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Rebel times: Beale returns despite off-field drama

Beale starts final Wallabies test against Wales

FULLBACK KURTLEY Beale will resume International duties for the Wallabies after being named for Saturday’s final Test against Wales at Allianz Stadium in Sydney. The Rebels star, who is being…

A bloody looking Jones during this year's Six Nations match against Scotland

Journey through rugby – Ryan Jones

A THREE-TIME Grand Slam winner, Ryan Jones made his Wales debut against South Africa in 2004. He played in all three Tests on the 2005 Lions tour and led his…

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Gloucester draw Exiles in Amlin Challenge Cup draw

Former Amlin Challenge Cup champions, Gloucester Rugby, have been drawn with high-quality opposition in English rivals, London Irish, as well as French representatives, Bordeaux-Bègles and Mont-de-Marsan, following the pool draw…

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Future Faces – Shane Layden and Beno Obano

THE ARRIVAL of Heineken Cup rugby at Connacht has brought a feel-good factor to the province this season, and the performances of Shane Layden, a 19-year-old academy back, have personified…

London Irish centre 'JJ' gets his first test start

Jonathan Joseph gets his first England test start

JONATHAN JOSEPH will start his first England international in Saturday’s second Test against South Africa at Coca Cola Park, Johannesburg. The London Irish centre comes in at No 13 in…