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  • France call up Claassen as Chouly replacement

    France call up Claassen as Chouly replacement

    27 Oct 2014 15:16

    South African-born back-row forward Antonie Claassen has been called up to the France three-day training camp ahead of next month's international Tests.The 30-year-old Racing-Metro forward replaces Clermont captain Damien Chouly for the

  • Springboks pick 5 uncapped players for Europe

    Springboks pick 5 uncapped players for Europe

    27 Oct 2014 12:31

    South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer included five uncapped players in a 36-man squad named Monday for Tests in Ireland, England, Italy and Wales during November.Left-wing Seabelo Senatla, hooker Robbie Coetzee, tighthead prop Julian Redelin

  • Test forward Gallen fined for Twitter rant at NRL

    Test forward Gallen fined for Twitter rant at NRL

    27 Oct 2014 09:01

    New South Wales captain Paul Gallen was fined Aus$50,000 (US$44,000) on Monday and handed a provisional Kangaroos Test suspension for an explosive tirade against NRL officials on social media.The National Rugby League said it imposed the

  • Wilkinson admits he'd 'had enough' of rugby

    Wilkinson admits he'd 'had enough' of rugby

    16 Oct 2014 13:16

    Jonny Wilkinson has revealed that he retired at the end of last season because he'd simply had enough of the training needed to be a top level r

  • All Blacks wary of besieged Wallabies

    All Blacks wary of besieged Wallabies

    16 Oct 2014 06:01

    The All Blacks are fearing a backlash from the beleaguered Wallabies in this weekend's final Bledisloe Cup Test, coach Steve Hansen said on Thur

  • Welsh stars keen to return home, says Gatland

    Welsh stars keen to return home, says Gatland

    14 Oct 2014 18:46

    Some of the Welsh rugby stars who flocked to France for far bigger pay packets are keen to return home, claimed Wales coach Warren Gatland on Tu

  • Cooper back on bench for embattled Wallabies

    Cooper back on bench for embattled Wallabies

    14 Oct 2014 03:46

    Mercurial fly-half Quade Cooper was among the reserves named Tuesday for the embattled Wallabies with Adam Ashley-Cooper chosen for his 100th Te

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  • Wallabies escape maelstrom for European tour

    Wallabies escape maelstrom for European tour

    24 Oct 2014 06:16

    The Wallabies left Friday for a five-match European tour, relishing the chance to escape the dramas and turmoil that have swamped Australian rugby.Fly-half Bernard Foley said the goal was a restorative, rare European clean sweep to expun

  • Weakened Kangaroos face Four Nations test of supremacy

    Weakened Kangaroos face Four Nations test of supremacy

    24 Oct 2014 03:31

    New Zealand and England have their best chance to end injury-hit Australia's international dominance in the Four Nations tournament kicking off on Saturday.The Kangaroos, the World Cup and Four Nations holders, have been weakened by the

  • Waratahs inspire ball-in-hand Golden Lions

    Waratahs inspire ball-in-hand Golden Lions

    24 Oct 2014 01:16

    Golden Lions will draw inspiration from Super 15 champions New South Wales Waratahs when they face Western Province Saturday in the South African Currie Cup final.The Sydney outfit became southern hemisphere champions for the first time

  • Bath chief Craig thinking big

    Bath chief Craig thinking big

    24 Oct 2014 01:01

    Bath may be gearing up for their first European Champions Cup home game in three years this weekend against Toulouse but owner Bruce Craig is already plotting their return to the glory years that saw them crowned champions of Europe in 1998.

  • 2015 World Cup sets ticket record

    2015 World Cup sets ticket record

    23 Oct 2014 12:16

    Organisers are bracing themselves for having to disappoint thousands of rugby fans despite nearly a million tickets being purchased for next year's World Cup in England during last month's general sale.Total ticket applications were more

  • Dusautoir hopes Toulouse bubble doesn't burst against Bath

    Dusautoir hopes Toulouse bubble doesn't burst against Bath

    23 Oct 2014 00:46

    France captain Thierry Dusautoir's contract with Toulouse terminates at the end of the season and the club skipper is hoping his eight-year spell there climaxes with another European Cup trophy.The Ivory Coast-born flanker -- who turns 3

  • Rokoduguni gets England call as Robshaw retains captaincy

    Rokoduguni gets England call as Robshaw retains captaincy

    22 Oct 2014 13:16

    Bath's Fijian-born British Army solider Semesa Rokoduguni was one of three uncapped players included in the England squad named by coach Stuart Lancaster on Wednesday for next month's internationals at Twickenham.The dashing wing forced

  • Waratahs hero Cheika takes charge at wounded Wallabies

    Waratahs hero Cheika takes charge at wounded Wallabies

    22 Oct 2014 05:46

    No-nonsense coach Michael Cheika took over at the Wallabies on Wednesday vowing to rally the shell-shocked side after the stunning walkout of Ewen McKenzie.The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) heaped praise on the 47-year-old at a press conf

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