Rugby

Leinster and Children in Hospital Ireland announce partnership

Leinster Rugby has announced Children in Hospital Ireland (CIH) as its latest charity partner for the month of September as part of the Charity Affiliate Programme. Since 1970, CIH’s team of staff, supporters and volunteers have been playing a major role in initiating and furthering changes in how children are cared for in Irish hospitals. …

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New Zealand Rugby dishes out $7.5m to clubs as Silver Lake era begins

New Zealand Rugby’s bid to sustain and revitalize the community game in under way. NZ Rugby, along with the 26 provincial unions, announced on Tuesday that they have opened applications for $7.5 million of funding as part of the Silver Lake deal. More than 450 clubs throughout the country are in line for cash injections …

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Trine rugby team debuts with match against Purdue | Sports

ANGOLA – It’s not often that one gets to watch the birth of a new collegiate sport. But that’s precisely what happened Saturday afternoon on the artificial turf of Shive Field inside of Trine University’s Fred Zollner Athletic Stadium as the Thunder’s new rugby team debuted with a match against Purdue. Yes, Purdue Purdue. Trine …

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Wallabies great David Campese blasts tests rugby – ‘It’s a joke’

Joe Allison/Getty Images Georgian Referee Nika Amashukeli was a central figure in the Christchurch test between the All Blacks and Argentina. Wallabies great David Campese has blasted the current state of international rugby, labeling it “a joke” as referees dominate tests. Campese’s comments come as the Rugby Championship is poised on a knife-edge between four …

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Star-studded Rugby World Cup 2021 commentary team announced

Rugby World Cup 2021 mon 05 September, 2022 · 2 min read World Rugby has announced a stellar world feed commentary team of Rugby World Cup winners, seasoned internationals and experienced broadcasters for Rugby World Cup 2021 in New Zealand. World Rugby names commentary team for Rugby World Cup 2021 Ten-strong team of commentators featuring …

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Six Nations Rugby | Power Rankings – Our top five Northern Hemisphere scrum-halves

The opening week of the United Rugby Championship is not far behind and it won’t be long until attention turns towards the 2023 Guinness Six Nations. As ever, the scrum-halves will be front and center of every team’s attack across each competition. Top no.9s need to have excellent tactical awareness, phenomenal technique and electric pace …

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Rugby League World Cup: When Wane met Southgate – watch video

Filmed by the official RLWC2021.com site the conversation explores how the two esteemed coaches came to meet, transitioning from club coach to international coach, and dealing with the pressure ahead of the two major tournaments happening back-to-back this autumn. WATCH: Check out the full interview on our embedded YouTube player or CLICK HERE.. Southgate, who …

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RFU faces legal action over transgender women ban

The RFU says any claim would be ‘without merit’ The Rugby Football Union (RFU) faces legal action against its ban on transgender women playing female contact rugby in England. Transgender player Julie Curtiss has mounted a legal challenge against the decision, the Daily Telegraph reported.external link The RFU says it will “robustly defend” the case. …

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