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Controversy at Bankwest as Parramatta defeat Manly (01:30)
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Prince confident Titans have a winning roster (00:37)
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Rugby team home after 104 days abroad

A Pacific Island rugby team which departed Samoa on February 23 for a game in Australia has finally returned home after a grueling 104 days abroad.

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Panthers purr in dominant win over Warriors (01:30)
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Clarkson: Wingard can't attend rallies with current restrictions (00:39)
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Stuart: Lamb breaching biosecurity protocols is human error (00:34)
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RA bars Super Rugby players from club rugby

Australia's top rugby players will be barred from turning out for lower-grade clubs during the domestic "Super Rugby AU" competition to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, administrators said on Friday.

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Michael Fatialofa to leave hospital after six months

Injured rugby union player Michael Fatialofa will be discharged from a British hospital on Friday, his wife said, just five months after breaking his neck and fearing he would never walk again.

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1dSam Bruce

Rugby is back! Breaking down Super Rugby Aotearoa

Super Rugby Aotearoa will be the first professional rugby competition to take place amid the COVID-19 pandemic. With returning superstars, shock personnel additions and new laws, it's set to be one helluva tournament.

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1dSam Bruce

Has Dan Carter still got it at age 38?

Dan Carter's shock move to the Blues has added yet another level of intrigue to Super Rugby Aotearoa. But what should we expect from the All Blacks great five years after he last played in New Zealand?

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Has Dan Carter still got it? (00:28)
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NZR 'optimistic' of 2020 tests against NH teams

New Zealand Rugby is "optimistic" about hosting northern hemisphere teams in an international schedule later in 2020 as the country edges closer to lifting social distancing restrictions.

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3dSam Bruce

Eddie: NRL showed rugby what rule change achieves

A student of all sports, Eddie Jones recognised the improved quality of action in the NRL after it made one simple rule change. He says rugby now resembles the NFL and needs far more continuity.

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NZ to trial golden point, red card replacements

New Zealand's Super Rugby teams will be able to replace red-carded players and drawn matches may be decided by a golden-point tiebreaker when the country's domestic competition starts on June 13.


Australia want to host Rugby Championship "hub"

Rugby Australia is in talks with the government about allowing New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina's teams to enter the country and be based in a "hub" for a condensed Rugby Championship later in the year.