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  • Taele signs for Bayonne

    Taele signs for Bayonne

    22 Jul 2014 10:02

    New-Zealand born Samoan international Pelu Taele has signed for two seasons with Top 14 outfit Bayonne from relegated Biarritz, his new club confirmed on Tuesday.Taele passed his medical on Monday evening and will join his new teammates

  • Ex-All Blacks skipper Skinner dead at 86

    Ex-All Blacks skipper Skinner dead at 86

    21 Jul 2014 06:31

    Former All Blacks captain Kevin Skinner died on Monday at his home in Auckland aged 86, the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) said."Kevin was a much-admired player, regarded by many as one of New Zealand's greatest props," NZRU chairman Bre

  • Bennett to return to Broncos as Griffin forced out

    Bennett to return to Broncos as Griffin forced out

    21 Jul 2014 05:46

    High-profile coach Wayne Bennett will return to the Brisbane Broncos next year to replace Anthony Griffin, the Australian National Rugby League club said Monday.Griffin, who has a year left on his contract, will remain in charge for the

  • Broncos down and out after 20th loss in 20 games

    Broncos down and out after 20th loss in 20 games

    14 Jul 2014 00:31

    London Broncos head coach Joe Grima is adamant relegation will be a help not a hindrance after Warrington Wolves and Joel Monaghan put the final

  • All Blacks star scrum-half Weepu signs for London Welsh

    All Blacks star scrum-half Weepu signs for London Welsh

    11 Jul 2014 05:16

    All Blacks' World Cup winning scrum half Piri Weepu on Friday signed for English Premiership side London Welsh in a move destined to end his int

  • Amor unveils England Sevens team for Glasgow

    Amor unveils England Sevens team for Glasgow

    10 Jul 2014 10:31

    England Sevens head coach Simon Amor on Thursday unveiled his squad ahead of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later this month.The squad

  • Queensland stop NSW's Origin sweep with big win

    Queensland stop NSW's Origin sweep with big win

    09 Jul 2014 13:01

    Queensland denied New South Wales a clean sweep of Australia's State of Origin rugby league series with a comprehensive 32-8 win in the third an

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  • Brumbies, Sharks hold edge in Super 15 playoffs

    Brumbies, Sharks hold edge in Super 15 playoffs

    17 Jul 2014 03:46

    Waikato Chiefs have to reverse a thumping loss the last time they played the ACT Brumbies if they are to keep their Super Rugby title defence alive this weekend.The back-to-back champions take on the Brumbies in Canberra on Saturday in a

  • English tycoon eyes NRL team

    English tycoon eyes NRL team

    17 Jul 2014 02:31

    Wealthy English racehorse owner Marwan Koukash is in talks to take ownership of an Australian National Rugby League club amid speculation it is the Newcastle Knights, reports said Thursday.Koukash, who owns English Super League side Salf

  • Japan, Singapore chase Asia licence in Super Rugby

    Japan, Singapore chase Asia licence in Super Rugby

    17 Jul 2014 00:31

    Super Rugby organisers SANZAR have confirmed their competition is set to expand into Asia with Japan and Singapore vying for the licence to run a team in 2016.The two countries best met the criteria required to successfully operate a Sup

  • Burns burning for do-or-die run-in with Hull KR

    Burns burning for do-or-die run-in with Hull KR

    16 Jul 2014 00:31

    Travis Burns saw his fellow-countryman and mentor sacked this month but it hasn't diminished his determination to force Hull KR into the Super League play-offs.After arriving at the club from Penrith Panthers last year, Burns quickly bec

  • Super 15 nomad Nonu back with Hurricanes

    Super 15 nomad Nonu back with Hurricanes

    16 Jul 2014 00:01

    Veteran All Blacks centre Ma'a Nonu said Wednesday he was heading "home" to the Wellington Hurricanes next season, in his fourth change of Super 15 clubs in as many years.Nonu, often seen as a divisive figure despite his undoubted talent

  • Cahill pens new two-year Widnes deal

    Cahill pens new two-year Widnes deal

    10 Jul 2014 10:46

    Widnes' New Zealand-born forward Hep Cahill has signed a two-year contract extension which will keep him at the Super League side until the end of 2016.The 27-year-old former Melbourne back rower is the club's 12th player to be re-signed

  • Piri Weepu off to London Welsh

    Piri Weepu off to London Welsh

    10 Jul 2014 10:46

    World Cup-winning All Black Piri Weepu will leave the Auckland Blues to play for London Welsh, calling time on a stellar international career, reports said Thursday.The 31-year-old scrum-half decided on the move after falling down the Al

  • Waratahs not to risk star Wallaby Folau

    Waratahs not to risk star Wallaby Folau

    10 Jul 2014 06:46

    Coach Michael Cheika said Thursday he will not be risking star Wallaby fullback Israel Folau in the NSW Waratahs' final round Super Rugby match with Queensland this weekend.Leading tryscorer Folau will miss the Australian derby in Brisba

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