Melbourne Rebels at Winx-like odds to skin Sunwolves at AAMI Park

AFTER two straight wins the Sunwolves made 14 personnel and positional changes for Friday’s clash with the Melbourne Rebels at AAMI Park and the home team are prohibitive favourites.

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James Slipper might have played his last match in a Reds jersey after testing positive to cocaine again

TWO weeks shy of his 29th birthday, James Slipper should be coming into the prime of his career as a Test prop.

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Fox Sports Lab picks best Wallabies team based on stats

THE Wallabies squad to play Ireland will be unveiled on Kick & Chase on Wednesday.

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Jim Tucker: the day I ask James Slipper if he used cocaine

THE toughest question I’ve had to ask in 39 years as a sports writer was to front James Slipper, face-to-face, on whether he used cocaine.

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Veteran Wallaby James Slipper stood down after testing positive to cocaine

VETERAN Wallaby James Slipper has been stood down from rugby for two months and fined $27,500 after twice testing positive for cocaine.

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Ireland name a full strength rugby squad for June tour of Australia

IRELAND have named a strong squad for next month’s tour of Australia as coach Joe Schmidt opted against resting some of his Six Nations grand slam winners in favour of building further momentum ahead of next year’s World Cup.

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‘We do not run sports’: Foxtel boss Patrick Delany rejects claim that Fox Sports ‘should do more to help rugby’

FOXTEL CEO Patrick Delany has rejected claims that Fox Sports should be doing more to develop rugby in Australia, saying it was not a broadcaster’s role to oversee administration of the game.

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Brumbies boss issues dire warning after woeful Canberra crowds

THE Brumbies have warned members the Super Rugby club could fold if crowds continue to decline.

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Quade Cooper a victim of Brad Thorn’s State of Origin mentality

ROOKIE Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn wants to introduce a State of Origin attitude to his Super Rugby team, which explains the absence of Quade Cooper.

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Michael Cheika says Israel Folau won’t be a distraction for Wallabies

WALLABIES coach Michael Cheika insists Israel Folau’s views on homosexuality won’t be a distraction during the Test series against Ireland next month.

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