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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Japan Rugby World Cup 2019

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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Ireland 2015

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

The Tight Five: Players we are beginning to notice

The season might only be three weeks in, but already some of the cream is rising to the top, with big names putting in equally sizeable contributions with less than a month of 2015 Investec Super Rugby played.
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Ma'a Nonu 2015

Match report round up: Investec Super Rugby Round Three

The third round of action from 2015 Investec Super Rugby is a wrap!
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Chiefs 2015

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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Ireland Argentina

Rampant Chiefs crush Crusaders

Entering uncharted territory, the Chiefs unleashed a record points haul to claim a five-try bonus point 40-16 Investec Super Rugby win over the Crusaders in Hamilton on Saturday.
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Sonny Bill Williams

Lineout maul ruling sinks Blues

It worked to effect last week but the Blues non-contention of a lineout maul hit them hard when conceding a penalty with two minutes to play which saw the Cheetahs claim a 25-24 win in Bloemfontein on Saturday (NZT).
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Jerome Kaino

Hurricanes continue dream start to season

The Hurricanes earned a 42-13 win over the Western Force in Perth on Friday night, securing their third straight win of 2015 and their first bonus point win of the season.
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Hurricanes 2015

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