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BBC Rugby Union

BBC Rugby Union

@bbcrugbyunion

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The official #bbcrugby account, bringing you all the latest news from across the @bbc via TV, @bbcsport online & @bbc5live.

MediaCityUK, Salford
Joined on January 2015

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BBC Rugby Union
3 hours ago
"When they are here they are England players."England's Ollie Thorley says there is "no difference" in the camp following Saracens' salary cap breaches.Read more 👉https://bbc.in/3aHlPOk 

"When they are here they are England players."

England's Ollie Thorley says there is "no difference" in the camp following Saracens' salary cap breaches.

Read more 👉 https://bbc.in/3aHlPOk 

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BBC Sport Scotland
4 hours ago
Winger Darcy Graham will miss Scotland's Six Nations opener against Ireland due to a knee injury.Meanwhile, Worcester Warriors fly-half Duncan Weir has been added to the squad as cover for the absent Finn Russell.http://bbc.in/2GjoArp 

Winger Darcy Graham will miss Scotland's Six Nations opener against Ireland due to a knee injury.

Meanwhile, Worcester Warriors fly-half Duncan Weir has been added to the squad as cover for the absent Finn Russell.

http://bbc.in/2GjoArp 

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BBC Sport
4 hours ago
Exeter's Joe Simmonds will be out of action until mid-February after receiving a three-week for a dangerous tackle.In full ➡https://bbc.in/3aDai2B #bbcrugby @bbcrugbyunion

Exeter's Joe Simmonds will be out of action until mid-February after receiving a three-week for a dangerous tackle.

In full ➡ https://bbc.in/3aDai2B 

#bbcrugby @bbcrugbyunion

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BBC Rugby Union
4 hours ago
World champions South Africa have a new head coach. 🇿🇦Jacques Nienaber replaces World Cup-winning boss Rassie Erasmus who returns to the role of director of rugby.More 👉https://bbc.in/38FtXNJ 

World champions South Africa have a new head coach. 🇿🇦

Jacques Nienaber replaces World Cup-winning boss Rassie Erasmus who returns to the role of director of rugby.

More 👉 https://bbc.in/38FtXNJ 

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BBC Sport Wales
5 hours ago
❌ After suffering a serious hamstring injury in training, Cardiff Blues wing Owen Lane has been released from Wales' Six Nations squad👉https://bbc.in/2Rm9BDa 

❌ After suffering a serious hamstring injury in training, Cardiff Blues wing Owen Lane has been released from Wales' Six Nations squad

👉 https://bbc.in/2Rm9BDa 

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BBC Rugby Union
5 hours ago
Exeter Chiefs fly-half Joe Simmonds has been banned for three weeks for a dangerous tackle in their Champions Cup win over La Rochelle.Details ➡️https://bbc.in/37owLyx 

Exeter Chiefs fly-half Joe Simmonds has been banned for three weeks for a dangerous tackle in their Champions Cup win over La Rochelle.

Details ➡️ https://bbc.in/37owLyx 

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BBC Rugby Union
9 hours ago
Harlequins sign 'The Giant'. ✍️👀South Africa centre Andre Esterhuizen will join next season from Super Rugby's Sharks.More: https://bbc.in/2RIZQOx 

Harlequins sign 'The Giant'. ✍️👀

South Africa centre Andre Esterhuizen will join next season from Super Rugby's Sharks.

More: https://bbc.in/2RIZQOx 

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BBC Sport
13 hours ago
Worcester Warriors forward Michael Fatialofa has been moved out of intensive care in hospital in London.He was injured on the pitch in a game against Saracens on 4 JanuaryIn full: http://bbc.in/2NT7yEp 

Worcester Warriors forward Michael Fatialofa has been moved out of intensive care in hospital in London.

He was injured on the pitch in a game against Saracens on 4 January

In full: http://bbc.in/2NT7yEp 

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BBC Rugby Union
1 day ago
#SixNations on the @BBC:🏉 Jonathan Davies🏉 Dylan Hartley🏉 Michael Cheika🏆 Eight televised matches🏆 Every home nations game on Radio @5liveSport & sports extra🏆 Women’s games streamed liveFull coverage details👉https://bbc.in/2sUevxY #bbcrugby

#SixNations on the @BBC:

🏉 Jonathan Davies
🏉 Dylan Hartley
🏉 Michael Cheika

🏆 Eight televised matches

🏆 Every home nations game on Radio @5liveSport & sports extra

🏆 Women’s games streamed live

Full coverage details
👉 https://bbc.in/2sUevxY 

#bbcrugby

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BBC Sport
1 day ago
Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton says the nature of Ireland's World Cup exit in Japan "still keeps him awake at night".More 👉https://bbc.in/36nbKCM  #bbcrugby

Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton says the nature of Ireland's World Cup exit in Japan "still keeps him awake at night".

More 👉 https://bbc.in/36nbKCM  #bbcrugby

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BBC Rugby Union
1 day ago
"We should have been far better."Saracens owner Nigel Wray has apologised for the "ill-considered approach" to salary cap compliance which led to Saracens' relegation.In full: https://bbc.in/37ky5Ch 

"We should have been far better."

Saracens owner Nigel Wray has apologised for the "ill-considered approach" to salary cap compliance which led to Saracens' relegation.

In full: https://bbc.in/37ky5Ch 

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BBC Sport Scotland
1 day ago
Tries, tackles & getting a trade... how much do you know about Finn Russell?Scotland's star fly-half has left the national camp after "breaching team protocol".Test your Russell knowledge with our quiz 👉https://bbc.in/38EQJoZ 

Tries, tackles & getting a trade... how much do you know about Finn Russell?

Scotland's star fly-half has left the national camp after "breaching team protocol".

Test your Russell knowledge with our quiz 👉 https://bbc.in/38EQJoZ 

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BBC Rugby Union
1 day ago
"What's just happened? How did it go wrong?"Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton says the nature of Ireland's World Cup exit in Japan "still keeps me awake at night".Read 👉https://bbc.in/2NUwDPp 

"What's just happened? How did it go wrong?"

Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton says the nature of Ireland's World Cup exit in Japan "still keeps me awake at night".

Read 👉 https://bbc.in/2NUwDPp 

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BBC Sport
1 day ago
Scotland's #SixNations hopes have suffered a savage setback after it emerged that influential fly-half Finn Russell could miss the entire campaign.More 👉https://bbc.in/2RJZXZX  #bbcrugby

Scotland's #SixNations hopes have suffered a savage setback after it emerged that influential fly-half Finn Russell could miss the entire campaign.

More 👉 https://bbc.in/2RJZXZX  #bbcrugby

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BBC Rugby Union
1 day ago
Will back-row Sam Simmonds get back in the England squad?Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter says he can.Full story ➡️https://bbc.in/2RkNihq 

Will back-row Sam Simmonds get back in the England squad?

Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter says he can.

Full story ➡️ https://bbc.in/2RkNihq 

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BBC Sport
1 day ago
#SixNations on the @BBC:🏉 Jonathan Davies🏉 Dylan Hartley🏉 Michael Cheika 🏆 Eight televised matches 🏆 Every home nations game on Radio @5liveSport & sports extra 🏆 Women’s games streamed liveFull coverage details 👉https://bbc.in/2sUevxY  #bbcrugby

#SixNations on the @BBC:

🏉 Jonathan Davies
🏉 Dylan Hartley
🏉 Michael Cheika

🏆 Eight televised matches

🏆 Every home nations game on Radio @5liveSport & sports extra

🏆 Women’s games streamed live

Full coverage details
👉 https://bbc.in/2sUevxY 
#bbcrugby

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BBC Rugby Union
1 day ago
"We want to continue be the best version of ourselves."London Irish will not lose focus on their aims for this Premiership season despite the threat of relegation being removed, says defence coach Brad Davis.In full 👉https://bbc.in/2tIECIx 

"We want to continue be the best version of ourselves."

London Irish will not lose focus on their aims for this Premiership season despite the threat of relegation being removed, says defence coach Brad Davis.

In full 👉 https://bbc.in/2tIECIx 

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BBC Rugby Union
1 day ago
"He offers a loud, commanding presence."Harlequins lock Matt Symons has signed a new deal with the club. ✍️Details ➡️https://bbc.in/36mo6eo 

"He offers a loud, commanding presence."

Harlequins lock Matt Symons has signed a new deal with the club. ✍️

Details ➡️ https://bbc.in/36mo6eo 

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BBC Sport Wales
1 day ago
👌 Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones is looking forward to a first campaign under new head coach Wayne Pivac

👌 Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones is looking forward to a first campaign under new head coach Wayne Pivac

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BBC Sport Wales
2 days ago
🗣 Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones has said new head coach Wayne Pivac wants his side not to defend but "re-win" the Six Nations 👇

🗣 Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones has said new head coach Wayne Pivac wants his side not to defend but "re-win" the Six Nations 👇

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