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Erasmus to step back after World Cup

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus has indicated he will not stay on in his role after next year's Rugby World Cup.
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Three NZ referees for Six Nations Tests

New Zealanders will referee three Six Nations Tests next year.
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Brynard played key role in great SA victory over All Blacks

Wing Gertjie Brynard, who played a key role in one of the greatest Springbok Test victories over the All Blacks, died in South Africa at the weekend aged 80.
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Don't forget Australia at World Cup - Campese

Australia may have come off their worst Test season in 60 years but at least one Wallaby legend, David Campese, isn't writing off their Rugby World Cup chances next year.
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2018 ASB Rugby Award nominations announced

Back-to-back Rugby World Cup Sevens champions and Commonwealth Games Gold medallists the Black Ferns Sevens and the All Blacks Sevens, and the world number one ranked All Blacks, are nominated for the adidas New Zealand team of the year while the Crusaders, Auckland and Thames Valley are shortlisted for a new adidas National team of the year award at the ASB Rugby Awards on December 13.
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World rugby's tectonic plates slowly shifting

Changes in the top four of the World Rugby rankings, from the days which saw four Southern Hemisphere sides contest the semifinals of the Rugby World Cup in 2015, are evidence of changes in the world game.
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Ireland head All Blacks to top English poll

New Zealand may have finished the 2018 Test year still on top of the World Rugby rankings but an English newspaper, using its own measurement criteria believes Ireland is their No.1 side.
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O'Gara interested in coaching role with Ireland

Crusaders assistant coach and former Ireland and British & Irish Lions five-eighths Ronan O'Gara could be part of his country's re-arranged coaching panel after next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan.
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Wilson answers SOS call from Bath

Southland first five-eighths James Wilson has answered another SOS call from his former English club Bath and has returned to the side as injury cover.
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All Blacks still the gold standard for World Cup

All Blacks depth remains the main difference between them and chasing nations heading into next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan.
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Wales a greater World Cup threat than Ireland - Barnes

Forget about Ireland's threat at next year's Rugby World Cup, Wales are a greater danger.
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Schmidt puts family first in ending Irish odyssey

Not only has Joe Schmidt confirmed he will leave his coaching job with Ireland after next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan but he also said he will retire from coaching to prioritise family commitments.
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International review: More heartache for Wallabies

England will be quietly satisfied at three wins from its four November internationals after dispatching Australia 37-18 at Twickenham to retain the Cook Cup and rack up a sixth straight defeat on the Wallabies.
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Ireland did O'Shea and Italy no favours

Italy coach Conor O'Shea was left lamenting his Irish countrymen's 16-9 win over the All Blacks a week earlier when his side were hammered 66-3 in Rome at the weekend.
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