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Scotland's Horne & Hughes face Six Nations race

Glasgow Warriors backs Peter Horne and Rory Hughes could miss Scotland's Six Nations Championship with injuries.

London Welsh: Championship club to go into liquidation

Championship club London Welsh announce they are set to go into liquidation because of financial problems.

Denny Solomona: RFL concerned over Castleford winger's expected move to Sale Sharks

The RFL is concerned about the "implications for the game" if Denny Solomona leaves Castleford for rugby union side Sale.

Mohed Altrad: Gloucester hold 'discussions' with Montpellier owner

Premiership club Gloucester confirm "discussions" with Montpellier owner Mohed Altrad over a possible purchase of shares.

Worcester Warriors: CEO Jim O'Toole explains change in Sixways management

Worcester chief executive Jim O'Toole explains the decision to give head coach Carl Hogg sole first-team charge.

Mark Atkinson: Gloucester centre signs new contract with Premiership club

Centre Mark Atkinson signs a new contract with Premiership club Gloucester, who he joined in 2014.

Rugby-London Welsh seek voluntary liquidation

LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - London Welsh, one of the oldest clubs in English rugby, said on Wednesday they were seeking voluntary liquidation due to large debts and a 'totally unsustainable' business model.

Rugby-Farrell, Howley and Borthwick join Lions coaching team

LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has named Andy Farrell, Rob Howley and Steve Borthwick as his three assistants for next year's tour of New Zealand and left the door open for a surprise call-up for former Fiji Sevens coach Ben Ryan.

Borthwick, Howley, Farrell set for Lions coaching roles

Steve Borthwick, Rob Howley and Andy Farrell are set to named assistant coaches for next year's British and Irish Lions tour.

Rugby-No pressure on Cheika says ARU boss

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Michael Cheika has been backed by the Australian Rugby Union to remain as Wallabies coach until after the 2019 Rugby World Cup at least, despite leading the team to nine losses this year.

Ex-rugby star Gibbs' wife 'hit by motorbike'

The wife of ex-Welsh rugby international Scott Gibbs is in a critical condition in an Italian hospital after being hit by a motorbike, her family says.

Rugby-New Perth stadium to host 2019 Bledisloe Cup test

SYDNEY, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Perth's new multi-purpose stadium will host the first Bledisloe Cup test between the world champion All Blacks and the Wallabies in 2019, the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) said on Wednesday.

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