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RFU to slash Championship funding

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Wednesday it was cutting its funding of clubs in the Championship, the second tier of English rugby union, by almost half next season.

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Hogg's howler gifts England Calcutta Cup triumph

For the second week in a row, a blunder by Scotland captain Stuart Hogg proved pivotal in the Six Nations, setting up England for a crucial go-ahead try in testing conditions at Murrayfield.

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Youngs out, England ring changes for Scotland

England head coach Eddie Jones has made five changes to the starting lineup to face Scotland in the Six Nations on Saturday, with Ben Youngs dropped to the bench.

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England's Watson ruled out of Scotland game

England and Bath winger Anthony Watson will not be fit for his side's Calcutta Cup match against Scotland on Saturday, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) announced on Wednesday.

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Six Nations: First-round Team of the Week

The 2020 Six Nations began with big scorelines, huge tackles and magic tries, but who made ESPN's first-round Team of the Week.

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France's Penaud out of England clash with injury

France winger Damian Penaud has been ruled out of Sunday's Six Nations clash against England with a calf injury, French media reported on Saturday.

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Watson out of England's Six Nations tie vs France

England have suffered a setback ahead of their Six Nations opener against France on Sunday, with Anthony Watson having been ruled out due to a calf issue.

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Fantasy Rugby: Six Nations first-round guide

It's that time of year again, when rugby writers drag out the split phrase 'most unpredictable ... for years' and insert the Six Nations tournament into the middle of it. The thing is, this year, they could actually be right.

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Fantasy Rugby: Best Six Nations players by country

The clock is ticking to the opening match of the 2020 Six Nations between Wales and Italy, so we figured it was time we looked at the key players who could boost your Fantasy Rugby score.

2020 RankingsSix Nations

  • ENG4th
    Tries Scored 1st France : 8 Tries Scored
  • ENG4th
    Points Difference 1st Wales : 32 Points Difference