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Match verdict: England 20-13 Australia

Firstly the good news. England needed to win and duly delivered, it was their eighth win in nine Test matches. That above all else was key as England continue to…

In the spotlight: O'Connor talks to the media with Brian Smith (left) at London Irish this week

Aviva Premiership One to Watch: James O’Connor

James O'Connor, the 23-year-old Australian utility back who joined London Irish this week and will make his debut for his new club against Northampton Saints at the Madejski Stadium on…

Continuing his impressive rise: Ben Mowen

Teams for England and Australia

The stage is set and the first test of the November campaign is almost here. Both Australia and England have named their starting line-ups for this Saturday at Twickenham. There…

Wax on, wax off: Marcell Coetzee

Rugby Championship: Round 4 is a big one

The spot as number one in the world is up for grabs while two winless warriors do battle. Some coaches It can only be Round 4 of the Rugby Championship,…

Phelan down: A glum looking Santiago Phelan

Rugby Championship: Here comes Round Three

New Zealand versus Argentina; Australia versus South Africa. It can only be Round Three of the Rugby Championship. Here's a short preview of the teams involved.

Hard to miss: Luminous George Clancy

Rugby Championship: European refs in demand

IT'S ALWAYS nice to be wanted. It must be a strange feeling for referees, though. In an age where the men in the middle are as professional as players and…