English football authorities consider playing games behind closed doors
3 Mar 2020
Could coronavirus close down the Six Nations?
Italy coronavirus
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Could coronavirus close down the Six Nations?

Postponing matches ‘would throw the championship into turmoil’
25 Feb 2020
Beautiful Day: Bono visits Ireland squad ahead of Twickers
U2 frontman Bono was a guest at Ireland’s training camp this week
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Beautiful Day: Bono visits Ireland squad ahead of Twickers

Scotland make three changes for their clash against Italy in Rome
20 Feb 2020
Six Nations: is England coach Eddie Jones on his way out?
England rugby union head coach Eddie Jones
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Six Nations: is England coach Eddie Jones on his way out?

RFU denies an approach has been made to South Africa’s Rassie Erasmus
10 Feb 2020

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Scotland vs. England: Storm Ciara is heading for Murrayfield
Scotland and England go head-to-head in the Calcutta Cup at Murrayfield on Saturday
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Scotland vs. England: Storm Ciara is heading for Murrayfield

Wild weather could see a Calcutta Cup kickathon between the rugby rivals
7 Feb 2020
Six Nations: England tell Scotland ‘we hate you too’
England’s Lewis Ludlam looks on during the defeat against France in Paris
In Review

Six Nations: England tell Scotland ‘we hate you too’

Verbal sparring continues ahead of the Calcutta Cup clash at Murrayfield
6 Feb 2020
Brutality: Jones chose the wrong word, says Edwards
Rugby league legend Shaun Edwards is the defence coach of the French rugby union team
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Brutality: Jones chose the wrong word, says Edwards

France defensive coach criticises England chief for his pre-match comments
4 Feb 2020
Six Nations: a day to forget for England and Jones in France
French players celebrate their win against England in the Six Nations
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Six Nations: a day to forget for England and Jones in France

World Cup runners-up were handed a first-half hiding in Paris
3 Feb 2020
Six Nations: will brute force be enough to crush Les Bleus?
The Six Nations captains line up ahead of the 2020 championship
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Six Nations: will brute force be enough to crush Les Bleus?

England will look to dominate the battle at the breakdown against France in Paris
31 Jan 2020
Eddie Jones vows to make England the greatest team ever
England head coach Eddie Jones announces his squad for the 2020 Six Nations
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Eddie Jones vows to make England the greatest team ever

Australian is in bullish mood ahead of the Six Nations
21 Jan 2020
Back pages: Saracens ‘should be relegated’ and Xhaka canned
Saracens players celebrate their European rugby Champions Cup victory over Leinster in May
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Back pages: Saracens ‘should be relegated’ and Xhaka canned

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 6 November
6 Nov 2019
South Africa crush England to win the Rugby World Cup
South Africa captain Siya Kolisi lifts the Webb Ellis Cup after the win against England
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South Africa crush England to win the Rugby World Cup

Rainbow nation celebrates as captain Siya Kolisi lifts the Webb Ellis Cup
2 Nov 2019
Back pages: England can inspire a nation by winning the RWC
England are aiming to win the Rugby World Cup for a second time
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Back pages: England can inspire a nation by winning the RWC

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 1 November
1 Nov 2019
RWC: England coach Eddie Jones issues final rallying cry
England head coach Eddie Jones
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RWC: England coach Eddie Jones issues final rallying cry

England’s rugby players can put a smile back on the face of the country
1 Nov 2019
Rugby World Cup final: predictions and betting odds
The All Blacks won the Rugby World Cup in 1987, 2011 and 2015
In Review

Rugby World Cup final: predictions and betting odds

Will it be England or South Africa lifting the Webb Ellis Cup?
1 Nov 2019
RWC final: England vs. South Africa preview and team news
England and South Africa will battle to lift the Webb Ellis Cup in Japan
In Review

RWC final: England vs. South Africa preview and team news

England head coach Eddie Jones and his unchanged team have ‘no fear’ of taking on the physical Springboks
31 Oct 2019
Rugby World Cup final: where to watch in London and England
England fans celebrate a try at the Rugby World Cup in Japan
In Review

Rugby World Cup final: where to watch in London and England

Watch Eddie Jones’s England take on the Springboks in Saturday’s final
31 Oct 2019
England fined for their response to the New Zealand haka
England players lined up in a V formation for New Zealand’s haka before the Rugby World Cup semi-final
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England fined for their response to the New Zealand haka

The confrontation set the tone for a pulsating semi-final between England and the All Blacks
30 Oct 2019
‘Enjoy the third-fourth play-off’: Jones slaps down Gatland
England head coach Eddie Jones oversees a training session in Fuchu, Tokyo
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‘Enjoy the third-fourth play-off’: Jones slaps down Gatland

England head coach responds to Wales chief’s barb as he plots Springboks downfall in Rugby World Cup final
29 Oct 2019
Eddie Jones won’t be satisfied until England are the best
England head coach Eddie Jones walks past a picture of the Webb Ellis Cup
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Eddie Jones won’t be satisfied until England are the best

Jones says his team must find ‘another level’ against the Springboks in the final
28 Oct 2019
South Africa break Welsh hearts to reach the RWC final
Wales player Aaron Shingler reacts after the semi-final defeat against South Africa
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South Africa break Welsh hearts to reach the RWC final

Springboks narrowly defeat Wales 19-16 to set up final clash against England
27 Oct 2019
England stun the All Blacks - how fans and Twitter reacted
England centre Manu Tuilagi scored a second-minute try against the All Blacks
In Depth

England stun the All Blacks - how fans and Twitter reacted

Eddie Jones’s side celebrate a 19-7 victory in Yokohama
26 Oct 2019
Wales vs. South Africa: preview, starting XVs, predictions
Wales head coach Warren Gatland oversees training at the International Stadium in Yokohama
In Review

Wales vs. South Africa: preview, starting XVs, predictions

Liam Williams is ruled out so Leigh Halfpenny will start at full-back for Wales
25 Oct 2019
Back pages: Jones urges England fans to be sup for the cup
England head coach Eddie Jones speaks to the media ahead of the Rugby World Cup semi-final
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Back pages: Jones urges England fans to be sup for the cup

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 25 October
25 Oct 2019
England vs. New Zealand: preview, starting XVs, predictions
England head coach Eddie Jones speaks with George Ford (left) and Owen Farrell (right)
In Review

England vs. New Zealand: preview, starting XVs, predictions

George Ford is recalled by England and the All Blacks gamble on their selection
25 Oct 2019
RWC: ‘scared’ Wales need to toughen up against South Africa
Ross Moriarty scored the match-winning try for Wales against France in the Rugby World Cup quarter-final
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RWC: ‘scared’ Wales need to toughen up against South Africa

France captain Guilhem Guirado has mocked Wales’s timidity
23 Oct 2019
RWC: ‘spy’ watches England train ahead of semi-final
England’s rugby squad trained at the Arcs Urayasu Park in Tokyo on Tuesday
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RWC: ‘spy’ watches England train ahead of semi-final

Holders New Zealand are braced for a ‘mighty clash’ in Yokohama
22 Oct 2019
‘All Blacks are beatable’, says England coach Eddie Jones
Head coach Eddie Jones led England to the 2019 Rugby World Cup final
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‘All Blacks are beatable’, says England coach Eddie Jones

Holders New Zealand stand in the way of England reaching the final
21 Oct 2019
Ref puts elbow into France after Wales’s controversial win
Referee Jaco Peyper was pictured with Wales fans after the match against France
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Ref puts elbow into France after Wales’s controversial win

Photo showing Jaco Peyper posing with Welsh fans leaves French furious
21 Oct 2019
RWC: Japan vs. South Africa preview, predictions, teams
Japan fans celebrate the ‘Miracle of Brighton’ against South Africa at the 2015 Rugby World Cup
In Review

RWC: Japan vs. South Africa preview, predictions, teams

Can the Brave Blossoms produce another miracle against the Springboks?
18 Oct 2019
RWC: Wales vs. France preview, predictions, teams
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones speaks with head coach Warren Gatland
In Review

RWC: Wales vs. France preview, predictions, teams

Wales make late change with Owen Watkin replacing Jonathan Davies
18 Oct 2019
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