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World Rugby Confirms Wales Disallowed Try Error & Champions League Resumes This Evening

: 02/13/2018 - 17:25

World Rugby has confirmed an error was made by the television match official when a Wales try wasn't awarded in their Six Nations defeat to England.

Gareth Anscombe's effort during the 12-6 loss at Twickenham was disallowed on the basis there was no clear evidence of grounding the ball, although the video replays clearly showed the Wales player grounding the ball.
 

France have dropped 8 players for "inappropriate behaviour", who went on a night out in Edinburgh after their defeat by Scotland in the Six Nations on Sunday.

Among them are try-scoring winger Teddy Thomas and veteran flanker Louis Picamoles.

Their plane's departure was delayed yesterday because police wanted to question some members of the squad over an incident they might have witnessed in a Paris Nightclub.

Police established that no crime was committed.
 

Ulster's comfortable Pro 14 win over the Southern Kings last Friday has come at a cost.

It's been revealed Charles Piutau suffered a dislocated rib cartilage, and will be out for an unspecified length of time.

Sean Reidy, meanwhile, will be out for around six weeks after sustaining a medial ligament knee injury.

And Rob Lyttle is out for 4-to-6 weeks with a hamstring injury.

However, Andrew Trimble and Peter Nelson are back in contention for Friday's meeting with Edinburgh.

The Champions’ League Returns.

Leroy Sane could return for Manchester City in the last 16 Champions League action tonight.

The German winger was expected to be sidelined for six weeks having suffered an ankle ligament injury during last month's FA Cup win over Cardiff.

Spurs are away to Juventus who have only conceded one goal in their past 16 matches.

 

Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason has been forced to retire at the age of 26 on medical advice.

The former Tottenham star says he has no option but to hang up his boots after suffering a fractured skull while playing against Chelsea last year.

Mason underwent surgery following a clash of heads with Gary Cahill.

 

At the Winter Olympics, Carlow's Pat McMillan was 61st overall in the downhill element of the Combined Downhill after having his debut delayed by 48-hours due to weather.

 

Kildare footballers, Moorefield footballers and Kildare hurlers have a busy week ahead

Next up for the footballers is Donegal away, also with no points from three games.

That match is on February 25th.

The county’s hurlers also are in search of opening Division 2A points after three games.

Next Sunday, they play Kerry in Newbridge at 2pm.  Kfm will have full commentary in association with Hanlon Concrete, Robertstown.

Moorefield are completing preparations for Saturday’s All Ireland club semi final against Corofin in O’Connor Park, Tullamore at 2pm.

No injuries are reported!  Kfm will have full commentary of the game in association with Shay Dowling Carpets, Ladytown Business Park, Naas.

 

University of Limerick can reach their fourth Fitzgibbon Cup final in 5 years this evening.

They play DJ Carey's IT Carlow in the semi finals in Waterford.

Parnell Park is the venue for semi final between DCU and DIT.

Both games throw in at 7.

 

There will be an early morning inspection before tomorrow's race meeting at Clonmel.

Parts of the course are currently unfit for racing following heavy rain.

 

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