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Barbarians v Australia – preview

You never know what to expect when the Barbarians come to town – but this weekend’s Killik Cup clash against Australia at Twickenham contains more uncertainties than usual, writes Alan…

Victor Matfield during the Barbarians training session today

Matfield to lead Barbarians at Twickenham

Springbok lock legend Victor Matfield will captain the Barbarians in the Killik Cup match against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday (kick off 2.35pm). The 34-year-old reprises his role of 2009…

Ofisa Treviranus

Ofisa Treviranus joins Exiles

London Irish has signed Samoan back rower Ofisa Treviranus to bolster their forward pack. The 27 year old Samoan, who has played 22 Tests for the Pacific Island nation joins…

Lemi of Samoa charges against South Africa during the World Cup

Glasgow sign Samoan winger Lemi

Glasgow Warriors have added further international class to their back division with the signing of Samoa Rugby World Cup winger David Lemi. The former London Wasps and Bristol wideman’s arrival…

England’s 2012 Autumn International Fixtures

England’s 2012 Autumn International Fixtures

The RFU has confirmed the dates of the 2012 QBE Internationals. England will play four Test matches at Twickenham in November-December, against Fiji, Australia, South Africa and World Champions New…

England’s matches in November 2012

England’s matches in November 2012

The QBE Internationals will deliver an exciting, international competition between the northern and southern hemispheres and see the World Cup winning All Blacks play on English soil for the first…

The Wallabies won the last Tri-Nations tournament

Tri-Nations becomes The Investec Rugby Championship

Auckland, Canterbury, Waikato, Wellington and Otago will host All Blacks Test matches in the 2012 international season, the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) announced today. The Rugby World Cup winning…

Eliota gets six-month suspended ban for Twitter rant

Eliota gets six-month suspended ban for Twitter rant

The Independent Judicial Officer hearing the Eliota Fuimaono Sapolu misconduct case has upheld the charges against the player at a hearing in Auckland, New Zealand, today. His Honour Judge Jeff…