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Oceans ApartCammy, Iain and John follow up on Iain's interview with Dan Leo by discussing the issues brought up in the Oceans Apart documentary and asking what more can be done to resolve some of the big issues at the top of World Rugby.

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Billy Vunipola vows England will turn on the entertainment factor for fans at Twickenham as 2,000 supporters are allowed to watch their final Autumn NBilly Vunipola says the return of fans will encourage England to turn up the entertainment factor at Twickenham and break out of the defensive straitjacket they have previously displayed.

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SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Rugby's at a serious tipping point… people don't pay good money to watch this nonsense! The obsession with box kicking is killinSIR CLIVE WOODWARD Eddie Jones is right when he says trends in rugby tend to be cyclical - but the England head coach is wrong to label the current concerns of many as alarmist and silly.

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ROB BAXTER: Rugby Union needs to settle down… changing laws every five minutes and reminiscing about the past damages the sport as a spectacleEXETER CHIEFS DIRECTOR OF RUGBY: If people have got so short a memory of what they think was this incredible game, that genuinely concerns me for the future.

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The Football ShowThere's a shed load of Champions League action to keep an eye, Vera Pauw's future to discuss and Jack Byrne's brilliant 2020 gets better with a Player of the Year nomination.

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Duncan Taylor determined to enjoy his rugby after lost years ‘tugged at his heartstrings'If it wasn't for bad luck Duncan Taylor would have no luck at all. At various points in the last three-and-a-bit years he has been sidelined by a torn hamstring, ankle surgery, concussion and shoulder injuries.

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Sexton's negotiating power, contract decisions and Ireland's 'Giteau Rule'Former Leinster, Ulster and Scotland head coach Matt Williams joins Will O'Callaghan to discuss Wednesday Night Rugby's burning questions.

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Wednesday Night RugbyAre Ireland improving or regressing? Can Johnny Sexton really remain captain until World Cup 2023?

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Ireland v Scotland: Autumn Nations Cup 2020, Match Preview pt IAs Scotland round out their Autumn Nations Cup campaign, the Scottish Rugby Blog takes a look at some familiar opposition - Ireland.

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THE NEWSROUNDWill O'Callaghan, Richie McCormack and Neil Treacy look at all the biggest sports stories from throughout the day on The Newsround.

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Ireland's attacking issues, Andy Farrell's coaching ticket and David Nucifora's performanceAfter a poor performance against Georgia off the back of yet another loss to England, Andy Farrell's first year as Ireland head coach looks set to be a disappointing one with just one game to go.

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'I saw death too closely'Romain Grosjean managed to escape his blazing car at the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix.

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How death of Diego Maradona helped spark a backlash against Argentina's rugby teamThese should have been heady days for Argentine rugby. A first-ever victory over the mighty All Blacks had elevated the sport's profile back home, with captain Pablo Matera assuming national hero status.

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WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson, the first openly gay pro wrestling star, dies aged 79Patterson's career was associated with many firsts, including the first ever Intercontinental Title reign and the creation of the Royal Rumble.

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England reveals 27-man squad for Autumn Nations Cup final vs FranceEddie Jones has left his options open ahead of naming his team on Friday.

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England vs France: Eddie Jones retains 27-man squad for Autumn Nations Cup FinalEddie Jones has kept his options open ahead of Friday's team announcement by retaining 27 players at England's Teddington base for this weekend's Autumn Nations Cup Final against France.

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George Smith's Top 5 Plays for Wallabies at Rugby World CupsWe look at the Wallabies' stalwart's top 5 moments at the Rugby World Cup.

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Lawrence, Marler named in England squad to face FranceEngland have retained a 27-man squad for Sunday's Autumn Nations Cup final against France at Twickenham, with centre Ollie Lawrence back after missing the win over Wales through injury and prop Joe Marler seeking a first appearance since March.

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How Ulster are handling spate of contract renewals in 2021 and what we can expect from Aaron SextonWelcome to Belfast Telegraph's Ulster Rugby podcast as Gareth Hanna picks the brains of reporters Jonathan Bradley and Adam McKendry on all the week's goings-on at Kingspan Stadium.

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Autumn Nations Cup final: 2,000 fans permitted to attend England vs France at TwickenhamShowpiece match takes place in London on Sunday.

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Wales recall George North for closing Autumn Nations Cup game against ItalyWayne Pivac expects to end an underwhelming first year in charge of Wales on a high with victory against Italy on Saturday at Parc y Scarlets in a match that will decide who finishes fifth in the Autumn Nations Cup.

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Rugby Union Today: Expert Witness and Wales name teamAnother busy day in the rugby union game as we bring you Expert Witness on the Autumn Nations Cup final between England and France on Sunday plus Wales announce their team to take on Italy in the fifth-place play-off on Saturday.

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Pacific Super 12 and beyondMultiple publications have reported that the 2022 Super Rugby season could feature two Pacific Island teams: Moana Pacifika, based in Auckland, and a Fijian side participating in what would be a new Pacific Super 12.

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The Buildup RugbyThe Buildup, in association with Ladbrokes is our weekly podcast where we mark your card for the sporting action of the week ahead in the company of Ladbrokes ambassadors Kevin Doyle, Stephen Ferris and Jason Quigley.

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World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper will QUIT in January to take up NFL roleGosper's nine-year spell as CEO of the sport's global governing body has seen sevens reintroduced into the Olympics and the delivery of the first World Cup staged in Asia - Japan 2019.

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Conor Murray: Scrum-half says communication in Irish set-up improved under FarrellIreland scrum-half Conor Murray believes the lines of communication are better since Andy Farrell took over as coach last year.

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Conor Murray: Scotland will be licking their lips to take on IrelandConor Murray believes Ireland's underwhelming performance against Georgia has left Scotland "licking their lips" before their Autumn Nations Cup third-place play-off encounter.

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World Rugby chief Brett Gosper leaves to take Europe NFL jobWorld Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper is to move to American Football's NFL to lead the league's European operation.

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Brett Gosper to leave World Rugby for senior NFL post in 2021News and opinion from The Rugby Paper - the UK's no.1 selling rugby title. On sale every Sunday in England and Wales and available worldwide digitally.

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World Rugby CEO Gosper to leave role, take over as NFL chief in UK, EuropeReuters) - World Rugby Chief Executive Brett Gosper will leave his role in January 2021 to take over as the head of the National Football League in Europe and the United Kingdom, rugby's global governing body said on Wednesday.

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All-Ireland U20 football final and Connacht minor fixture details confirmedThe U20 decider will take place as a curtain raiser for the All-Ireland senior final at Croke Park.

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The current 36-man Lions squad, according to the bookiesWarren Gatland will have a lot of tough calls to make between now and picking his Lions squad, but the bookies reckon they've already figured out which players will head to South Africa.

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The Bernard Brogan PodcastIn episode three, Bernard is in conversation with Open champion Shane Lowry, they talk about his hometown Clara, his GAA background, dealing with pressure, and Ryder Cup for Episode 1 with Tadhg Kennelly and episode 2 with Tommy Bowe.

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England coach Eddie Jones dismisses fears over ‘boring' rugby union as ‘massively alarmist and silly'Eddie Jones has dismissed suggestions that rugby union in its current guise is a turn-off for new spectators as "massively alarmist and quite silly", believing it is just part of the sport's tactical cycles.

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England v France: Billy Vunipola says he's 'had to get smarter'England number eight Billy Vunipola says he is learning to become a smarter rugby player as a result of being targeted more by opposition teams.

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George North to start at centre for Wales in final match of Autumn Nations CupNews and opinion from The Rugby Paper - the UK's no.1 selling rugby title. On sale every Sunday in England and Wales and available worldwide digitally.

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Brett Gosper to step down from World RugbyWorld Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper is to step down in January when he will take up a new role as head of the NFL in Europe and the UK.

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World Rugby CEO Gosper moving to NFL as he seeks a new challengeWorld Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper is to step down early next year when he will take up a new role as head of the NFL in Europe and the UK.

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Round 2 Extended HIGHLIGHTSSubscribe and never miss the action: Official YouTube channel of Premiership Rugby with exclusive news, match highlights, player profiles and more.

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Uefa slap Dundalk with a‚¬50k fine for 'shadow coaching' by manager GiovagnoliThe Uefa Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body made the decision “to ban Mr. Filippo Giovanoli from carrying out any function of a head coach, as well as of any coaching staff, at Uefa competition matches until he fulfills the criteria contemplated in Article 36 in conjunction with Article 40 UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play...

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George North RETURNS to Wales team after being dropped for last two matches as Wayne Pivac makes nine changes for Autumn Nations Cup fifth-place play-George North RETURNS to Wales team after being dropped for last two matches as Wayne Pivac makes nine changes for Autumn Nations Cup fifth-place play-off against Italy.

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Hooker Perry earns first start at hooker for Wales v ItalyReuters) - Hooker Sam Perry will make his first start for Wales as they look to end a difficult Autumn Nations Cup on a high with victory over Italy in the battle for fifth place in Llanelli on Saturday.

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Tyson Fury demands to be removed from BBC's Sports Personality of the Year shortlistThe world heavyweight champion wrote on his Instagram account: “This is a message for @bbcsport and their SPOTY award – please take me off your list as I’m the people’s champion and have no need for verification or any awards.

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Bulls prop suspended after red card that was viewed as debatableBulls prop Jacques van Rooyen has been handed a suspension following the red card he received for a high and dangerous tackle against Western Province in the Currie Cup this past weekend.

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All Black legend Dan Carter ranks his five toughest opponentsNew Zealand legend and two time Rugby World Cup winner Dan Carter has ranked his five toughest opponents from his incredible rugby career.

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Wallabies great calls for more adventure against ArgentinaFormer backline wizard Lloyd Walker wants more adventure from the Wallabies as they chase an impossible 101-point win over Argentina to steal the Tri Nations trophy on Saturday night.

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World Rugby CEO Gosper leaves for NFL roleBrett Gosper, the Australian who's overseen the global growth of rugby union over the past decade as World Rugby's chief executive, is leaving to join the National Football League as the American sporting giant's head of Europe and UK.

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Wales pick George North at centre for Italy clashWales head coach Wayne Pivac has named his side to face Italy in their final Autumn Nations Cup fixture at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday.

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Discipline the key for Wallabies to end 2020 on a positive noteThe Wallabies have had a mixed 2020. The highs of Wellington and Brisbane have been contrasted with poor results against the All Blacks and Argentina.

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Autumn Nations Cup: George North back at centre for Wales against ItalyWales recall George North at centre in a much-changed side to face Italy in the Autumn Nations Cup fifth-place play-off.

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ARN Player of the Week  Facundo CorderoHow spirits can change in the span of a week. After the Pumas triumph over the All Blacks and a palatable draw against the Wallabies, one might have hoped for more glory from the test arena.

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Si Nainby's Deep Dive with William WaylandSi Nainby talks in depth to William is a certified strength and conditioning coach and owner of Powering Through Performance Gym in Chelmsford, Essex.

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Every Premiership club's best player out of contract in 2021A number of high-profile Gallagher Premiership players are set to see their contracts expire at the end of the 2020/21 season.

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Cain column: The control freaks will stifle rugby fans' interestNews and opinion from The Rugby Paper - the UK's no.1 selling rugby title. On sale every Sunday in England and Wales and available worldwide digitally.

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Johnny Sexton: Ireland captain says he can play in 2023 World Cup aged 38Ireland captain Johnny Sexton says he has not given up hope of playing in the next World Cup at the age of 38.

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Last year's winner Byrne up for PFAI Player of the Year with Lopes and GrantBohs winger Danny Grant has also been nominated for the Young Player of the Year award alongside team-mate Dawson Devoy and Brandon Kavanagh of Shamrock Rovers.

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Observations from the All Blacks' last Test of 2020The 2020 All Blacks were something of a personification of the year itself: highs and lows, glimmers of hope quickly extinguished, and right at the end, some progress to hang onto.

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'I dreaded heading the ball'Kevin Doyle joined Off The Ball with Joe Molloy where he spoke about the many concussions he had during his playing career, how he passed a sideline concussion test despite getting knocked out and how he tries to avoid any head contact now.

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Upsetting the DubsMickey Quinn and Kevin Walsh joined today's OTB AM to look ahead to the weekend's semi-finals.

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South Africans provide great bang for your buck, says Schalk BritsFormer Saracens hooker Schalk Brits explains why South Africans are now the most heavily recruited nationality in the Premiership.

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Cavan hope favourites tag will 'weigh heavy' on Dublin like it did for DonegalThomas Galligan reflects on Cavan's 'shock' Ulster final win and the upcoming tie against the All-Ireland champions.

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Young Guns: Saracens back row Ollie StonhamNews and opinion from The Rugby Paper - the UK's no.1 selling rugby title. On sale every Sunday in England and Wales and available worldwide digitally.

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The value WP lost when Wiese leftWestern Province may not have been able to do much about his departure, but the loss of the value Cobus Wiese can add to a team was clearly illustrated the past fortnight.

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Mulvihill eyes Welsh internationals' returnCardiff Blues head coach John Mulvihill is looking forward to welcoming back his Wales players for the region's European Rugby Challenge Cup opener against Newcastle Falcons on December 11 at Kingston Park.

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LGFA 'fully understand Limerick's wish to use their own venue for training purposes'The All-Ireland ladies football semi-final was moved from LIT Gaelic Grounds to Parnell Park earlier this week.

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Get To Know The Ref: Sara CoxWe caught up with Sara Cox to run through her time as a referee, and get to know her a bit better.

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Bristol lead race for out-of-favour Leicester No.10 Tom HardwickTom Hardwick is one of five fly-halves at Welford Road after Tigers recruited heavily at the position this year.

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Duncan Taylor having to 'wait and see' about game timeScotland and Saracens centre Duncan Taylor admits it will be a waiting game to discover how much rugby he can play during the next two months.

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All Black's Super Rugby Aotearoa player to watchThere are less than 24 hours until fans across New Zealand will know who exactly has been named in their Super Rugby squads for the upcoming campaign next year.

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VIDEO: PRO14 highlights, Round EightCheck out the video highlights from Round Eight of the PRO14 season, starting with Glasgow Warriors' win over Cardiff Blues on Sunday.

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Johnny Sexton says there is 'no reason' why he can't play at RWC2023Johnny Sexton is on 94 caps for Ireland and insists there is still plenty of aspirations he would like to realise before retirement.

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Grassroots sport returns: Five things to know about new coronavirus guidanceOrganised grassroots sport can again take place outdoors in all three tiers - but what are the other key points with the new coronavirus guidance?

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Wallaby wizard wants an end to 'bash-barge game'Ball-playing genius Lloyd Walker would love to see more adventurous play from the Wallabies in their final Test of the year against Argentina on Saturday.

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England powerhouse prop Beno Obano set to move&Exeter Chiefs are interested in signing Bath and England powerhouse prop Beno Obano when his contract expires in 2021.

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Nigel Owens slams Dan Biggar-like behaviour in rugbyPopular Welsh referee Nigel Owens thinks it is time for players to stop the histrionics and dissent that is creeping into the game.

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Expert Witness: Nick Easter previews England v FranceFormer England number eight Nick Easter is our Expert Witness ahead of his country's Autumn Nations Cup final against France on Sunday.

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OTB AM: Irish heartbreak, Kelleher stars, Daniel Harris, football semi-finals, hurling stars -8:00am - Wednesday's Sports Pages - 8:05am - Hurling with Aidan Taggy Fogarty - 8:35am - Sports News w/ John Duggan - ️ 8:45am - Football - Ireland-Germany with Ruth Fahy - 9:05am - Gaelic Football Preview - Kevin Walsh and Mickey Quinn 9:30am - Football Show: Kevin Doyle.

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Tissot 10: Fritz's mammoth kick helps Toulouse to Heineken Cup gloryAs part of the celebrations of a quarter of a century of rugby in what is now the Heineken Champions Cup, EPCR and Official Partner Tissot have come.

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Irish icon Sexton opens up about his futureIreland captain Johnny Sexton says nothing motivates him more to carry on playing than being written off by the media and former players.

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Ireland's next stepRuth Fahy joined OTB AM this morning to look back at Ireland's loss to Germany and their European qualification campaign as a whole.

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Former All-Star forward Paddy Bradley appointed Derry U20 managerBradley, 39, will be joined by Johnny McGurk and Chris Collins as his backroom team.

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WP shifts Willemse for Lions showdownThe Western Province backline has been shuffled for the Currie Cup encounter with the Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.

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Sexton's future and Irish rugby's big failingOTB AM is live in association with Gillette - # you downloaded the brand new OTB SPORTS APP?

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Zander Fagerson backs improved Scotland against IrelandScotland prop Zander Fagerson is eager to exact revenge over Ireland for their Six Nations defeat when they meet in the Autumn Nations Cup on Saturday.

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Eddie sheds light on Test rugby's 'defensive cycle'England boss Eddie Jones is confident rugby will emerge from a dull period dominated by defences after conceding it is currently a sport that excites only purists.

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Aidan FogertyOTB AM is live in association with Gillette - # you downloaded the brand new OTB SPORTS APP?

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Mick Schumacher to race in Formula One next season as Haas announce 2021 teamThe German, who could wrap up the Formula Two championship in Bahrain this weekend, has signed a multi-year deal to race with the American team.

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Wa KoRERO: Manaaki Selby-Rickit on making his Maori All Blacks debutLock Manaaki Selby-Rickit is following his Dad's footsteps as he prepares to make his Māori All Blacks debut against Moana Pasifika this weekend in Hamilton.

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Should rugby introduce a British and Irish League?Two rugby journalists take conflicting views over a topic that has resurfaced this year.

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Man United: Cavani falloutOTB AM is live in association with Gillette - # you downloaded the brand new OTB SPORTS APP?

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Warrington Wolves coach in camp with EnglandEngland head coach Eddie Jones has revealed that Warrington Wolves coach Steve Price has joined them in training this week ahead of facing France in the Autumn Nations Cup.

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REVEALED: Why red-carded Bull was bannedThe disputed red card of Blue Bulls prop Jacques van Rooyen will stand.

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The Rugby Nation ShowWallabies Coach Dave Rennie joins Nick McArdle and Christy Doran for this week's Rugby Nation show to discuss the last Tri Nations test against Argentina.

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England fans are baffled by Jonny May's post-match songEngland winger Jonny May revealed on Prime Video Sport that he leads a post match song whenever the team wins, but wouldnt say anymore of that.

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Fans to return to football stadiums and racecourses in Britain from todayWycombe’s Adams Park will be among the first grounds to welcome back fans on Wednesday.

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Harrington column: Top 14 clubs pay respects to France icon 'Domi'News and opinion from The Rugby Paper - the UK's no.1 selling rugby title. On sale every Sunday in England and Wales and available worldwide digitally.

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'I don't see any reason to stop'Veteran Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton is not ruling out playing at the 2023 Rugby World Cup, despite the recent criticism he has received.

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Los Pumas lock comes to Matera's defenceFormer Argentina lock Patricio Albacete has defended his compatriots Pablo Matera following the revelation of historical tweets that were deemed offensive.

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Eddie Jones lays out three-point plan to make rugby more attractiveEngland boss urges fans not to grow disillusioned with the sport as he expects the balance of play to swing back into the hands of attack-minded teams before the next World Cup.

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'Lion-hearted' Highlander returns homeThe Highlanders have found themselves a new defence coach and he has a reputation for his brutal tackling.

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'It was a huge honour'Grace Moloney staked a real claim for the number one jersey in her first competitive start for Ireland.

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'Do I think I can get to the World Cup? I think I can'The out-half will be 37 when the tournament in France rolls around.

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All Blacks duo headlines Maori side to face Moana PasifikaThe Maori All Blacks have named a strong side, featuring two capped All Blacks, to face off against Moana Pasifika in their historic clash at FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton on Saturday.

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'We struggled even to have numbers to field in games over the past number of years'Antrim's Maeve Connolly talks about the lean years that her county endured ahead of their All-Ireland final against Down this weekend.

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'There's a couple of 90-year-olds who rang me, they were in tears. They never thought they'd see the day'Tipperary boss David Power on the joy of their Munster final win and building on it as they take on Mayo next Sunday.

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Sir Ian McGeechan leaves Sam Underhill out of his 2021 Lions XVRugby legend Sir Ian McGeechan has picked his best British and Irish Lions XV for their 2021 tour of South Africa.

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IRFU look to 'non-established areas' with project players less likely in futureEDDIE JONES WAS never going to be able to resist having a go at Ireland including five players who had qualified under the three-year residency rule in their starting XV to face his England team recently.

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Gordon D'Arcy: David Nucifora does not believe he is accountable to the Irish publicAustralians attitude to the press grates with euphoria of 2018 now just a distant memory.

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Johnny Sexton hopeful he will play on until the next World CupAt age 35, Ireland outhalf sees no reason to retire if he can still perform at required level.

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Piers Morgan picks his all-time greatest rugby XVGood Morning Britain host Piers Morgan has picked his all-time greatest - an said that it's impossible to argue with his selection.

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Canterbury Bulldogs 2021 NRL PrimerJoin Robb Cox and Warrick Nicolson for the first of NOT The Footy Show's 2021 NRL Pre-Season Primers with a preview of the Bulldogs.

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Triple M Footy's Best Of 2020To keep you entertained during the NRL off-season, we are looking back at some of the standout moments from Triple M Footy in 2020.

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Change of attorneys at heart of WPRFU about-turnWestern Province Rugby Football Union President Zelt Marais may be reluctant to elaborate, but it has emerged that a change of attorneys is at the heart of their sudden about-turn in the aeonian and mutable Newlands redevelopment saga.

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Finn Russell, Referees and BrylcreamSean O'Brien and Jonathan Davies join Lee this week to discuss whether rugby is doing enough to keep the fans entertained.

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End of the Year Check-inWe're only a couple months out from Major League Rugby returning to the pitch! Aaron and Craig are joined by Victor from our sister-pod, En La Mele, to talk about the current rugby landscape in the U.S. and news from abroad.

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Clayton McMillan discusses his Maori All Blacks team to play Moana PasifikaHear from Māori All Blacks head coach Clayton McMillan as he talks about his side to face Moana Pasifika at FMG Stadium Waikato on Saturday night and how the week has been in Rotorua.

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Ban Caterpillars, Ref talk with Greg Garner, Mid Season Awards, Dragons, Warriors and Edinburgh sparksReferees: PRO14 referee chief Greg Garner talks about learnings from Kieran Treadwell incident Dragons looking sharp in attack, Sean dissects what we learned in Treviso - Glasgow pick up a big win but who were the stars of the show?

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Lions 2021: The first, second, third and FOURTH choice XV'sHere, we look at how deep Warren Gatland's options run with four top-class starting XV's if everyone is fit and available.

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'There are people who aren't working or have been laid off. It's sh**ty place to be'Peter O'Mahony says rugby players remain in a fortunate position despite contract talks being on hold.

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Travel Day with ReplaySydney to Auckland. The lads travelled in style on Sunday thanks to.

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S7 Ep4: 2nd December Gary GrahamThe Rugby Dungeon with Gary Graham See for privacy and opt-out information.

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LA confirms Mika Kruse arrival from RaptorsThe latest signing announcement from the LA Giltinis is the confirmation of Mika Kruse for the 2021 Major League Rugby season.

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Sport on TikTok: From Lynch, to Williams and Lia, the best of 2020The end of 2020 is almost upon us, and it's been quite the year both on and off the pitch, in and out of home.

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5 foreign players who could be capped by England in 2021These five have shown enough ability or promise to suggest they may be future England stars in waiting.

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Billy Stewart signs long-term NOLA extensionBilly Stewart is the latest player to commit his long-term future to the NOLA Gold.

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'Ireland left it in Ukraine, they lost it before this game'ESPN journalist Kathleen McNamee joined Off The Ball where she looked back at Ireland's unsuccessful Euros qualifying campaign while hoping that Vera Pauw stays in charge of this Republic of Ireland side.

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Shiels' Northern Ireland make history and reach Euro 2022 play-offsOn a night where the Republic's dream of reaching a first-ever major championships ended, the North's lives on.

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Irish winger grabs two assists as Bristol City go third in the ChampionshipADAM NAGY scored Bristol City’s winner as they came from behind to beat QPR 2-1 despite being on the back foot for most of the match, as Ireland international Callum O’Dowda produced an influential performance.

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Late Bayern penalty leaves Atletico with work to do, Lukaku double keeps Inter hopes aliveDiego Simeone’s Atletico had won just once in four matches in Europe this term despite their strong start in La Liga, but knew victory would secure passage to the knockout phase after Lokomotiv Moscow’s 3-1 home loss to Salzburg.

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'My phone has been hopping'Jurgen Klopp also explained the Irish goalkeeper's selection ahead of Adrian for a key meeting with Ajax.

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Confusion over whether new post-Brexit transfer rules will apply to young Irish playersSome English clubs have been carrying on as normal, but a senior English football source insists potentially transformative rules will apply to Ireland.

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Manchester City claim top spot in Champions League group despite stalemateGabriel Jesus had a goal disallowed by VAR and Raheem Sterling had a shot cleared off the line but, with a place in the last 16 already assured, City lacked their usual intensity at the Estadio do Dragao.

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Are NZ Back At Their Best Again?In this weeks podcast the boys talk over breaking news from all over the world.

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Under The Sticks LiveEdinburgh may have a star in the making in Jack Blain - Benetton need the cavalry to turn up fast - The crew pick their top youngsters, senior pros, coaches and style of play from the first 8 rounds of the Guinness PRO14.

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England coach Eddie Jones puts the boot into critics and defends 'dreary' kicking duels in Autumn Nations Cup by labelling criticism as 'alarmist' andEngland coach Eddie Jones puts the boot into critics and defends 'dreary' kicking duels in Autumn Nations Cup by labelling criticism as 'alarmist' and silly' ahead of final against France.

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MIKE LANCASTER: The mouthguard is a great tool in rugby that allows clubs to provide player welfareThe mouthguard allows us to build a pool of data on how much contact they tend to take in a week, per training session and in a game.

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Dan Leo on the exploitation of Pacific Islands rugby, poaching players and Oceans ApartFormer Samoa international and presenter of the Oceans Apart, Dan Leo joins Eimear Considine and Ian Madigan on House of Rugby Ireland.

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Rugby mirrors society with racism issues, says England coach JonesRugby has improved its position on racism but the sport is a reflection of society and there is still work to do, England coach Eddie Jones said on Tuesday following the sanctions handed out to three Argentine players.

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Eddie Jones believes fewer breaks in play would unleash attacking rugbyEddie Jones has called for fewer breaks in play and more consistent refereeing as the best ways to enhance modern rugby union as a spectacle.

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Zander Fagerson says he's horrified at the idea of ridding rugby of subs to make it more entertainingToo much kicking; not enough space; too stop-start; no imagination in attack; stifling breakdown laws.

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Clean sheet for Ireland's Kelleher, as Liverpool advance to Champions League knockout stagesLIVERPOOL’S IRISH goalkeeper Caoimhín Kelleher earned a clean sheet on his Champions League debut, as they beat Ajax 1-0 at Anfield tonight.

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Former Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers striker cuts short spell in ScotlandCounty released a statement which read: “Ross County Football Club can today confirm that Michael O’Connor has resigned from his position at the Global Energy Stadium to return home to Ireland.

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Djustice Sears-Duru re-signs with Seattle SeawolvesDjustice Sears-Duru has signed on for a third Major League Rugby campaign with the Seattle Seawolves.

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'To say that we didn't give it our everything would be a lie'The centre-half believes Vera Pauw is 'the right one for the job' going forward.

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Eagles prop Paddy Ryan returns to AustinUS Eagles prop Paddy Ryan will return to Austin for the 2021 Major League Rugby season.

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England v France: Rule change would revitalise rugbyEngland coach Eddie Jones says that a change in rules and refereeing can help rugby break a cycle of dour defensive matches.

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Jordan Henderson and Ronnie O'Sullivan among 6 nominees for BBC Sports Personality of the YearLewis Hamilton is one of three British world champions on the shortlist.

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Real Madrid lose again to Shakhtar, leaving Champions League hopes on the brinkREAL MADRID SUFFERED a second defeat at the hands of Shakhtar Donetsk in this season’s Champions League, going down 2-0 to the Ukrainians in Kiev on Tuesday to leave their hopes of reaching the last 16 in the balance.

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Forty20 NOT LIVE: 1st December 2020"The Greatest Thing I've Ever Seen.". That's Steve Mascord's verdict as the author, podcaster, and much more joins us to talk about St. Helens Super League Grand Final win over Wigan, thanks to a dramatic final play.

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Major blow as Ireland lose star duoFresh from his vote of confidence from IRFU high-performance boss David Nucifora, Andy Farrell has been busy sifting through a lengthy Ireland medical list ahead of next Saturday's third-place Nations Cup playoff versus Scotland.

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Backlash grows in Argentina over Pumas' Maradona tributeThe fallout over the Argentina rugby team's much-criticised tribute to Diego Maradona extended further on Tuesday with some Argentines saying they will boycott the side because of what they consider an inadequate homage to the late soccer great.

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220: Very Much Not RespectThe future of ruby is doomed, apparently, so we thought we'd better talk about that plus the weekend and Pablo Matera's wrongness.

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Try of the Season? ! + All Blacks RespondDid we witness the Try of the Season this weekend?

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Argentina player defends Pablo Matera after racist tweetsArgentina rugby international Matias Moroni has defended Pablo Matera after racist tweets posted by the former Pumas captain came to light.

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GAA waiting on Government guidance before U20 and minor fixture plans are unveiledTHE GAA ARE waiting on guidance for the Government as to whether minor and U20 competitions fall under the definition of ‘approved inter-county games’ before unveiling their plans for the resumption of those inter-county championships.

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Scotland to host South Africa and Australia in Murrayfield Test matchesScotland will host South Africa and Australia in autumn Tests next year.

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Scotland to face South Africa and Australia in 2021 seriesWorld champions South Africa and Australia will play Scotland at Murrayfield in November next year.

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Will Greenwood condemns Matera's "appalling" tweetsOnly advocacy and remorse can repair the reputation of former Argentina captain Pablo Matera following the unearthing of his racist tweets, according to Will Greenwood.

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Scotland to host South Africa, Australia in 2021 autumn internationalsReuters) - Scotland will look to end an 11-year winless run against South Africa when they host the world champions in November next year as part of their autumn internationals season.

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Newcastle's Premier League clash with Villa postponed over coronavirus outbreakNEWCASTLE’S TRIP TO Aston Villa has been postponed after an outbreak of coronavirus at the north east club.

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'Rugby only excites purists currently'Eddie Jones is confident rugby will emerge from a dull period dominated by defence after conceding it is currently a sport that excites only purists.

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Johnny Sexton circles the wagons and insists Ireland are improvingCaptain issues stern defence of his side but admits second 40 against Georgia was poor.

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IRFU back South African teams to join expanded PRO14 as they want more competitionThere are reports that South African teams could join an expanded Pro14 as early as the end of this month in an effort to boost the competition of the league.

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Johnny Sexton dismisses talk of Ireland's regressionIreland captain Johnny Sexton has denied suggestions that the team has regressed since Andy Farrell took over as head coach following the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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Gordon Kelly: one of the longest-serving defenders in inter-county football hangs up his bootsCLARE DEFENDER GORDON Kelly has announced his retirement from inter-county football.

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England vs France: Eddie Jones unconcerned by absence of French players for Autumn Nations Cup finalFrance without 25 first-team players due to agreement with Top 14 clubs ahead of Twickenham final.

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Loose Pass: Bad calls, a damp squib and a welcome moveLoose Pass looks at the balance between communication and initiative, between too much and not enough, between red and yellow and between open and closed...

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Ken Owens: Hooker says Wales' style change under Wayne Pivac will take timeWales need more time to adapt to head coach Wayne Pivac's attempted change in style, says hooker Ken Owens.

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Ireland to face Scotland minus James Lowe, Billy BurnsBilly Burns and James Lowe have been ruled out of Ireland's Autumn Nations Cup third-place play-off with Scotland through injury.

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Pumas believe Matera's racist tweets were dug up in response to lack of respect for Maradona passingIn the wake of the shocking news that Argentina skipper Pablo Matera has been stood down and stripped of his captancy due to a number of racist tweets from almost ten years ago, a theory published by The Herald states that it's believed this was in response to what transpired this past weekend.

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Glasgow Warriors linked with Ben Healy, Munster's Scotland-qualified stand-offGlasgow Warriors have been linked with a move for Munster stand-off Ben Healy.

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Championship consider a return to play-off systemThe Rugby Paper's Neale Harvey has the latest on the RFU finalising plans for the new Championship season to kick off in January.

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Argentina rugby star Pablo Matera suspended after old tweets saying it was ‘nice morning to run over blacks' ePABLO MATERA has been stripped of the Argentina rugby captaincy after historic racist tweets emerged.

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Ellis Genge not cited for potential headbutt against WalesEngland prop Ellis Genge has not been cited following allegations that he headbutted Tomas Francis during his side's win over Wales.

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Rebels lock in Promising Super Rugby duoThe Melbourne Rebels confirmed the signings of exciting prospects, Jeral Skelton and Ilikena Vudogo, for the upcoming 2021 Super Rugby season.

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Five German players representing other nationsHere, RUCK.co.uk takes a look at five players that could have played for Germany, starting with Toby Flood.

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Pablo Matera stripped of Argentina captaincy for 'discriminatory and xenophobic' postsPablo Matera is stripped of the Argentina captaincy and suspended along with two team-mates for "discriminatory and xenophobic" comments in historical social media posts.

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'Average' Andy Farrell's job is safe says IRFUAndy Farrell's position as Ireland head coach is not under threat despite results in his first year in charge being an average return, said Irish Rugby Football Union Performance Director David Nucifora.

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Matera 'deeply ashamed' after Argentina strip captaincy for past racist postsARGENTINA RUGBY CAPTAIN Pablo Matera said he was “deeply ashamed” today as he was stripped of the captaincy and suspended along with two other players over racist content they tweeted in the past.

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Puck-out battle highlights Galway's struggles in defeat to LimerickFive Limerick scores came directly off Galway keeper Eanna Murphy's restarts.

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Steamers star returns home to HurricanesBay of Plenty Steamers scrumhalf Luke Campbell will return home to Wellington for 2021 to take up a contract with the Hurricanes.

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Eddie adds more muscle to England squadEngland have included Wasps hooker Alfie Barbeary in their squad for Sunday's Nations Cup final against France.

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