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Exeter director of rugby Rob Baxter (

Rob Baxter fears for future of game because of impact of coronavirus

The Exeter Chiefs boss thinks more could be done to help clubs lower down the rugby pyramid.
Fraser Brown will skipper Scotland against Georgia (

Gregor Townsend talks up Fraser Brown after handing him Scotland captaincy

The Glasgow forward will lead out the Scots against Georgia on Friday night.
Former Scotland and British & Irish Lions scrum-half Roy Laidlaw is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease(

Gregor Townsend offers support to Roy Laidlaw following Alzheimer’s diagnosis

The 67-year-old has decided to speak out in a bid to encourage others suffering from memory loss to seek help.
Wasps have received a clean bill of health (

Wasps to take place in Premiership final after clearing latest coronavirus tests

Seven Wasps players and four backroom staff were diagnosed with Covid-19 ahead of further tests being undertaken on Tuesday.
Hugo Keenan will make his Ireland debut against Italy (

Will Connors and Hugo Keenan set for Ireland debuts against Italy

Johnny Sexton is fit to lead the side at the Aviva Stadium.
Liam Williams will feature for the Scarlets this weekend in his bid to be fit for Wales’ Six Nations clash with Scotland (

Wales release Liam Williams for Scarlets action with one eye on Scotland clash

Wales have released Williams for Scarlets’ Friday night PRO14 trip to Benetton
Wasps have been given the green light to play in the Premiership final (

Wasps given all-clear to play in Premiership final following coronavirus cases

Wasps’ place in the showpiece finale had been in doubt after 11 positive coronavirus tests.
James Ryan feels Ireland are “pretty well stocked in the lock position” (

James Ryan says Ireland are ‘well stocked’ to cope with Iain Henderson absence

Ulster captain Henderson was shown a red card against Ospreys on October 10.
Wasps have been struck by an additional four cases of coronavirus, (

Wasps’ Premiership final place in doubt after four more positive Covid-19 tests

A decision on their participation will come after the results of further tests.
Leeds Rhinos’ Luke Gale believes the club is only just getting started after winning Coral Challenge Cup Final(

Luke Gale predicts Leeds Rhinos’ cup victory will ignite new dynasty

The England scrum-half kicked a drop goal five minutes from the end to secure a thrilling 17-16 victory over Salford.Leeds captain Luke Gale believes the Rhinos’ Coral Challenge Cup triumph