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Rugby-Bastareaud returns to injury-hit France squad

PARIS, Jan 23 Mathieu Bastareaud was called into the France squad for the Six Nations on Monday as Les Bleus suffered further injury setbacks in the build-up up to their opening game against England.

Rugby-Sexton fit for Ireland squad, Scannell brothers called up

DUBLIN, Jan 23 Flyhalf Johnny Sexton was included in the 40-man squad for Ireland's opening two Six Nations games despite suffering another injury at the weekend, the Irish Rugby Football Union said on Monday.

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UPDATE 2-Soccer-Portuguese championship results and standings

Jan 22 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the Portuguese championship matches on Sunday Sunday, January 22 Belenenses 1 Vitoria Setubal 2 Benfica 4 CD Tondela 0 CD Feirense 1 Estoril 0 Braga 1 Vitoria Guimaraes 2 Saturday, January 21 Maritimo 2 Sporting 2 FC Arouca 1 Boavista 2 Porto 4 Rio Ave 2 Friday, January 20 Pacos de Ferreira 0 Moreirense 2 Standin

22 Jan 2017

Rugby-Uncapped Chavany replaces injured Fofana in France squad

PARIS, Jan 22 France coach Guy Noves called up the uncapped Henry Chavancy into his Six Nations squad on Sunday after centre Wesley Fofana was ruled out with a ruptured Achilles tendon.

22 Jan 2017

Rugby-European Rugby Champions Cup group stage results and standings

Jan 22 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the European Rugby Champions Cup Group Stage matches on Sunday RESULTS Toulouse 19 Connacht 10 Pool 2 Zebre 27 Wasps 41 Pool 2 STANDINGS P W D F A B Pts Pool 1 1. Munster 6 5 0 160 64 4 24 2. Glasgow Warriors 6 4 0 160 86 3 19 3. Leicester Tigers 6 2 0 61 190 0 8 4. Racing 92 6 1 0 89 130 1 5 Pool 2 1. Wasps 6 4 1 210 112 4 22 2. Toulouse

22 Jan 2017

Rugby-European Rugby Challenge Cup group stage results and standings

Jan 22 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the European Rugby Challenge Cup Group Stage matches on Sunday RESULTS Stade Francais 27 Harlequins 17 Pool 5 STANDINGS P W D F A B Pts Pool 1 1. Gloucester Rugby 6 5 0 237 110 5 25 2. La Rochelle 6 5 0 203 104 4 24 3. Benetton Rugby Treviso 6 2 0 75 182 0 8 4. Aviron Bayonnais 6 0 0 116 235 1 1 Pool 2 1. Ospreys 6 6 0 279 51 6 30 2. LOU 6 3 0

22 Jan 2017

UPDATE 3-Rugby-European Rugby Challenge Cup group stage results and standings

Jan 21 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the European Rugby Challenge Cup Group Stage matches on Saturday RESULTS Brive 36 Newport Gwent Dragons 19 Pool 3 Worcester Warriors 57 Enisei-STM 14 Pool 3 Bath Rugby 69 Pau 10 Pool 4 Cardiff Blues 37 Bristol Rugby 21 Pool 4 LOU 57 Grenoble 13 Pool 2 Newcastle Falcons 21 Ospreys 26 Pool 2 Gloucester Rugby 64 Aviron Bayonn

21 Jan 2017

UPDATE 3-Rugby-European Rugby Champions Cup group stage results and standings

Jan 21 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the European Rugby Champions Cup Group Stage matches on Saturday RESULTS ASM Clermont Auvergne 48 Exeter Chiefs 26 Pool 5 Ulster 22 Bordeaux-Begles 26 Pool 5 Sale Sharks 25 Scarlets 23 Pool 3 Saracens 10 Toulon 3 Pool 3 Leicester Tigers 0 Glasgow Warriors 43 Pool 1 Munster 22 Racing 92 10 Pool 1 STANDINGS P W D F A B P

21 Jan 2017

UPDATE 1-Rugby-Injury rules out France's Fofana from Six Nations

PARIS, Jan 21 France centre Wesley Fofana has been ruled out of next month's Six Nations after the Clermont player suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in a Champions Cup game against Exeter on Saturday.

21 Jan 2017

Rugby-Injury threatens Fofana's Six Nations role for France

PARIS, Jan 21 France centre Wesley Fofana's participation in next month's Six Nations looks in doubt after the Clermont player suffered a possible Achilles injury in a Champions Cup game against Exeter on Saturday.

21 Jan 2017

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