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28 JulSmith wants Cardiff Blues' young guns to seize chance to shine
Cardiff Blues' 7s skipper Richard Smith believes the club's young stars have got an unprecedented opportunity to stake their claim for a place in the GUINNESS PRO12 side's starting line-up ahead of the new season.
28 JulShoulder surgery for Welsh
Warriors prop Jon Welsh has undergone shoulder surgery and is expected to be out of action for the first few months of the season.
27 JulFranco is enjoying Belfast's sunny side
New Ulster lock Franco van der Merwe hopes his sunny start to life at the Kingspan Stadium can continue as he attempts to break in to interim boss Les Kiss's starting lineup.
26 JulHogg targeting historic season for Warriors
Glasgow Warriors full-back Stuart Hogg insists he and his teammates are capable of going one better than last season to become the first Scottish side to win the GUINNESS PRO12.
25 JulBeck keen not to rush back into action
Patience is a virtue for Ashley Beck with the Ospreys centre adamant he will not rush himself into GUINNESS PRO12 action.
24 JulThomas: Coombs advice helped with Dragons setback
James Thomas has made his Newport Gwent Dragons return three years on from being let go - and the back-row admits he owes a lot to encouraging words from captain Andrew Coombs.
24 JulSuper Rugby star Anscombe joins Blues
Cardiff Blues are today delighted to announce the major signing of Super Rugby superstar Gareth Anscombe from current champions Waikato Chiefs on a long-term deal.
23 JulReidy targets lengthy stay at Ulster
New Ulster back-row signing Sean Reidy has set himself the challenge of securing a long-term contract with the province after joining from New Zealand side Manukau Steelers.
23 JulZebre Rugby announces its roster for 2014/15 season
With the latest signings from the southern hemisphere Super Rugby tournament announced last weekend, the italian franchise of Zebre Rugby has completed the 2014/15 squad for the third PRO12 campaign of its history. With 12 new player additions for the upcoming season, the white & black roster will be formed by 39 players; 22 of them with at least one international cap and other young players who, thanks to the high level of the european international competitions, can aspire to become future Italian internationals as happened during Italy's tour last June in the southern pacific with Chistolini, De Marchi and Palazzani gaining their first caps.
23 JulWarriors swoop for de Klerk
Glasgow Warriors have signed South African prop Rossouw de Klerk from Super 15 side the Cheetahs, subject to a visa and medical.
22 JulNations Cup can be springboard for Munster success
Winger Johne Murphy believes Emerging Ireland's Nations Cup success can set Munster up for a strong domestic season in the GUINNESS Pro12.
21 JulBowe hoping injury problems are behind him
Ulster winger Tommy Bowe is hoping the injury problems which plagued him last season are a thing of a past as he targets domestic silverware and a return to the Ireland squad.
21 JulOspreys sign two of Wales' brightest young talents on development contracts
The Ospreys have secured the services of two of the brightest young talents in Wales after signing RGC 1404 teenagers Morgan and Tom Williams on development contracts.
21 JulBedwas captain signs for Dragons
Newport Gwent Dragons are pleased to announce the signing of promising young premiership star James Thomas.
20 JulBennett targeting 7s success this summer
Scotland 7s open up their Commonwealth Games campaign against the dominant force in world rugby New Zealand but Mark Bennett insists his side have nothing to fear.
19 JulOspreys' new signing Bernardo ready to replace Evans
New Ospreys lock Rynier Bernardo insists he is feeling no pressure having been brought in to replace the departed Ian Evans.
18 JulO'Brien fit and ready for the new GUINNESS PRO12 season
Leinster's Sean O'Brien admits he cannot wait for the new GUINNESS PRO12 season to get underway after recovering from injury.
18 JulLeinster Rugby 2014/15 Academy Roster Announced
The Leinster Academy panel for 2014/15 has been announced. Six Leinster Academy graduates have received professional contracts from the province and will be part of the senior team squad for the new season.
18 JulFull back Walsh to join Blues
Cardiff Blues have further strengthened the region's resources for the 2014/15 season with the signing of versatile back Geraint Walsh.
17 JulRobinson relishing new opportunity with Scarlets
New Scarlets winger Harry Robinson hopes his move to Llanelli will reinvigorate his international career with Wales.