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Outside back Luke Morahan and forwards Ben McCalman and Toby Smith will be new faces on the Wallabies bench for Saturday’s must-win second rugby Test against England. The trio had …

Canterbury and New Zealand Under-20 rugby coach Scott Robertson has been appointed to succeed Todd Blackadder at the Crusaders. Blackadder is stepping down at the end of this season after …

HOW NEW ZEALAND AND WALES STACK UP AHEAD OF SATURDAY’S SECOND TEST IN WELLINGTON: SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 7.35pm New Zealand v Wales at Westpac Stadium Head to Head: All Blacks …

England don’t want to have to rely on their scramble defence to bail them out of trouble again in Saturday’s second Test against Australia, recalled winger Jack Nowell says. A …

Eddie Jones says the three-Test Cook Cup series is being played in the right spirit, despite Wallabies boss Michael Cheika’s accusations of off-the-ball “niggle” tactics by England. The tourists got …

Julian Savea will feel the pain of rejection – all 60 seconds of it – and come back an even better player, says the All Black who replaced him. Recalled …

England coach Eddie Jones has hailed Wallabies flanker Sean McMahon as a quality player but warns his direct opponent in Saturday’s second Test Billy Vunipola is ready to play the …

England coach Eddie Jones says the Wallabies know they have a “potential set piece issue” and has picked a team he believes can once again disrupt their unstructured play and …

England coach Eddie Jones has made two changes to his side for Saturday’s second Test against the Wallabies, handing starts to five-eighth George Ford and winger Jack Nowell. Owen Farrell …

Israel Folau admits the Wallabies are “in a hole” and can only climb out of it with an attitude adjustment in the second Test against England. Australia must win Saturday …

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Western Force captain Matt Hodgson says the players will dedicate their last three games of the Super Rugby season to Michael Foley after the coach was sacked on Thursday. Foley’s …

Defenders the world over have struggled to stop Julian Savea but a mental rut has done exactly that to the powerhouse All Blacks winger. Savea’s axing for the second Test …

Australia vice-captain Michael Hooper rates the first 20 minutes of their first Test defeat to England as some of the best attacking rugby he’s been involved in for years. It …

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Western Force coach Michael Foley has been dumped from the Super Rugby club, effective immediately. Foley is in his fourth season with the Force, who are last in the Australian …

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Michael Foley has reportedly been dumped as coach of Super Rugby’s perennially under-performing Western Force. News Corp Australia says players have been called to a meeting at the Perth-based franchise …

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Fullback Israel Dagg has been recalled and prolific try-scorer Julian Savea axed by All Blacks coach Steve Hansen for Saturday’s second Test against Wales in Wellington. Omitted from last year’s …

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Quade Cooper’s return to Australian rugby appears a step closer, with the Wallabies playmaker knocking back a second-year option at French club Toulon. Less than a week after Wallabies coach …

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says he has no plan to meet with referee Craig Joubert before the second Test despite being stung by a lop-sided penalty count in the series …