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Fifita a 'tank with plenty in it' but All Blacks have work to do - Hansen

Steve Hansen has high hopes for Vaea Fifita and admits his New Zealand side are yet to hit top gear after beating Argentina.
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New Zealand survive Argentina scare to maintain perfect Rugby Championship record

New Zealand had to come from behind to earn a 39-22 win over Argentina in the Rugby Championship on Saturday.
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Leinster find rhythm late against Blues, Edinburgh ease to victory

The first two Pro14 games have seen Leinster claim maximum points after beating Cardiff Blues 37-9.
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Falcons snatch Sharks win with late penalty try

Marc Jones' gave away a late penalty try as Newcastle Falcons came from behind to beat Sale Sharks.
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Australia v South Africa: Everything you need to know

A number of Wallabies will have extra motivation against South Africa following Western Force's axing from Super Rugby.
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New Zealand v Argentina: Everything you need to know

New Zealand have looked vulnerable defensively in the Rugby Championship but will continue playing attack-minded rugby against Argentina.
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French Rugby Federation issues World Cup apology

The French Rugby Federation has issued an apology for posting a tweet that suggested it was the favourite to host the 2023 World Cup.
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Cronje and Du Toit start for Springboks, Pollard on bench

Handre Pollard is set to make his international return as a replacement on Saturday, while Ross Cronje is back in South Africa's starting XV
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Luckless Tuilagi facing 12 weeks out with meniscus damage

Manu Tuilagi has suffered another injury setback and will undergo surgery after straining his meniscus in Leicester's Premiership opener.
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Hourcade shuffles Argentina deck again for All Blacks clash

Daniel Hourcade has overseen successive defeats to start the Rugby Championship, leading him to make seven changes for the New Zealand game.
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Surgery sidelines Haylett-Petty, Uelese in line for Wallabies bow

The Wallabies' team to face South Africa shows four changes, with Dane Haylett-Petty among those to drop out as he faces biceps surgery.
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ARU surprised by senate inquiry into Force axing

With a senate inquiry into the culling of the Force looming, the ARU questions whether it is a "suitable use of public funds."
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Milner-Skudder to make long-awaited All Blacks return against Pumas

After nearly two years away, Nehe Milner-Skudder is back for New Zealand when they face Argentina in the Rugby Championship.
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Northampton Saints sign Wales fly-half Biggar for 2018

Northampton Saints have begun preparations for next season, confirming the signing of Dan Biggar from the Ospreys.
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Western Force's Super Rugby cull up for senate debate

Australian senator Linda Reynolds has called for a thorough examination of the process which led to Western Force's Super Rugby cull.
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Bath head coach Matson to leave

Tabai Matson will leave his role as Bath head coach and return to New Zealand.
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Force backer planning new Indo-Pacific competition after Super Rugby culling

A six-team competition in the Indo-Pacific is in the works after Western Force were cut from Super Rugby.
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Force's Super Rugby axing appeal dismissed

The Supreme Court of New South Wales dismissed the Force's appeal against their Super Rugby axing.
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Australian rugby introduces blue card to combat concussion

Australian rugby is hoping to tackle head injuries with the introduction of a blue card, alongside the traditional red and yellow.
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New Wasps deal for England and Lions star Daly

Wasps have extended the contract of British and Irish Lions and England star Elliot Daly.
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