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Dean Richards: Newcastle Falcons staying positive on European Champions Cup hopes – BBC Sport


BBC Sport

Dean Richards: Newcastle Falcons staying positive on European Champions Cup hopes
BBC Sport
Newcastle Falcons maintain hopes of reaching next season’s European Champions Cup, with two games to play, says director of rugby Dean Richards. Falcons have not been in the elite competition since the 2004-05, when they qualified as Powergen Cup …

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Plymouth woman died of head injury after playing rugby, inquest hears – Plymouth Herald


Plymouth Herald

Plymouth woman died of head injury after playing rugby, inquest hears
Plymouth Herald
A Plymouth-born rugby player died of a head injury after playing the sport she loved, an inquest has heard. An inquest at Exeter’s County Hall today heard that although Lily Partridge, 22, of Exeter, had suffered other previous head injuries, it was an

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Land Rover expands rugby sponsorship with Glasgow Warriors deal – The Drum


The Drum

Land Rover expands rugby sponsorship with Glasgow Warriors deal
The Drum
Land Rover has broadened its rugby sponsorship portfolio after forming a new partnership with Glasgow Warriors. The three-year deal was announced today (26 April) at the Warriors’ Scotstoun Stadium and sees Land Rover become the official vehicle …
Pyrgos: Glasgow have lots still to play forThe Times (subscription)
Glasgow Warriors’ Henry Pyrgos accentuates the positive as end of tough season approachesHerald Scotland

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RUGBY: Bristol & District claim bragging rights over Stroud Combination team – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

RUGBY: Bristol & District claim bragging rights over Stroud Combination team
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
BRISTOL & District Combination were too strong for Stroud & District Combination when the sides met at Fromehall Park last week. The visitors’ had representation from 12 different teams around Bristol while the home side was made up from just five.

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Bournemouth 7s Festival is 10 this year – and here’s what to expect… – Bournemouth Echo


Bournemouth Echo

Bournemouth 7s Festival is 10 this year – and here’s what to expect…
Bournemouth Echo
THIS year’s Bournemouth 7s Festival is expected to draw crowds in excess of 30,000, organisers say. The sport and music event, which is backed by the Daily Echo, will be celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2017 – with some 400 rugby, netball, hockey

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Leeds announce Bravo as new director – Bradford Telegraph and Argus


Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Leeds announce Bravo as new director
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
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O’Connell desperate to deliver for Bristol Rugby fans against Saracens – Premiership Rugby


Premiership Rugby

O’Connell desperate to deliver for Bristol Rugby fans against Saracens
Premiership Rugby
Despite their 36-21 defeat to Wasps consigning Bristol to finishing 12th in the Aviva Premiership Rugby table, O’Connell insists that his side has made great strides in their performances in recent weeks against the league-leaders as well as Exeter Chiefs.

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Bath Rugby Ladies win league title with 13-10 victory over Plymouth Ladies at the Rec – Bath Chronicle


Bath Chronicle

Bath Rugby Ladies win league title with 13-10 victory over Plymouth Ladies at the Rec
Bath Chronicle
With their final adversaries Plymouth Albion Ladies leading the table on 60 points ahead of Saturday’s game at the Rec and Bath two points behind, the stage was set for a thrilling conclusion to the competition. Plymouth had taken the spoils in their

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