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England: Lewis Ludlam, Nic Dolly and Joe Launchbury out of training camp
England: Lewis Ludlam, Nic Dolly and Joe Launchbury out of training camp

Ewan Richards, Nick Isiekwe and Jack Singleton called up as Lewis Ludlam, Nic Dolly and Joe Launchbury withdraw from England's pre-Barbarians camp.

Premier 15s: Exeter Chiefs 28-24 Bristol Bears; Saracens 30-10 Harlequins
Premier 15s: Exeter Chiefs 28-24 Bristol Bears; Saracens 30-10 Harlequins

Exeter Chiefs come from behind in a thrilling semi-final to beat Bristol Bears 28-24 and reach a first Premier 15s final against Saracens.

World Rugby Sevens: England and Argentina criticised over two-minute try
World Rugby Sevens: England and Argentina criticised over two-minute try

England and Argentina are criticised over a long delay before scoring a try that helps both sides progress from their World Rugby Sevens men's group in Toulouse.

World Rugby Sevens: New Zealand beat women's champions Australia
World Rugby Sevens: New Zealand beat women's champions Australia

New Zealand women overcome newly-crowned world sevens series champions Australia 21-14 in the final leg in Toulouse.

Newcastle Falcons 5-27 Leicester Tigers: Tigers win to close in on top-spot finish in Premiership
Newcastle Falcons 5-27 Leicester Tigers: Tigers win to close in on top-spot finish in Premiership

Leicester look set to secure the Premiership top spot for the first time since 2011 after a 27-5 win at Newcastle.

Premiership: Saracens 42-38 Northampton Saints - Sarries earn home semi-final
Premiership: Saracens 42-38 Northampton Saints - Sarries earn home semi-final

Saracens secure a home tie in the Premiership semi-finals with a 42-38 win over Northampton at StoneX Stadium.

Leinster 35-25 Munster: URC top seeds prove too strong for rivals
Leinster 35-25 Munster: URC top seeds prove too strong for rivals

Leinster's largely second-string side secured a commanding 10-point win over Munster, who will now meet Ulster in Belfast in an intriguing United Rugby Championship quarter-final.

Edinburgh 28-11 Glasgow Warriors: Home side secure Champions Cup qualification
Edinburgh 28-11 Glasgow Warriors: Home side secure Champions Cup qualification

Edinburgh convincingly beat Glasgow Warriors to qualify for the Champions Cup and secure the URC's Scottish-Italian Shield and inter-city 1872 Cup.

Harlequins 28-24 Gloucester: Quins fight back to guarantee Premiership play-off place
Harlequins 28-24 Gloucester: Quins fight back to guarantee Premiership play-off place

Harlequins come from 17 points down to beat Gloucester 28-24 and secure a place in the Premiership semi-finals.

URC: Scarlets 21-26 Stormers - hosts' loss means European top flight for Ospreys next season
URC: Scarlets 21-26 Stormers - hosts' loss means European top flight for Ospreys next season

Scarlets agonisingly missed out to Ospreys on Champions Cup qualification following a United Rugby Championship defeat by Stormers.

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