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All Blacks winger Nehe Milner-Skudder signs for French club Toulon

The All Blacks career of exciting winger Nehe Milner-Skudder is all but over after he signed a three-year French club rugby deal.Toulon has confirmed the 27-year-old's contract will join them in June next year before their Top 14 campaign,...

All Black Ben Smith signs with French club Pau

Accomplished All Blacks outside back Ben Smith will leave New Zealand to play rugby in France after next year's Rugby World Cup.The classy 76-Test wing/fullback has signed to play for French Top 14 club Pau, which has contracted numerous...

Johnny Sexton signs IRFU extension commits to Leinster

Johnny Sexton has signed a contract extension with the Irish Rugby Football Union which will see him play rugby in Ireland up to the end of the 2020/21 season.The IRFU announced Tuesday that Leinster fly-half Sexton, who was recently...

Scrapping Premiership relegation ‘wishful thinking’ says RFU chief Nigel Melville

A Premiership club will be relegated this season after RFU chief executive Nigel Melville branded the idea of ring-fencing English rugby's top flight as "wishful thinking".Just four points separate the bottom seven clubs in the table with historically significant...

England Rugby Warren Gatland, Stuart Lancaster on radar to succeed Eddie Jones

Warren Gatland and Stuart Lancaster are among the names being considered to replace England head coach Eddie Jones in 2019, according to Rugby Football Union interim chief executive Nigel Melville.Jones will step down following the Rugby World Cup in...

Michael Cheika to front Rugby Australia as calls for David Nucifora’s return grow

The immediate fate of Wallabies coach Michael Cheika will be decided at Rugby Australia's board meeting next Monday while former Test hooker Brendan Cannon says the long-term solution to the team's woes is David Nucifora.Employed as Ireland's high performance...

Wallabies legend David Campese not giving up on Wallabies

Rugby legend David Campese has made the bold claim that the Wallabies can rebound from their worst Test campaign in 60 years and win the 2019 World Cup.Never predictable and always willing to back himself, Campese's latest declaration would...

Juan Manuel Leguizamon – Meet the Barbarian ready to face his Argentina teammates

Nov 30, 2018Jamie BraidwoodESPN Juan Manuel Leguizamon has said it will be "weird" to line up opposite his international teammates when he plays against Argentina for the Barbarians this weekend.Leguizamon is the only Argentine representative in the 23-man Barbarians...

Ellis Jenkins – Cardiff confirm surgery required for “significant knee injury”

Ellis Jenkins will require surgery after sustaining a "significant knee injury" during Wales' November Test against South Africa, his club Cardiff Blues confirmed on Thursday.Jenkins, who was man of the match in Wales' victory over the the Springboks, was...

British MPs call for standard sport concussion protocol

Members of Parliament (MPs) in the UK have called for a standardised protocol for concussion in sport.Tom Watson, the deputy Labour Party leader, has called for sports governing bodies to introduce a single unified concussion protocol after accusing football...

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