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Foster questions World Rugby's 'niggle' strategy

The All Blacks know they must be more disciplined if they're to overturn their shock loss to the Pumas this Saturday, but coach Ian Foster has also taken umbrage at how World Rugby is treating niggle and retaliation.

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Johns schools Wallabies as Cleary drops by Pumas

The Wallabies and Pumas have sought advice from some of rugby league's best, utilizing the services of NRL great Andrew Johns and current NSW Origin star Nathan Cleary respectively on Thursday.

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Ledesma: World stopped for the magic of Maradona (00:58)
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Moore: Hooper captaincy criticism wide of the mark

Former Wallabies captain Stephen Moore has come out in fierce defence of current skipper Michael Hooper after the Australian No. 7 was the subject of stinging criticism following the 15-all draw with Argentina last weekend.

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Ireland fly-half Burns earns first start vs. Georgia

Fly-half Billy Burns has been handed a first start for Ireland as they take on Georgia in their final Autumn Nations Cup Group A clash in Dublin on Sunday, while uncapped centre Shane Daly has been included on the bench.

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Under-pressure Pivac hands Williams rare Wales start

Wales handed a rare start to scrum-half Lloyd Williams and kept flanker James Botham in their lineup as they named their team to face England in the Autumn Nations Cup in Llanelli on Saturday.

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France make 13 changes for Italy clash

France coach Fabien Galthie has named five debutants in a much-changed XV for their Autumn Nations Cup clash with Italy on Saturday.

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Ford back at fly-half for England against Wales

George Ford will start at fly-half for England against Wales in Llanelli on Saturday, with captain Owen Farrell joining Henry Slade in the centre.

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'He loved the Pumas; he'll be watching': Ledesma

The Pumas will be heavy hearted as they enter their must-win clash with the All Blacks following the death of Argentine football star Diego Maradona, but coach Mario Ledesma says Maradona will be watching from above.

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All Blacks commiserate with Pumas over Maradona (00:45)
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All Blacks shuffle forwards for Pumas rematch

All Blacks coach Ian Foster has shuffled his forward pack for Saturday's Tri-Nations rematch with Argentina, after the Pumas pulled off one of the year's great upsets just a fortnight ago in Newcastle.

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Remembering Maradona's Pumas celebrations in 2015 (01:03)
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Sevens star Caslick signs on for Tokyo tilt

Australian women's rugby sevens star Charlotte Caslick has committed to the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo as she continues her recovery from back fractures that cut short her NRLW cameo.

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All Blacks get creative to guard against Pumas' niggle

Under-pressure New Zealand coach Ian Foster has ramped up the niggle at training ahead of Saturday's rematch with Argentina to weed out All Blacks' ill-discipline that led to rare back-to-back losses.

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First Pasifika match 'start of something special'

Former New Zealand captain Tana Umaga is enthusiastic about the potential of a Pasifika Super Rugby side entering the competition in 2022 after he revealed the invitational squad to face the Maori All Blacks next month.

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England wing Watson return to 25-man squad

Flanker Jack Willis, winger Anthony Watson and hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie have been included in Eddie Jones's extended 25-man squad to face Wales in the Nations Cup on Saturday, but centre Ollie Lawrence will miss the game with a hip injury.

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All Blacks seek to take pressure off coach Ian Foster

All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu moved to dampen criticism of the side on Monday following back-to-back defeats in the Tri-Nations, saying their own expectations are higher than those from outside the team.

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Jones: Liverpool meeting inspired May solo try

England head coach Eddie Jones has said a meeting with Premier League champions Liverpool inspired Jonny May's sensational try against Ireland.

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Rees-Zammit bags maiden try as Wales win

Teenage winger Louis Rees-Zammit scored a maiden try on his first start as a youthful Wales ended a six-game losing streak with an 18-0 victory over Georgia in the Autumn Nations Cup on Saturday.

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Spectacular May try helps England beat Ireland

Jonny May scored twice, including one of the all-time great individual Twickenham tries, as a dominant England overwhelmed an inexperienced Ireland 18-7 on Saturday to make it two wins out of two in the Nations Cup.

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England beat France with last minute penalty

England centre Emily Scarratt scored a penalty in the dying seconds as the world's top-ranked women's team battled to a 25-23 victory over France at Twickenham on Saturday in the second of their two November internationals.

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Wallabies and Pumas in Tri Nations draw

Australia have blown a golden opportunity to win the Tri Nations title after playing out a tense 15-15 draw with Argentina in Newcastle.