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# test - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

France? Non! Milner-Skudder commits to All Blacks and Hurricanes
# Watch Me Nehe
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# Watch Me Nehe

France? Non! Milner-Skudder commits to All Blacks and Hurricanes

Jan 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,139 Views 1 Comment

The outrageously talented wing will stay in his native country through the 2019 World Cup.

# test - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Racing centre Chavancy fills Fofana void in France squad
# Happy Henry
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# Happy Henry

Racing centre Chavancy fills Fofana void in France squad

Jan 22nd 2017, 7:29 PM 3,735 Views 3 Comments

After scoring in Thomond Park, the centre got a call from Guy Noves.

# test - Sunday 1 January, 2017

North Korea is planning to test a new long-range missile in 2017
# ICBM
# ICBM

North Korea is planning to test a new long-range missile in 2017

Jan 1st 2017, 4:10 PM 10,111 Views 25 Comments

In his New Year’s speech, Kim Jong-Un added that the country had significantly bolstered its nuclear deterrent in 2016.

# test - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Hartley set for hearing tomorrow over Sean O'Brien strike
# Seeing Red
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# Seeing Red

Hartley set for hearing tomorrow over Sean O'Brien strike

Dec 13th 2016, 9:36 AM 6,896 Views 30 Comments

England skipper Dylan Hartley will be informed this week how long he will serve in his latest suspension.

# test - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Craig Joubert announces retirement from refereeing Test rugby
# Whistle Blown
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# Whistle Blown

Craig Joubert announces retirement from refereeing Test rugby

Dec 7th 2016, 3:01 PM 8,697 Views 15 Comments

Joubert will take up a new role at World Rugby in 2017 where he will help to develop new referees.

ARU boss says Cheika's job is safe despite losing 9 of 15 Tests this year
# Cheik Point
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# Cheik Point

ARU boss says Cheika's job is safe despite losing 9 of 15 Tests this year

Dec 7th 2016, 12:16 PM 2,926 Views 2 Comments

Bill Pulver is confident the Wallabies can still make progress under the former Leinster head coach.

# test - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Best is yet to come from England after Wallabies win caps undefeated 2016
# On A Roll
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# On A Roll

Best is yet to come from England after Wallabies win caps undefeated 2016

Dec 4th 2016, 10:47 AM 5,582 Views 29 Comments

George Ford insists England were nowhere near their best despite a 16-point defeat of Australia.

# test - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Cheika hesitant to label England northern hemisphere's best
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Cheika hesitant to label England northern hemisphere's best

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:12 PM 19,001 Views 11 Comments

England’s gritty style is not one that the Australia coach is keen to replicate.

# test - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

South Africa claim their airport jostling incident with journalist was staged
# Aussie Schemozzle
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# Aussie Schemozzle

South Africa claim their airport jostling incident with journalist was staged

Nov 29th 2016, 6:18 PM 12,589 Views 0 Comments

“As far as our security was concerned it was a direct breach of security protocol and he had to act to protect our players.”

# test - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Dan Lydiate injury sours dominant Wales win over South Africa
# Costly Victory
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# Costly Victory

Dan Lydiate injury sours dominant Wales win over South Africa

Nov 26th 2016, 8:11 PM 10,941 Views 11 Comments

Wales may be more concerned about a knee injury to their flanker than their routine win over a sorry South Africa in Cardiff.

Elliot Daly red doesn't prove costly as England punish the Pumas
# Twickenham
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# Twickenham

Elliot Daly red doesn't prove costly as England punish the Pumas

Nov 26th 2016, 5:29 PM 9,376 Views 4 Comments

Daly was sent off in the fifth minute but England coped manfully, extending their perfect run thanks to a 27-14 win.

# test - Monday 14 November, 2016

All Blacks dominate World Rugby Player of the Year awards
# Accolades
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# Accolades

All Blacks dominate World Rugby Player of the Year awards

Nov 14th 2016, 7:53 AM 10,691 Views 1 Comment

As the All Blacks were named the World Rugby Team of the Year, Beauden Barrett took the individual prize.

# test - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Wales see off Pumas to end losing streak
# Boost
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# Boost

Wales see off Pumas to end losing streak

Nov 12th 2016, 8:14 PM 7,541 Views 3 Comments

Tries from Liam Williams and Gareth Davies, plus the boot of Leigh Halfpenny, led Wales to a morale-boosting win over Argentina.

# test - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

'I couldn't tell you the last time we played five-a-side' - Sturridge on Klopp's tactical sessions
# Test
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# Test

'I couldn't tell you the last time we played five-a-side' - Sturridge on Klopp's tactical sessions

Nov 9th 2016, 10:53 AM 9,385 Views 3 Comments

“In football, not may clubs do double sessions during the season but we have the opportunity to do it.”

# test - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

'I think if anyone can challenge the All Blacks it is more likely to be Ireland'
# All Black-adder
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# All Black-adder

'I think if anyone can challenge the All Blacks it is more likely to be Ireland'

Oct 25th 2016, 8:42 PM 14,398 Views 11 Comments

Former All Black Todd Blackadder believes Ireland are capable of toppling the world champions.

# test - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Savea, Cruden and Fekitoa return for history-chasing All Blacks
# Formidable
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# Formidable

Savea, Cruden and Fekitoa return for history-chasing All Blacks

Oct 19th 2016, 6:31 PM 6,292 Views 6 Comments

Steve Hansen makes three changes for Saturday’s game in Auckland.

# test - Monday 17 October, 2016

'It's hard to believe, to be honest' - Michael Cheika pays tribute to Anthony Foley
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

'It's hard to believe, to be honest' - Michael Cheika pays tribute to Anthony Foley

Oct 17th 2016, 9:48 AM 10,663 Views 0 Comments

The former Leinster coach Michael Cheika reflected on the tragic death of a ‘special person’.

# test - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Surgery for Warburton after JVDF clash, flanker hopes to return in time for Wales' November Tests
# Cutting It Fine
From The42
# Cutting It Fine

Surgery for Warburton after JVDF clash, flanker hopes to return in time for Wales' November Tests

Oct 4th 2016, 1:00 PM 5,711 Views 0 Comments

The Wales captain suffered a fractured cheekbone in the loss to Leinster.

Eddie Jones tells England prop Vunipola to lose weight
# Advice
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# Advice

Eddie Jones tells England prop Vunipola to lose weight

Oct 4th 2016, 10:43 AM 7,168 Views 2 Comments

The player was included in the coach’s 37-man training squad for the upcoming Tests

# test - Friday 30 September, 2016

Ben Te'o one of seven uncapped players included in England squad
# Centre Of Attention
From The42
# Centre Of Attention

Ben Te'o one of seven uncapped players included in England squad

Sep 30th 2016, 2:18 PM 6,548 Views 8 Comments

Eddie Jones’ side are preparing for Tests against South Africa, Fiji, Argentina and Australia.

# test - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

'England should have at least 15 in Lions squad'
# Claim
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# Claim

'England should have at least 15 in Lions squad'

Sep 14th 2016, 9:53 AM 10,010 Views 22 Comments

Eddie Jones believes the Lions have a real opportunity to beat the All Blacks and thinks England should be heavily represented in the squad.

# test - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Matt Giteau admits he may have played his last game for Australia
# Matt Finish
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# Matt Finish

Matt Giteau admits he may have played his last game for Australia

Aug 24th 2016, 3:13 PM 4,820 Views 2 Comments

After breaking his ankle against New Zealand, Giteau could step aside to let the next generation come through.

# test - Friday 12 August, 2016

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Aug 12th 2016, 5:41 PM 26,717 Views 7 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

# test - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Allister Coetzee lauds resilient Springboks after series comeback
# Full Of Praise
From The42
# Full Of Praise

Allister Coetzee lauds resilient Springboks after series comeback

Jun 26th 2016, 2:12 PM 2,389 Views 4 Comments

The Springboks held off Ireland to claim the three-Test series 2-1 in Port Elizabeth.

# test - Saturday 25 June, 2016

France ensure tied series with Argentina rout
# Les Bleus
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# Les Bleus

France ensure tied series with Argentina rout

Jun 25th 2016, 9:59 PM 7,509 Views 0 Comments

That’s all you’ll be winning this weekend, lads.

Joe Schmidt on our radar along with Gatland and Cotter, says All Blacks chief
# Joe Show
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# Joe Show

Joe Schmidt on our radar along with Gatland and Cotter, says All Blacks chief

Jun 25th 2016, 10:27 AM 6,015 Views 17 Comments

The Kiwis are planning for Steve Hansen’s exit.

# test - Monday 20 June, 2016

Wallabies skipper defends attacking approach in demoralising loss to England
# All Or Nothing
From The42
# All Or Nothing

Wallabies skipper defends attacking approach in demoralising loss to England

Jun 20th 2016, 3:00 PM 3,386 Views 2 Comments

Stephen Moore’s side passed up opportunities to kick for goal when trying to reel in Eddie Jones’ side.

Vermeulen top of Springbok injury concerns ahead of series-deciding third Test
# Bok Knocks
From The42
# Bok Knocks

Vermeulen top of Springbok injury concerns ahead of series-deciding third Test

Jun 20th 2016, 1:41 PM 3,496 Views 6 Comments

The dramatic comeback against Ireland could have come at a cost.

# test - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Michael Cheika apologises to Australia fans after series defeat to England
# Is It Too Late To Say Sorry?
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# Is It Too Late To Say Sorry?

Michael Cheika apologises to Australia fans after series defeat to England

Jun 19th 2016, 9:40 AM 6,608 Views 3 Comments

The home side slumped to a first ever series defeat in their own backyard to their bitter rivals.

# test - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Gatland proud despite series loss to New Zealand
# Warren G
From The42
# Warren G

Gatland proud despite series loss to New Zealand

Jun 18th 2016, 5:25 PM 3,155 Views 5 Comments

After suffering a 36-22 loss to New Zealand that sealed their fate in the series, Wales coach Warren Gatland nonetheless expressed pride.

# test - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Cheika dumps props for second Test as he looks for instant response against England
# Team News
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# Team News

Cheika dumps props for second Test as he looks for instant response against England

Jun 15th 2016, 11:56 AM 5,058 Views 3 Comments

Australia’s team for Melbourne shows four changes from the first Test defeat.

# test - Monday 13 June, 2016

Jones scathing of England's 'disrespectful' treatment in Australia
# Not Impressed
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# Not Impressed

Jones scathing of England's 'disrespectful' treatment in Australia

Jun 13th 2016, 3:33 PM 9,981 Views 7 Comments

England coach Eddie Jones has been less than impressed with how his team has been treated in Australia.

George North ruled out of New Zealand tour
# Due North
From The42
# Due North

George North ruled out of New Zealand tour

Jun 13th 2016, 12:00 PM 4,906 Views 3 Comments

The WRU have confirmed the disappointing news.

# test - Friday 10 June, 2016

Conor O'Shea aims to create best Italy team ever
# Blue Boy
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# Blue Boy

Conor O'Shea aims to create best Italy team ever

Jun 10th 2016, 4:29 PM 5,729 Views 6 Comments

Italy have the potential to create their best ever team, the side’s new Irish coach Conor O’Shea has said.

# test - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Eddie Jones gives the nod to Burrell and Farrell for clash with Australia
# Brizzy Bash
From The42
# Brizzy Bash

Eddie Jones gives the nod to Burrell and Farrell for clash with Australia

Jun 9th 2016, 11:14 AM 5,985 Views 10 Comments

George Ford drops to the bench for England’s first Test against Australia, with Owen Farrell returning to his usual position of fly-half.

# test - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today
# Me Nerves
# Me Nerves

No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today

Jun 8th 2016, 8:40 PM 31,619 Views 18 Comments

The first exam for both sets of students this morning will be English paper 1.

# test - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Cutting out diving and lost time at the scrum the target of World Rugby law changes
# Tweaks
From The42
# Tweaks

Cutting out diving and lost time at the scrum the target of World Rugby law changes

Jun 1st 2016, 4:56 PM 6,445 Views 11 Comments

World Rugby announced that minor amendments to rules for northern hemisphere rugby union will come into effect from July 1.

# test - Monday 30 May, 2016

England call in Burrell to replace injured Tuilagi for Australia tour
# Summer Centre
From The42
# Summer Centre

England call in Burrell to replace injured Tuilagi for Australia tour

May 30th 2016, 10:04 AM 3,221 Views 0 Comments

The Northampton man played his first international since the World Cup warm-ups yesterday, and could partner Ben Te’o down under.

# test - Sunday 29 May, 2016

England run in five tries against Wales in tour warm-up at Twickenham
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

England run in five tries against Wales in tour warm-up at Twickenham

May 29th 2016, 8:40 PM 10,119 Views 10 Comments

The margin of victory would have been even greater had George Ford not missed six of his seven kicks.

# test - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Horwill makes surprise return as Wallabies name 10 debutants
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Horwill makes surprise return as Wallabies name 10 debutants

May 26th 2016, 9:00 AM 7,253 Views 11 Comments

Australia will host England in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney next month.