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Rugby Championship news from Friday, June 23, 2017

- All 12 of the backs in John Dalziel?s squad for the World Rugby u20s Championship saw some game time in Georgia. Among that group though were 7 players who monopolised the starts and minutes played, and it?s those young lads who dominate the statistical analysis of Scotland?s performance across the tournament.Appearances ? most minutes:Ross McCann ? 400 (5 starts)Stafford McDowall ? 397 (5 starts)

Rugby Championship news from Wednesday, June 21, 2017

- As ever the forwards were the ones called upon to provide the hard graft during the World Rugby U20s Championship and they really stepped up. Providing 60% of the carries and 64% of the tackles the pack put their bodies on the line time and time again during five very physical matches in an incredibly short time frame. Here’s a guide to the players whose stats stood out for Scotland.Appearances –

- New Zealand ran in an astounding 10 tries as they soundly beat England 64-17 in the World Rugby U20 Championship final in Tbilisi, Georgia on Sunday afternoon. Dynamic hooker Asafo Aumua continued his brilliance scoring a hat trick in the win for the Baby Blacks.These are the two most successful teams in the competition, with New Zealand coming into the final having won it an amazing five times an

Rugby Championship news from Tuesday, June 20, 2017

- Championship side Sheffield Eagles have captured rugby union winger Curtis Wilson on a deal until the end of the season. The former Rotherham Titans, Ealing and Otley flyer is the latestThe post Sheffield Eagles sign rugby union convert appeared first on Rugby League News, Forum & Features.

Rugby Championship news from Monday, June 19, 2017

Rugby Championship news from Sunday, June 18, 2017

- There were victories for Scotland, Ireland and Wales in their respective play-offs as the World Rugby Under-20 Championship drew to a close with New Zealand triumphing over England.Scotland snatched victory at the death against Australia in their play-off for fifth place. The game looked to be destined for a tie, with the score 17-17 heading into the final moments.However, Charlie Shiel popped up