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England’s Joe Marler – I’m an ‘endangered species’ ahead of Barbarians outing

Joe Marler insists he is a dying breed of prop due to his concern that lawmakers want to drive scrums out of the game.Marler starts England's non-cap international against the Barbarians at Twickenham Sunday believing he must become a...

Leinster vs Scarlets – Report – Guinness PRO14 2018 – 26 May, 2018

Leinster completed an historic Guinness PRO14 and Champions Cup double with a free-flowing 40-32 final victory over Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium.Leo Cullen's men ran in five tries and Jonathan Sexton kicked 13 points as they became the first...

Exeter Chiefs vs Saracens – Report – Aviva Premiership 2018 – 26 May, 2018

TWICKENHAM, U.K -- On a day of inevitable remarkable sporting drama and silverware, Saracens put their flag in the ground with a performance of immense resourcefulness to beat Exeter Chiefs 27-10 and take the 2017-18 Aviva Premiership title.This was...

Beno Obano out for up to a year as Eddie Jones’ injury curse strikes...

England prospect Beno Obano has been ruled out for up to a year after Eddie Jones' Brighton injury curse struck again.Two months after it was announced that Sam Jones, another uncapped rookie tipped for Test recognition, must retire after...

Exeter and Saracens set for fitting Premiership finale

If there was any doubt whether Exeter and Saracens had put some daylight between them and the chasing Aviva Premiership pack it was put to bed last weekend as the pair played to their strengths and sailed into Saturday...

Barbarians ethos alive and well as England await at Twickenham

There are sure to be a few bleary eyes and painful heads packed onto the trains heading towards Twickenham on Sunday afternoon. England might expect there to be a few on the Barbarians team coach as well.It is what...

Danny Cipriani to start England return on the bench against the Barbarians

6:00 AM ETESPN staffDanny Cipriani will have to wait for his first England appearance in almost three years after he was named on the bench for the game against the Barbarians on Sunday.George Ford and Chris Robshaw will co-captain...

Alex Dunbar adds to Scotland injury list, Mark Bennett called up

Scotland centre Alex Dunbar has been ruled out of the summer tour to Canada and the United States.The 28-cap Glasgow man has suffered a hamstring injury and will be replaced by Mark Bennett in the squad.James Harrington runs the...

Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe to captain Barbarians against England at Twickenham

11:01 AM ETESPN staffJuan Martin Fernandez Lobbe will captain the Barbarians against England on Sunday as he brings the curtain down on an illustrious playing career.Fernandez Lobbe, 36, will hang up his boots following the Twickenham match, ending a...

Wallabies, Reds veteran James Slipper suspended for positive cocaine results

James Slipper has been banned for two months by Rugby Australia after testing positive to cocaine twice, with a tribunal factoring in the Wallabies prop's mental health issues before settling on the most lenient punishment available.Slipper returned a positive...

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