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Wales backs coach Rob Howley has been sent home from the World Cup for an alleged breach of betting rules. ... > read more

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Ben Youngs wants England to write a new chapter at the World Cup in Japan after the disappointments of the 2011 and 2015 campaigns. ... > read more

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The Six Nations "enters into an exclusive period of negotiation" with private equity firm CVC to sell a stake in rugby's oldest championship. ... > read more

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England winger Jonny May says his side "will peak" and are ready to "do something very special" at the World Cup, which begins on Friday. ... > read more

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A crowd of 15,000 packs Kitakyushu Stadium to watch Wales' first World Cup training session in Japan. ... > read more

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David Denton, capped 42 times by Scotland, retires aged 29 following a concussion he sustained playing for Leicester in October. ... > read more

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England captain Owen Farrell has made adjustments to his technique as World Rugby tries to clamp down on high tackles and shoulder charges at the Rugby World Cup ... > read more

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Wales have been covering rugby balls in baby oil to prepare for humidity in games at the Rugby World Cup in Japan. ... > read more