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Dai Young: Wasps boss backs his players to feature heavily in latest England squad
Dai Young: Wasps boss backs his players to feature heavily in latest England squad
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:07:10 GMT

England coach Eddie Jones will name his 45-man Elite Player Squad squad ahead of the autumn Tests at 10:00 BST on Friday.

Townsend 'positive' on vote over ownership
Townsend 'positive' on vote over ownership
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:31:59 GMT

Gregor Townsend applauds Scottish Rugby's decision to ask members to allow it to put Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors up for sale.

Rugby World Cup: Italy withdraw bid for 2023 tournament
Rugby World Cup: Italy withdraw bid for 2023 tournament
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:51:02 GMT

Ireland's hopes of hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup are boosted after Italy withdraw their bid.

Jones appoints Hill as England team manager
Jones appoints Hill as England team manager
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:21:42 GMT

England head coach Eddie Jones appoints 2003 World Cup winner Richard Hill as England team manager.

England fly-half Farrell's return from injury still uncertain
England fly-half Farrell's return from injury still uncertain
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:14:18 GMT

Owen Farrell and Dylan Hartley could both be a couple of weeks away from returning from their back injuries, their clubs say.


Rugby League News Headlines...

Warrington beat Saints to reach Grand Final
Warrington beat Saints to reach Grand Final
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:23:27 GMT

Warrington Wolves come from behind to beat St Helens and secure their place in Super League's Grand Final.

Shaun Wane: Wigan Warriors coach looks for Super League win in adversity
Shaun Wane: Wigan Warriors coach looks for Super League win in adversity
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:32:46 GMT

Wigan head coach Shaun Wane says winning the Grand Final this season would surpass their league and cup double in 2013.

Sam Williams: Canberra Raiders half-back joins Wakefield Trinity for 2017
Sam Williams: Canberra Raiders half-back joins Wakefield Trinity for 2017
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:37:40 GMT

Wakefield Trinity sign half-back Sam Williams from Australian NRL side Canberra Raiders on a one-year deal.

Rangi Chase extends Castleford Tigers contract for 2017 Super League season
Rangi Chase extends Castleford Tigers contract for 2017 Super League season
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:01:34 GMT

Castleford Tigers hand a new deal to half-back Rangi Chase for 2017, with the option of a further year.

Super League: Wigan Warriors v Hull FC
Super League: Wigan Warriors v Hull FC
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:25:14 GMT

Team news as Wigan host Hull in Friday's Super League match at the DW Stadium (20:00 BST).


...from BBC Sport

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3 Wasps 22 72
4 Leicester Tigers 22 65
5 Northampton 22 60
6 Sale Sharks 22 58
Guinness PRO12 League
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2 Connacht 22 73
3 Glasgow Warriors 22 72
4 Ulster 22 69
5 Scarlets 22 63
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2 Hull FC 21 30
3 Warrington Wolves 21 29
4 Catalans Dragons 21 26
5 St Helens 21 24
6 Castleford Tigers 21 19

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