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Rugby-Fit Farrell ready to face Ireland

England captain Owen Farrell said on Wednesday he is recovering well from hand surgery and fully expects to be fit to face Ireland in the team's opening Six Nations game against the champions on Feb. 2.

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Bath centre Joseph added to England training squad

Bath centre Joseph added to England training squad

(Reuters) - Bath centre Jonathan Joseph has been added to England's squad for their training camp in Portugal ahead of their opening Six Nations match against Ireland, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Tuesday.

Recovering Sexton joins Ireland squad for Six Nations training

Recovering Sexton joins Ireland squad for Six Nations training

(Reuters) - Injured fly-half Johnny Sexton will join Ireland's training squad in Portugal in the hope that the 2018 World Rugby Player of the Year can recover to play some part in the side's Six Nations title defence.

Gatland taking stock of options as 'Wexit' looms

Gatland taking stock of options as 'Wexit' looms

CARDIFF (Reuters) - Outgoing Wales coach Warren Gatland is keeping his options wide open as he seeks new challenges after his swan song with the side at the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year.

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