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EPCR Confirm Champions Cup Quarter-Finals Have Been Postponed

The EPCR have confirmed that this season’s Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals have been postponed.  The news comes as no surprise and was expected following the ongoing spread of COVID-19 which continues to spread across the globe. The organisation confirmed that the decision was made following a conference call today and that the eight games will be postponed with the entire …

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Quiz: Name The Past Winners Of World Rugby Coach Of The Year

Rugby Quiz

Continuing on from our quiz on Sunday which tested your knowledge on all of the players who have won World Rugby Player of the Year, we’re now onto those who helped make them the world-class rugby players they proved to be.  It’s time to test your knowledge of coaches. Similar to Sunday’s quiz, we want you to name all of …

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SRU Announce Fund To Assist Clubs During Coronavirus Outbreak

Scottish Rugby Fund

The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) have announced a funding initiative which seeks to help clubs who are facing financial difficulty due to the impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19).  A Club Hardship Fund (CHP) of £500,000 will be made available to clubs in Scotland who have cash flow problems and other financial issues due to the impacts of now postponed fixtures and …

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Ian Madigan Agrees Terms With Ulster Ahead Of Next Season

ian madigan

Ian Madigan will join Ulster ahead of next season the province has confirmed after agreeing on terms with the out-half last month. The 30-time capped Irish international made 147 appearances for Leinster between 2009 and 2016 before joining French outfit Bordeaux Béagles. After playing just 20 times in France, Madigan linked up in Pat Lam and Bristol in 2017 where …

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Harlequins Release Statement Following Joe Marler Suspension

Joe Marler’s club Harlequins have expressed their disappointment at the length of the ban handed down to the England international following Saturday’s game against Wales. Marler was handed a 10-week suspension after he was involved in an incident with Alun Wyn Jones ten minutes into England’s 33-30 win over Wales last weekend when during a melee, he was caught on …

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Wales’ Six Nations Clash With Scotland Officially Postponed

Wales’ Guinness Six Nations clash with Scotland at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday has been postponed. The last remaining game in the tournament was scheduled to go ahead as planned with the Welsh rugby union this morning defending their decision not to cancel the clash with Scotland. However, the inevitable has now occurred as the fixture in Cardiff has …

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Guinness PRO14 Season Has Been Suspended Indefinitely

PRO14 Coronavirus

Guinness PRO14 officials have confirmed that the season has been suspended indefinitely. The drastic action has come to light as the outbreak of Coronavirus [Covid-19] continues to worsen throughout Europe. PRO14 have confirmed they will review the suspension as time goes on as public health advice continues to be updated. You can read the full statement below: “The current Guinness …

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Wales & Scotland Name Teams For Six Nations Clash On Saturday

Wales Scotland teams

Wales and Scotland have both named their respective sides for their 2020 Guinness Six Nations round five clash at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday.  Despite numerous sporting events being cancelled/postponed or at the very least, played behind closed doors due to the outbreak of Covid-19/coronavirus, this Saturday’s Six Nations clash in Cardiff is still due to go ahead. …

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Jack McGrath Signs New Contract Extension With Ulster

Jack McGrath Ulster

Former Leinster star Jack McGrath has recommitted to Ulster, signing a new two-year contract extension that will see him remain at the Kingspan Stadium until 2022.  Since making the move to Ulster at the start of the season, McGrath has made 10 appearances for the province. With 56 caps for Ireland to-date, McGrath was selected by Andy Farrell for this …

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Six Nations Confirm Postponement Of Irish Womens & U20s Fixtures

Six Nations Rugby have confirmed that the Women and U20 matches between Ireland and France have been postponed due to Covid-19. Earlier this week, the decision was made to postpone the corresponding mens game but a decision on the remaining fixtures between the sides was delayed. Ireland’s U20 side were due to take on France in Stade Aime Giral on …

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Joe Marler Cited For Alun Wyn Jones Incident

Joe Marler

England prop Joe Marler has been cited for an incident with Alun Wyn Jones in his side’s 33-30 win over Wales at Twickenham on Saturday.  10 minutes into the game, a melee broke out between both sets of players which culminated in Marler squeezing Jones’ genitalia. Marler wasn’t punished at the time for his actions but the Six Nations have …

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Wales-Scotland To Go Ahead As Six Nations Release Statement

Six Nations

Six Nations Rugby have confirmed that Wales’ final clash with Scotland will go ahead on Saturday in the Principality Stadium despite fears over Covid-19. The corresponding U20 fixture between the nations will also go ahead, however, the women’s match has been postponed after a Scottish player tested positive for the coronavirus. It is the only fixture that will go ahead …

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