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Healy could face disciplinary action for Genia injury

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 17:38
Cian Healy could face disciplinary action after Australia coach Michael Cheika questioned his role in scrum-half Will Genia's broken arm.
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New Zealand 26-13 France: Benjamin Fall sent off as All Blacks clinch series

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 14:46
France's Benjamin Fall was sent off early as New Zealand secured a series-sealing victory in Wellington
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Ireland win thriller against Australia in Melbourne to level Test series

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 13:04
Ireland beat Australia 26-21 in Melbourne to level their series at 1-1 going into the final Test in Sydney next week.
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Inside the Springbok Factory: How one school has produced 46 South Africa internationals

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 06:30
A behind-the-scenes look at Grey College, the South African school that has produced some of the country's biggest sports stars.
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Hamish Watson: Edinburgh can't rely on surprise element next season

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:41
Hamish Watson says Edinburgh can still target a play-off spot next season despite other teams being more prepared for them.
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Peter Thomas: Cardiff Blues chairman to step down after 20 years

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:23
Cardiff Blues chairman Peter Thomas is to step down after more than 20 years in the role.
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England players 'still believe' heading into second Test - Farrell

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:26
England still "massively believe in themselves" before Saturday's must-win Test with South Africa, says captain Owen Farrell.
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Warren Gatland: Naming next Wales coach cannot overshadow the Rugby World Cup

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 08:31
Wales head coach Warren Gatland says the appointment of the next coach will not be able to overshadow the World Cup.
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Byron McGuigan: 'I sound South African but I'm a proud Scot'

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 06:37
Byron McGuigan tells Tom English about his tattoos, his upbringing in South Africa and his pride in representing Scotland.
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Scrum-half quality put Wales 'in good stead' - Aled Davies

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 20:08
Scrum-half Aled Davies says the quality of players in his position puts Wales in "good stead for the future".
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Warren Gatland: Staying unbeaten on summer tour 'not important'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 19:32
Wales coach Warren Gatland says finishing the summer tour unbeaten is 'not important' ahead of their second and final Test against Argentina.
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Brad Shields: 'I'd always known England was an option'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 18:31
Brad Shields says that "England is in his blood" ahead of making his first start in Saturday's second Test against South Africa.
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Tomas Francis: Wales tight-head ready for 'massive opportunity' against Argentina

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 16:52
Wales prop Tomas Francis says he is ready to take his 'massive opportunity' against Argentina on Saturday.
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Forwards coach Rowntree leaves Harlequins for 'personal reasons'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 13:59
Harlequins forward coach Graham Rowntree is leaving the club for "personal reasons" after two seasons in the role.
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Warren Gatland: Embarrassed Argentina will be preparing a backlash

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 13:19
Wales head coach Warren Gatland says his side embarrassed Argentina in the opening Test and expects the Pumas to fight back on Saturday.
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Wales make five changes for second Argentina Test

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:59
Wales coach Warren Gatland makes five changes for the second Test with Argentina in Santa Fe on Saturday with Cory Hill again leading the side.
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Ben Youngs: England senior players have taken ownership of poor form

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:10
Ben Youngs says the England senior players have taken the lead this week in a bid to rescue the side's poor run of form.
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England v South Africa: Brad Shields in as England drop Chris Robshaw

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 11:31
Brad Shields will make his first England start in Saturday's second Test in South Africa, with Chris Robshaw dropped.
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Ex-Ulster boss Gibbes to take charge at La Rochelle

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 08:10
Former Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes is to become director of rugby at French Top 14 club La Rochelle in November.
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New Scotland captain Hogg 'a real asset on and off field'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 08:05
Stuart Hogg, who captains Scotland this weekend, is a more mature figure after responding well to setbacks, says head coach Gregor Townsend.
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