Jamie George staying at Saracens next season

England front row Jamie George says he’s staying at Saracens next season despite the club’s relegation from the Rugby Premiership for persistent salary cap breaches. George is the first of Saracens’ senior England players to commit his future to the club, who were handed their sanction in January by the Rugby Premiership. It remains to be seen whether Saracens will […]

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LISTEN: Will Greenwood’s podcast

Will Greenwood looks back at the second round of the Six Nations, plus we delve into the news the RFU are cutting funding in the Championship. The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has confirmed it will cut Championship funding in half to “approximately £288,000 per club” for the 2020-21 campaign. The move plunges the 12 Greene King IPA Championship clubs’ futures […]

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Castle expects Fox Sports to come to table for rugby rights

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle says she is confident Fox Sports will "step into the process" of broadcast rights negotiations while hitting back at suggestions from John O'Neill that outgoing board members should be sidelined from the talks. O’Neill, the former Australian Rugby Union boss, told the Herald this week he believed board members who are moving on at […]

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Saracens relieved after Champions Cup reprieve as Mark McCall turns attentions to quarter-final clash

Saracens head coach Mark McCall is thankful an independent disciplinary committee have not ended the club’s efforts to defend their Heineken Champions Cup title this season. Last Friday, the Gallagher Premiership side were fined €50,000 (£42,500) – half of which is suspended – for fielding an ineligible player in their January win over Racing 92, but crucially not deducted any […]

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Louwrens named in Rebels’ starting side against Waratahs

Ryan Louwrens will get his chance to audition for the Melbourne Rebels starting half-back role in their crunch Super Rugby clash against the Waratahs on Friday night. Both teams head into the AAMI Park match on the back of two losses to open the 2020 season. Louwrens will replace Fiji international Frank Lomani in the No.9 jersey as coach Dave […]

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