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Victor Ubogu, the England prop, may stay in South Africa after the World Cup to coach in the townships. "When England were in South Africa last year I was asked if I could manage to return to contribute to their development programme," he said. "They struggle to get black guys to coach the black youngsters, who need encouragement and examples. I will have to see how much time I can spare after being away for what England hope will be the full five weeks of the World Cup."

Tim Horan, the Australian centre, will play three games in a week to test whether he has regained full fitness in time to play in the World Cup. Horan has been out for 12 months since suffering a serious knee injury playing for Queensland in last year's Super 10 final against Natal.

Llanelli have seen the two Heineken Welsh League points deducted for a breach of squad size regulations returned on appeal, and now move up to sixth in the table.

The Swalec Cup semi-final between the holders, Cardiff, and Swansea next Saturday has been switched from Neath to Llanelli after safety officers cut the capacity at The Gnoll.

CLUB MATCHES: Camborne 16 Penzance-Newlyn 13; Redruth 21 St Mary's Hospital 10; Weston-super-Mare 51 Esher 8; Stroud 35 Walsall 30.

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