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# test - Friday 6 July, 2018

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jul 6th 2018, 5:00 PM 25,092 Views 8 Comments

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

# test - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Folau handed one-match ban for aerial challenge on Ireland captain O'Mahony
# Disciplined
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# Disciplined

Folau handed one-match ban for aerial challenge on Ireland captain O'Mahony

Jun 27th 2018, 11:57 AM 11,842 Views 46 Comments

The Wallabies fullback faced a disciplinary hearing with World Rugby and is now set to miss the Waratahs’ Super Rugby clash against the Rebels.

# test - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Jones: England back on road to being world's best
# All Smiles Now
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# All Smiles Now

Jones: England back on road to being world's best

Jun 24th 2018, 10:13 AM 13,034 Views 22 Comments

After ending his worst stretch as coach, Jones believes England are back on track to challenge at the World Cup.

Scotland run riot in Argentina to end tour with record-breaking win
# Great Scots
From The42
# Great Scots

Scotland run riot in Argentina to end tour with record-breaking win

Jun 24th 2018, 9:22 AM 10,957 Views 6 Comments

Daniel Hourcade’s final game in charge of Argentina ended in heavy defeat.

# test - Friday 22 June, 2018

France hard done by? I can squeal about that too, says All Blacks boss
# C'est La Vie
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# C'est La Vie

France hard done by? I can squeal about that too, says All Blacks boss

Jun 22nd 2018, 12:06 PM 7,478 Views 12 Comments

Steve Hansen says it’s “pointless” to complain about refereeing decisions ahead of this weekend’s final Test.

# test - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Scotland make 8 changes for Pumas Test after defeat to USA
# Last Line Of Resistencia
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# Last Line Of Resistencia

Scotland make 8 changes for Pumas Test after defeat to USA

Jun 21st 2018, 4:58 PM 4,411 Views 0 Comments

Captain Stuart McInally heads up the tourists as they meet an Argentina side sore after losing to Wales.

All Blacks ring the changes as France drop Bastareaud for series finale
# Teamsheets
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# Teamsheets

All Blacks ring the changes as France drop Bastareaud for series finale

Jun 21st 2018, 7:44 AM 7,269 Views 7 Comments

After naming the same side for the first two Tests, Steve Hansen has shuffled his deck for Dunedin.

# test - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Struggling England under scrutiny but Eddie Jones is 'absolutely loving it'
# Pressure Drop
From The42
# Pressure Drop

Struggling England under scrutiny but Eddie Jones is 'absolutely loving it'

Jun 19th 2018, 4:09 PM 7,500 Views 17 Comments

The England head coach is under pressure after a dire run of results, but he sees success on the horizon.

# test - Monday 18 June, 2018

Fall's red card rescinded after World Rugby acknowledges 'wrong' decision
# Free Fall
From The42
# Free Fall

Fall's red card rescinded after World Rugby acknowledges 'wrong' decision

Jun 18th 2018, 10:10 AM 14,272 Views 28 Comments

“Unlike the referee, we had the benefit of all the video footage, which showed various angles of the incident.”

# test - Saturday 16 June, 2018

All Blacks coach Hansen suggests rugby report system after Fall red card
# Leniency
From The42
# Leniency

All Blacks coach Hansen suggests rugby report system after Fall red card

Jun 16th 2018, 5:59 PM 15,183 Views 14 Comments

Referee Angus Gardner sent the French fullback off in a decision which overshadowed this morning’s second Test.

# test - Friday 15 June, 2018

England still have belief despite bruising South Africa defeat, says captain Farrell
# Losing Streak
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# Losing Streak

England still have belief despite bruising South Africa defeat, says captain Farrell

Jun 15th 2018, 6:38 PM 4,957 Views 4 Comments

England continue to believe in themselves ahead of their second Test against South Africa, according to their skipper.

'If we do the same thing, we French get punished': Grosso on double skull fracture
# Injustice
From The42
# Injustice

'If we do the same thing, we French get punished': Grosso on double skull fracture

Jun 15th 2018, 4:09 PM 6,014 Views 14 Comments

The winger was shocked that the referee did not take action against the All Black players who fractured his skull in the first Test.

# test - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Tadhg Beirne bringing 'good energy' as he gets set for Ireland debut
# Fresh Face
From The42
# Fresh Face

Tadhg Beirne bringing 'good energy' as he gets set for Ireland debut

Jun 14th 2018, 12:30 PM 7,958 Views 7 Comments

The 26-year-old will be covering the second row and blindside flank on Saturday against the Wallabies.

# test - Monday 11 June, 2018

Quiz: How much do you know about the 2018 World Cup?
# Test
From The42
# Test

Quiz: How much do you know about the 2018 World Cup?

Jun 11th 2018, 9:30 PM 37,932 Views 37 Comments

The much-anticipated competition in Russia gets underway on Thursday.

# test - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown
# Hooperman
From The42
# Hooperman

Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown

Jun 9th 2018, 8:00 PM 9,323 Views 20 Comments

The Australia captain played a key role in disrupting Irish ball alongside David Pocock.

Second-half surge sees Japan beat Italy
# Eastern Promise
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# Eastern Promise

Second-half surge sees Japan beat Italy

Jun 9th 2018, 11:40 AM 7,737 Views 1 Comment

An excellent second half helped Japan beat Italy in Oita, the Brave Blossoms taking a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

# test - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Kiwi forward Shields in line for England debut against South Africa
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Kiwi forward Shields in line for England debut against South Africa

Jun 7th 2018, 1:41 PM 5,319 Views 22 Comments

The 27-year-old has been named on the bench by Eddie Jones, with Joe Launchbury missing out through injury.

# test - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Springboks hit with double injury blow before England series
# Summer Tests
From The42
# Summer Tests

Springboks hit with double injury blow before England series

Jun 6th 2018, 6:46 PM 5,225 Views 2 Comments

Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn have both been ruled out.

# test - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Erasmus: Pressure on the Springboks already after late Wales defeat
# Bad Start
From The42
# Bad Start

Erasmus: Pressure on the Springboks already after late Wales defeat

Jun 3rd 2018, 1:35 PM 12,135 Views 11 Comments

South Africa face England in a three-Test series, and Erasmus knows huge improvements will need to be made.

# test - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'We all know where our nipples are': All Blacks coach Hansen welcomes tackle trial
# Free The Nipple
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# Free The Nipple

'We all know where our nipples are': All Blacks coach Hansen welcomes tackle trial

May 27th 2018, 2:08 PM 9,964 Views 12 Comments

World Rugby’s proposed new law to protect players in the tackle has been endorsed by the All Blacks head coach.

# test - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Young Wasps star ruled out for up to a year after receiving first England call-up
# Jack And The Boks
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# Jack And The Boks

Young Wasps star ruled out for up to a year after receiving first England call-up

May 22nd 2018, 12:49 PM 9,102 Views 17 Comments

Jack Willis sustained significant multi-ligament knee damage during Saturday’s defeat to Saracens.

# test - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Kiwi-born Shields ready to 'earn respect' after pledging allegiance to England
# The Story Of A Hurricane
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# The Story Of A Hurricane

Kiwi-born Shields ready to 'earn respect' after pledging allegiance to England

May 12th 2018, 9:37 AM 6,199 Views 18 Comments

Eddie Jones this week named Brad Shields in his squad for the Test series against South Africa next month.

# test - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Column: Do we really need mandatory standardised testing in primary schools?
# Holistic Education
# Holistic Education

Column: Do we really need mandatory standardised testing in primary schools?

May 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 31,849 Views 22 Comments

Learning support teachers are more than capable of screening and diagnosing learning difficulties, writes Peter Gunning.

# test - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Former captain Strauss open to Springboks return under Rassie
# Springback
From The42
# Springback

Former captain Strauss open to Springboks return under Rassie

Apr 24th 2018, 6:41 PM 10,999 Views 5 Comments

Adriaan Strauss says he would consider an offer to return to the South Africa national team seriously.

# test - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Joseph likely to miss England's tour of South Africa
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Joseph likely to miss England's tour of South Africa

Apr 19th 2018, 6:34 PM 4,328 Views 9 Comments

England’s options for the summer are likely to be further restricted, with Jonathan Joseph ruled out for the season.

# test - Friday 13 April, 2018

Liverpool to face Roma in Champions League semi-final
# Test
From The42
# Test

Liverpool to face Roma in Champions League semi-final

Apr 13th 2018, 12:16 PM 45,581 Views 94 Comments

The first legs of the ties will take place on 24 and 25 April, with the second legs on 1 and 2 May.

# test - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Plans in place to deliver Springbok success - Erasmus
# Confident
From The42
# Confident

Plans in place to deliver Springbok success - Erasmus

Apr 11th 2018, 2:55 PM 7,607 Views 14 Comments

South Africa’s coaches and players are aware of what they must do in the June internationals, according to Rassie Erasmus.

# test - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Australia lose major sponsor as Warner apologises for 'stain on the game'
# Cheat Scandal
From The42
# Cheat Scandal

Australia lose major sponsor as Warner apologises for 'stain on the game'

Mar 29th 2018, 7:55 AM 5,722 Views 3 Comments

Warner used social media to issue a statement on Thursday after being suspended for a year.

# test - Saturday 24 March, 2018

I saw an opportunity to change the ball condition - Bancroft
# Sticky Situation
From The42
# Sticky Situation

I saw an opportunity to change the ball condition - Bancroft

Mar 24th 2018, 6:28 PM 7,637 Views 6 Comments

After being charged with ball tampering by match officials, Cameron Bancroft hopes he can rebuild his reputation.

# test - Friday 16 March, 2018

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Mar 16th 2018, 5:00 PM 35,356 Views 9 Comments

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

# test - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Two first-half Conor Whelan goals help All-Ireland champions Galway past brave Laois
# A Win Is A Win
From The42
# A Win Is A Win

Two first-half Conor Whelan goals help All-Ireland champions Galway past brave Laois

Feb 3rd 2018, 9:57 PM 9,488 Views 4 Comments

Laois captain Ross King’s 0-12 wasn’t enough in O’Moore Park.

# test - Monday 29 January, 2018

Food intolerance testing kits should only be used with expert advice
# Stomach Pains
# Stomach Pains

Food intolerance testing kits should only be used with expert advice

Jan 29th 2018, 6:36 PM 22,664 Views 22 Comments

People are being warned not to act on the results of the test without advice from a doctor or registered dietitan.

# test - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Another injury blow for Wales as Ospreys flanker ruled out of Six Nations
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

Another injury blow for Wales as Ospreys flanker ruled out of Six Nations

Jan 9th 2018, 3:13 PM 4,875 Views 1 Comment

Dan Lydiate will miss the rest of the season after requiring surgery on a bicep injury.

# test - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Dan Lydiate joins growing list of Welsh injury worries for Six Nations
# Welsh Woe
From The42
# Welsh Woe

Dan Lydiate joins growing list of Welsh injury worries for Six Nations

Jan 2nd 2018, 4:14 PM 4,147 Views 7 Comments

Sam Warburton and Taulupe Faletau have already been ruled out for the Welsh ahead of the tournament.

# test - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Ireland will come up against a familiar face when they face Afghanistan in 2018
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

Ireland will come up against a familiar face when they face Afghanistan in 2018

Dec 31st 2017, 2:21 PM 4,220 Views 2 Comments

Phil Simmons will lead the country into Test cricket.

# test - Saturday 9 December, 2017

England cricket player dropped after pouring drink over teammate's head on night out
# Bad Behaviour
From The42
# Bad Behaviour

England cricket player dropped after pouring drink over teammate's head on night out

Dec 9th 2017, 1:10 PM 7,566 Views 7 Comments

‘I’m disappointed. With what we have had to go through already with these problems, it is not acceptable.’

# test - Friday 8 December, 2017

I was 'stitched up' by Aussies over headbutt incident – Bairstow
# The Ashes
From The42
# The Ashes

I was 'stitched up' by Aussies over headbutt incident – Bairstow

Dec 8th 2017, 8:14 AM 3,128 Views 1 Comment

Jonny Bairstow reiterated there was no wrongdoing following his coming together with Cameron Bancroft prior to the Ashes.

# test - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Photos: More than 500 members of Defence Forces take part in major terrorist incident exercise
# Tactical Procedures
# Tactical Procedures

Photos: More than 500 members of Defence Forces take part in major terrorist incident exercise

Dec 6th 2017, 9:17 PM 26,135 Views 46 Comments

The Defence Forces practiced various operational and tactical procedures while undertaking the exercise.

# test - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Coetzee passionately defends his position as Springboks head coach
# The Boks
From The42
# The Boks

Coetzee passionately defends his position as Springboks head coach

Dec 2nd 2017, 10:12 PM 8,576 Views 3 Comments

Coetzee was asked about his future following his side’s defeat to Wales this afternoon.

# test - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Gatland defends Wales' money-making fourth November Test
# Gats
From The42
# Gats

Gatland defends Wales' money-making fourth November Test

Nov 30th 2017, 8:10 PM 13,756 Views 4 Comments

Wales face South Africa in Cardiff on Saturday a week after the November window ended for most nations.