Queensland player fined $10,000 after drugs arrestFour-match ban already servedKarmichael Hunt is free to play for the Queensland Reds but has been fined $10,000 after Rugby Australia completed their investigation into his arrest late last year. It was…
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South Sydney star was allegedly abused by Penrith fanIntegrity unit investigating incident at Panthers StadiumNRL boss Todd Greenberg has vowed to “throw the book” at the person who is alleged to have racially abused South Sydney star Greg Inglis durin…
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Last year when defenders dropped off in a tackle, that was it. Play the ball. This year, the last defender can have a crackAs it has been every season since Rex “The Moose” Mossop argued the toss on Channel 7’s Controversy Corner, rugby league people w…
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• Win over England was Farrell’s first Twickenham visit since sacking• ‘Hopefully we can have good crack at next World Cup,’ says SextonIreland were forced to cancel their planned homecoming in Dublin on Sunday because of the adverse weather but it wil…
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• Eddie Jones says fatigue among players ‘is still a concern for us’• ‘I’ll watch club games and see how we can strengthen the squad’Eddie Jones has revealed that some of England’s British & Irish Lions may be left out of the summer tour of South A…
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• Head coach challenges his players to get better over next 18 months• Townsend believes recent games have been ‘great for development’It has been a rollercoaster of a Six Nations Championship for Scotland who have hit the highs and the lows, admitted …
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• ‘We were happy to win ugly against France,’ says Taulupe Faletau• Coach Warren Gatland must explore new ideas on tour of AmericasLike all the coaches bar Joe Schmidt, like all the teams bar Ireland, Warren Gatland and Wales finished the Six Nations C…
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The summer series against South Africa looks ominous unless Eddie Jones’s men can address the reasons for their Six Nations implosionAn unexpectedly one‑sided Six Nations Championship has made two things crystal clear. There can be no disputing that th…
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Highlanders and All Black loose forward Liam Squire is expected to miss the next six weeks of Super Rugby after injuring his thumb playing against the Crusaders. Squire broke his thumb in the Highlanders 25-17 victory over the Crusaders in the first ha…
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Ireland’s two-time Grand Slam winning full-back Rob Kearney says Joe Schmidt’s support for him has helped to boost his confidence.
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Reds Super Rugby head coach Brad Thorn has praised his whole Super Rugby squad for thei efforts against the Jaguares in Buenos Aires. The Reds defended their way to a determined 18-7 win over the Argenntina Super Rugby team to secure their third straig…
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Former Wales international Martyn Williams says he is running out of superlatives to describe Alyn Wyn Jones.
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Ireland’s Grand Slam-winning captain Rory Best says his team-mates will “keep on wanting more” after their clean sweep in the 2018 Six Nations.
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France captain Guilhem Guirado had another stellar campaign in charge of Les Bleus and has been rewarded with a nomination for the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations Player of the Championship.
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A man seemingly built for the big occasion, Ireland’s star scrum-half Conor Murray has been nominated for the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations Player of the Championship award.
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There were few sights more familiar during the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations than Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale diving across the whitewash.
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