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Can you name the Munster XV from The Miracle Match? It's time to test your knowledge of a European Cup classic as we go back to 2003 and the Miracle Match between Munster Rugby and Gloucester Rugby. Can you.

Premiership Rugby season suspended indefinitely due to coronavirus pandemic The suspension of the 2019-20 Premiership Rugby season has been extended indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Premiership season indefinitely postponed but restart 'rugby plan' unveiled The Premiership Rugby season has been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak, but chief executive Darren Childs has confirmed that the plan is to complete all remaining matches in the.

Boks set to be ordered back to England The players are likely to leave for England in the middle of next month to ensure they can take part in what will be effectively a second pre-season build-up with number of airlines are still flying to South Africa, although domestic flights are not due to start again until April 16.

How Nienaber keeps Boks 'focussed' IN THE SPOTLIGHT: South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber is not allowing COVID-19 pandemic to disrupt his plans of keeping Springboks on top of world rugby. Sports worldwide has been paused following the outbreak of the deadly global coronavirus.

Jamie Roberts volunteering for the NHS coronavirus fight in Cardiff Wales international Jamie Roberts is volunteering to help the National Health Service fight against coronavirus.

Former Wales centre and graduate doctor Roberts joins NHS amid coronavirus battle Thirty-three-year-old is contracted to South African side Stormers, but returned to Wales after the Super Rugby season was suspended.

Listen to Steffon Armitage on this week's Champions Rugby Show! 2014 EPCR European Player of the Year Steffon Armitage is the special guest on this week’s Champions Rugby Show as he discusses his sensational career in.

How the 'lowest moment' of his life shaped a future Ireland manager Killian Brennan and Billy Dennehy recall playing under Stephen Kenny during a turbulent spell at Shamrock Rovers.

Six foot five England U20s fullback among academy trio to commit to Tigers A highly-rated giant England U20s fullback is among a trio of Leicester Tigers academy products to commit their future to the club. Tigers revealed they have agreed new deals with Development Squad members, Freddie Steward, Jonny Law and Joe Browning.

Escaped Lions XV SPOTLIGHT: When the Lions returned to Super Rugby in 2014, they introduced a new group of 'no-name brand' players to the game in South Africa.

England: Who might Eddie Jones pick for the 2023 World Cup? Which young stars might Eddie Jones pick in a bid to propel England to World Cup glory in 2023?

Gatland Eyes All Blacks Lions Decider Ahead Of Springboks Tour British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland would like to see his side face off against the All Blacks next year before they travel to South Africa to take on the Springboks in a three-Test tour. The match would be billed as a "decider" after the Lions secured a dramatic series draw against the All Blacks during the 2017 tour.

Sale Sharks to order Springboks back to club as Premiership completion plan to be unveiled Sale Sharks, who stand second in the Gallagher Premiership, are planning to recall their Springboks players who have returned to South Africa by the middle of next month to prepare for a continuation of the season this summer.

Dylan Hartley on whether England players like Eddie Jones and Premiership pay cuts Former England captain Dylan Hartley believes Eddie Jones doesn’t have to be liked to be popular when you’re the head coach of an international side, but insisted that he does hold a good.

Harrington believes Ryder Cup shouldn't go ahead if fans are locked out The Dubliner reckons the biennial match with the USA should be postponed if fans are ordered to stay away.

British & Irish Lions XV To Face South Africa As Chosen By You With no rugby to keep us occupied at the moment, we are already eagerly awaiting the British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa next year and discussing who Warren Gatland will choose in his starting XV. Last week, we asked you to suggest your preferred British and Irish Lions XV to face the Springboks in the first Test in Johannesburg.

Jonny May close to an exit at Leicester Tigers England star Jonny May is on the verge of leaving Leicester Tigers at the end of the season RugbyPass understands. May's future at the club has been the subject of speculation for pretty much the entirety of the season, but it appears now that the die is all but cast, with the winger likely to decide he's best served away from Welford Road.

Petrus du Plessis: Glasgow Warriors prop returns to NHS to battle Covid-19 Glasgow Warriors prop Petrus de Plessis says he will return to the NHS as a respiratory physiotherapist to help patients with Covid-19.

RANKED - The 5 fastest players in the Gallagher Premiership, including Jonny May Speed is key in modern rugby. Whether it be defenders recovering to win a last-ditch tackle or attackers hitting teams on the counter, we are constantly told that ‘there is no substitute for pace’. Check out the top five from the Gallagher Premiership below… 5.

Epic Rugby Funnies Sit back and watch some of the funniest rugby bloopers to have ever happened on a rugby field.

Munster 'name' 2006 team to take on Sale Sharks in a throw back to province's heyday Munster have 'named' the 2006 team to take on Sale Sharks in a Youtube re-run of their classic Heineken Cup encounter in that year. The famous pool encounter was arguably the catalyst for what would become their first successful European campaign, coming after several years of near misses for the Irish side.

Stormers star joins frontline in Covid-19 fight NEWS: Wales midfielder Jamie Roberts is putting the Super Rugby season suspension to good use by volunteering to help the National Health Service during the coronavirus pandemic. The 33-year-old flew out of Cape Town on March 26 after his stint with the Stormers was halted by the shutdown measures to combat the spread of the virus.

Jamie George namechecks the 'scary type of athletes' coming through at Saracens With fewer established players on their roster next season, it would give the opportunity for some current fringe players to gain more of an opportunity. window.scriptsToInit.push;');.

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