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Premiership clubs allowed to move to close contact training from 6 July

Stage one training allowed for individual conditioning with strict social distancing maintainedPremiership Rugby still aims to restart the season in...

John Bateman: Wigan Warriors re-sign England forward from Canberra Raiders from 2021

John Bateman helped Wigan win the 2018 Super League Grand Final before departing for AustraliaEngland back-rower John Bateman will return...

Leicester Tigers: Steve Borthwick faces challenging times at Welford Road

Manu Tuilagi is one of at least five players to have left Leicester Tigers in a wage cut rowA global...

Beauden Barrett agrees 2021 Japan move but will still be eligible for All Blacks

Barrett is in his first season with the Blues after moving from the HurricanesNew Zealand playmaker Beauden Barrett will miss...

Jacob Stockdale: Ireland wing on lockdown, learning curves and James Lowe

Stockdale ended a stunning 2018 season with a match-winning try against New Zealand in DublinJacob Stockdale's career to date has...

Leicester Tigers: Manu Tuilagi & Kyle Eastmond leave Premiership club

Manu Tuilagi has made two Premiership appearances for Leicester this seasonEngland centre Manu Tuilagi is one of five players to...

Janco Venter: Saracens sign Namibia back-row ahead of Championship campaign

Janco Venter's most recent international appearances was against New Zealand during last year's World Cup in JapanSaracens have signed Namibia...

Northampton: Players and staff agree 10% wage cut for next 12 months

Northampton's players are back in training before the planned resumption of the 2019-20 seasonNorthampton Saints' players and staff have agreed...

James Graham: England prop delighted to play for St Helens again

James Graham started his career at St Helens in 2003Great Britain and England prop James Graham sees his St Helens...

Joe Maksymiw: Dragons sign Wales-qualified lock from Connacht

Joe Maksymiw started his career in the Leicester Tigers AcademyDragons have signed Wales-qualified lock Joe Maksymiw from Connacht.Maksymiw, 24, will...

Northampton Saints: Lawes, Biggar & Hutchinson among 19 to sign new deals

Courtney Lawes, Dan Biggar and Rory Hutchinson all played for their respective countries during this year's Six NationsEngland World Cup...

Billy Searle: Worcester Warriors stand-off extends contract with Premiership club

Billy Searle represented Cornwall at county level earlier in his careerWorcester Warriors stand-off Billy Searle has extended his deal at...

Alec Clarey: Saracens sign Jersey Reds tight-head prop for 2020-21 Championship

Alec Clarey is a former England students playerSaracens have signed tight-head prop Alec Clarey from Championship side Jersey Reds.The 26-year-old...

World Sevens Series: New Zealand win men’s and women’s titles as remaining rounds cancelled

New Zealand men have now won 13 World Sevens Series titles, while the women's team have won sixNew Zealand have...

John Bateman: England forward to leave Canberra Raiders early

John Bateman started his career with his hometown club Bradford BullsEngland forward John Bateman will leave Canberra Raiders at the...

Magic Weekend: Super League cancels 2020 event in Newcastle

Magic Weekend was previously held at St James' Park between 2014 and 2018Super League has cancelled this year's Magic Weekend...

David Humphreys: ‘Pandemic will permanently change how clubs operate’

Humphreys is leaving Gloucester after six years as director of rugbyOutgoing Gloucester director of rugby David Humphreys says the Covid-19...

Melani Nanai: Worcester wing signs new contract until 2023

Melani Nanai's Warriors career has been marred by injuryWorcester Warriors winger Melani Nanai has signed a contract extension with the...

Leicester Tigers: Several first-team players in contract dispute

Leicester were 11th in the Premiership table when the season was suspended in March because of the coronavirus pandemicA contract...

Coronavirus: Further pay cuts loom for leading Welsh players

Wales' international fixtures for the rest of 2020 have yet to be confirmed as going aheadWales' leading rugby players are...

Gloucester ‘surprised’ by London Irish reaction to George Skivington appointment

George Skivington was appointed London Irish forwards coach in 2016 after retiring as a playerGloucester are "surprised" by London Irish's...

Meet Alecs Donovan, Wales centre and yoga teacher

Wales women's centre Alecs Donovan tells BBC Sport Wales about how she became a yoga teacher and her ambitions being on hold during the coronavirus pandemic with Wales' gyms and other indoor sports facilities yet to re-open.Bristol link...

George Skivington: Gloucester name London Irish forwards coach as new head coach

George Skivington was appointed London Irish forwards coach in 2016 after retiring as a playerGloucester have appointed George Skivington as...

Ulster and Connacht get Covid-19 all-clear after receiving negative test results

Ulster and Connacht are set to meet in an interprovincial derby in late AugustUlster and Connacht can return to full...

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