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2dReuters

England's Mako Vunipola extends Saracens deal

England prop Mako Vunipola on Tuesday committed his future to Saracens, despite the club's relegation to the Championship.

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10dESPN

RFU to cut 139 jobs to deal with £107m loss

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has announced it is to cut 139 jobs in a bid to cope with a £107 million shortfall due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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14dReuters

England's Tuilagi leaves Leicester amid wage cuts

Leicester Tigers have confirmed England centre Manu Tuilagi has left the Gallagher Premiership club after opting not to sign a new contract on reduced terms in line with the league's revised salary cap rules.

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15dReuters

England star Itoje wants education, not ban, on 'Swing Low'

England lock Maro Itoje says the singing of 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot' by fans at Twickenham makes him uneasy but the Rugby Football Union (RFU) should try to educate supporters on its origins rather than ban the popular anthem altogether.

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26dReuters

RFU to review 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot' chant over slavery links

With widespread protests against racial injustice following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, the RFU wants to educate supporters about the song's origins.

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36dESPN

Jones, myself suffered racism on SA tour - Genge

England prop Ellis Genge has said head coach Eddie Jones and himself suffered racist abuse during the tour to South Africa in 2018.

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43dSam Bruce

Eddie: NRL showed rugby what rule change achieves

A student of all sports, Eddie Jones recognised the improved quality of action in the NRL after it made one simple rule change. He says rugby now resembles the NFL and needs far more continuity.

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52dReuters

England's Kruis to play in Japan next season

England lock George Kruis and Welsh centre Hadleigh Parkes will play in Japan for the Panasonic Wild Knights next season, the Top League club said on Monday.

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69dReuters

Vunipola, Saracens group sorry for lockdown breach

England international Billy Vunipola was among five Saracens players who have apologised for violating lockdown rules that are in place in Britain to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, the English Premiership club said on Thursday.

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72dReuters

'Catastrophic' to end 2021 Six Nations - RFU chief

The cancellation of this year's November internationals and the 2021 Six Nations due to coronavirus restrictions would have a "catastrophic impact" on the Rugby Football Union's (RFU) finances, chief executive Bill Sweeney said on Tuesday.

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79dReuters

England's Genge wants new players' union after coronavirus pay cuts

England prop Ellis Genge has called for a new, more independent players' union amid dissatisfaction among fellow professionals about how pay cuts have been handled by clubs and rugby authorities during the coronavirus pandemic.

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82dSam Bruce and Tom Hamilton

How can rugby reach its full potential?

Rugby faces a potentially sport-changing decision when World Rugby votes for its chairman on Sunday. But in the middle of coronavirus pandemic, experts Sam Bruce and Tom Hamilton suggest some changes of their own.

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88dReuters

World Rugby considering revamped Nations Championship proposal

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont believes the unity shown in the global game during the coronavirus pandemic will finally lead to a new international competition along the lines of last year's Nations Championship proposal.

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96dESPN

England's May to rejoin Gloucester next season

England wing Jonny May will rejoin Gloucester from Leicester Tigers at the end of the season, both clubs announced on Saturday.

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World Rugby delays decision on July Tests

The fate of planned mid-year rugby union internationals will be decided this month, but the indications are they will be called off.

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111dReuters

England's Jones agrees wage cut to help RFU

England coach Eddie Jones has accepted a pay cut of over 25% to help ease the financial burden on the Rugby Football Union (RFU) which is set to lose money due to the coronavirus pandemic.

2020 RankingsSix Nations

  • ENG3rd
    Tries Scored 1st France : 13 Tries Scored
    FRA1st
    9
    13
  • ENG2nd
    Points Difference 1st Wales : 25 Points Difference
    WALES1st
    15
    25