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Super Rugby: Caleb Clarke sidesteps setbacks to rediscover his love for the game

Super Rugby: Caleb Clarke sidesteps setbacks to rediscover his love for the game

Dave Rowland/Getty Images After a challenging 2021, Blues wing Caleb Clarke is getting warm and fuzzy about his rugby again this year. After an unforgiving 2021, Blues wing Caleb Clarke is just looking to rediscover his love of rugby – and has a new best friend and a few pounds he’s lost to help him …

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Rugby League news LIVE: Brendan Elliot finds new club, Hull FC recruitment latest, Jack Walker ready for more minutes

Rugby League news LIVE: Brendan Elliot finds new club, Hull FC recruitment latest, Jack Walker ready for more minutes

This is amazing! The organizers of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, in partnership with The Newcastle Rugby Foundation, the North of Tyne Combined Authority and Newcastle City Council, today announced details of the Squads at the Tyne Festival. The Squads on the Tyne festival will kick-start the biggest and best Rugby League World Cup …

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Rugby world’s remarkable response to the 11-year-old boy told he was ‘too big and unhealthy’

Rugby world’s remarkable response to the 11-year-old boy told he was ‘too big and unhealthy’

The father of a young rugby player says they have been blown away by the support his son has received after unkind comments were posted about him on social media. Eleven-year-old Alfie Pugsley has had backing from the likes of Louis Rees-Zammit, Nigel Owens, Josh Adams, Jonathan Davies, Liam Williams and Joe Marler, while even …

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Elusive back-to-back grand slams remain rugby union’s holy grail |  Rugby Union

Elusive back-to-back grand slams remain rugby union’s holy grail | Rugby Union

Was the Six Nations emerge from the wintry darkness, it’s important to give a respectful nod to the gladiators of yore. Coincidentally, one of English rugby’s unsung heroes also celebrated his 80th birthday in the deepest Dorset on Sunday, a fitting milestone for a man who coached his country to a grand slam in 1980, …

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Waratahs coach Darren Coleman says Jamie Roberts won’t be sure to start, Michael Hooper will miss opening game

Waratahs coach Darren Coleman says Jamie Roberts won’t be sure to start, Michael Hooper will miss opening game

Despite taking part in two British and Irish Lions tours and a couple of World Cup campaigns, Coleman didn’t stop at guaranteeing a starting spot for Roberts, who arrives in Australia next week. He has not played Test rugby since 2017. “Whether he starts or not, that remains to be seen,” Coleman said. “I’ve talked …

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Today’s rugby headlines as Dan Biggar admits ref having sleepless nights and 10 players forced to leave France camp

Today’s rugby headlines as Dan Biggar admits ref having sleepless nights and 10 players forced to leave France camp

Here’s your round-up of all the latest rugby news from Wales and beyond for Tuesday, January 25. Biggar jokes of sleepless nights Dan Biggar admits dealing with referees in a positive way will be a challenge for him, and he joked one Six Nations official is likely to be having sleepless nights already. Biggar, the …

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