Flood to miss Ulster showdown

Rugby six nations championship

Flood to miss Ulster showdown
Flood suffered ligament damage against Sale last weekend and he is set to be sidelined for four to six weeks, which also rules him out of the start of England's Six Nations campaign. Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill told the Leicester …
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Flood to miss start of Six Nations, says Leicester
LEICESTER, England (AP) -Leicester Tigers coach Richard Cockerill says flyhalf Toby Flood is likely to miss the start of England's defense of the Six Nations because of injury. Flood, who was expected to be England's starting No. …
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Paul O'Connell to captain Ireland for 2012 Six Nations Championship
Paul O'Connell is the new captain of the Irish rugby team – for as long as regular skipper Brian O'Driscoll is out injured. The Munster lock will lead Ireland into the 2012 Six Nations campaign as Dricco recovers from shoulder surgery. …
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Rugby chiefs to review Shingler eligibility
Shingler, 20, was named in Scotland's Six Nations squad on Thursday despite having played Welsh international junior rugby. Scotland coach Andy Robinson picked the London Irish fly-half/centre on the grounds that he has a mother born in Scotland. …
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