Nine things the All Blacks might have noticed about the Six Nations

There have been nine matches playing in the 2015 edition of the North’s grandest international tournament, so we thought we should run through nine things that have caught the attention of many.
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Venues confirmed for 2019 Rugby World Cup

A total of 12 venues will host matches across Japan at Rugby World Cup 2019.
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Tom Taylor sets sights on France

Former All Black, and Crusaders and Canterbury utility back, Tom Taylor will sever his connection with New Zealand to take up a contract with Bayonne at the end of the year.
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Tom Taylor

Ireland lock in third spot

Ireland's victory over England in the Six Nations means they are once again the leading northern hemisphere nation in the latest World Rugby Rankings.
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Kiwi Jared Payne makes mark with Ireland

Former Blues and Crusaders utility back Jared Payne just upped his chances of playing for Ireland at the Rugby World Cup later in the year.
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Jared Payne and Robbie Henshaw

Women's Six Nations: Ireland shock the World Champions

The Ireland Women's team claimed only their second ever victory over England in a tight Six Nations clash at Ashbourne RFC over the weekend.
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Ireland Women

Irish eye third spot behind All Blacks and Boks

Ireland and England go into Sunday’s (GMT time, Monday morning NZDT) Six Nations clash at the Aviva Stadium with third place in the World Rugby Rankings on the line.
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2015 Six Nations: Wales win in Paris

A gutsy performance from Wales ensured Sam Warburton's men remain in 6 Nations title contention after defeating France 20-13 at Stade de France.

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2015 Six Nations: Italy stun Scotland

Scotland succumbed to a hugely disappointing defeat to Italy at BT Murrayfield for the second time since the Azzurri were welcomed to the RBS 6 Nations Championship this afternoon.
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Italy 2015

Lions could play Super Rugby sides

The British and Irish Lions could play Investec Super Rugby teams for the first time when they tour New Zealand in 2017.
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British and Irish Lions

Promising financial outlook for New Zealand Rugby

The financial picture looks promising for New Zealand Rugby (NZR) with a modest profit for 2014 to be reported shortly and a boost likely from the new broadcast contracts.
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Steve Tew

Hammett set to leave Cardiff

Former Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett is set to step down as coach of the Cardiff Blues, only six months into a three-year contract.
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Mark Hammett

Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Japan, USA and Canada to contest Pacific Nations

The tournament, confirmed by World Rugby over the weekend, takes place just six weeks ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015.
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Fiji Samoa

Enjoyment the key as McCaw enters home straight

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will finish his rugby career in New Zealand but before he thinks about a retirement date he wants to enjoy the Investec Super Rugby campaign
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Richie McCaw

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