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Sevens 7even: What we learned about the 2014/2015 Men’s Series

The 16th World Sevens Series is over for another season, a unique campaign which doubled as qualification for The Summer Games in Rio, with Fiji crowned the new champions of the Sevens world.
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All Blacks Sevens 2015

Seven French World Cup finalists make cut for 2015 tournament

France coach Philippe Saint-André unveils a 36-man training squad to prepare for Rugby World Cup 2015 that bears little resemblance to the one that played in the 2011 final.
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France face the haka

The Tight Five: Clever Australian champions stirring late in the season

The Brumbies, Reds and Waratahs – the only Investec Super Rugby teams from Australia to win the overall championship – recorded crucial victories to ensure that at least two of ‘original three’ remain in final’s calculations.
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The Tight Five: Horror round for the Republic to force strategic overhaul?

There is no need for panic stations in South Africa, three of their sides are still in contention to reach the 2015 Investec Super Rugby Finals Series, but when a nation is whitewashed during a round, the inquisitors start asking questions.
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All Blacks to inspire England cricket

Troubled England cricket boss Andrew Strauss is aiming to take a leaf from the All Blacks' book to sort out his country's woes.
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Richie McCaw

Australia stun New Zealand women, claim London Sevens

New Zealand failed to make the final of the Women's World Sevens series for the first time when upset by Australia 5-24 in their semi-final in London on Saturday.
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Zoe Goss and Sharni Williams

Ireland, South Africa, Italy and France bidding for RWC 2023

The host selection process for Rugby World Cup 2023 has officially launched with interested unions having until 15 June 2015 to officially express their interest in hosting rugby’s premier global event.
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Richie McCaw Rugby World Cup

World Champion All Blacks open home season against major pool rivals

The last time the All Blacks played Los Pumas, New Zealand won their third straight Investec Rugby Championship and 13th crown in 19 years.
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All Blacks selection round table 2015: First five-eighth

By the very nature of the position, the first five-eighth is crucial to any side but more especially during a major campaign.
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Beauden Barrett Dan Carter

Ireland to host 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup

The Irish Rugby Football Union and Ulster Rugby are delighted to confirm that World Rugby has selected Ireland to host the Women's Rugby World Cup in August 2017 at locations in both Dublin and Belfast.
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Australia reveal squad for World Rugby U20 Championship

Fresh from finishing as Oceania Rugby Junior Championship runners-up, Australia name their squad for the World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy.
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The Tight Five: Australia’s big guns stumble as Rebels rise

If Investec Super Rugby table position is representative of a nation’s success, then Australia is currently lagging behind New Zealand and South Africa, with the Brumbies their top team ranked sixth overall.
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Extra players to be included in All Blacks squad

A 41-man squad, with the possibility of five or six more players as cover, will be named by the All Blacks selectors at the end of June.
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Steve Hansen

Rieko Ioane’s hat-trick staves off Samoan ambush

The All Blacks Sevens have been pushed all the way by a fired up Samoa who came out all guns blazing but eventually New Zealand were able to win after the death and secure a 26-19 victory.
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Rieko Ioane

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