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Ireland and Wales battle to a draw

Despite establishing an early 13-point lead, Ireland began their defence of the Six Nations Championship with a 16-16 draw with Wales and needed a late Jonny Sexton penalty to level things in Dublin.

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Saracens battle back at Exeter to stay top

Aviva Premiership pacesetters Saracens stretched their lead at the top of the table after coming back from 11-0 down to beat second-placed Exeter Chiefs 14-11 at Sandy Park.

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Sonny Bill advises Cooper to buy new lungs

"Sevens is very hard on the body so for me I'm just going to do as much fitness as I can and just prepare myself as well as possible," Quade Cooper says.

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Sale end Leicester's unbeaten run

Sale ended Leicester's unbeaten Aviva Premiership home record with a hard fought 10-3 victory at Welford Road.

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Foden stuns Harlequins with last-gasp try

Ben Foden showed England head coach Eddie Jones what he is missing as the full-back scored a last-gasp try to lead Northampton to a 27-23 victory at The Stoop and inflicting a first home defeat on Harlequins this season.

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Harlequins defeat unforgivable - O'Shea

Harlequins' director of rugby Conor O'Shea admitted his side's 27-23 defeat to Northampton will take some time to get over after a late Ben Foden try won it for the visitors.

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Gloucester condemn Bath to sixth straight loss

Former Wales playmaker James Hook kicked five penalties as Gloucester fought back in difficult conditions to beat Bath 15-11 and leap to fifth place in the Aviva Premiership table -- if just for 24 hours.

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Ulster's Jackson strikes late to slay Dragons

Paddy Jackson nailed a crucial penalty to give Ulster a late 17-15 win over Newport Gwent Dragons and send the Irish side top of the Guinness PRO12 table.

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'Disappointed' Ashton ruled out of Six Nations

England will be without Chris Ashton for the entirety of the Six Nations after European Professional Club Rugby confirmed his 10-week ban would stand.

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Ex-Wales skipper Jones given WRU role

Former Wales captain Ryan Jones has been appointed as the Welsh Rugby Union's head of rugby participation.

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Hooked in history

How many hookers have captained England in Tests? ESPN resident experts have the answer.

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Wasps sign Tonga centre Siale Piutau

Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young adds much-needed depth to his squad with signing of 24-cap Tongan Siale Piutau.

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