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Brumbies obliterate Waratahs in record win (01:29)
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Rabbitohs run riot with win vs. St George Illawarra (01:30)
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Hurricanes blown away by Blues in season opener (01:27)
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Blues down Hurricanes in Wellington opener

The Blues cut loose with three tries in the second half to beat the Hurricanes 31-16 in their Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in the New Zealand capital on Saturday.

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23hTom Hamilton

ESPN Rugby Pick'em: England to stop Wales' winning run

There are just two Six Nations games this weekend due to COVID-19 but ESPN's Pick 'em goes ahead regardless and Tom Hamilton has your top picks for Round 3.

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France vs. New Zealand to open 2023 World Cup

The 2023 Rugby World Cup will kick off with a mouth-watering Pool A clash between hosts France and three-time champions New Zealand, organisers said on Friday.

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Mafi double leads Reds to victory (01:30)
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Crusaders hold off Highlanders (01:30)
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Crusaders overpower Highlanders

The second season of New Zealand's Super Rugby Aotearoa got off to a cracking start when the Crusaders held off the Highlanders 26-13 in Dunedin on Friday evening.

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Rebels rue late miss as Reds pinch Super win

Matt Toomua has missed a shot at goal with the last kick of the game that would have pinched Melbourne Rebels an upset win over the Queensland Reds in a penalty-laden Super Rugby AU clash.

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6N: North set to make 100th cap vs. England

Wales coach Wayne Pivac has opted for midfield muscle and selected Jonathan Davies to play at inside centre alongside George North.

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23hTom Hamilton

England make two changes for 6N Wales clash

George Martin could make his debut for England after being named in Eddie Jones' squad as they face Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday.

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France-Scotland Six Nations game postponed

Scotland's Six Nations game against France on Sunday has been postponed due an outbreak of COVID-19 among the France squad with 11 people testing positive.

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Rugby AU confident of UK TV deal after NZR move

Rugby Australia remains confident of striking a deal to screen Super Rugby AU into the United Kingdom and Ireland, after New Zealand Rugby confirmed Super Rugby Aotearoa would be shown into those markets via RugbyPass.

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2dSam Bruce

UFC, NZ Rugby at odds over silver fern request

The UFC is at odds with New Zealand Rugby over a request to remove the silver fern logo from the uniforms worn by fighters from City Kickboxing, including middlweight champion Israel Adesanya.

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Aussie athletes unite for climate change

A group of leading Australian athletes are calling for greater action on climate change following the release of Climate Council report that says Australia's summer of sport could be wiped out within 20 years.

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COVID-19: France vs. Scotland to go ahead

France's Six Nations match against Scotland in Paris will go ahead on Sunday as planned after the hosts reported no further positive COVID-19 tests for a second consecutive day, organisers said on Wednesday.

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W.A. border stance forces Super Rugby AU tweak

Rugby Australia has been forced to tweak its Super Rugby AU draw in a bid to get the Rebels to Perth and then back home to Melbourne for a first game at AAMI Park in more than a year.

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4dLiam Napier

Super Rugby Aotearoa: Can anyone end the Crusaders' dynasty?

Chasing an incredible fifth straight title, the Crusaders again start favourites for Super Rugby Aotearoa. The competition didn't disappoint last year and, further COVID breakouts aside, it again promises to be something special -- Liam Napier reports.