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Gareth Williams leaves Wales coaching role to join URC outfit

Scarlets have announced that Gareth Williams has joined the region’s senior coaching team as their new defense coach. The 40-year-old will take over the position from Hugh Hogan, who leaves the United Rugby Championship outfit after one season. Williams arrives at Scarlets having been the contact area specialist with the Wales national team and previously …

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Northern Hemisphere bounces back and rugby’s inclusivity

It is time for Planet Rugby’s Sunday Social, your quirky recap of the serious and not so serious talking points from the past week’s action. First, the Northern Hemisphere sides claimed a full house of wins against their Southern counterparts, flipping the narrative and setting up series deciders across the board. Stunning effort and a …

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Dan Biggar: Wales captain says 2023 Rugby World Cup will be ‘very much a level playing field’ | Rugby Union News

Wales, Ireland, England and Scotland all registered victories in the southern hemisphere on Saturday to set up series deciders; Watch all four matches live on Sky Sports Action on Saturday July 16, starting with coverage of New Zealand vs Ireland from 7.30am. By PA Media Last Updated: 10/07/22 4:06pm Wales’ captain Dan Biggar (R) and …

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North Hemisphere bounces back and rugby’s inclusivity

It is time for Planet Rugby’s Sunday Social, your quirky recap of the serious and not so serious talking points from the past week’s action. First, the Northern Hemisphere sides claimed a full house of wins against their Southern counterparts, flipping the narrative and setting up series deciders across the board. Stunning effort and a …

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Rugby-Former captain Jones returns for Wales to win 150th cap

Captain Dan Biggar will make his 100th appearance and Alun Wyn Jones his 150th when Wales host Italy in their final Six Nations Championship clash at the Principality Stadium on Saturday. Flyhalf Biggar has retained the armband despite the return of regular skipper Jones who was initially been ruled out of the competition with a …

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Rugby-Beaten England have taken massive steps forward, says coach Jones

England coach Eddie Jones has lifted “taking the positives” to a new level in the wake of Saturday’s 32-15 defeat by Ireland, insisting his team had shown major progress in the Six Nations, despite two defeats and some underwhelming performances. England showed fantastic grit and defensive determination to go into the final 10 minutes level …

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‘Hamish Watson is a fantastic rugby player’ says Wayne Pivac

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac has hailed Scotland flanker Hamish Watson as “a fantastic rugby player” ahead of their eagerly-awaited clash in Cardiff on Saturday. Watson enjoyed a stellar 2021 winning the Six Nations player of the tournament award as well as playing for the British and Irish Lions against South Africa, however, Scotland has …

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English cricket board CEO vows fixes despite Ashes fallout

LONDON (AP) — The head of English cricket hopes he’s not the next man out after England’s humiliating Ashes series loss in Australia. England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison said Friday he wants to keep his job and bring the organization “back to a place where there is stability and calmness.” “We …

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