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Roberts and North break Scottish resistance

Second-half tries from Jamie Roberts and George North turned a tight match decidedly in Wales' favour as they defeated Scotland for their first win of this season's Six Nations

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Show Italy some respect, Parisse warns Jones

Sergio Parisse has swatted aside Eddie Jones' demand that his England team give Italy a "good hiding" when the RBS 6 Nations rivals collide in Rome on Sunday.

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Furious Ryan takes aim at Premiership officials

Worcester boss Dean Ryan launched a furious verbal assault on the Aviva Premiership refereeing system after Warriors fell to a narrow 16-14 defeat at Sixways.

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Dickson: Saints thriving after change in attitude

Northampton captain Lee Dickson says a change in mentality has sparked their attack into life after making it eight tries in two games with their 35-7 win over London Irish.

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Newcastle beat Leicester to climb table

Newcastle Falcons climbed off the bottom of the Aviva Premiership table with a 26-14 defeat of Leicester Tigers at Kingston Park.

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The Italian pivot

How many fly-halves have Italy used in the Six Nations tournament? ESPN's resident experts have the answer.

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Wayne Smith 'considering options' amid Quins links

All Blacks coach Wayne Smith has confirmed he is keeping his options open for future coaching roles amid reports emerge Aviva Premiership side Harlequins are in talks with him.

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New Zealand 7s avoid sanction for fielding eight players

New Zealand's Sevens side have avoided any sanction for momentarily fielding eight players against Australia in a group stage match in the Sydney leg of the World Rugby Sevens series.

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Ed Slater lacerates hand cutting bagel

Leicester Tigers second-row Ed Slater will miss Friday night's match against Newcastle after cutting his hand making breakfast.

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Pocock set for study break as Gill moves on

Australia's back-row stocks have never been more plentiful than they were in 2015 but that embarrassment of riches is about change with the brilliant No.7s set for opposing career moves.

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Pollard out for nine months with knee injury

Handre Pollard is set to miss the Super Rugby season, South Africa's Test series against Ireland and the Rugby Championship after rupturing knee ligaments in training.

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Italy call up two ahead of England clash

Italy have called Robert Barbieri and the uncapped Andrea Buondonno into their squad as injury cover ahead of Sunday's RBS Six Nations match against England.

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