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Rugby: Ailing Bulls appoint World Cup winner White

福利网站South African Super Rugby side the Bulls have appointed Word Cup winner Jake White as their new Director of Rugby, the team announced on Wednesday.

World Rugby says examining scenarios for July internationals

World Rugby is looking at a range of scenarios that may impact the scheduled July internationals amid the coronavirus pandemic and examining ways of optimising the competition calendar when it is safe to return to action, chairman Bill Beaumont has said.

Rugby: European finals in Marseille postponed due to coronavirus

福利网站The European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) on Tuesday postponed the semi-final and final of this season's Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments.

Rugby - Premiership could play midweek matches to finish season: CEO

福利网站England's Premiership Rugby is considering midweek matches and staging multiple games behind closed doors at a single venue to complete the 2019-20 season, league chief executive Darren Childs has said.

Rugby - Newcastle's Richards criticises Ealing over legal action threat

Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards has criticised Ealing Trailfinders for saying they are seeking legal advice following the suspension of the second-tier English Championship due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Japan's Top League cancels rest of season citing coronavirus

Japan's Top League is cancelling the remaining 42 matches of the season to help stem the spread of the coronavirus and safeguard the health of players and spectators, organisers of the rugby union competition said in a statement on Monday.

Australia freezes proposed domestic rugby competition due to coronavirus

Rugby Australia has shelved plans for a domestic competition in lieu of Super Rugby following a government crackdown on non-essential travel because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Broadcaster wants overseas element in NZ competition

福利网站New Zealand Rugby's broadcast partner is hoping the domestic competition being planned to replace the suspended Super Rugby championship includes an international element at some stage.

Fatialofa walking unaided is a 'miracle', says wife

Injured rugby player Michael Fatialofa provided a bit of good news amid the coronavirus gloom when a video on Saturday showed the Worcester lock walking unaided 11 weeks after he suffered a serious neck injury.

Rugby - Seasons end in England and Wales - except English Premiership

England's Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Wales' governing body (WRU) on Friday confirmed the end of the 2019-20 season for all league, cup and county rugby due to the coronavirus pandemic but the English Premiership has been excluded.

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