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Oct 26

Hurricanes to host Super rugby clash with Sharks in Napier

Wellington based Super 15 Rugby team the Hurricanes have announced that they will play South Africa’s Sharks in an historic Super Rugby visit to McLean Park in Napier. The round eight match will mark the first time South Africa’s Sharks have play…

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Oct 26

Wallabies prop Robertson commits to Waratahs

Wallabies and Waratahs prop Tom Robertson has committed his playing future to Australian rugby by , re-signing with the ARU and New South Wales Waratahs for Super Rugby until the end of 2020. The 15-Test front-rower has elected to stay in Sydney for a …

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Oct 21

Bledisloe Cup: Australia shock New Zealand in Brisbane

Bledisloe Cup: Australia beat New Zealand 23-18 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane after a disciplined defensive display. Reece Hodge kicked a monster 53-metre penalty with 90 seconds remaining after Rieko Ioane’s late try brought New Zealand to with…

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Oct 21

Australia v New Zealand: Bledisloe Cup live score update

Australia host 2017 Rugby Championship winners New Zealand this weekend at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane for the third Bledisloe Cup Test of the year. Australia last beat New Zeland in 2015 but have not held the Bledisloe Cup since 2002. The All Blacks w…

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Oct 19

Australia make one Bledisloe Cup change for New Zealand

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has made one change to his Wallabies team to play New Zealand’s All Blacks in the third and final Bledisloe Cup clash this year to be held at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. Head coach Cheika has made one forced c…

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Oct 19

All Blacks make four changes for Wallabies in Bledisloe Cup

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has named an All Black team with four changes for this weekend’s Bledisloe Cup clash against Australia at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia on Saturday. All four of the changes are in the backs and most no…

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Oct 16

Cane commits to NZ and Chiefs for Super Rugby

All Blacks and Chiefs loose forward Sam Cane has agreed a new new contract extension which will keep him playing Super Rugby for the Chiefs and the Bay of Plenty province for four more years. The deal is a major coup for New Zealand Rugby with 25-year-…

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Oct 16

Cane commits to NZ and Chiefs for Super Rugby

All Blacks and Chiefs loose forward Sam Cane has agreed a new new contract extension which will keep him playing Super Rugby for the Chiefs and the Bay of Plenty province for four more years. The deal is a major coup for New Zealand Rugby with 25-year-…

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Oct 12

Brumbies to warm up for Super Rugby against Rebels in Queanbeyan

Canberra Super 15 Rugby team the Brumbies have announced that they will begin their Super Rugby preparations with a warm up match against the Melbourne Rebels in Queanbeyan on Saturday 3 February. Australia’s only Super Rugby finalist in 2017 the…

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Oct 12

World Rugby cautions against linking Premiership injuries with law changes

• RFU report shows rise in top-flight tackles and involvements since changes• ‘A full season of data will be needed to make a full analysis’ – World RugbyWorld Rugby says it is too early to draw a link between the spate of injuries suffered in the Prem…

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Oct 12

Rebels appoint Thorpe as new Team Director

Melbourne Super Rugby team the Rebels have lured former All Blacks manager Tony Thorpe across the Tasman to fill the club’s new Team Director role. The appointment of the former New Zealand representative player and successful manager for the 2018 Supe…

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Oct 11

Wallabies assistant Ledesma to coach Jaguares

Wallabies assistant coach Mario Ledesma will take charge of Argentina’s Super Rugby franchise the Jaguares for the 2018 Super Rugby season. Ledesma has been a Wallabies assistant coach since 2015 but will return to Argentina after the third and f…

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Oct 09

Rugby union: talking points from the weekend’s action

Fly-halvess are becoming an endangered species, Matt Toomua’s upswing continues apace and Jim Mallinder has a tough decision to makeIt has taken a series of injuries to highlight it, but there would appear to be a paucity of fly-halves in England at pr…

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Oct 08

Jamie George stars as Saracens go top after trouncing under-par Wasps

• Saracens 38-19 Wasps• England hooker scores hat-trick of triesEuropean rugby returns this week but only one of these sides looks ready to embrace the onrushing challenge. For Saracens, the defending champions and domestic table-toppers, their opening…

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Oct 08

Argentina v Australia 2nd Test Rugby Championship 2017 Video Highlights

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Oct 08

Australia cruises to victory over Argentina

Australia beat Argentina 20-37 at Estadio Malvinas Argentinas in Mendoza in the Rugby Championship. Reece Hodge scored a brace, while Bernard Foley helped himself to 17 points. Marika Koroibete and Will Genia also crossed the try-line. Matias Alemanno …

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