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England players given social media guidelines

The RFU has handed England's Rugby World Cup squad a 24-point social media guide in order to avoid embarrassing headlines this autumn.

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Bath a step closer to new stadium

Bath's ambitious plans to turn their Rec home into a 16,500-capacity stadium are back on after a court ruling in the club's favour.

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Quade Cooper may yet be Toulon bound

The Queensland Reds playmaker is far from assured of his place in Australia's Rugby World Cup squad, writes Greg Growden.

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Michael Cheika makes three Wallabies changes

New Zealand-educated Toby Smith is in line to make his Test debut against the All Blacks after being named as one of three changes to the Wallabies squad for the first Bledisloe Cup Test.

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Douglas signs with Queensland Reds

Kane Douglas is available for immediate Wallabies selection after signing a three-year contract with the Australian Rugby Union and Queensland Reds.

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Gatland casts doubt on Faletau move

Bath's attempts to sign Taulupe Faletau appear dead in the water as Wales coach Warren Gatland suggests he would not sanction move.

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Lee's World Cup chances 'touch and go'

Warren Gatland has revealed that Samson Lee is recovering well from an Achilles injury but is not certain to be fit for the Rugby World Cup.

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Zidane scores try in hybrid match vs. Toulon

Toulon staged another one of their bizarre rugby/football hybrid charity matches on Wednesday, with Zinedine Zidane scoring a try for the France '98 team.

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Vermeulen boost for Springboks

South Africa are confident of arriving at the World Cup with a clean bill of health despite being ravaged by injury during the Rugby Championship.

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Rugby World Cup expected to sell out

The World Cup is on track to sell out with England Rugby 2015 chairman Andy Cosslett confident that by the time the tournament kicks off on September 18 every ticket will have been bought.

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Ford tips Burgess to take England chance

George Ford has hailed Sam Burgess' influence in the dressing room, believing the cross-code convert is more than capable of making a smooth switch into international rugby union.

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Toulon sign 39-year-old Bobo as cover

European champions turn to former Biarritz and Racing 92 wing in a bid to offset the loss of Bryan Habana and Drew Mitchell this autumn.

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Cooper sorry for foul-mouthed tweet

Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper has apologised for an expletive-laden tweet he posted in the wake of his side's win in Argentina.

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