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Olympic sevens rugby: Great Britain face World Cup winners New Zealand
Olympic sevens rugby: Great Britain face World Cup winners New Zealand
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:55:48 GMT

Great Britain's men are drawn with World Cup holders New Zealand as the pools are revealed for the first Olympic sevens tournament.

Ireland's Luke Fitzgerald forced to retire from rugby aged 28
Ireland's Luke Fitzgerald forced to retire from rugby aged 28
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:18:24 GMT

Leinster, Ireland and British & Irish Lions' wing Luke Fitzgerald is forced to retire from rugby on medical grounds aged 28.

Eddie Jones: More to come from England after climb in world rankings
Eddie Jones: More to come from England after climb in world rankings
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:30:36 GMT

England set sights on New Zealand but there is still room for improvement, says head coach Eddie Jones.

Greg Holmes: Exeter's Australia prop suited to English game - Rob Baxter
Greg Holmes: Exeter's Australia prop suited to English game - Rob Baxter
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:36:56 GMT

Australia prop Greg Holmes will be well suited to English rugby, according to Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter.

Scarlets sign lock Tadhg Beirne from Leinster
Scarlets sign lock Tadhg Beirne from Leinster
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:24:42 GMT

Former Ireland Under-20 lock Tadhg Beirne leaves Leinster to join Pro12 rivals Scarlets ahead of the 2016-17 season.


Rugby League News Headlines...

Richard Silverwood: Super League referee suspended pending investigation
Richard Silverwood: Super League referee suspended pending investigation
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:37:36 GMT

Rugby league's longest-serving full-time referee Richard Silverwood is suspended pending an investigation.

Wayne Bennett: England coach wants return of mid-season international
Wayne Bennett: England coach wants return of mid-season international
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:26:49 GMT

England coach Wayne Bennett says he wants to bring back a mid-season international from 2017 - but it will need Super League clubs to agree.

Danny Brough: Huddersfield Giants half-back handed one-game ban
Danny Brough: Huddersfield Giants half-back handed one-game ban
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:55:38 GMT

Huddersfield Giants half-back Danny Brough is banned for one game after admitting to a Grade B high tackle charge.

Super League: Huddersfield Giants v Hull FC
Super League: Huddersfield Giants v Hull FC
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:53:44 GMT

Team news as Huddersfield Giants host Hull FC in Thursday's Super League fixture at the John Smith's Stadium (20:00 BST).

Challenge Cup: Hull FC to face Wigan Warriors in semi-finals
Challenge Cup: Hull FC to face Wigan Warriors in semi-finals
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 18:55:41 GMT

Wigan will play Super League leaders Hull FC in the Challenge Cup semi-finals, while Warrington will face Wakefield.


...from BBC Sport

The Aviva Premiership
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Saracens 22 80
2 Exeter Chiefs 22 74
3 Wasps 22 72
4 Leicester Tigers 22 65
5 Northampton 22 60
6 Sale Sharks 22 58
Guinness PRO12 League
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Leinster 22 73
2 Connacht 22 73
3 Glasgow Warriors 22 72
4 Ulster 22 69
5 Scarlets 22 63
6 Munster 22 63
First Utility Super League
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Hull FC 19 30
2 Wigan Warriors 19 28
3 Warrington Wolves 19 26
4 Catalans Dragons 19 26
5 St Helens 19 20
6 Wakefield Wildcats 19 18

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