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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

Fraser Balmain

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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Aviva Premiership Halfway Predictions: Bottom Six

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 23: Luther Burrell of Northampton breaks clear to score a last minute try during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Sale Sharks at Franklin's Gardens on December 23, 2016 in Northampton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

At the halfway point of this season’s Aviva Premiership, we predict the rest of the season for the league’s bottom six clubs.  ________ 12. Bristol Rugby Bristol looked as if they were going to replicate London Welsh’s winless 2014/15 campaign as they shipped 70 points at Wasps before losing 39-0 at home to Saracens and getting hammered by Exeter in …

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Warriors Coach Frustrated With Concussion Protocols

BRISTOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26:  Carl Hogg, Head Coach of Worcester Warriors looks on prior to the Aviva Premiership match between Bristol Rugby and Worcester Warriors at Ashton Gate on December 26, 2016 in Bristol, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Worcester Warriors Head Coach Carl Hogg has vented his frustration with the Premiership’s return to play protocols after learning that his halves duo of Jonny Arr and Tom Heathcote could be sidelined for longer than he initially expected. Scrum-half Arr has not featured for the Warriors since suffering a concussion in Worcester’s 26-12 Aviva Premiership defeat against Wasps earlier this month, while fly-half …

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Worcester Warriors Set For New Coaching Appointment To Save Season

Newport Gwent Dragons v Worcester Warriors - European Rugby Challenge Cup

Despite spending big on players such as Ben Te’o, the Worcester Warriors find themselves embroiled in a relegation battle after losing to Bristol. The loss came hours after the Daily Mail published an interview with Te’o, in which the centre criticised the way in which club was being run. It’s hard to put my finger on it. Leadership from the …

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The European Rugby Challenge Cup: As It Stands After Round Two

Ospreys v Exeter Chiefs - European Rugby Champions Cup

20 European clubs have completed two rounds of the pool stages of the European Rugby Challenge Cup. After round two, does anyone stand out? With a third of the pool games completed and the knockout stages being determined via a table, the 20-team table has been produced as a result of the first two fixtures. Continue reading below _____ Make sure …

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The Midlands England XV

New Zealand v England

Having already created a team based on players born and/or bred in the North of England, we now move our focus on to those individuals who come from the Midlands. 1) Alex Waller Born in Kettering, Northamptonshire, the young English loosehead went through his club’s academy before going on to make over 150 appearances for his club. Many Saints fans …

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England Potentially Hit With Yet Another Backrow Injury After Today’s Action

England Media Access

Eddie Jones may have to deal with yet another injury in his backrow. After week in which the England suffered a series of injuries following their well publicised judo session, Eddie Jones might be about to receive yet more bad news following Saturday’s Premiership action. Before the Leicester Tigers kicked off against the Worcester Warriors, Richard Cockerill made one late …

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Owen Williams Vows: Best Is Yet To Come From Leicester This Season

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 25:  Owen Williams of Leicester Tigers in action during the Aviva Premiership match between Leicester Tigers and Bath Rugby at Welford Road on September 25, 2016 in Leicester, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Leicester fly-half Owen Williams believes his side have enough quality in their backline “to put teams to the sword” ahead of the Tigers’ game with one-win Worcester at Welford Road later this afternoon. Leicester currently sit in fourth place on the Premiership table with three wins and two losses so far this season and while the Tigers know that last weekend’s loss to Sale …

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