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STATEMENT | Harlequins accept six-figure transfer fee for Gabriel Ibitoye

Harlequins have confirmed today that Gabriel Ibitoye will leave the Club with immediate effect to join French Top14 club, Agen. Following Ibitoye’s request to leave the London Club during rugby’s COVID-19 hiatus, Harlequins, who ‘were committed to retaining the services of Ibitoye’, have now agreed to let him join Agen after reaching a satisfactory compensation…

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TRANSFER | Six Exeter Chiefs youngsters depart on loan

Exeter Chiefs will be helping to supplement the squad of newly-promoted Taunton Titans ahead of their first season in National League One following news that six of the club’s young players will be joining on dual-registered terms. Cory Teague and Tom Wyatt, both of whom featured prominently for the Somerset club last season, are returning…

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REPORTS | Emiliano Boffelli closes in on move to Premiership

It’s been reported that Emiliano Boffelli could make a move to the Gallagher Premiership after talks with Racing 92 broke down. According to reports in England and France, the 25-year-old is now in talks with Bath over a move to the west country. The 25-cap Argentina international, who can operate as a centre, wing or fullback, has emerged as…

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Fan designed jersey will be Canterbury’s final England shirt

At the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Canterbury asked all their followers to design their very own jersey in a competition they called the #CoopedUpCup. After four months, ine really long lockdown, lots of social distancing, NO RUGBY(!), hundreds of entries, a social media final, they finally revealed the winner… This will be the last England…

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WATCH | Owen Farrell and Rio Ferdinand open up about mental health

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand and England rugby captain Owen Farrell are among sport stars and their famous fans to discuss their experiences of mental health. Footage courtesy of the Royal Foundation. Rugby star Farrell spoke about how his team-mates hold frank and open discussions regarding their mindset before important games.  ‘What the group’s very…

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