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Sep 21

Super Rugby 2018 fixtures released

Super Rugby organisers Sanzaar have released the fixtures for the 2018 Super Rugby season which begins on the 17th of February. The the 2018 Super Rugby tournament will change from an 18-team, four conference format to a 15-team, three conference format. Each team will play 16 Conference matches that include eight matches within their own […]

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Sep 21

Force’s place in Australian Super Rugby conference given to Japan’s Sunwolves

  • Competition reduced to three conferences of five teams
  • The 2018 season will officially kick off on 17 February

Japan’s Sunwolves have replaced the Western Force in the Australian conference for the revamped Super Rugby competition.

Under the 15-team format for 2018, Australia’s four teams will play each other home and away, intensifying the battle for the all-important conference honours that guarantee a finals berth.

Related: Six-team Indo Pacific Rugby Championship unveiled by Andrew Forrest

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/sep/21/forces-place-in-australian-super-rugby-conference-given-to-japans-sunwolves

Sep 20

All Blacks name squad for Argentina tour

The All Blacks have included three familiar faces in Jerome Kaino and Matt Todd and lock Patrick Tuipulotu ahead of their Rugby Championship trip to Argentina. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has decided that a group of senior players will miss the Argentinian leg of the Rugby Championship as the All Blacks management looks to […]

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Sep 16

Australia v Argentina First Test 2017 Rugby Championship Video Highlights

Australia v Argentina First Test 2017 Rugby Championship Video Highlights
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Sep 16

Wallabies wallop Los Pumas in Canberra

Australia beat Argentina 45-20 at GIO Stadium in Canberra, scoring six tries to two, claiming a bonus-point in the come-from-behind victory. Israel Folau scored a brace either side of half-time in another superb attacking display. Sekope Kepu, Will Genia, Nick Phipps and Jordan Uelese all grabbed five-pointers, as the Wallabies ran out comfortable winners. Bernard […]

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Sep 16

New Zealand vs South Africa 1st Test 2017 Rugby Championship Video Highlights

All Blacks v Springboks first test 2017 Rugby Championship

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Sep 16

All Blacks slaughter sorry Springboks

New Zealand hammered South Africa 57-0 at North Harbour Stadium in Albany, running in eight tries to none in the record-winning margin and points humiliation. The All Blacks have won 10 of their last 11 games against the Boks, including a 42-point win when they last met, which, before today, stood as the largest win in history between […]

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Sep 16

Australia beat Argentina in Canberra

Australia was left frustrated last weekend with their 23-all draw against South Africa while Argentina will be disappointed at the way they let their lead against the All Blacks slip. Argentina delivered their best performance of the season last weekend in New Zealand and given the way they were hit by fatigue in the second […]

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Sep 16

New Zealand vs South Africa live Rugby Championship score update

New Zealand and South Africa are set to meet on the rugby field for the 94th time since 1921 and are without a doubt, the two pre-eminent teams in the sport. However, it has been the Kiwis who have dominated this fixture since the Springboks came out of isolation in 1992. The All Blacks have won […]

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Sep 15

Springboks lose Cronje for All Blacks clash

South Africa’s Springboks have suffered a blow ahead of their match against New Zealand’s All Blacks as Ross Cronje has been forced to withdraw. Scrumhalf Cronje has been withdrawn from the Springbok team because of illness and is replaced by Francois Hougaard, who was initially named on the bench. Rudy Paige is now the replacement […]

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Sep 14

South Africa make three changes for New Zealand

South African Rugby head coach Allister Coetzee has named a Springbok side with three changes to the starting team for Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash against the All Blacks at the QBE Stadium in Albany, north of Auckland. Franco Mostert and Jean-Luc du Preez return to the starting line up after the Springboks drew with Australia […]

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Sep 14

Rugby Championship Rd.4 Team vs Team Preview

The fourth round of the 2017 Rugby Championship sees New Zealand hosting South Africa at QBE Stadium, Auckland and Australia hosting Argentina at GIO Stadium,Canberra. After last week’s results New Zealand have retaken the lead in the standings and South Africa are back in second. Australia earned their first points from their draw and are […]

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Sep 14

Simmons starts for Australia against Argentina

Australian Rugby head coach Michael Cheika has named a team with one change to the starting line up for this Saturday night’s Rugby Championship clash with Argentina at Canberra’s GIO Stadium. Experienced lock Rob Simmons will line up for his 75th Test cap alongside Adam Coleman, with Rory Arnold out of the match day 23. […]

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Sep 14

Argentina make four changes for Australia

Argentina Rugby head coach Daniel Hourcade has named a Pumas team with four changes to the side that lost to New Zealand for this weekend’s Rugby Championship match against Australia in Canberra on Saturday. Hourcade has included Tomas Lezana at eighthman in place of Benjamin Macome. In the backs Martin Landajo returns to take the […]

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Sep 13

Smith returns for All Blacks against Springboks

New Zealand Rugby head coach Steve Hansen and selectors have named their team to play South Africa’s Springboks at QBE Stadium, Auckland, on Saturday with Aaron Smith returning to the starting side. In the backs, Aaron Smith returns to the 23 for his 65th Test with TJ Perenara on the bench, Ryan Crotty is back […]

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Sep 13

Six-team Indo Pacific Rugby Championship unveiled by Andrew Forrest

  • Mining magnate wants new competition to revive Australian rugby
  • ARU says it is working with Forrest and ‘exploring all options’

Mining magnate Andrew Forrest has launched the new Indo Pacific Rugby Championship to kick off next year. Forrest is in negotiations with the Australian Rugby Union to ensure players who compete in his competition will also be eligible to play Super Rugby and represent the Wallabies.

The billionaire’s actions come after his beloved Western Force were cut from Super Rugby. He hopes to have six teams in the competition, which is expected to start early next August.

Related: Western Force may be headed to Asia as Hong Kong backs rebel competition

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/sep/13/indo-pacific-rugby-championship-unveiled-by-andrew-forrest

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