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BELFAST, March 7 (Reuters) - Ireland rugby international Paddy Jackson denied raping a 19-year-old girl in his home in 2016 when he took the stand in a Belfast court room on Wednesday.
March 7 (Reuters) - Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has named the following team to play Ireland in Dublin on Saturday in the Six Nations:
SYDNEY, March 7 (Reuters) - England coach Eddie Jones would be on any shortlist for the Wallabies job if Michael Cheika fails to win the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, according to Rugby Australia's (RA) high performance manager.
March 7 (Reuters) - Wales coach Warren Gatland has named the following team to play Italy in Cardiff on Sunday in the Six Nations:
WELLINGTON, March 7 (Reuters) - John Plumtree has been named as the new head coach of the Wellington Hurricanes from 2019, replacing Chris Boyd who is joining Northampton at the end of the current Super Rugby season.
Mar 3 (OPTA) - results from the Super Rugby matches on Saturday Crusaders (31) 45 Stormers (7) 28 Sunwolves (10) 17 Rebels (10) 37
Mar 3 (OPTA) - summaries from the Super Rugby matches on Saturday Crusaders (31) 45 Tries: Bridge (6,39), Taylor (10), Harmon (16), Hall (18), Tamanivalu (61), Mo'unga (68) Conversions: Mo'unga (11,17,19,62,69) Yellow cards: Harmon (80) Stormers (7) 28 Tries: van Rensburg (32), Louw (40), Schickerling (53), Kitshoff (75) Conversions: Marais (33,42,54), Whitehead
March 3 (Reuters) - George Bridge scored two first half tries as the Canterbury Crusaders made a blistering start and held off a second half fightback to beat South Africa's Stormers 45-28 in Christchurch on Saturday.
Mar 2 (OPTA) - results from the Super League matches on Friday Hull (10) 21 Warrington (0) 12 Wigan (4) 32 Widnes (16) 16 Leeds v Catalans (19:45) Ground: Emerald Headingley Stadium Sunday, March 4 fixtures (GMT) Wakefield v Huddersfield (15:00) St Helens v Salford (16:00)
Mar 2 (OPTA) - results from the Super Rugby matches on Friday Reds (6) 18 Brumbies (5) 10 Saturday, March 3 fixtures (GMT) Sunwolves v Rebels (04:15) Crusaders v Stormers (06:35) Sharks v Waratahs (13:05) Bulls v Lions (15:15) Jaguares v Hurricanes (21:40)
Mar 2 (OPTA) - summaries from the Super Rugby matches on Friday Blues (14) 21 Tries: Pulu (7), Ioane (21), Gatland (60) Conversions: Gatland (7,22,61) Chiefs (10) 27 Tries: Seu (12), Wainui (25), Cane (47), Weber (49) Conversions: McKenzie (48,50) Penalties: McKenzie (55) Referee: Ben O'keeffe .........................................................................
Feb 27 (Reuters) - Wales prop Wyn Jones will play no further part in this year's Six Nations after being ruled out by a hamstring injury, the Wales Rugby Union said on Tuesday.
WELLINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - All Blacks prop Wyatt Crockett has decided to retire from international rugby immediately and will end his professional career with the Canterbury Crusaders at the end of the season.
Feb 26 (Reuters) - Wales will take on South Africa in a one-off test in Washington on June 2 marking the first contest between top-tier national teams to be held in the U.S. capital.
Feb 26 (OPTA) - Super Rugby fixtures for this week Friday, March 2 fixtures (GMT) Blues v Chiefs (06:35) Reds v Brumbies (09:00) Saturday, March 3 fixtures (GMT) Sunwolves v Rebels (04:15) Crusaders v Stormers (06:35) Sharks v Waratahs (13:05) Bulls v Lions (15:15) Jaguares v Hurricanes (21:40)
Feb 26 (OPTA) - Super League fixtures for this week Thursday, March 1 fixtures (GMT) Hull Kingston Rovers v Castleford (19:45) Friday, March 2 fixtures (GMT) Hull v Warrington (19:45) Wakefield v Huddersfield (19:45) Leeds v Catalans (20:00) St Helens v Salford (20:00) Wigan v Widnes (20:00)
Feb 26 (Reuters) - Former Ireland captain Jamie Heaslip has ended his playing career with immediate effect on medical advice, the 34-year-old said on Monday.
WELLINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has shot down a report from Australia that he was planning a move back to rugby league later this year after being told he was not in Steve Hansen's plans for next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Reds to walk fine line between physical and ill discipline (Recasts, adds fresh quotes)
SYDNEY, Feb 26 (Reuters) - The Queensland Reds' terrible start to the season got worse on Monday with captain Scott Higginbotham suspended for three weeks after he was sent off against the Melbourne Rebels, with lock Lukhan Tui also set to face the judiciary.