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# test - Friday 12 July, 2019

All Blacks star Barrett swaps Hurricanes for Super Rugby rivals Blues
# Ins And Outs
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# Ins And Outs

All Blacks star Barrett swaps Hurricanes for Super Rugby rivals Blues

Jul 12th 2019, 8:55 AM 11,160 Views 8 Comments

The 28-year-old will remain in New Zealand until after the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Wallabies' Bernard Foley to leave Waratahs and Australia after World Cup
# Big In Japan
From The42
# Big In Japan

Wallabies' Bernard Foley to leave Waratahs and Australia after World Cup

Jul 12th 2019, 8:10 AM 7,963 Views 2 Comments

The 29-year-old is set to move to Japan’s Top League.

# test - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Former Ulster star earns Wallabies recall for first time in three years after overcoming cancer
# Comeback Kid
From The42
# Comeback Kid

Former Ulster star earns Wallabies recall for first time in three years after overcoming cancer

Jul 4th 2019, 10:42 AM 7,386 Views 6 Comments

Christian Lealiifano has been included in the 34-man squad for their Rugby Championship opener.

# test - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Scotland's most capped international announces retirement from rugby
# Hanging Up His Boots
From The42
# Hanging Up His Boots

Scotland's most capped international announces retirement from rugby

Jun 27th 2019, 10:51 AM 11,184 Views 1 Comment

Edinburgh hooker Ross Ford is to move into strength and conditioning coaching.

# test - Thursday 13 June, 2019

England defence coach a contender to succeed Jones as he signs new contract
# Pen To Paper
From The42
# Pen To Paper

England defence coach a contender to succeed Jones as he signs new contract

Jun 13th 2019, 4:09 PM 7,258 Views 6 Comments

John Mitchell has renewed terms with the RFU until 2021.

# test - Friday 17 May, 2019

Wallabies star Israel Folau sacked over anti-gay comments
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Wallabies star Israel Folau sacked over anti-gay comments

May 17th 2019, 7:56 AM 15,816 Views 120 Comments

The fullback has 72 hours to appeal.

# test - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

How well will you do in our very difficult Premier League 2018-19 quiz?
# Test
From The42
# Test

How well will you do in our very difficult Premier League 2018-19 quiz?

May 14th 2019, 1:30 PM 9,068 Views 3 Comments

We look back on a memorable campaign in the English top flight.

# test - Friday 10 May, 2019

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test
From The42
# Test

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

May 10th 2019, 5:00 PM 31,849 Views 21 Comments

A look back at a very memorable few days of sporting action.

# test - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Driving testers accused of being 'rude', 'condescending' and 'inappropriate' in complaints to RSA
# Driving Test
# Driving Test

Driving testers accused of being 'rude', 'condescending' and 'inappropriate' in complaints to RSA

Apr 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 53,878 Views 113 Comments

Complaints include drivers being told to disregard speed limits and testers getting into shouting matches.

# test - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row

Apr 24th 2019, 6:01 PM 12,302 Views 7 Comments

Lood de Jager is to leave the Bulls and join the Premiership side on a three-year contract.

# test - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Folau fights Rugby Australia sacking over anti-gay comments
# Sacking
From The42
# Sacking

Folau fights Rugby Australia sacking over anti-gay comments

Apr 17th 2019, 8:12 AM 35,739 Views 139 Comments

The Wallabies star has requested a code of conduct hearing.

# test - Friday 12 April, 2019

Vunipola defends under-fire Israel Folau following controversial social media posts
# Support
From The42
# Support

Vunipola defends under-fire Israel Folau following controversial social media posts

Apr 12th 2019, 1:28 PM 15,354 Views 82 Comments

A statement from Saracens says that the England player’s post is ‘inconsistent’ with the club’s values, and they will be handling the matter internally.

# test - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

All Black Cane cleared for contact training six months after breaking neck
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

All Black Cane cleared for contact training six months after breaking neck

Apr 9th 2019, 11:18 AM 4,455 Views 1 Comment

The Chiefs say they will take no risks with the New Zealand flanker.

# test - Monday 1 April, 2019

'My head would be pounding from it... You were thinking: when is this going to end?'
# Head First
From The42
# Head First

'My head would be pounding from it... You were thinking: when is this going to end?'

Apr 1st 2019, 5:02 PM 14,004 Views 6 Comments

Leigh Halfpenny was out for three months after suffering a head injury while playing for Wales in November.

# test - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Vunipola: Mental weakness not an issue for England
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Vunipola: Mental weakness not an issue for England

Mar 21st 2019, 5:30 PM 3,202 Views 1 Comment

Eddie Jones says psychology has been an issue for England since the last World Cup, but Billy Vunipola sees it differently.

# test - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'One bad half and now everyone's questioning' - Vunipola defends captain Farrell
# Faith In Farrell
From The42
# Faith In Farrell

'One bad half and now everyone's questioning' - Vunipola defends captain Farrell

Mar 20th 2019, 12:51 PM 7,266 Views 7 Comments

Owen Farrell has come in for criticism since the draw with Scotland, but Billy Vunipola says it’s unwarranted.

# test - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Jones sees Twickenham collapse as 'a great lesson' for England
# Learning Curve
From The42
# Learning Curve

Jones sees Twickenham collapse as 'a great lesson' for England

Mar 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 9,434 Views 9 Comments

The hosts squandered a 31-point lead and needed a last-gasp try to snatch a draw against Scotland.

# test - Saturday 16 March, 2019

O'Shea insists Italy will hurt 'more than ever' after France defeat
# Missed Opportunities
From The42
# Missed Opportunities

O'Shea insists Italy will hurt 'more than ever' after France defeat

Mar 16th 2019, 4:38 PM 8,336 Views 6 Comments

The Azzurri once again ended their Six Nations campaign without a win.

# test - Monday 4 March, 2019

Russell back in contention for Scotland but Hogg ruled out of Wales clash
# Mixed Bag
From The42
# Mixed Bag

Russell back in contention for Scotland but Hogg ruled out of Wales clash

Mar 4th 2019, 1:03 PM 3,261 Views 2 Comments

The Glasgow fullback is still recovering from a shoulder injury sustained in a challenge by Peter O’Mahony.

Itoje, Robshaw and Joseph return to England squad
# BIG GUNS
From The42
# BIG GUNS

Itoje, Robshaw and Joseph return to England squad

Mar 4th 2019, 11:16 AM 3,577 Views 1 Comment

Itoje has been missing since England’s big win over Ireland, while Robshaw has played just four matches since returning in January.

# test - Monday 25 February, 2019

Six Nations over for England lock Lawes
# Lock Out
From The42
# Lock Out

Six Nations over for England lock Lawes

Feb 25th 2019, 9:16 AM 6,906 Views 11 Comments

The Northampton second row will be out for four weeks with a calf injury.

# test - Monday 18 February, 2019

Injury from O'Mahony challenge rules Hogg out of Scotland's trip to France
# Indisponible
From The42
# Indisponible

Injury from O'Mahony challenge rules Hogg out of Scotland's trip to France

Feb 18th 2019, 2:49 PM 8,522 Views 29 Comments

Gregor Townsend has added six players to his squad ahead of Saturday’s game in Paris.

Liam Squire leaving New Zealand to join Red Hurricanes
# Taking Flight
From The42
# Taking Flight

Liam Squire leaving New Zealand to join Red Hurricanes

Feb 18th 2019, 11:11 AM 8,167 Views 1 Comment

The back-row forward is off after the 2019 World Cup.

# test - Friday 15 February, 2019

Wales won't be fazed by Eddie Jones' mind games, insists Neil Jenkins
# Tidy
From The42
# Tidy

Wales won't be fazed by Eddie Jones' mind games, insists Neil Jenkins

Feb 15th 2019, 10:23 AM 3,593 Views 9 Comments

It’s ramping up ahead of the game in Cardiff next weekend.

# test - Thursday 14 February, 2019

West Indies' Shannon Gabriel apologises to Joe Root and reveals what was said between players
# Not Cricket
From The42
# Not Cricket

West Indies' Shannon Gabriel apologises to Joe Root and reveals what was said between players

Feb 14th 2019, 9:50 AM 4,685 Views 6 Comments

The bowler has been banned for four games.

# test - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Ban handed down for 'personal abuse of a player' after homophobic sledging storm
# Cricket
From The42
# Cricket

Ban handed down for 'personal abuse of a player' after homophobic sledging storm

Feb 13th 2019, 3:53 PM 3,639 Views 2 Comments

Shannon Gabriel admitted breaching the ICC Code of Conduct in an exchange with England captain Joe Root.

# test - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Gabriel charged by ICC following Root sledging incident
# Verbals
From The42
# Verbals

Gabriel charged by ICC following Root sledging incident

Feb 12th 2019, 9:16 PM 4,665 Views 5 Comments

Shannon Gabriel and Joe Root exchanged words on day three of the third Test.

# test - Monday 11 February, 2019

'We're playing the greatest Welsh side ever. We're going to have to be at our absolute best'
# Best Of The Best
From The42
# Best Of The Best

'We're playing the greatest Welsh side ever. We're going to have to be at our absolute best'

Feb 11th 2019, 7:30 AM 5,721 Views 8 Comments

England may be top of the Six Nations table after two bonus-point wins, but Eddie Jones is wary of a Wales team that has won 11 straight.

# test - Sunday 10 February, 2019

'We definitely played some good rugby at times': Hat-trick hero May delighted as England hammer France
# Demolition
From The42
# Demolition

'We definitely played some good rugby at times': Hat-trick hero May delighted as England hammer France

Feb 10th 2019, 8:22 PM 7,284 Views 10 Comments

A hat-trick from Jonny May helped England to a second bonus-point victory in the Six Nations at Twickenham.

May's hat-trick helps hammer France as England move one step closer to Grand Slam
# Rampant
From The42
# Rampant

May's hat-trick helps hammer France as England move one step closer to Grand Slam

Feb 10th 2019, 5:12 PM 13,379 Views 40 Comments

Eddie Jones’ men were 44-8 winners this afternoon, with wing May scoring three of his side’s six tries at Twickenham.

# test - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Folau ends speculation over future by signing new Wallabies deal
# Committed
From The42
# Committed

Folau ends speculation over future by signing new Wallabies deal

Feb 9th 2019, 1:00 PM 5,173 Views 3 Comments

The Australia fullback will remain with the Waratahs until 2022 after penning a new long-term deal.

# test - Friday 8 February, 2019

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test
From The42
# Test

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Feb 8th 2019, 5:00 PM 35,007 Views 4 Comments

How well do you remember the sporting action from the past seven days?

# test - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

All Blacks centre Laumape rejects overseas interest to sign new Hurricanes deal
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

All Blacks centre Laumape rejects overseas interest to sign new Hurricanes deal

Feb 5th 2019, 7:40 PM 5,817 Views 4 Comments

Steve Hansen expects to see the 25-year-old play for the All Blacks ‘for years to come’ after he opted to stay with the Hurricanes.

# test - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Ntamack poised for France debut as Bastareaud fails to make bench for Six Nations opener
# Faith In Youth
From The42
# Faith In Youth

Ntamack poised for France debut as Bastareaud fails to make bench for Six Nations opener

Jan 30th 2019, 10:24 AM 7,560 Views 15 Comments

The 19-year-old is the youngest player in any of this year’s squads as he prepares to face Wales.

# test - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Halfpenny, Davies and Williams set to miss Wales' Six Nations opener with France
# Tweaks And Valleys
From The42
# Tweaks And Valleys

Halfpenny, Davies and Williams set to miss Wales' Six Nations opener with France

Jan 23rd 2019, 2:59 PM 4,079 Views 2 Comments

Leigh Halfpenny has been all but ruled out of Wales’ first two games in this year’s Six Nations as he recovers from a concussion.

# test - Monday 10 December, 2018

Erasmus expects to leave Springbok head coach role after World Cup
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

Erasmus expects to leave Springbok head coach role after World Cup

Dec 10th 2018, 5:43 PM 13,352 Views 16 Comments

The former Munster boss will instead focus on his director of rugby duties with South Africa.

# test - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Captain Kolisi proud to restore respect for Springboks in Rassie's first year
# Upward Curve
From The42
# Upward Curve

Captain Kolisi proud to restore respect for Springboks in Rassie's first year

Nov 29th 2018, 6:03 PM 4,469 Views 2 Comments

The former Munster boss has led a resurgence in South African rugby that could lead them to a World Cup clash with Ireland.

Rugby Australia hang up on Jake White after Wallabies coach bid
# Call Me
From The42
# Call Me

Rugby Australia hang up on Jake White after Wallabies coach bid

Nov 29th 2018, 1:00 PM 12,297 Views 11 Comments

White has offered to replace under-siege Michael Cheika ahead of the World Cup.

All Black Crockett to skipper Barbarians against Pumas at Twickenham
# The Baa-baas
From The42
# The Baa-baas

All Black Crockett to skipper Barbarians against Pumas at Twickenham

Nov 29th 2018, 12:15 AM 9,222 Views 9 Comments

There’s a South African flavour to the Barbarians XV this weekend.

# test - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Blow for Munster's European rivals as Nowell suffers 'significant hamstring tear'
# Hamstrung
From The42
# Hamstrung

Blow for Munster's European rivals as Nowell suffers 'significant hamstring tear'

Nov 28th 2018, 3:38 PM 8,228 Views 12 Comments

Exeter will be without the England winger for a period of eight weeks.