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Wales' Roberts to play Varsity match

Wales centre Jamie Roberts will play for Cambridge University in the Varsity match against Oxford.

Tuilagi pushing for Christmas return

Injured England centre Manu Tuilagi could return in time for Leicester Tigers' Boxing Day clash with Newcastle.

Irish must hold course - Coventry

London Irish head coach Tom Coventry says his side must "hold its course" as they hunt their first Premiership win.

Coach Baxter hails Exeter spirit

Exeter boss Rob Baxter praises his players for 'refusing to buckle' after conceding a freak try against Harlequins.

NZ remembers Jonah Lomu at memorial

A public memorial for New Zealand rugby great Jonah Lomu, who died earlier this month at 40, has been held at Auckland's Eden Park stadium.

Halfpenny interests Scarlets - Pivac

Head coach Wayne Pivac says Scarlets would want to talk to Leigh Halfpenny if "he is serious" about coming back to Wales.

Leicester 21-11 Bath

Leicester Tigers secure a battling victory over rivals Bath in treacherous conditions at Welford Road.

Don't write off Robshaw - Quins boss

England coach Eddie Jones must think carefully before "writing off" Chris Robshaw, says Harlequins boss Conor O'Shea.

Scarlets v Zebre (Sun)

Team details and match preview ahead of Scarlets' Pro12 game against Zebre on Sunday.

Ospreys v Blues (Sat)

Team details and match preview ahead of Saturday's Ospreys v Cardiff Blues Welsh Pro12 derby in Swansea.

Munster v Connacht

Munster and Connacht make a number of changes for Saturday's Thomond Park clash between the top two teams in the Pro12.

Pacific Islanders remember Jonah Lomu

New Zealand's Pacific Islander community remembers rugby great Jonah Lomu, who died earlier this month at the age of 40.

Glasgow Warriors 13-6 Benetton Treviso

Adam Ashe's late try spares Glasgow Warriors' blushes against bottom-placed Benetton Treviso at a sodden Scotstoun.

Edinburgh 32-13 Dragons

Edinburgh secure a bonus-point win with a dominant performance over an ill-disciplined Newport Gwent Dragons in the Pro12.

Ulster fall to Leinster derby defeat

Ulster fail to break Leinster's firm defence and slip to a disappointing 8-3 Pro12 defeat to their Irish rivals at the RDS.

North decision a blow, says Davies

Wales and British and Irish Lions wing George North's decision to remain with Northampton disappoints Pro Rugby Wales chief Mark Davies.

London Irish v Wasps (Sat)

Team news as London Irish host Wasps in Saturday's Premiership match at Twickenham (17:30 GMT).

Saracens v Worcester

Team news as Saracens host Worcester in Saturday's Aviva Premiership match at Twickenham (15:15 GMT).

Exeter v Harlequins

Team news as Exeter host Harlequins in Saturday's Aviva Premiership match at Sandy Park (15:00 GMT).

Sale v Newcastle

Team news as Sale Sharks host Newcastle in Saturday's Aviva Premiership match at the AJ Bell Stadium (14:30 GMT).

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