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International news from Saturday, May 26, 2018

- Something’s got to give. Bath owner Bruce Craig is absolutely furious with England head coach Eddie Jones after prop Beno Obano picked up a serious injury while on duty with the national side. Obano, who’s been one of Bath’s standout players this season, suffered "multiple ligament and hamstring tendon damage" while training with England and is expected to miss 12 months of action. The li...

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- The Bosnia and Herzegovina Rugby League Association (BHRLA) has been accorded observer status by the RLEF. Rugby League was first played in the country in 2012. A group of enthusiasts at the University of Banlja Luka, led by student Sreten Zec stared the initial club, the White Rabbits, and further clubs were then formed in Stanari, Novi Grad, Drvar and… The post Bosnia Herzegovina awarded obser...

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International news from Friday, May 25, 2018

- Baa Baas. Barbarians head coach Pat Lam has named his side for this weekend’s Quilter Cup clash with England at Twickenham. Retiring Argentina back-row Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe will captain the side and makes up one third of a devastating back-row that also includes Wales and Lions star Justin Tipuric and former All Black Victor Vito. Connacht duo Denis Buckley and Ultan Dillane also start in...

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- England camp strikes again. Bath prop Beno Obano is set to miss a full year of rugby after suffering multiple ligament and hamstring tendon damage whilst attending an England camp in Brighton last week. Eddie Jones has come under fire for the intensity of his training camps in the past, with a number of players suffering ill effects after spending time in camp with the national side. Wasps flanker...

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- Mike Brown on the wing? Head coach Eddie Jones has name his England team for this weekend’s Quilter Cup clash with the Barbarians in Twickenham. The Australian has gone for a pretty bizarre selection with Harlequins fullback Mike Brown starting on the wing. Piers Francis starts at 12 with Henry Trinder outside, while Danny Cipriani will have to make do with a spot on the bench along with Dan Rob...

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International news from Thursday, May 24, 2018

- Newcastle Falcons are expected to announce this week that French international centre Maxime Mermoz is leaving the club according to The Rugby Paper. It was reported a few weeks ago the 31-year-old was being released without a club having barely featured this season – a remarkable situation for a player who has 35 caps for France and is still just 31 years-old. According to the French media, he ...

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