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The Melbourne Rebels and Australian Rugby Union (ARU) are threatening to move the next Super Rugby fixture at AAMI Park unless the surface is fixed. They will also insist the …

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has called in Will Skelton and Matt Toomua for their first appearances of the year as he rejigs his second row and centres for the final …

English rugby’s new golden boy Maro Itoje is taking his amazing season in his long stride after passing his first southern hemisphere test. Just 21, lock Itoje has featured in …

Two new starting props will try to help Wales finish their tour of New Zealand on a winning note. Rob Evans and Tomas Francis are promoted from the reserves bench …

An overhauled All Blacks will start flanker Elliot Dixon while two other uncapped players are poised to come off the bench in the third Test against Wales in Dunedin. Leading …

England coach Eddie Jones has praised his “blokey” captain Dylan Hartley as a relationship builder, “except with those he bites”. Hartley was a controversial choice by Jones to replace back …

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Former Kiwis Test star Kevin Locke is to make a code switch and play for the National Rugby Championship’s Greater Sydney Rams, but it doesn’t mean he’s given up on …

Wallabies players are backing coach Michael Cheika’s fierce determination to persist with his ball-in-hand game plan despite consecutive Test losses to England. Cheika has indicated he will make only a …

The shadow of Sonny Bill Williams looms over the candidates vying for All Blacks midfield slots later this year. Coach Steve Hansen has confirmed that Williams will rejoin the Test …

Billy Vunipola will have plenty of local support as he tries to get England on the front foot in pursuit of a series clean sweep against the Wallabies. The 23-year-old …

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika will remain committed to the running game and says he has the shoulders and chin to cop the knocks if the losses continue. Australia’s charge to …

Cult Wallabies winger Nick Cummins is unlikely to make the Rio Olympics after being ruled out of a crucial training camp with a knee injury. Such setbacks have wreaked havoc …

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Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is set to make a couple of changes to his side for the final Test against England on Saturday, while reserve back-rower Ben McCalman has been …

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says he’s perplexed by New Zealand counterpart Steve Hansen’s suggestion he’s been bullied in the media by England mentor Eddie Jones, slamming the comment as shallow. …

England rugby coach Eddie Jones has compared the dead rubber third Test against Australia on Saturday to a World Cup final. With the series already decided by England’s wins in …

Wallabies defence coach Nathan Grey has given short shrift to the suggestion trying to avoid a English whitewash will provide Australia with extra motivation in Sydney following losses in Brisbane …

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Captain Stephen Moore has put the acid on the Wallabies leadership group and insists fixing small details is the key to avoiding a Test series whitewash against England in Sydney …

Argentina have won successive Tests against France for the first time since their 2007 Rugby World Cup breakthrough when they took the home series opener 30-19. The Pumas won the …