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Australia Rugby Union News

Feb 17

Queensland Reds rookie Hamish Stewart battling journeyman Jono Lance to be first choice flyhalf

REDS rookie Hamish Stewart has an emotional retirement ceremony to perform before his career takes flight as the teenage flyhalf in the bold plans to resurrect Queensland as a Super Rugby force.

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Feb 16

Queensland Rugby Union turns dire financial position around

A SMALL profit after dramatic belt-tightening has dug the Queensland Rugby Union out of the financial mire of a $2.1 million loss just two years ago.

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Feb 16

Super Rugby Spotlight: Hurricanes enter final season under coach Chris Boyd

THE talent-laden Hurricanes enter 2018 with a point to prove after relinquishing their Super Rugby title to fierce rivals the Crusaders last season.

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Feb 16

Queensland Reds edge out Fiji in last trial before Super Rugby season

YOUNG gun Hamish Stewart has received a vote of confidence as Queensland’s new No. 10 ahead of the Super Rugby season — from his rival Jono Lance.

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Feb 16

Rugby Australia releases new safety guidelines: Weight, size and skill mandatory assessments

NEW age-weight dispensation rules — as well as an expanded concussion system — will be rolled out across Australia in 2018 to ensure that rugby can be a game played by all.

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Feb 16

Rising NRL star Etene Nanai-Seturo released by Warriors to join New Zealand rugby

THE NRL have officially lost one of their rising stars, with Etene Nanai-Seturo to join New Zealand rugby.

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Feb 15

Waratahs crush new-look Melbourne Rebels in trial at Brookvale Oval

BEAUTY is in the eye of the beholder and so too are the positives from a pre-season trial, apparently, after both the Waratahs and the Rebels walked away happy from NSW’s 47-5 victory at Brookvale Oval.

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Feb 15

Super Rugby: Forward strength an unknown for Waratahs

THE Waratahs will field a bunch of new faces when they take on the Rebels in their final trial at Brookvale but one of the most important newcomers could prove to be a man on the sideline holding a walkie talkie.

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Feb 15

Super Rugby Spotlight: Colin Cooper takes the Chiefs reins in 2018

THE 2018 Super Rugby season marks the start of a new era for the Chiefs, who have lost coach Dave Rennie and a raft of key players.

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Feb 15

Brumbies lose 38-26 to Chiefs in final Super Rugby trial match

THE Brumbies were beaten 38-26 by the Chiefs in their final Super Rugby trial match at Sunshine Coast Stadium on Wednesday night, as fit again halfback Brad Weber starred with a hat-trick of tries in the first half.

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