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Same old story, or do Wales have reasons to be optimistic?

Head coach Warren Gatland wants more of the same from Wales after defeat by Australia but without the mistakes.

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Irish Rugby TV: Ireland v South Africa Post-Match Press Conference

Head coach Joe Schmidt and captain Rory Best spoke to the media following Ireland’s record-breaking 38-3 GUINNESS Series victory over South Africa at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

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REPORT: Blues suffer heavy Anglo Welsh defeat

Cardiff Blues fell to a heavy 57-0 defeat against Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park in the Anglo Welsh Cup.

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England 36-6 France: Rugby League World Cup 2017 – as it happened

England raced to a 26-0 lead after half an hour to make sure of a quarter-final place before France rallied as England lost their early fluency in an error-strewn second half 12.10pm GMT That’s it from me, but stay tuned for our match report. Thanks fo…

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Waisake Naholo bags two tries to help sweep New Zealand past France

• France 18-38 New Zealand• All Blacks score five tries; Beauden Barrett scores rest with the bootFrance were given a reminder of how far they still are from a maiden World Cup title when they were humbled 38-18 in Paris by New Zealand. The All Blacks …

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Irish Rugby TV: First Cap Is ‘A Dream Come True’ For Darren Sweetnam

Munster winger Darren Sweetnam came on during the closing stages of the 38-3 victory over South Africa to make his debut for Ireland. Irish Rugby TV spoke to him just after the final whistle.

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Irish Rugby TV: Bundee Aki Enjoys Winning Debut With Ireland

Irish Rugby TV caught up with new Ireland centre Bundee Aki after he played the full 80 minutes of the 38-3 win over South Africa and enjoyed a winning debut at international level.

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Jacob Stockdale satisfied with try-scoring home debut in Ireland’s win over South Africa

Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale is satisfied with his try-scoring home debut as Ireland hammer South Africa 38-3 in the first of three autumn internationals.

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Anglo-Welsh Cup round-up: Defeats for Welsh regions

The Cardiff Blues, Ospreys and Dragons and Scarlets were all defeated in their Anglo-Welsh Cup weekend matches.

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England 21-8 Argentina: Head coach Eddie Jones calls win a ‘grindathon’

England head coach Eddie Jones labels his side’s victory over Argentina ‘a grindathon’ after an unconvincing 21-8 win at Twickenham.

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Do not write Australia off against England, says coach Michael Cheika

• ‘Pundits over here don’t think we have a chance,’ says Australia coach• Wales suffer loss of Jonathan Davies as well as defeatMichael Cheika may have just overseen Australia’s 13th consecutive win over Wales but he was already bristling at the prospe…

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WRU National League results

Results from the Welsh Rugby Union National Leagues.

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Autumn international: England 21-8 Argentina highlights

A rusty England battle to a third win over Argentina in six months as they begin their autumn campaign in disjointed fashion with a 21-8 win at Twickenham.

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Road to the NatWest 6 Nations: Ireland break records against Springboks, England edge out Pumas

Autumn international rugby is finally underway, and with every NatWest 6 Nations side in action on Saturday, preparations for this year’s Championship began in earnest.

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England 21-8 Argentina: autumn international player ratings

Mako Vunipola put in a shift up front as England ground out an unconvincing victory at Twickenham, but too many of their back division failed to sparkMike Brown, full-back, 6/10 At ease under the high ball – and there were plenty in the opening quarter…

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Jonathan Davies: Injured Wales centre out for six months

Wales centre Jonathan Davies is out injured for six months and is likely to miss all of the 2018 Six Nations.

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