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Referees must start policing ‘the gate’ again or risk greater injury drain

A week on from David Pocock's second John Eales Medal triumph, two things have become perfectly clear. The first is, the Wallabies will be absolutely no chance at the Rugby World Cup without him and, secondly, time is fast...

Currie Cup Preview Sharks vs. Lions Western Province vs. Blue Bulls

The Sharks will host the Golden Lions in Durban on Saturday afternoon in the first Currie Cup final, with both teams coming off comfortable wins. The Sharks put 41 points past the Griquas in a dead rubber, while the...

Former Springboks flanker Jean Deysel retires from rugby

Jean Deysel has announced his retirement from rugby due to injury.The former Springboks flanker, who joined Ulster from Guinness PRO14 rivals Munster in 2017, made his decision because of a "combination of lower-body injuries and various niggles".Deysel, who won...

Bledisloe Cup Wallabies coach Michael Cheika laments yellow card, turnovers

An exasperated coach Michael Cheika has lashed Tolu Latu for his brain-snap slap in the face of All Blacks counterpart Codie Taylor that reduced Australia to 14 men, but the replacement hooker wasn't the only player in the firing...

Will Carling joins England as leadership mentor Eddie Jones confirms

Former England captain Will Carling is to join Eddie Jones' backroom team in a mentorship role ahead of the autumn internationals.Carling, who captained England from 1988 to 1996, will offer leadership advice and guidance to England's current squad, who...

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika promises Rugby World Cup spectacle

Win, lose or draw, Michael Cheika is promising Wallabies fans a spectacular start to Australia's 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign in Japan.The Wallabies open their tournament against Fiji on September 21 at the Sapporo Dome, a "spaceship-like" indoor venue...

Springboks Ruan Pienaar no regrets

While South Africa battle with depth at scrumhalf in the build-up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, one of the stalwarts in that position in recent years, Ruan Pienaar, says he has no regrets over his decision to end...

Wallabies focused on lineout improvement ahead of Test with Wales

David Pocock admits Australia's lineout needs to improve dramatically if they are to have any chance of putting Wales to the sword early Sunday morning (AEDT).Last weekend in Japan the All Blacks dealt comfortably with the Wallabies at set-pieces...

England can beat the All Blacks, believes Eddie Jones

Moments after England's victory over South Africa, Eddie Jones had already switched attention to the All Blacks who roll into town next weekend.In the space of 10 seconds, he was asked three quick questions: Can you beat them? Do...

New Zealand’s rampant reserves annihilate Japan in Tokyo

A second string All Blacks side featuring eight debutants crushed Japan 69-31 in a thriller of a try-fest in Tokyo on Saturday with centre Ngani Laumape running in a hat-trick for the world champions.Flyhalf Richie Mo'unga scored one of...

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