Rugby

Champions Cup: Cardiff boss Dai Young hails Harlequins as ‘great for rugby’

Cardiff director of rugby Dai Young has cheered Premiership champions Harlequins ahead of their Champions Cup clash at Arms Park on Friday. Quins will arrive in Wales knowing that a third consecutive win in the group stage would secure a place in the round of 16 later this campaign. They have never made it past …

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Today’s rugby headlines as England’s star changes countries and Wales is hopefully crushed by the second ‘deadly blow’

These are today’s rugby headlines on Thursday 13 January. Wales hopeful’s second killer blow Scarlets head coach Dwayne Peel has complained about the crushing blow that looks to ruin Josh Macleod’s chances in Wales for the second year running. Macleod saw a first cap from Wales snatched by his Achilles tendon last year, after being …

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Bath Rugby injury last for La Rochelle: Tom de Glanville, Charlie Ewels, Ben Spencer, Sam Underhill

Tom de Glanville, who was a bright spot in a dark season for Bath Rugby, is undergoing a leg scan after sustaining an injury in the club’s 22-19 win over Worcester Warriors. Despite Bath struggling this season, De Glanville, 22, has made the third most yards on offense in the Gallagher Premiership, 921, behind Harlequins’ …

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The other jobs Wales’ favorite rugby players did before they made it

They later became famous names in Welsh rugby, but what did they do before choosing to play sports for a living? Some of those listed below climbed the heights with Wales and the British and Irish lions. But the positions they held at the beginning of their working lives are less well known, from postman …

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Ospreys Rugby appoints new Commercial Director

The regional rugby franchise, Ospreys Rugby, has appointed Anthony Cole-Johnson as its new Commercial Director. The appointment, made by CEO Nick Garcia, is the latest step for the Ospreys to become a global rugby brand with best-in-class sports governance. Mr Cole-Johnson’s role will be to ensure that the franchise’s commercial partners and supporters are more …

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