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Vermeulen named in Bulls wider Super rugby training squad

Incumbent Springbok Duane Vermeulen is amongst the new faces in the Bulls wider training group for next year’s Super Rugby competition. Vermeulen moved from Toulon earlier this year and following a short spell at Kubota Spears in Japan, will now …

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Crusaders and Chiefs to take Super rugby to Fiji

Super rugby champions the Crusaders and the Chiefs will play their 16th round super rugby fixture on Saturday 1 June 2019 in the Fijian city of Suva. The venue for the Chiefs home game against the Crusaders has been confirmed as ANZ Stadium in Suva, wh…

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New Zealand 2019 Super rugby squads revealed

The five New Zealand Super rugby teams have named their playing squads for the 2019 Super rugby season which begins in February next year. The Blues, Chiefs, Crusaders, Highlanders and Hurricanes have all named playing squad that are 38-strong. There a…

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Premiership will not move play-off final to accommodate Lions’ training

• Chief executive denies trying to ‘squeeze’ tourists• ‘The Lions will always be part of the rugby schedule’Premiership Rugby will not bring its play-off final in 2021 forward to allow the British & Irish Lions to train for a week before flying out…

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Vermeulen to play Super rugby for Bulls in 2019

Pretoria based Super rugby team the Bulls have signed former Stormers and Springbok eighth-man Duane Vermeulen for the 2019 Super rugby season. The big ball carrying loosie, who is currently plying his trade in Japan, will arrive in Pretoria in Februar…

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Israel Folau commits to Super Rugby with four year Waratahs deal

Wallabies and Waratahs star commits to four-year-dealBeauden Barrett and All Blacks eye overseas movesIsrael Folau is set to play for Australia to the end of 2022 after reportedly signing a four-year contract extension with Rugby Australia, the Wallabi…

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Storm clouds gather as rugby’s summer becomes the new winter | Robert Kitson

The game’s calendar is expanding with the next Lions tour to South Africa stretching into AugustTheresa May would have felt right at home at Twickenham on Tuesday. Even a workable Brexit deal sometimes feels more achievable than locating the solution t…

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England’s domestic rugby union season to extend deep into summer | Robert Kitson

• Premiership will include mid-season breaks• Apologies to Cardiff Blues and Glasgow for colour clashThe much-debated changes to England’s traditional domestic rugby calendar will be announced on Tuesday at Twickenham. Rather than lasting from early Se…

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Jonny May’s sore shoulder will not rule him out of England autumn Tests

• Leicester wing may miss two Champions Cup matches • Marland Yarde faces six months out with dislocated kneecapJonny May is set to be fit for England’s four-Test autumn campaign, which begins against South Africa next month, but the shoulder injury he…

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Argentina v Australia Rd.6 2018 Rugby Championship video highlights

Argentina v Australia Rd.6 2018 Rugby Championship video highlights | Rugby Championship Video Highlights   Rugby Championship, Australia, Argentina, Wallabies, All Blacks, Bledisloe Cup, Rugby Championship Video Highlights ,Video Highlights,…

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Amazing Australia fightback stuns Argentina

Australia put on a sublime display, beating Argentina 34-45 at Ernesto Maltearena Stadium, Salta. Australia fought back from a 24-point halftime deficit in a game of two halves, outscoring Los Pumas 38 to three after the break. It is the men from down …

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South Africa v New Zealand Rd.2 2018 Rugby Championship video highlights

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South Africa v New Zealand Rd.2 2018 Rugby Championship video highlights

Rugby Championship, New Zealand, South Africa, Wallabies, All Blacks, Bledisloe Cup, Rugby Championship Video Highlights ,Video Highlights, Video, South Africa v New Zealand Rd.2 2018 Rugby Championship video highlights | Rugby Championship Video …

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Australia beats Argentina in Salta

Argentina beat Australia when these teams last met which was on the Gold Coast. Australia will be out for revenge this weekend – and to avoid the last place in the Rugby Championship. Argentina’s victory over the Wallabies was their sixth v…

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Saracens made to battle by Harlequins in TV thriller for US viewers

• Harlequins 20-25 Saracens• Former NFL player Paul Lasike taken off with head injuryIf gallant failures are as popular in the US as they are over here, then this agonising defeat for Harlequins will be a smash hit as the first Premiership match to be …

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Epic All Blacks fightback breaks Springboks resolve

New Zealand came from behind to beat South Africa 30-32 in another epic Rugby Championship Test at Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria, breaking Springboks hearts. Scott Barrett and Ardie Savea scored with less than four minutes to play and Richie Mo’unga …

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