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Wasps confirm Jackson deal

Wasps have confirmed the signing of Scotland fly-half Ruaridh Jackson from Glasgow Warriors for next season.

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Vunipolas up for Clermont test

The Vunipola brothers are eyeing revenge when Saracens play Clermont in their Heineken Cup semi-final this weekend, but know it will be tough.

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Wilkinson fit to face Munster

Toulon have confirmed that Jonny Wilkinson and Bryan Habana have been passed fit to face Munster in their Heineken Cup semi-final in Marseille on Sunday.

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New contracts for Dragons duo

Newport Gwent Dragons have confirmed that wing Tom Prydie and centre Ashley Smith have signed new contract extensions.

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Wasps capture Cittadini

London Wasps have announced the signing of Italian tight head Lorenzo Cittadini, who will join ahead of next season.

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Rougerie doubt for Clermont

Clermont centre and skipper Aur?en Rougerie is an injury doubt for Saturday's Heineken Cup semi-final clash with Saracens at Twickenham.

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Chief Hanks forced to retire

Exeter Chiefs lock James Hanks has been forced to retire from the game with immediate effect.

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Japan champions hire Deans

Former Australia boss Robbie Deans has been appointed head coach of Japanese champions Panasonic Wild Knights.

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Worcester agree Biggs deal

Bath winger Tom Biggs will join Worcester at the end of the season.

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Further tests for Fitzpatrick

Ulster prop Declan Fitzpatrick will face further precautionary tests in Belfast after treatment in Glasgow for an irregular heartbeat.

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Habana: Stander is a loss

Munster's South Africa-born flanker CJ Stander qualifying for Ireland through residency is a "loss" to the Springboks, admits Bryan Habana.

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Marshall eyes rugby league return

Former New Zealand captain Benji Marshall is seeking a return to rugby league after struggling to adapt to his switch of codes.

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