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Mar 23

Lleyds at fullback for Stormers against Sunwolves

Stormers Super Rugby head coach Robbie Fleck has made a number of changes to his team to play the Sunwolves in Singapore on Saturday. There are a number of changes from the starting line-up that did duty against the Southern Kings, with several players unavailable due to the Springbok management plan. Dillyn Leyds will start […]

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Mar 22

Faumuina set to return for Blues against Bulls

Blues head coach Tana Umaga has made one change to the starting XV for this Saturday’s Super Rugby match against the Bulls at QBE Stadium in North Harbour. All Black Charlie Faumuina is named in the front row in his expected return from injury, although it will be dependent on how he recovers from Thursday’s […]

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Mar 22

Todd commits to playing Super Rugby for Crusaders

New Zealand Rugby and the Crusaders have announced that loose forward Matt Todd has re-signed for another year keeping him in NZ until the end of the 2018 season. Twenty-eight-year-old Todd has been a consistent performer for the Crusaders and All Blacks since making his Super Rugby debut in 2011 and Test debut in 2013. […]

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Mar 22

Newcastle Falcons sign forwards Mavinga and Graham

Newcastle Falcons agree the signings of Lyon prop Sami Mavinga and Jersey flanker Gary Graham for next season.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39360687

Mar 22

Super Rugby Team by Team Preview Rd.5

Super Rugby Round Five has eight matches with two on Friday and six on Saturday. The Chiefs and Hurricanes have the bye. Here we preview the eight upcoming matches this weekend. Crusaders v Force Super Rugby Preview The Crusaders have played the Western Force 10 times since the Perth Super Rugby franchise joined Super Rugby […]

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Mar 22

Highlanders change three for Brumbies

Highlanders head coach Tony Brown has named a Super rugby team with three changes for this Saturday’s match against the Brumbies in Canberra. Brown has been able to bring back Patrick Osborne from injury, gives young Otago back Sio Tomkinson his first start in a Highlanders jersey and the hard working Alex Ainley returns to […]

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Mar 22

Foley returns for Waratahs against Rebels

Waratahs Super Rugby head coach Daryl Gibson has named Bernard Foley in his starting team to play the Rebels in Melbourne in the Weary Dunlop Shield clash. Foley has been sidelined for the first five weeks while going through the return to play concussion protocols after a head knock during the trial game against the […]

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Mar 22

North ‘disappointed’ at no action over alleged bite in Paris

Wales wing George North admits he is disappointed no action was taken over the alleged bite on him in Wales’ Six Nations defeat against France.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39359804

Mar 22

Luther Burrell: ‘Dynamic’ Northampton Saints ready for Leicester Tigers clash

Northampton Saints centre Luther Burrell says his side can make the Premiership top four if they beat Leicester Tigers.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39355530

Mar 22

Danny Cipriani: England door open for every Wasps player under Eddie Jones

Danny Cipriani says any in-form Wasps player has a chance of an England call-up under Eddie Jones.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/39353609

Mar 22

Alun Wyn Jones injury update

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones has been ruled out for around six weeks after suffering a shoulder injury in the RBS 6 Nations defeat to France.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wru.co.uk/eng/news/38488.php

Mar 22

My Championship: Thomas Lièvremont

When I was young the Championship was a time to get together with the whole family.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rbs6nations.com/en/news/france/31473.php

Mar 22

Ireland Comes Together For Compelling Rugby World Cup Presentation

A powerful alliance of President Michael D. Higgins, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, Minister For Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross TD, Irish sporting bodies, both North and South Government agencies, politicians and Irish sports and business people…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/39335.php

Mar 22

Ready For The World: Stadium Showcase

Ireland 2023 has shortlisted twelve stadiums for the Rugby World Cup bid. In this video four Irish sporting legends take a look at four of those iconic venues.

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Mar 22

Jones set for six weeks on the sidelines

Alun Wyn Jones is set to be out of action for six weeks as he recovers from a shoulder injury suffered in Wales’ final game of the RBS 6 Nations.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rbs6nations.com/en/news/wales/31586.php

Mar 22

England will not face New Zealand in autumn as Barbarians game is confirmed

• Top two ranked sides in world will not meet until 2018
• RFU admits defeat in staging All Blacks match

England’s hopes of a showdown with New Zealand later this year are over after the All Blacks opted to fulfil their planned fixture with the Barbarians on 4 November instead.

The RFU has admitted defeat in attempting to bring forward a meeting between the world’s top two ranked sides, instead giving its approval to the Barbarians fixture, which will be played at Twickenham. A spokesperson for the governing body said: “We explored whether there was an opportunity to play New Zealand this year, but they have chosen to play the Barbarians.”

Related: New Zealand media on England loss: ‘Stuffed plastic bags in need of a trolley’

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/mar/22/england-new-zealand-all-bacls-barbarians-rugby-union

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