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Members Of France Squad Were Interviewed As ‘Potential Witnesses’ After Reports Of An Incident In Edinburgh

Reports that members of the France rugby squad were being questioned by authorities in Edinburgh about an alleged brawl in the city on Sunday night have proven to be false. In line with those earlier reports, the squad’s flight home to Paris was indeed grounded by police earlier today and several players did speak with officers in regards to an …

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IRFU Issue Injury Updates On Robbie Henshaw And Tadhg Furlong

Henshaw NatWest 6 Nations Championship Round 2, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 10/2/2018 Ireland vs Italy Ireland's Robbie Henshaw down injured after scoring a try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

After Ireland’s facile victory over Italy on Saturday, there was a dampener on proceedings from an Irish point of view as Robbie Henshaw and Tadhg Furlong came off injured. A shoulder injury means that Henshaw’s Six Nations campaign is over, as announced by the IRFU this afternoon. This means that Joe Schmidt needs to rethink his midfield strategy, with the possibility …

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Members Of France Rugby Squad Taken In For Questioning Over Alleged Brawl In Edinburgh

***Update*** Police Scotland have since confirmed that French players were actually being interviewed as “potential witnesses” after reports of an incident in Edinburgh in the early hours of Monday morning. Police in Edinburgh have grounded a plane scheduled to carry the France rugby squad back home following their NatWest Six Nations defeat to Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday and have taken a …

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Wasps Announce That Danny Cipriani Is Leaving The Club

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Danny Cipriani of Wasps during the Aviva Premiership match between Harlequins and Wasps at Twickenham Stoop on February 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Henry Browne/Getty Images)

Premiership outfit Wasps have announced that out-half Danny Cipriani is leaving the club at the end of the season. The former England 10 was rumoured to be on the way out after the signing of Liam Sopoago was confirmed. Director of Rugby Dai Young paid tribute to Cipriani’s contributions to the club since he joined from Sale in 2016. “Danny …

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France Roll Back The Years With Out-Half Selection For Scotland Clash

France head for Murrayfield on Sunday with both sides eager to recover from a disappointing start to the Six Nations. The French thought they had the game won against Ireland last Saturday night, but a late Johnny Sexton drop-goal completely changed the complexion of their trip to Edinburgh. Jacques Brunel has named his team for the Scotland showdown, and one …

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Major Shake-Up In The Predicted Ireland XV To Face Italy


Fresh from the dramatic victory over France on Saturday, Joe Schmidt and Ireland look ahead to the visit of Italy as the Six Nations Championship rumbles on. Josh Van Der Flier’s injury in Paris means that he is out for the season, but while there may only be one forced change to the starting XV this weekend, the Kiwi head …

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Watch: Insane Schmozzle Breaks Out At Georgian Rugby Game

 It may only be February but Georgian sides Kharebi Rustavi and Armazi Tbilisi look to have the Rugby Schmozzle of the Year award all sewn up. Saturday’s mid-table clash between Kharebi Rustavi and Armazi Tbilisi in the Didi 10, the top division of Georgia’s domestic rugby league, erupted into a chaotic brawl featuring pretty much every player on the pitch. …

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England Legend Heaps Praise On Sexton For That Drop Goal But Berates Ireland For That Performance

England and British and Irish Lions legend Jeremy Guscott has joined the chorus of praise that has rained down on Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton following his last-gasp drop goal heroics in Paris on Saturday. The veteran of three Lions tours, including the 1997 instalment that saw his own late drop goal seal victory and the series against South Africa in 1997, writing …

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