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Women's Rugby World Cup: Ireland prop O'Reilly to miss play-offs

Sun, 20/08/2017 - 20:59
Ireland prop Ruth O'Reilly is ruled out for the remainder of the Women's World Cup because of a back injury.

Sir Colin Meads: All Blacks legend dies of cancer, aged 81

Sun, 20/08/2017 - 07:31
All Blacks great Sir Colin Meads, who was named as New Zealand's best rugby player of the 20th Century, dies of pancreatic cancer, aged 81.

Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 15:50
This week's sport on the BBC includes England's first Test against West Indies, the Women's Rugby World Cup and the Birmingham Grand Prix.

Rugby Championship: New Zealand thrash Australia in Sydney

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 13:51
New Zealand hammer Australia 54-34 in their Rugby Championship opener in Sydney.

Joe Marler: England and Lions prop signs new Harlequins contract

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 12:59
England and British and Irish Lions prop Joe Marler signs a new deal to stay at Harlequins until 2021.

Tommy Bowe: Irish wing delighted to be back for Ulster after injury

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:40
Ireland wing Tommy says it was "brilliant" to return for Ulster in a Belfast friendly against Wasps following six months out with a broken ankle.

All Blacks security consultant cleared over bug case

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:38
A security consultant is cleared of public mischief in relation to a bug placed in a New Zealand meeting room before a match against Australia.

Women's World Cup: Ireland 'heartbroken' after missing semi-final spot

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:15
Ireland head coach Tom Tierney says the team and management are "heartbroken" after a 21-5 defeat by France ends the hosts' hopes of winning the Women's World Cup.

Pro14: Regional rugby chief says 'exciting' competition could expand further

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 06:50
The new 'exciting' Pro14 tournament could expand again in the future, says Welsh regional rugby chief executive Mark Davies.