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Eddie Jones warns of peaking too soon at World Cup

6 hours ago   |   Planet Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has warned of peaking too soon at this year's Rugby World Cup as they prepare for the first game of the tournament. Jones' side kick off their...
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Gareth Thomas revealing HIV status will 'tackle stigma'

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Terrence Higgins Trust say rugby legend's decision will have ‘massive impact' Gareth Thomas's decision to reveal he is living with HIV will have a “massive impact” in helping...
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Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas hugs husband Stephen at Ironman Wales after HIV revelation

Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas hugs husband Stephen at Ironman Wales after HIV revelation

7 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

After the cycle stretch of Ironman Wales he was seen in tears as he was hugged by husband Stephen, with parents Barry, 69, and Yvonne, 70, cheering him on from the sidelines.
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Japan has one eye on the Olympics as it waits for Rugby World Cup kick-off

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Rugby union's showpiece event begins on Friday but the World Cup fever is not exactly infectious A recent social-media post summed up the mood among rugby lovers in Japan days...
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ROBSHAW VS ROBSHAW

ROBSHAW VS ROBSHAW

9 hours ago   |   The Mirror

England and Harlequins Rugby star Chris Robshaw experienced his own virtual reality rugby tackle: Today, Mastercard unveiled a first of its kind virtual reality tackle...
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Prince William says Gareth Thomas is a 'legend' as the Welsh rugby star reveals fears of blackmail led to HIV announcement

Prince William says Gareth Thomas is a 'legend' as the Welsh rugby star reveals fears of blackmail led to HIV announcement

9 hours ago   |   The Telegraph


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Ireland ace Joey Carbery feared missing the Rugby World Cup when he suffered his ankle injury against Italy

9 hours ago   |   The Irish Sun


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Joe Schmidt's powerplays can break Ireland's World Cup jinx | Brendan Fanning

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

This Ireland side is not without flaws but it finally has the necessary grit and grind to reach the World Cup last four Perhaps the greatest weakness of the Rugby World Cup is...
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Prince William shows his support for rugby player Gareth Thomas after HIV announcement

9 hours ago   |   Royal Central   |   3 articles

The Duke of Cambridge has sent a personal message of support to rugby star, Gareth Thomas, after the player revealed he was HIV positive. William's words were shared on the...
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Sunday Social: World Cup build-up, emojis and a contract

Sunday Social: World Cup build-up, emojis and a contract

9 hours ago   |   Planet Rugby

It is time for Planet Rugby's Sunday Social, your quirky recap of the serious and not so serious talking points from the past week's action. With the start of the Rugby World...
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Southampton 2019/20 fixtures: Next match, TV schedule, kits, transfer news...

Southampton 2019/20 fixtures: Next match, TV schedule, kits, transfer news, stadium

Southampton have endured a middling start to the new Premier League season but the remit of avoiding relegation remains the aim. The Saints marched perilously close to the... Read more ...

Four talking points as Arsenal throw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2...

Four talking points as Arsenal throw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 against Watford

Arsenal threw away a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 against Watford Watford showed fighting spirit in abundance as they recovered from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 against Arsenal in a... Read more ...

David Gower and Sir Ian Botham sign off after final Ashes Test on Sky by...

David Gower and Sir Ian Botham sign off after final Ashes Test on Sky by clinking wine glasses

David Gower and SIr Ian Botham signed off with champagne after covering England's fifth Ashes Test victory over Australia. The pair clinked glasses at The Oval after Joe Root... Read more ...

Sir Rod Stewart has beaten prostate cancer after secret three year battle

Sir Rod Stewart has beaten prostate cancer after secret three year battle

ROD Stewart has revealed he's beaten prostate cancer after a secret three year struggle. The 74-year-old was diagnosed in February 2016 after a routine appointment and is now... Read more ...

England star Owen Farrell to adapt tackling game amid red card crackdown...

England star Owen Farrell to adapt tackling game amid red card crackdown ahead of Rugby World Cup 

England's captain was fortunate to avoid punishment for two incidents last November - tackles on Andre Esterhuizen and Izack Rodda, where he did not appear to use his arms. Read more ...

Arsenal set new record in Watford draw - but it does not make good reading

Arsenal set new record in Watford draw - but it does not make good reading

Arsenal blew a two-goal lead at Vicarage Road but the level of intensity that Watford played with ensured the stats were alarming Read more ...

Boy, 10, dies eight years after eating contaminated burger from Lidl

Boy, 10, dies eight years after eating contaminated burger from Lidl

Nolan Moittie died on Saturday morning, eight years after he was left paralysed and unable to speak after he and 14 other children ate contaminated meat from Lidl in northern... Read more ...

Kevin de Bruyne laughs off Liverpool's five-point lead as Man City star...

Kevin de Bruyne laughs off Liverpool's five-point lead as Man City star fires warning

Kevin De Bruyne laughed off the five-point gap at the top of the table and warning Liverpool that last season Manchester City came from even further behind. Read more ...

BUMBLE AT THE TEST: Beefy's gone fishing in shirt and shorts and The Cock of...

BUMBLE AT THE TEST: Beefy's gone fishing in shirt and shorts and The Cock of Kennington isn't for me

BUMBLE AT THE TEST: England produced a fine bowling display to draw the Ashes series with a 135-run fifth Test victory at The Oval. Consecutive Joe Root catches signalled the... Read more ...

Rugby star Gareth Thomas finishes gruelling 140-mile Ironman after revealing...

Rugby star Gareth Thomas finishes gruelling 140-mile Ironman after revealing he's HIV positive

The 45-year-old completed the mammoth challenge in emotional scenes as he paused to hug his husband before crossing the finish line. Read more ...