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O'Connor to replace Cooper for Pumas Test

James O'Connor has been recalled for the Wallabies' second Test against the Pumas in Argentina, as Dave Rennie's squad continue to suffer a rotten run with injury.

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Exeter Chiefs drop Native American-themed song

English rugby club Exeter Chiefs will stop playing their "Tomahawk Chop" chant during games as part of a rebrand to move away from a Native American theme.

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Sensational defence by the Storm holds out Panthers (01:30)
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Barrett feared the worst after 'scary' aerial fall

All Blacks fly-half Beauden Barrett said he feared the worst after landing head-first from a terrible mid-air challenge against South Africa but that his team would continue to be courageous under the Springboks' high ball.

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RFU rebuke Jones over private schools criticism

England coach Eddie Jones has been rebuked by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) after he criticised the reliance on the private school system to produce national team players.

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Wallabies forced into another reshuffle

The Wallabies have been forced into another team shuffle with experienced prop Allan Ala'alatoa withdrawing from camp due to a family bereavement.

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Does Hooper need to be managed through to World Cup? (02:28)
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Boks recall Vermeulen in five changes to face NZ

South Africa have recalled No. 8 Duane Vermeulen as one of five changes to their starting line-up for the second Rugby Championship test against New Zealand.

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Hooper reaches out, but no timeline on return

Wallabies halfback Nic White has revealed several teammates have spoken to Michael Hooper following their courageous 41-26 win over the Pumas, after their captain shocked world rugby with a late withdrawal from the squad for personal reasons.

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3dSam Bruce

Rugby Championship R1 wrap: Horrific Barrett fall could have been avoided

Beauden Barrett's nasty fall following an aerial collision with Kurt-Lee Arendse could and should have been prevented. The All Blacks certainly have multiple issues to deal with, meanwhile, but life is certainly pretty good for Australia's Jed Holloway.

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Tahs sign Fiji finisher Nadolo for 2023

The Waratahs have officially confirmed the signing of Fiji-international Nemani Nadolo on a one-year deal for the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific season.

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All Blacks lose 5th game in last 6 as pressure piles on Foster (01:29)
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Wallabies finish with flourish for bonus point-win over Pumas (01:29)
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Quade suffers Achilles injury, season in doubt

Australia fly-half Quade Cooper is expected to spend an extended period on the sidelines after suffering a "pretty serious" Achilles injury during the Wallabies' 41-26 win over Argentina in Mendoza on Saturday.

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Springboks not finished product - Nienaber

Springboks coach Jacques Nienaber believes the team can improve after their record-breaking victory against the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship Test at Mbombela Stadium on Saturday.

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Foster says All Blacks improved despite Boks loss

New Zealand coach Ian Foster says his side have improved their performance from the historic 2-1 home series loss to Ireland, despite a heaviest defeat by South Africa in 94 years at the Mbombela Stadium on Saturday.

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Springboks pile pain on All Blacks with biggest win in 94 years

Wing Kurt-Lee Arendse scored his first international try and was then red carded as South Africa piled more misery on struggling New Zealand with a comfortable 26-10 victory in their Rugby Championship opener at the Mbombela Stadium on Saturday.

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Citing mindset, Hooper withdrawn from tour

Captain Michael Hooper has withdrawn from the Wallabies' Rugby Championship Test against Argentina 24 hours before kick-off, saying he isn't in the "right mindset" to lead or represent the country.