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rugby union

a form of rugby football played between teams of 15 players
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(2011), 'Geographies of scale in international Rugby Union', Geographical Research, Vol.
A statement from the IRB read: " The panel accepted the evidence of the Welsh Rugby Union that although Shingler had not signed the Union eligibility confirmation form he had been fully advised by the WRU that playing in the France Under-20 v Wales Under-20 match during the 2011 Under-20 Six Nations would capture him for Wales."
FRIDAY RUGBY UNION: Quins v Stade Francais Amlin Cup Final SS2 7.45pm SATURDAY FOOTBALL: Celtic v Motherwell Scottish Cup Final SS1 3pm.
The Namibia Rugby Union hosted trials for the team on Tuesday 28 April at the Hage Geingob Stadium.
However, a dispute over Gasnier's sponsorship arrangements with his club St George-Illawarra prompted the 26-year-old to try his hand at rugby union.
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He said that Asian Rugby Union has acknowledged the efforts and hard work of PRU in successfully implementing GIR.
The next Olympics are scheduled for Tokyo in 2020 and rugby union is growing steadily in Japan, so the theory is that the focus given to rugby union sevens will be much increased in four years time.
The successful Huddersfield Rugby Union Club Under 13 side celebrate their latest Festival win at Mold which added to the Caldy and County Cup wins
The 27-year old spent time in the Leeds Rhinos Academy, moving from Neath, after playing for Wales in rugby union at schools, under-16 and under-18 levels.
However, the IRB announced they were to review Shingler's eligibility following a complaint from the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), and today they indicated that IRB regulation eight works in the WRU's favour.
RUGBY UNION: The International Rugby Board have told the Scottish Rugby Union and Welsh Rugby Union that their regulations indicate Steven Shingler "is tied to Wales and ineligible to play for any other union".