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Henshaw to miss season start

Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw is due to find out when he will return to action after meeting with a surgeon next week. The post Henshaw to miss season start appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Wales appoint new head coach

Former dual code international Phillips, who has previously been in charge of Neath, Aironi, London Welsh and Wales Under-18s, has taken the reins with immediate effect to build towards next year’s Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland. He succeeds Rhys Edwards, who had been in charge since 2011 and left his role after leading Wales to fourth in the 2016 Six Nations.Read more about Wales appoint new head coach

Whiteley to undergo fitness Test for Lions quarter final

Johannesburg’s Lions have confirmed a 25 man squad for their Super Rugby Quarter Final match and included regular captain Warren Whiteley. The Lions finished the regular season in second place and will host the Crusaders in a quarter final on Saturday. Lions captain Whiteley was injured playing for the Springboks against Ireland and was expected […] The post Whiteley to undergo fitness Test for Lions quarter final appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

Let Schmidt and Johnno lead the Lions in New Zealand

England’s World Cup-winning captain Martin Johnson should join forces with Ireland’s Joe Schmidt to form an inspirational British & Irish Lions coaching team in New Zealand, according to England and Lions lock Ben Kay. Johnson, 46, has not coached in mainstream rugby since England’s World Cup quarter-final exit in New Zealand five years ago. But, […]

Connacht snap up Rowland

Connacht have announced the signing of Irish qualified full-back Josh Rowland, who has recently been playing for Ireland’s Sevens team. The post Connacht snap up Rowland appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

O’Connell re-joins Munster in Advisory Role

Former Ireland and Munster captain Paul O’Connell has joined the Greencore Munster Rugby Academy in an advisory role with immediate effect. The Greencore Munster Rugby Academy has been boosted by the addition of the Munster and Ireland stalwart who joins the province in a part-time capacity for one year.

Lions get Whiteley boost ahead of play offs

; Super Rugby’s leader the Lions have been given a boost ahead of next week’s Super Rugby play offs as captain Warren Whiteley will return to running this week. Whiteley was injured playing for the Springboks against Ireland and was expected to miss the last six weeks of the Super Rugby season. However, Whiteley’s recovery […] The post Lions get Whiteley boost ahead of play offs appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

Schmidt on Chiefs’ radar

Chiefs chief executive Andrew Flaxman is keen to speak to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt about coaching the Hamilton-based outfit. The post Schmidt on Chiefs’ radar appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt on Chiefs radar

Hamilton based Super Rugby franchise the Chiefs have joined the Highlanders in signalling their interest in signing up Ireland coach Joe Schmidt. Ireland’s Kiwi coach Schmidt comes off contract in the middle of next year and he has already been linked with the Highlanders for the 2018 season.

State of the Nation: Ireland

With the June internationals now done and dusted, we look at the state of affairs in each of the competing nations. Next up, Ireland. The post State of the Nation: Ireland appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Lions lose Whiteley for six weeks

Johannesburg based Super Rugby franchise the Lions have suffered a severe blow for their Super Rugby title hopes as Warren Whiteley will most likely miss the rest of the Super Rugby season. Lions captain Whitely injured his right AC joint (shoulder) playing for the Springboks against Ireland and an MRI scan on Monday confirmed a […] The post Lions lose Whiteley for six weeks appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

Scarlets sign Tadhg Beirne from Leinster

Ahead of the 2016-17 season, Scarlets have signed lock Tadhg Beirne from Leinster, their official website confirmed. The 24-year-old has made four appearances for Leinster whilst also rising through the ranks at international level, making appearances for Ireland U20s and Ireland Sevens. Beirne brings youth to the Scarlets side, with the second-row player being only […] The post Scarlets sign Tadhg Beirne from Leinster appeared first on Read Rugby Union.

Fitzgerald announces his retirement from rugby

Irish Pro12 Rugby club Leinster have announced that Luke Fitzgerald has announced his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect. As a result of an incident in the Guinness PRO12 Final against Connacht, the 28 year old Leinster, Ireland and British & Irish Lions back suffered a neck injury and has been advised to retire […] The post Fitzgerald announces his retirement from rugby appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.

Ponton salutes Chick after England U20s’ World Cup triumph

Chick scored one of England’s six tries in a 45-21 win over Ireland during Saturday’s final in Manchester, club-mate Brett Connon coming on from Ireland’s bench to kick a late conversion while fellow Falcon Andrew Davidson featured for Scotland in their historic pool victory over Australia. Chick’s group became the third England team to win the Junior World Championship in the past four years, the 2015 tournament having seen them as losing finalists to New Zealand. Ponton believes their record at age-group level signifies the current health of the English game, saying: “Rugby in this country is in a very good state

Bulls rest captain Strauss for Argentina Super Rugby trip

The Bulls have named their Super Rugby squad for their trip this weekend to Buenos Aires, Argentina and have opted to rest captain Adriaan Strauss. The Bulls and Springbok captain played all three of South Africa’s Tests against Ireland so the Bulls have chosen to give him a week’s rest. The squad will also be without […] The post Bulls rest captain Strauss for Argentina Super Rugby trip appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.