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England 16 New Zealand 26 – The Verdict

ENGLAND FANS got a little glimpse of what they hope will be their future today with one of the great Twickenham tries. From the moment Chris Ashton marked the ball in…

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Ireland v South Africa – The Preview

Ireland will be looking to make it a memorable first Test match at the Aviva Stadium by beating a depleted South Africa. They haven’t won a game since March, and…

South Africa team to take on Ireland

South Africa team to take on Ireland

Deon Stegmann will make his Test debut in a much-changed Springbok line-up against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday. Uncapped Sharks utility back Patrick Lambie could also make his debut if…

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Australia pick team to play Wales

The Qantas Wallabies have named an unchanged line-up to contest Saturday’s James Bevan Trophy Test against Wales in Cardiff. Qantas Wallabies Head Coach Robbie Deans has retained the same 22-man…

Bredan Venter hit with big fine

Bredan Venter hit with big fine

Brendan Venter, the Saracens Director of Rugby, appeared before an independent Disciplinary Committee in Dublin as the result of a misconduct complaint lodged against him by ERC following the Round…

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Gavin Henson signs for Saracens

Former Wales centre Gavin Henson has set his sights on playing for “another eight to ten years” as he prepares to relaunch his rugby career. And Henson has also underlined…

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George Ford to make Leicester home debut

One of the biggest talents in European rugby, George Ford, will make his home Leicester debut on Friday night. Be there to see history in the making! Leicester Tigers will…

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Sonny Bill Williams to make debut

All Blacks Coach Graham Henry and his Assistant Coaches Steve Hansen and Wayne Smith have named their team for the Hillary Shield Test against England at Twickenham on Saturday 6…

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Aviva Premiership round 7 preview

Northampton v Newcastle Northampton Saints’ only reversal in any competition this season was 17-24 at Saracens in Aviva Premiership Rugby on 26 September. The Saints only home defeat in a…