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Coach: Scotland must capitalise on Eng struggle

Coach Gregor Townsend says Scotland must build on the potential they have shown in recent Six Nations championships as they seek a first title success since 1999.

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England captain Owen Farrell to miss Six Nations after ankle surgery (00:40)
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Farrell out of Six Nations with ankle injury

England captain Owen Farrell has been ruled out of the entire Six Nations championship after suffering an ankle injury, head coach Eddie Jones said on Wednesday.


Ford, Daly back in England Six Nations squad

George Ford and Elliot Daly have been called up to the England squad as a replacement for the injured pair of Owen Farrell and Jonny May, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) confirmed on Monday.

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Waratahs, RA Beale deal close to complete

Waratahs coach Darren Coleman has confirmed NSW Rugby and Rugby Australia are currently in talks to bring star fullback Kurtley Beale back to Australia following reports the Wallaby has indicated he wants to pass up a contract extension at Racing 92.

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Super Rugby Pacific preseason fixtures

The countdown to the inaugural Super Rugby Pacific season is on with just weeks until the opening round of the competition. Stay across all the results and reaction from the trial games here.

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Waratahs sign former Lions centre Jamie Roberts

The NSW Waratahs squad has been bolstered just weeks out from their opening match with the club signing former Wales and British & Irish Lions international Jamie Roberts on a one-year deal as injury cover.

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Blitzboks roll to third straight Sevens triumph

Australia's rugby sevens women have finally been toppled after 15 successive match wins and two tournament triumphs in the World Series, but there seems to be no stopping the streaking Blitzboks.

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England suffer 6N blow with Farrell injury

England captain Owen Farrell suffered an injury in training earlier this week, his club Saracens said on Friday, casting doubt on his ability to lead England in the Six Nations.

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Scotland name five uncapped players for 6N

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has named five uncapped players in Scotland's 39-man squad for the 2022 Six Nations, as well as including centre Cameron Redpath just days after his first appearance in seven months.

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Six Nations: Biggar named Wales captain

Fly-half Dan Biggar will captain a Wales squad at the 2022 Six Nations that includes three uncapped players and has a host of experienced names missing through injury as coach Wayne Pivac's side look to retain the title they won last year.

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6N: Farrell retains England captaincy

Owen Farrell has retained his England captaincy for the 2022 Six Nations while George Ford, Elliot Day, Sam Underhill as well as Mako and Billy Vunipola miss out on the squad.

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Waratahs set to call Leichhardt home in 2022

The NSW Waratahs will become the 'inner-west' Waratahs this season, with the club today confirming their home venues for the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific season, with Leichhardt Oval set to host five of their seven fixtures.

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Sale suspend player arrested on suspicion of rape

Sale Sharks have confirmed they have suspended one of their players after they were arrested on suspicion of rape. The player has since been released on bail.

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Sonny Bill Williams to fight Barry Hall

Sonny Bill Williams will take on former AFL star Barry Hall in a boxing contest on March 23, 2022, at the International Convention Centre in Sydney.

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ESPN's 2022 men's football codes crystal ball

With 2021 in the rear view mirror, we look towards the new year with hope for better days as we predict the future for our major men's footy codes. .

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Revised Super Rugby Pacifc draw released

The inaugural Super Rugby Pacific season will begin as separate Australian and New Zealand conferences after border restrictions forced organisers into a fixture revamp.

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ECPR: Ospreys-Racing off amid postponements

All Round 2 matches between U.K. and French sides have been postponed hours after Ospreys vs. Racing 92 was called off due to a number of positive COVID-19 cases in the Welsh squad.

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NZ Rugby bullish on Super Rugby Pacific

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson is adamant trans-Tasman club rugby will go ahead in 2022 despite the growing threat of the Omicron virus.