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Super Rugby: Highlanders cancel pre-season clash against Moana Pasifika in Queenstown

Joe Allison/Getty Images Highlanders midfielder Fetuli Paea is tackled last February during the pre-season game against the Hurricanes in Alexandra. The Highlanders canceled their pre-season game against Moana Pasifika in Queenstown on Feb. 11 after the country moved to a red setting to curb the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19. The Farmlands Cup …

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The true spirit of rugby is shown as the stars of the game show incredible support for the victim of online trolling

12:31 PM, January 24, 2022 By rugby attack Stars from around the world of rugby have responded to show their support for a rugby player under the age of 12 who has been the victim of online trolling. A post was shared on Twitter last weekend by Mark Pugsley, who said his son Alfie was …

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Bristol Bears served up some champagne rugby in what was their best outing of the season

The Champions Cup continues to entertain Bears fans, with a trip to Parc y Scarlets for a good old Anglo Welsh ding-dong. Underestimating this fine Welsh squad, with no fewer than 399 international caps for Wales in the starting XV, would discredit the great job Dwayne Peel, a former Bristol player, has done at Scarlets …

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New offers made to house the new Rugby League Museum as city council squabble continues

ORGANIZERS have received fresh offers to house the new National Rugby League Museum as the feud with Kirklees Council continues. Tim Adams, chairman of the Rugby League Cares charity responsible for finding a new home for the museum, claims the council has broken a legally binding contract by abandoning its plan to restore it to …

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Bad language in rugby… what’s the problem?

8:34 AM, January 24, 2022 Questioning a practicing attorney about accurate language is not the smartest option for the defense to choose. And if the lawyer in question is also someone who has whistled 98 international rugby matches, ‘not the brightest’ quickly turns into completely meaningless. The Stade Francais captain made a symbolic attempt to …

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Hawick still aims for top two in rugby’s Tennent’s Premiership as play-offs draw near

Jed-Forest’s Craig Cowan being tackled by Hawick scrum half Gareth Welsh (Photo: Bill McBurnie) The Greens’ 34-10 win at Jed-Forest on Saturday puts them fourth on 52 points from 15 games, one point behind Edinburgh Academical in third after the capital’s 24-9 home win against Selkirk at the weekend . Hawick’s try-scorers at Jedburgh’s Riverside …

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Join Squidge and The42 Rugby Weekly crew for our members’ Six Nations preview

updated 2 hours ago THERE ARE RESTRICTIONS to the touch, stadiums can be filled to the brim again and the four provinces have reached the knockout stages of the Champions Cup. Who can blame us for having a pick-me-up this week? Then remember November 13 – and a fall series where the Andy Farlem Globetrotters …

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Rugby night headlines as Wasps release Thomas Young statement and former Wales fly-half floats Anglo-Welsh plan

These are the headlines from tonight’s rugby night on Monday 24th January. Young discharged from hospital Wales international Thomas Young has been released from hospital in Ireland. The flanker underwent tests today after spending the night at Limerick University Hospital following a neck injury in Wasps’ game against Munster. The game was shut down for …

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People still waiting for Christmas cards amid major postal delays in Rugby

Residents in Rugby say they are still waiting to receive Christmas cards due to massive postal delays in the area. A number of people living in the town said they were still receiving cards sent over the festive period, some from Rugby itself. Royal Mail has apologized for the delays, blaming the delays, which affect …

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