High drama in Europe as 27 tries decide Six Nations

At times the rugby on display during the final day of the 2015 tournament seemed to be celestial in its quality, oddly fitting after a bumper month of total solar eclipses, a March equinox and a Super moon to boot in Europe.
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Six Nations 2015

Black Ferns and Huriana contribute to grow the game

The Pasifika Aotearoa Cup has become one of the hidden treasures of Women’s Rugby across New Zealand, allowing international players past and present to feature alongside young wide-eyed girls, many who were picking up a ball for the first time.
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England take out Under 20 Six Nations

The 6 Nations U20s 2015 comes to a close with England taking the title with victory over France, Scotland beat Ireland to claim their highest finishing position of third, and Wales escape with a narrow win in Italy.
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England Under 20

New Zealand rugby bible posts 80 years

New Zealand's rugby bible, the Rugby Almanack, has reached its 80th year of publication and in its presentation it reflects just how much the game has changed.
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Brodie Retallick

World Rugby rankings: Wales to fifth, Wallabies to sixth

Wales have climbed one place to fifth in the latest World Rugby Rankings after a 23-16 victory over Ireland set up a thrilling climax to the RBS 6 Nations with three sides tied on six points.
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Warren Gatland

NZ women romp to Atlanta Sevens win

New Zealand's dominance of women's World Sevens was confirmed in Atlanta on Monday (NZT) when they beat the United States 50-12 in the round three final of the series.
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New Zealand win Atlanta Sevens

Georgia and Russia in action alongside Six Nations teams

There is a feast of international rugby in Europe over the weekend, with Rugby World Cup participants in action in the Euro Nations Cup while the penultimate round of the 2015 Six Nations takes place.
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Georgia rugby

Six Nations 2015: Paul O'Connell to earn his 100th cap

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has made one change to the team for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations match against Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff (kick-off 2.30pm).
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Paul O'Connell

Six Nations 2015: Wales unchanged for Ireland

Sam Warburton will lead an unchanged Wales XV against Ireland on Saturday as he enters the record books, captaining his nation for a record 34th time.
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Sam Warburton

Six Nations 2015: Two changes for England

Full back Mike Brown and lock Courtney Lawes return to England's side for the RBS 6 Nations encounter against Scotland at Twickenham on Saturday.
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Courtney Lawes

Rennie part of rugby law change process

Chiefs coach Dave Rennie will have input into World Rugby's planned law review process which could see trials of new or revised laws in place by next year.
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Dave Rennie

Coach Hansen's comments 'spot on'

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has received backing for his comments that modern-day rugby had become obsessed with defence and risked becoming boring.
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Steve Hansen

Early jolt fired record-breaker Mealamu's resolve

Blues and All Blacks hooker Keven Mealamu has never forgotten one of the most shattering days of his rugby career.
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Keven Mealamu

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