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Ireland’s ‘Green Slam’

Rory Best has followed in the footsteps of Karl Mullen (1948) and Brian O’Driscoll (2009) in captaining Ireland to a Grand Slam.
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Hansen to England: 'Don't panic'

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said in the wake of England's third loss in the Six Nations tournament which saw them finish fifth that they shouldn't be panicking because England were a good side.
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Northern attention switches to All Blacks-Ireland

Attention in Britain and Ireland has switched from the All Blacks' game with England at Twickenham in November to the Ireland game a week later on November 17.
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French win over England timely for All Blacks

France's upset victory over England in the Six Nations at the weekend was the perfect result for the All Blacks' management as they prepare for the June series against France.
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Six Nations Wrap: Round 4

We shall adopt the glass half-full approach and look at how well Ireland did to shut out Scotland and clinch the Six Nations with a game to spare rather than focus from the outset on Eddie Jones’ England falling short again.

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Whatever happened to...James Wilson?

Whatever happened to…James Wilson?
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Six Nations Wrap: Round 3

We are heading for a St Patrick’s Day Ireland-England showdown to decide the Six Nations.

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James Lowe fires the Leinster faithful

Former Chief wing James Lowe has already won over Irish fans and is being touted as an Ireland Test player in 2020.
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World Cup driver Sir Nick Shehadie dies

A great figure in Australian rugby, a friend of New Zealand rugby and one of the drivers towards the establishment of the Rugby World Cup, Sir Nicholas Shehadie, died in Sydney on Sunday night, aged 92.
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Six Nations Wrap: Round 2

The England-Wales clash, billed as a titanic round two Six Nations encounter, never really lived up to the hype.
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Team Preview: The Stormers

Always the entertainers, the Stormers will be out for revenge after being knocked out of contention in 2017 by a last gasp Shaun Stevenson try in the a quarterfinal against the Chiefs.
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Anscombe scores points with Welsh fans

Former Chiefs and Auckland first five-eighths and fullback Gareth Anscombe has won some redemption from doubters in Wales after his effort in the weekend's 6-12 loss to Wales.
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Umaga pleased in Brisbane but not carried away

Blues coach Tana Umaga was delighted to finally have some reward after years without tangible success when his young side were unbeaten to claim the Brisbane Tens on Saturday.
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Moala injury-time try seals Tens for Blues

Unbeaten throughout the tournament, the Blues claimed the 2018 Brisbane Tens title when George Moala scored the match-winning try over the Hurricanes 10-7 deep into injury time.
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