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Dan Palmer: Australian prop reveals mental health struggles after coming out as gay and hits out at Israel Folau

10 minutes ago   |   The Independent

One-Test Wallabies prop says his ‘own death felt preferable to anyone discovering I was gay' and criticises former international teammate Folau for his homophobic comments
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Alun Wyn Jones to break international test rugby cap record in Six Nations for Wales - top 10 international caps holders

18 minutes ago   |   The Sun   |   2 articles


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Six Nations ‘Super Saturday' harks back to frantic final day of unpredictable 2015 Championship

52 minutes ago   |   The Independent

Three teams go into the fifth round of the delayed 2020 Championship with realistic hopes of taking the title, echoing the scenario that produced the greatest final day in the...
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‘Dropping George North was an easy call' - Wayne Pivac

‘Dropping George North was an easy call' - Wayne Pivac

1 hour ago   |   Planet Rugby

Wayne Pivac admits it was an “easy call” to drop George North for Wales' Six Nations finale with Scotland. North was in line to make his 100th Test appearance at Parc y...
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Dan Palmer praised after becoming first Wallabies player to come out as gay

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Palmer is just the second men's international to come out David Pocock leads plaudits over powerful column There has been an outpouring of support for Dan Palmer, the...
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‘England out to repair game's reputation' - Eddie Jones

‘England out to repair game's reputation' - Eddie Jones

2 hours ago   |   Planet Rugby

Eddie Jones insists England are on a mission repair the reputation of a sport reduced to a “laughing stock” by the cancellation of their Barbarians fixture. Thirteen Barbarians...
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Eddie Jones tasks England to make up for ‘laughing stock' Barbarians in effort to drag rugby's name out of the mud

3 hours ago   |   The Independent

England head coach saw their only warm-up match for the autumn cancelled after a dozen players broke coronavirus protocols for a late night drinking session
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Owen Farrell admits ‘I took a good look at myself' after red card as he returns to lead England's Six Nations bid

3 hours ago   |   The Independent

England captain returns from a five-week ban after a dangerous tackle on Wasps' Charlie Atkinson with the Six Nations championship on the line this weekend
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Connacht v Benetton game postponed due to Covid-19

3 hours ago   |   Planet Rugby

Connacht's Round Four PRO14 match against Benetton in Galway on Sunday has been postponed due to Covid-19. The PRO14's organisers revealed the news via a statement on their...
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Former Wallabies hardman Dan Palmer opens up about his battle with being a gay sports star

Former Wallabies hardman Dan Palmer opens up about his battle with being a gay sports star

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Former Wallabies star Dan Palmer has stepped out as one of Australia's first openly gay professional rugby players and shared how hiding his sexuality almost destroyed him.
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