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Force add former Wallabies lock for Super AU

Western Force have strengthened their forward pack for the remainder of Super Rugby AU with the signing of former Wallabies lock Sitaleki Timani.

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Crusaders cruise after Savea sin bin costs Hurricanes

Canterbury Crusaders put on a ruthless display to pick up a bonus point 33-16 victory over Wellington Hurricanes on Sunday to maintain their winning start to Super Rugby Aotearoa at Christchurch Stadium.

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Replacement Lonergan kicks Brumbies to victory

Brumbies reserve halfback Ryan Lonergan has launched a miracle 55m penalty kick in the 83rd minute to secure a stunning 27-24 Super Rugby AU win over Melbourne Rebels in Canberra.

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Nareki show fires Highlanders to win over Chiefs

Winger Jona Nareki scored a hat-trick of tries and created another in a brilliant display as the Highlanders rallied to a 39-23 victory over the Chiefs in Super Rugby Aotearoa in Hamilton on Friday.

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6N: Wales' Hardy to miss clash against Italy

Wales scrum-half Kieran Hardy has been ruled out of their Six Nations clash with Italy on March 13 as he recovers from a hamstring injury sustained in Saturday's 40-24 win over England.

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ESPN Scrum Reset Podcast: How deep do the Waratahs' woes run?

The second episode of ESPN Scrum Reset is in, and you won't want to miss it! Sam Bruce and Christy Doran are joined by Liam Napier from New Zealand, discussing Super Rugby AU & Aotearoa, the Waratahs' woes and trans-Tasman relations. Listen now!

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Hooper backs Japan, but worries over more Tests

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper would love to see Japan play more international Tests, but says rugby's various governing bodies need to be careful not to burn out players in the process.

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U.K. Govt assessing impact of sport head injuries

The U.K. Government has announced the launch of an enquiry into the long-term effects of head injuries in sport, and will discuss the latest scientific studies with governing bodies and athletes across two sessions starting next week.

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Women's Rugby World Cup postponed until 2022

This year's women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand is set to be pushed back until next year due to the uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Waratahs back embattled coach Penney

The Waratahs are calling for patience following the Baby Tahs' faltering steps at the start of the Super Rugby AU season.

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Referee admits mistakes after England loss

French referee Pascal Gauzere has conceded he made mistakes in his handling of England's 40-24 defeat to Wales, according to World Rugby's head of match officials Joel Jutge.

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England condemn online abuse after Wales loss

England Rugby condemned the online abuse directed at its players after prop Ellis Genge said he received death threats following Saturday's Six Nations defeat by Wales.

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Whitaker: COVID to blame for Waratahs' woes

Waratahs assistant coach Chris Whitaker says it's the COVID pandemic and not the lack of player development that has thrust his franchise into arguably its deepest hole of the professional era.

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Crusaders hope for fans with gameday switch

The Round 2 Super Rugby Aotearoa match between the Crusaders and the Hurricanes has been moved from Saturday to Sunday in the hope that coronavirus restrictions will be lifted to allow a crowd at Christchurch Stadium.