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Rugby clubs urged to give World Cup stars a longer rest after Henry Slade plays for Exeter just eight days after England’s final defeat Rugby Players Association demand more time off for players after World Cups Henry Slade played for 80 minutes Exeter’s defeat to Bristol on Sunday The game came just eight days after …

Chris Robshaw believes Eddie Jones should take England to the 2023 World Cup in France, where he expects at least two-thirds of the players who went all the way to the final in Japan still to be in contention. The disappointment felt after losing to South Africa did not compare with the dejection in 2015 …

By Mark Ashenden Last Updated: 08/11/19 5:20pm Samantha Kinghorn was defending champion heading to Dubai British wheelchair sprinter and Sky Scholar Samantha Kinghorn battled to bronze in the T53 100m at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai on Friday. It was Great Britain’s second medal of the Championships following Paul Blake’s stunning gold on …

Nicola Adams has announced that she has retired from boxing after being advised that she may suffer long term damage to her vision. The 37-year-old captured the imagination of British boxing fans by winning Team GB two gold medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. Adams’ last bout came against Maria Salinas in September, when …

CLEMSON, S.C. — The Virginia Tech men’s basketball team opened the Mike Young era Tuesday with a 67-60 win at Clemson. It was Young’s 300th career win. Young made his Tech debut in the state where he had spent the past 30 years. He was the head coach at Wofford the past 17 seasons after …

Rugby’s elite in talks over new world championship series as Northern and Southern Hemisphere sides look to build on success of 2019 World Cup Six Nations and Southern Hemisphere teams are in talks over new competition Major nations want more opportunities for the leading teams to play each other England have played New Zealand only …

Robert Kitson While South Africa’s final surge tipped the scales in a couple of positions, Pieter-Steph du Toit is an unlucky absentee. But how could you possibly omit the incredible Japan captain, Michael Leitch, or the youthful Tom Curry from the back row? Only one All Black tells its own story but the semi-final against …

Kolisi, who grew up in the township of Zwide, just outside Port Elizabeth, was just 16 when South Africa won the 2007 Rugby World Cup final. On Saturday, the man whose family did not own a television, had his picture beamed across the world after leading his side to World Cup glory. The picture of …

New to rugby but do not want to sound like a novice during the World Cup final? Never fear, mask your bewilderment of arcane rules and rituals with these talking points and pass yourself off as someone who could hold their own among the most passionate Shed Heads or mustard-trousered denizens of Twickenham’s Guinness Surge Bar.  …

England’s only change sees Ben Spencer replace the injured Willi Heinz on the bench as Eddie Jones unsurprisingly names the same starting XV that so soundly beat the All Blacks. South Africa also make just a single personnel swap, the fit again livewire and recent World Player of the Year nominee Cheslin Kolbe into the …