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May 29, 2023

Munster win the United Rugby Championship

Munster have won the United Rugby Championship after beating last season's champions, the Stormers, 19-14 in Cape Town.

In a tough match Munster dominated the 1st half to lead 12-7 at half time. After the break the Stormers came back strongly and took the lead in the 50th minute. There followed a 25 minute arm wrestle as they battled it out until Munster scored the winning points in the 75th minute.

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May 21, 2023

La Rochelle win European Rugby Champions Cup

La Rochelle have retained the European Rugby Champions Cup after a dramatic final against Leinster in Dublin.

After being 17-0 down early in the match they fought back to slowly chip away at the Leinster score and finally take the lead in the 71st minute.

A tense final 8 or so minutes followed, with 2 yellow and one red card being handed out.

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May 19, 2023

Toulon win EPRC Challenge Cup.

Toulon have won the EPRC Challenge Cup for the first time. At the fifth attempt, they won the match against Glasgow Warriors 43-19.

Toulon outclassed Glasgow, dominating the 1st half to lead 21-0 at half time. Glasgow improved on the scoreboard in the 2nd half but were never really in the match.

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May 13, 2023

The United Rugby Championship final will be in South Africa again.

The final of the United Rugby Championship will again be held in Cape Town as the Stormers attempt to retain the title.

In the semi-finals, the Stormers beat Connacht 43-25 to set up a home final. The other match saw Munster stun favourites Leinster with a late drop goal to win 16-15.

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May 01, 2023

European rugby heads to the finale.

The leading European rugby competitions have reached the final stage.

On May 19, in Dublin, Toulon play Glasgow Warriors in the final of the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

On May 20, also in Dublin, Leinster will play La Rochelle in the final of the European Rugby Champions Cup.

In the other European competition, the United Rugby Championship has reached the quarter-finals stage.

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Nov 18, 2022

Portugal qualify for 2023 RWC

Portugal have kicked a penalty goal in the 82nd minute to draw with USA 16-16 in the final match of the last qualifying tournament for 2023 RWC.

Portugal therefore have qualified for the tournament, going through on points differential.

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