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Billy Vunipola, Danny Care return to start for England vs Australia in first Test, live on Sky Sports

England’s Eddie Jones brings No 8 Billy Vunipola and scrum-half Danny Care back after prolonged absences, as duo start vs Australia on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Action from 10.15am (10.55am KO); Owen Farrell starts at centre alongside fly-half Marcus Smith; Courtney Lawes captain By Michael Cantillon Last Updated: 30/06/22 8:47am Danny Care has been […]

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Joe Schmidt joins New Zealand coaching set-up early after Covid cases ahead of Ireland series

Schmidt was due to start coaching NZ after the home series against Ireland but positive tests for head coach Ian Foster as well as assistants John Plumtree and Scott McLeod forced him to join early; Watch Ireland’s tour of New Zealand live on Sky Sports Last Updated: 27/06/22 7:28am Joe Schmidt has been called up […]

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England winger Jonny May tests positive for Covid in Australia; doubt for first Test

Last Updated: 24/06/22 10:11am England winger Jonny May has tested positive for Covid-19, eight days before their opening Test vs Australia England winger Jonny May has tested positive for Covid-19 in Australia and will undertake seven days in isolation, putting his availability for the opening Test in question.  More to follow… This is a breaking […]

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Ireland’s five-match tour in New Zealand vs All Blacks and Maori All Blacks: How to watch live on Sky Sports

Johnny Sexton will lead Ireland as captain on their tour of New Zealand, live on Sky Sports Andy Farrell will look to lead Ireland to a first ever victory over the All Blacks on New Zealand soil this summer, exclusively live on Sky Sports. The tour is Ireland’s first since a 2018 2-1 series victory […]

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World Rugby extends concussion stand-down period to 12 days in significant protocol change

Concussion protocols have, up until now, allowed players to return after seven days if they pass return-to-play tests; the new protocols will be in effect when England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland play overseas Tests next month Last Updated: 21/06/22 7:37am The vast majority of players diagnosed with concussion are set to miss their next match […]

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Billy Vunipola returns to England squad for Australia tour alongside eight uncapped players

Billy Vunipola named in Eddie Jones’ 36-player squad for three-Test series against Australia, live on Sky Sports; Vunipola last featured for England in the 2021 Six Nations; Eight uncapped players included but Harlequins prop Joe Marler misses out Last Updated: 20/06/22 10:38am Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Eddie Jones gives […]

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Cardiff docks on lockdown: Locals told to close all doors and windows by emergency service

Emergency services have rushed the scene of an incident at Cardiff Bay. South Wales Police has warned the public to avoid the Alexandra Dock while they deal with the incident. The cause of the incident is understood to be a gas leak. Police are also asking people not to contact their control room in relation […]

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Premiership Rugby: Salary Cap report published for 2020-21 season

The Salary Cap report will become an annual publication following Myners Report recommendations; the report presents a detailed analysis of the Salary Cap expenditure of the 13 clubs and areas including operation and management of the Salary Cap and player salary insights. Last Updated: 15/06/22 11:29pm The Salary Cap report will become an annual publication […]

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Danny Care: England recall scrum-half for Barbarians clash after four years out

Danny Care, 35, won the last of his 84 caps against Japan in November 2018 but has been called up for Sunday’s match against the Barbarians, which will from a key part of Eddie Jones’ plans ahead of England’s three-Test summer series against Australia, live on Sky Sports Last Updated: 12/06/22 6:27pm Harlequins’ Danny Care […]

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Lauren Price: Ex- Cardiff City footballer feeling at home ahead of pro boxing debut as post-Olympics chapter begins

What Lauren Price says, usually comes true. And her sporting track record is brimming with reasons to believe her professional boxing debut will be a mere stepping stone towards fulfilling world title ambitions. She set out to become kickboxing world champion and did, four times; she set out to play football for both Cardiff City […]