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WATCH | Munster medic calls Saracens hooker Jamie George a ‘fat c**t’

Saracens head coach Mark McCall says a comment to hooker Jamie George by one of Munster’s medics caused a brawl involving almost 30 players.  Assistant coach Alex Sanderson had told BT Sport during Saracens’ 15-6 Champions Cup win that it was related to George’s weight. Jamie George turned back to have a go at the Munster medic…

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WATCH | Ulster score STUNNING length of the field try against Quins

Ulster moved closer to the Champions Cup quarter-finals and extended their lead at the top of Pool Three with a dominant victory at Harlequins. The game sprung to life just before half-time as fly-half Billy Burns kick-started an attack which saw Ulster cover the length of the pitch to score. Burns saw a gap and…

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Transfer News: Jonny May facing uncertain future at Leicester

England winger Jonny May could have to accept a pay cut if he is to remain at Leicester Tigers. The struggling Gallagher Premiership club are aiming to free up money to rebuild their squad ahead of the 2020/21 season. Tigers have four England players out of contract in the summer and have prioritised the retention of…

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Scotland star announces shock international retirement

Glasgow Warriors winger Tommy Seymour has announced he is retiring from Scotland duty. The Nashville-born 31-year-old has made 52 appearances for his country, scoring 20 tries between 2013 and 2019. 👋🏻 pic.twitter.com/dsMncCLBTm — Tommy Seymour (@tommy_seymour14) December 11, 2019 In April 2017 Seymour was named as one of two Scottish players selected for the initial British…

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General Election 2019: Politicians that played rugby

With the 2019 general election fast approaching we decided to put together a list of politicians you mightn’t have known played… Andrew R T Davies: The Conservative leader in Wales is the National Assembly Rugby team’s chairman and was part of the side who have taken on the House of Commons at Cardiff Arms Park…

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Springbok duo earn fate after failed doping tests

Springboks Aphiwe Dyantyi and Chiliboy Ralepelle will learn their fate early in 2020 after testing positive for banned substances earlier this year. Wing Dyantyi, 25, faces a four-year ban from rugby after he tested positive for three banned substances – metandienone, methyltestosterone and LGD-4033 – in July. Bok duo, Aphiwe Dyantyi and Chiliboy Ralepelle, to learn fate after failing drug tests | @Sport24news https://t.co/iIZ6NmRFmt…

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WATCH | Sam Simmonds’incredible try saving tackle on Marland Yarde

Exeter Chiefs number eight Sam Simmonds certainly set the tone for his sides’ success in Salford on Sunday, making an incredible try-saving tackle on winger Marland Yarde. They went on to win the game against Sale 22-20, making this a crucial moment at the AJ Bell Stadium. So near, yet so far for Marland Yarde……

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WATCH | Forward sent off for reckless hit after 37 seconds

Ospreys forward Dan Evans was sent off after climbing high to field a high ball and appearing to put his boot into Racing wingers Teddy Thomas.’ face. A red card after just 37 seconds! Dan Evans given marching orders for reckless action… Have you ever seen anything like it? 😲#HeinekenChampionsCup pic.twitter.com/8aCH07gItV — Rugby on BT…

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WATCH | Camille Lopez DESTROYED by Mike Williams

Clermonts Camille Lopez absolutely FLATTENED by Bath flanker Mike Williams! Oh my goodness 😱 Camille Lopez absolutely FLATTENED by Mike Williams! Sheesh 💥#HeinekenChampionsCup pic.twitter.com/DyuFnzCG8V — Rugby on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) December 6, 2019 EDITORS PICKS: 20 Players Who Looked So Different In Their Youth INSPIRING | Rugby players who overcame disabilities Ranked! The experience at…

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Top English rugby referee comes out as gay

A leading English referee has spoken for the first time about coming out as gay and the inspiration he drew from Welshman Nigel Owens in declaring his sexuality. Maxwell-Keys, who has also taken charge of European and international games, eventually decided the time was right to reveal his sexuality to colleagues at Twickenham as well as his…

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