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Leinster ruin Stuart Hogg’s farewell to claim Pro14 title against Glasgow

Glasgow 15-18 LeinsterTries: Fagerson, Stewart. Con: Hastings. Pen: HastingsTries: Ringrose, Healy. Con: Sexton. Pens: Sexton 2Leo Cullen knew the European Champions Cup finalists would be up against it playing Warriors in their own city, and the vast …

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Jamie George spells out Saracens double vision and relishes clash with Munster

• Hooker says side aim to go unbeaten for rest of season• Acknowledges Champions Cup semi-final will be tough testJamie George has set his sights on another domestic and European double after Saracens made a “statement of intent” by thrashing Glasgow W…

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Jamie George leads from the front for Saracens in Owen Farrell’s absence | Gerard Meagher

The hooker chose a good time to impress the watching England coach, Eddie Jones, at Allianz ParkOn afternoons like this it is easy to forget just how long Jamie George had to wait for his first England start – that he was named as a replacement 19 time…

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Liam Williams bags two tries as Saracens storm to semi-final

• Saracens 56-27 Glasgow• England’s leading club secure Munster meetingIt duly turned out to be a repeat of the Calcutta Cup, but the 2017 version when England cut loose at Twickenham rather than this month’s Scottish revival. Saracens dominated after …

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Champions Cup quarter-finals: team news for the weekend’s quarter-finals

• Maro Itoje and Stuart Hogg both back for Saracens v Glasgow• Johnny Sexton misses out for Leinster against Ulster12.45pm, BT Sport 3 Continue reading…

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Glasgow’s Adam Hastings: ‘Saracens away is the ultimate test in Europe’

Adam Hastings and the Glasgow side will be looking to make a mark at Allianz Park in Saturday’s European Cup quarter-finalLittle more than a year ago Adam Hastings was playing Premiership rugby in Scotland for Currie, having left Bath. He has since won…

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Saracens coach rejects Glasgow’s claim before Champions Cup quarter-final

• Dave Rennie says ‘push and shove’ utilised to get decisions• I’m not here to talk about them, says Mark McCallSaracens have rejected claims of gamesmanship made by Glasgow’s head coach, Dave Rennie, before Saturday’s Champions Cup quarter-final betwe…

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Glasgow’s Callum Gibbins warns Saracens may suffer Twickenham hangover

Co-captain says European Champions Cup quarter-final next Saturday could resound to impact of Scotland’s stunning Six Nations fightback against EnglandGlasgow have not beaten Saracens in five attempts in the European Cup, but after last week’s astonish…

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‘I love watching, playing and learning from it’: Gregor Townsend on football

The Scotland rugby union boss explains how time with Pep Guardiola – and days on the terraces – helped him as a coachBy Richard Winton for Nutmeg, part of the Sport Network“I was at Scotland’s last World Cup match,” says Gregor Townsend. “It was my sta…

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Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

Dan Robson’s display is silver lining for Wasps, Tadhg Beirne outmuscles Exeter while Saracens look Leinster’s biggest threatDan Robson’s performance for Wasps was one of the few shining lights on what was a difficult day for the home side, even if the…

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Saracens into Champions Cup last eight as top seeds after beating Glasgow

• Pool 3: Saracens 38-19 Glasgow• Form of Maro Itoje and Billy Vunipola gives England a liftOn the day Saracens announced the latest blow for England with the loss of Owen Farrell, they duly gave English rugby the sort of fillip only they are qualified…

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Can Scotland translate Champions Cup progress into a Six Nations surge? | Robert Kitson

Glasgow and Edinburgh can both reach the European quarter-finals, which should give the national side grounds for optimismThere can be no question about the best rugby story of 2019 so far. For Scotland to have the chance of both its professional teams…

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Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

Gloucester dogged by inconsistency, Edinburgh and Glasgow head for the last eight and Leinster have look of championsThe pool of champions has polarised. Leinster, for all Toulouse’s attempts to recapture past glories, are the team in control, even if …

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Champions Cup preview: Carbery to start for Munster; Kruis back at Saracens

• Graham Kitchener makes return for Leicester• Newcastle ring changes against Edinburgh Related: Premiership clubs in danger of building mental block about Europe | Robert Kitson Continue reading…

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England’s domestic rugby union season to extend deep into summer | Robert Kitson

• Premiership will include mid-season breaks• Apologies to Cardiff Blues and Glasgow for colour clashThe much-debated changes to England’s traditional domestic rugby calendar will be announced on Tuesday at Twickenham. Rather than lasting from early Se…

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Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

Old glories on the rise with Dan Cole reviving Leicester forward power and Toulouse finding European title hunger once more Related: Six Nations set to unveil HSBC as championship’s new title sponsor Continue reading…

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Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

Old glories on the rise with Dan Cole reviving Leicester forward power and Toulouse finding European title hunger once more Related: Six Nations set to unveil HSBC as championship’s new title sponsor Continue reading…

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Adam Hastings steers Glasgow past Cardiff in farcical clash of the kits

• Cardiff Blues 12 Glasgow 29• Gareth Anscombe: ‘It was an out-and-out disgrace’Glasgow blew away the Blues with two tries before some of the crowd had settled in their seats – and blue was the colour on an afternoon when it was so hard to tell the pla…

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Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

Toulon’s nightmare speaks to French woes, Saracens are miles ahead of the pack and Freddie Burns had a weekend to forgetIt seemed as if all talking points would have to revolve around the 52-3 destruction on Friday night of the former multiple champion…

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Injury worries for England after Saracens’ bruising win in Glasgow

• Glasgow 3-13 Saracens• Michael Rhodes’ early try puts visitors on path to victoryEddie Jones’s plans for next month’s autumn internationals are in serious danger of being thrown into disarray after Billy and Mako Vunipola were among a host of England…