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Mathieu Maynal ‘100%’ stands by time-wasting call on Bernard Foley in Australia’s defeat to New Zealand

Mathieu Raynal defends his controversial late decision to penalise Australia’s Bernard Foley for time-wasting against New Zealand; All Blacks scored a dramatic match-winning try off the resulting scrum to break Wallabies hearts Last Updated: 28/09/22 6:37am Raynal’s decision was the focus of much debate French referee Mathieu Raynal said he “100%” stands by his controversial […]

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Worcester suspension: What caused financial crisis at Gallagher Premiership club?

Administration for the Warriors comes amid deep financial uncertainty across the Gallagher Premiership; The Warriors were given a deadline of 5pm on Monday to evidence insurance cover, availability of funds to meet the monthly payroll, and a credible plan to take the club forward Last Updated: 27/09/22 2:21pm ‘Save Our Warriors’ signs on fences outside […]

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Manu Tuilagi and Sam Simmonds named in Eddie Jones’ England training squad

England are meeting up for a three-day training camp in London to mark the start of their preparations for four home Autumn Nations Series fixtures; England’s first Test will be against Argentina on November 6 before meetings with Japan, New Zealand and South Africa Last Updated: 26/09/22 10:40am Manu Tuilagi returns from injury to be […]

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Rugby Championship: New Zealand dismiss Australia to remain in contention for title

New Zealand out-scored Australia by five tries to two in a comprehensive victory at Eden Park; the All Blacks are now in pole position to take the Rugby Championship title; the Springboks will need to secure a bonus point and beat Argentina by at least 39 points to win it themselves Last Updated: 24/09/22 10:28am […]

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Man dead inside Newcastle Airport after ‘medical emergency’

A man has died following a “medical emergency” inside Newcastle International Airport. Emergency services dashed to the hub at around 8am on Saturday but, despite the best efforts of paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the scene. The man’s next of kin have been informed, Chronicle Live reports. A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At about 8am on Saturday, September […]

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Wasps file a notice of intention to appoint administrators

“Wasps Holdings Limited, the ultimate holding company of the group including Wasps Rugby Football Club and Arena Coventry Limited, have taken the difficult decision to file a notice of intention to appoint administrators in order to protect its interests,” a statement said. Last Updated: 21/09/22 8:50pm Wasps Holdings Limited are the ultimate holding company of the […]

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Simon Middleton: England’s Red Roses have got to win Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Red Roses head coach Simon Middleton has admitted: ‘We have to win World Cup’ in New Zealand Red Roses head coach Simon Middleton has admitted: ‘We have to win World Cup’ in New Zealand England head coach Simon Middleton admitted “we’ve got to win it” […]

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Worcester Warriors 21-36 Exeter Chiefs: Visitors claim comfortable Gallagher Premierships win at beleaguered hosts

Premiership Round 2: Harlequins 27-30 Saracens, Leicester Tigers 36-21 Newcastle Falcons, Bath 20-37 Sale Sharks, Wasps 8-23 Bristol Bears, Northampton Saints 38-22 London Irish, Worcester Warriors 21-36 Exeter Chiefs; Steve Diamond: “I don’t know how long we can keep going with this” Last Updated: 18/09/22 7:58pm Jack Maunder was among the tryscorers for Exeter as […]

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Worcester Warriors: Gallagher Premiership club meet RFU deadline and will host Exeter Chiefs at Sixways

The Warriors had been set a deadline of 12pm to provide proof that funds are in place for them to be able to “safely hold matches” at their home stadium, Sixways; Worcester Warriors will now host Exeter Chiefs in the Gallagher Premiership on Sunday afternoon Last Updated: 16/09/22 1:38pm Worcester Warriors has met an RFU […]

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Racing League: Saffie Osborne seals ‘miracle’ treble on final night at Newcastle to take home £20,000 bonus

Saffie Osborne described her 6500/1 treble on a dramatic final night in the Racing League as a “miracle” as the Wales & The West rider sealed the champion jockey title and a £20,000 bonus. Osborne steered three consecutive winners home at round six of the team competition to overtake longtime leader Sean Levey in the […]