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Anthony Foley: Rugby stars among throngs paying respects to late Munster legend

Joe Schmidt and Rory Best are among thousands who join Anthony Foley's family as his remains are brought to his hometown church.

Warburton misses Pau game with 'stiff neck'

Wales captain Sam Warburton will miss Friday's match with Pau with a neck injury, three weeks after suffering a fractured cheekbone.

European Challenge Cup: Cardiff Blues v Pau (Fri)

Team details and match preview ahead of Cardiff Blues hosting French Top 14 side Pau in the European Challenge Cup on Friday.

European Rugby Challenge Cup: Worcester Warriors v CA Brive

Worcester's Chris Pennell is fit to return for Saturday's European Challenge Cup tie at home to Brive (15:00 BST).

Anthony Foley: Tribute in Limerick to Munster coach who died at 42

People line the streets of Limerick to pay tribute to European Cup winner and Munster coach Anthony Foley, who died aged 42.

Champions Cup: Exeter must beat Ulster to get European lifeline - Rob Baxter

Exeter must beat Ulster to have a chance of making the knockout stages of Champions Cup, says boss Rob Baxter.

Les Kiss: Ulster will face 'angry' Exeter side

Ulster's director of rugby, Les Kiss, expects to face a fired-up Exeter side in Saturday's European Cup match in Belfast.

Steve Diamond: Toulon 'a bit like Barcelona', says Sale Sharks boss

Sale Sharks boss Steve Diamond compares Toulon's European Champions Cup visit to "a bit like Barcelona coming to Manchester".

Ross Moriarty: Gloucester flanker does not expect to be available for Wales v Australia

Gloucester flanker Ross Moriarty expects to miss Wales' autumn international against Australia in November.

'A coach, a friend and a brother' - O'Mahony pays emotional Foley tribute

An emotional Munster captain Peter O'Mahony says he and his team have lost "a coach, a friend and a brother", following the death of head coach Anthony Foley last weekend.

Munster v Glasgow Warriors: Gregor Townsend prepares for 'emotional' game

In the wake of Anthony Foley's shock death, Gregor Townsend hopes to lift his 'subdued' Glasgow players to face Munster.

Dylan Hartley in line for Northampton return in European Rugby Champions Cup

England captain Dylan Hartley could return after six weeks out when Northampton play Castres on Saturday.

Sale Sharks players get stuck in a lift

Sale Sharks players are rescued by a fire crew after they get stuck in a lift ahead of their 30-3 defeat by Bath on Friday.

European Rugby Challenge Cup: Bath v Bristol (Thu)

Team news as Bath host Bristol in Thursday's European Rugby Challenge Cup fixture at the Recreation Ground (19:45 BST).

Luke Cowan-Dickie: Exeter's England hooker set to miss autumn internationals

Exeter and England hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie is set to miss the autumn internationals with an ankle ligament injury.

Anthony Foley: Munster match versus Glasgow goes ahead

Munster's European game against Glasgow Warriors will be played on Saturday despite Anthony Foley's sudden death.

Matt Toomua: Leicester Tigers centre 'lucky' to escape red on debut

Leicester's Matt Toomua admits he was lucky not to be sent off for a tip-tackle on his Tigers debut against Glasgow.

Pro12: Cardiff Blues boss Danny Wilson questions Welsh derbies dates

Cardiff Blues head coach Danny Wilson questions Pro12 derby dates when Wales players are likely to be missing.

Gloucester prop Thomas joins Scarlets

Gloucester prop Nicky Thomas signs for Scarlets, returning to Wales to "pursue international ambitions".

Rhys Priestland: Bath fly-half expected Wales squad omission

Bath fly-half Rhys Priestland backs the Welsh Rugby Union's senior player selection policy despite missing out on Wales selection.

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