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Worcester Warriors Signal Their Intent For Next Season With Retainment Of Key Players

The last two seasons have been all about survival for Worcester Warriors. After being promoted to England’s top tier after the culmination of the 2014/2015 season – they have retained their Premiership status rather comfortably during this season and last.  Losing Dean Ryan last summer was hardly ideal in terms of keeping a certain level of consistency within the squad but they …

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Donncha O’Callaghan Puts His Incredible Career Longevity Down To Drinking Philosophy

There are few players in world rugby who can still compete at a high level as they approach their forties.  One of these though is Cork and Ireland’s very own Donncha O’Callaghan. The former Munster man made 263 appearances for his beloved province before moving to England in September 2015 to ply his trade with Worcester Warriors. O’Callaghan was limited …

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Munster Legend Donncha O’Callaghan Extends His Stay At Worcester Warriors

Pre-Season Friendly, Irish Independent Park, Cork 26/8/2016 Munster vs Worcester Warriors Worcester Warriors Donncha O'Callaghan

Worcester Warriors have confirmed that former Munster lock Donncha O’Callaghan has signed a new deal with the Premiership side. The former Ireland international joined Worcester on an initial two-year contract in 2015 after a career with the Irish province that spanned almost two decades, and the veteran with 94 international caps to his name showed that the move was not …

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James O’Connor On The Brink Of Premiership Return [Report]

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James O’Connor’s contract at Toulon will not be renewed, the club has admitted in recent weeks, and the mercurial back has been left searching for a new home. He had hoped to return to Australia with one eye on the 2019 World Cup but his arrest last month in Paris for cocaine possession proved to be in the nail in …

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Ian Keatley Being Lined Up For Premiership Switch [Report]

Ian Keatley looks set to leave Munster this summer. Despite being previously linked with moves to La Rochelle and Bayonne, according to the Irish Independent, it now looks as though Ian Keatley will leave Munster for the Worcester Warriors this summer. The fly-half, who was recalled to the Irish squad during the early rounds of the Six Nations, had suffered …

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Worcester Warriors Sign Lions Loosehead And Appoint New Director Of Rugby

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The Worcester Warriors are giving themselves every opportunity of avoiding relegation after appointing Gary Gold as their new director of rugby until the end of the season, and moving to sign Ryan Grant from the Glasgow Warriors with immediate effect. The Warriors have been flirting with the drop since the beginning of the season, and found themselves floundering after their defeat to …

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Donncha O’Callaghan In Talks To Join French Second-Tier Club [Report]

Pre-Season Friendly, Irish Independent Park, Cork 26/8/2016 Munster vs Worcester Warriors Worcester Warriors Donncha O'Callaghan

Munster legend Donncha O’Callaghan could be set for a move to France, according to a report on Monday morning. Midi Olympique have alleged that the 37-year-old has met with officials from French second-tier Pro D2 side RC Narbonne, with a view to potentially joining the Occitanie-based side. Meanwhile, @midi_olympique reports that Donncha O’Callaghan could be set to join Narbonne. He’s alleged …

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Gloucester Add Two More Forwards Following Williams Signing

Gloucester have continued to bolster their squad for next season after confirming that Leicester prop Fraser Balmain and Worcester front-rower Val Rapava-Ruskin will both be joining David Humphrey’s side next season. The acquisition of Balmain and Rapava-Ruskin follows the signings of Tigers playmaker Owen Williams and Lyon backrower Carl Fearns who will also make their way to the Kingsholm next season. Director …

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