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Neurologist: Clermont “Responsible” For Cudmore Concussion Issues

Jamie Cudmore

French club Clermont were “responsible” for the harm former player Jamie Cudmore suffered after sustaining a concussion, a neurologist has told a court. Cudmore, 40, left the pitch during the 2015 Champions Cup final but returned after an assessment by Clermont’s doctor. “The damage suffered by the claimant who sustained a head injury in the 56th minute of the game …

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Gregor Townsend Adds Four New Players To Scotland Six Nations Squad

Gregor Townsend Scotland Six Nations

Gregor Townsend has been forced to add four new players to his Scotland squad for the upcoming Six Nations due to injuries.  Hamish Watson has dropped out of the squad due to a hand injury he picked up for Edinburgh in Friday night’s win over Montpellier at Murrayfield. There are also doubts over Sam Johnson (concussion), Johnny Gray (shoulder) and …

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Contract Joy For Exeter As They Tie Down England Trio

Exeter Chiefs Jack Nowell

Exeter Chiefs supporters have been given a boost after the disappointment of failing to progress to the Champions Cup knockout stages with the news that three key players have signed new deals with the club.  England internationals Jack Nowell, Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie have all signed two-year deals which will keep them at Sandy Park until the end of …

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Karmichael Hunt Given Second Chance With Waratahs Swap Deal

Karmichael Hunt

Disgraced fullback Karmichael Hunt was Monday given a chance to revive a rugby career overshadowed by a drug scandal, signing a one-year contract with the NSW Waratahs. Hunt, a former rugby league international who made his Wallabies debut in 2017, was stood down from all contractual obligations later that year over drug charges. The Queensland Reds star was fined Aus$10,000 and …

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Ulster The Prize As Leinster Cruise To Routine Win Over Wasps

leinster wasps champions cup

Leinster travelled to the Ricoh Arena today in the final group game of this year’s Champions Cup looking to secure a home quarterfinal with a victory over a struggling Wasps side. The two sides met back in October in the opening round of this year’s competition when Leinster ran in eight tries en route to a 52-3 hammering. Leinster fielded …

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