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Cheika to coach against Wallabies with Pumas

Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has joined Argentina's coaching team for the upcoming Rugby Championship, which will be played in Australia from Nov.

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Premiership owners fear clubs will go bankrupt

Gallagher Premiership owners have said clubs could go bust if the U.K. government does not provide financial aid after its U-turn on allowing fans at stadiums amid the coronavirus pandemic.


Caslick nervous ahead of NRLW debut

Charlotte Caslick is a household name in rugby circles but it's her own high standards that make her nervous about a transition to NRLW with the Sydney Roosters.

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SA Rugby discussing more teams in PRO14

Andy Marinos, chief executive of SANZAAR, the organisers of Super Rugby and the Rugby Championship, denies the provincial championship "will never look the same again" if more South African teams join the PRO14.

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NZ Rugby 'hasn't agreed' to Rugby Champ schedule

New Zealand Rugby has expressed its "disappointment" at the Rugby Championship schedule released on Thursday morning, confirming it had not agreed to the fixture list approved by SANZAAR.

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Lolesio firmly in mix for Bledisloe debut

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie is considering Noah Lolesio for a Test debut at No.10 in New Zealand next month after the Brumbies playmaker's eye-catching return from injury in Saturday's Super Rugby AU finale.

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Bledisloe Cup clashes bookend Rugby Champs

Bledisloe Cup Tests will bookend the four-nation 2020 Rugby Championship, which kicks off in Brisbane on November 7 with the schedule released by SANZAAR on Thursday.

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Rennie: Easy decision naming Hooper captain (00:40)
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Ledesma confident Pumas will play Rugby Championship

More than a dozen Argentina players and staff, including Ledesma, tested positive for COVID-19 over the past few weeks as the Pumas assembled to prepare for the Nov. 7-Dec. 12 tournament.

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Women's Six Nations to resume on Oct. 25

Both the men's and women's competitions were suspended in March, with four matches in the men's event still to be completed and six in the women's.

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Sale edge past Quins to win Premiership Cup

A try and penalty late on from South African brothers Dan du Preez and Robert du Preez put Sale ahead, with back row Faf de Klerk sealing the winner to deny Harlequins.

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Wallabies buying into the Rennie way (01:03)
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Unburdened? Newbies motivated in Rennie's Wallabies overhaul

The Kiwi kid who idolised Matt Giteau and the country boy coached by a Wallabies great in the under-8s: Irae Simone and Harry Wilson are only two of Dave Rennie's first Wallabies flock, but they are representative of a hopeful new era.

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Brumbies centre Kuridrani signs with Force

Veteran centre Tevita Kuridrani has signed with Western Force, with the Brumbies Super Rugby AU champion looking to freshen up his career after nine years in Canberra.

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Wright soaking in Brumbies success (00:37)
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Super AU final: Lolesio gives Rennie a handy headache

The Brumbies claimed the inaugural Super Rugby AU with a gripping 28-23 triumph over the Reds on Saturday night, but it was the performance of Noah Lolesio, in his first game back from injury, that really set tongues wagging.

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Rugby official suspected of shooting player

Ramaz Kharazishvili, 32, the former captain of the Georgian national Sevens team, underwent surgery and his life is not in danger, doctors said.