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Children’s rugby pitch destroyed by mindless vandals

A children’s rugby training area in Wales has been ruined by vandals recklessly skidding a car in circles on the pitch. The club said CCTV footage had been handed over to police and a landscaping company had offered to help repair the surface. If anyone has any information on this selfish act please contact Ystradgynlais…

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The Premier League’s Six Nations XV – a rugby team made up of top-flight footballers

The Six Nations is almost upon us.  And as the tournament rolls on in 2020, we’ve decided (we have a habit of this) at RUCK that it would be perfectly acceptable to build a rugby team of our own…made up of footballers. We’re basing this on the qualities these players have, how physical they are, what…

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Ireland Six Nations 2020 squad: Farrell confirms selection

Andy Farrell has named a 35 player squad which will be captained by Johnny Sexton for the upcoming 2020 Guinness Six Nations Championship. There are five uncapped players named in Ulster’s Billy Burns and Tom O’Toole and the Leinster trio Max Deegan, Caelan Doris and Ronan Kelleher. #ShoulderToShoulder Johnny Sexton has been named as the Ireland captain for the 2020 #GuinnessSixNations 🙌#TeamOfUs pic.twitter.com/pqcVHo2AI6 — Irish Rugby (@IrishRugby)…

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6 players who went from the National League to Six Nations

Not all players have an easy ride to the top. These five have had ups and downs on their way to international rugby and the Six Nations. 1. Tom Johnson (England) Johnson played for Chinor, Reading and Coventry before joining Exeter in 2007, playing a key role when the club won promotion to the Premiership in 2010….

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The 10 Six Nations players with the highest win percentages ever

How good was Sir Clive Woodward’s England during his stint at Twickenham? Bloody good. And especially by judging this statistic highlighting the top ten players with the highest win percentage in Six Nations history. (Correct of 01/01/2020). Check out the list below (Players must have played a minimum of 12 matches): Position – Name –…

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Eddie Jones will attempt to poach try-scoring sensation from Wales

According to reports England head coach Eddie Jones and England team manager Richard Hill have held talks with the 18-year-old Welsh wing ace. Louis Rees-Zammit has made huge impact in the Gallagher Premiership in the last few weeks and is being tipped for a place in Wayne Pivac’s Six Nations squad. The Welsh teenager became…

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Italy can compete with the best at Euro 2020 – Chiesa

Federico Chiesa is confident Italy will be able to compete with the strongest teams at Euro 2020. Italy have been drawn alongside Turkey, Wales and Switzerland in Group A and will face each of them at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. The Azzurri won all 10 of their qualifying matches and are unbeaten in 14 […]

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Relegation-threatened Yorkshire Carnegie appoint new boss

Yorkshire Carnegie have announced that former Welsh international and Namibia Head Coach Phil Davies, 56, is returning to the club as Director of Rugby. Davies was the most successful coach in the club’s history having led Leeds Tykes to promotion to the Premiership for the first time in 2001, into the Heineken Cup twice, and…

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Transfer News | Rhys Webb confirms departure from Toulon in statement

Rhys Webb will leave Toulon at the end of the season and return to Wales, the Top 14 club have announced. According to reports, the 31-year-old will join the Ospreys or the Dragons for the 2020-21 Pro14 season, something that would enable him to resume his international career. “I would like to thank the club…

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Transfer Rumours | Rhys Webb set to exit Toulon at the end of the season

Scrum-half Rhys Webb is set to reject Premiership and Top 14 offers to return home for the 2020/21 PRO14 season. The Midi Olympique newspaper claims he will be moving on next June and returning to Wales, which would enable him to resume his international career. He is expected to join either the Ospreys or the Dragons,…

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