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Reds claim first win vs. Rebels in 2 years (01:30)
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Reds hold firm for bonus-point Super Rugby AU win

The Queensland Reds have literally tackled the Melbourne Rebels' pants off in a season-restoring 19-3 bonus point win to reclaim second spot on the Super Rugby AU ladder.

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Reynolds miracle kick gifts Rabbitohs the win (01:30)
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Sharks bite back after controversial send off (01:30)
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Highlanders second half blitz halts Hurricanes (01:30)
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Quins up and running as Premiership returns

English rugby's Premiership returned after five months on Friday and it was Harlequins who drew first blood, beating second-placed Sale 16-10 in a possible early indicator of how pre-lockdown form will count for little.

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Dragons send off coach with a farewell victory (01:30)
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Waratahs gain back-to-back wins with statement against Force (01:30)
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Waratahs down Force for Super Rugby win

The NSW Waratahs have made a statement about their Super Rugby AU title intentions, taking down the Western Force 28-8 in their Friday night clash on the Gold Coast.

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Panthers return to top spot with win vs. Warriors (01:30)
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Final Super Rugby Aotearoa clash cancelled

The final game of New Zealand's Super Rugby Aotearoa between Auckland Blues and Canterbury Crusaders at Eden Park has been cancelled after the government extended COVID-19 restrictions in the country's biggest city

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Rebels' goal remains to win Super Rugby AU (00:30)
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Force desperate for breakthrough win over Tahs (00:30)
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Rugby clubs support anti-racism in restart

Top-flight Premiership clubs will take a stand against racism with different gestures as Premiership Rugby committed itself to making the sport more diverse and inclusive, however Rob Baxter criticised the commitment saying it hangs players out to dry.

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Super Rugby AU R7: Line-ups, odds, analysis

Last week saw the competition come to life with some impressive performances. This week, we'll be hoping for more of the same as the Force look for their first win, while the Rebels aim to keep the winning streak going.

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Blues-Crusaders finale in doubt after NZ COVID cases

Super Rugby Aotearoa's blockbuster finale is at risk of being played within an empty stadium or even not at all after New Zealand reintroduced restrictions following a COVID-19 breakout in Auckland.

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V'landys issues warning to NRL players (00:48)
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No compromise - RA won't pander to NZR as TV deadline looms

Rugby Australia interim CEO Rob Clarke announced the formal part of the broadcast process has begun as RA attempt to seal the code's broadcast future, as D-day looms for New Zealand Rugby's inclusion in a trans-Tasman competition.