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    Wallabies fullback Israel Folau to face disciplinary hearing for aerial contests

    Wallabies fullback Israel Folau to face disciplinary hearing for aerial contests


    Wallabies fullback Israel Folau will face a hearing in front of World Rugby officials after receiving a warning over a second incident separate to his yellow-card offence in Australia's series-deciding loss to Ireland in...

    Wallabies fullback Israel Folau will face a hearing in front of World Rugby officials after receiving a warning over a second incident separate to his yellow-card offence in Australia's series-deciding loss to Ireland in Sydney.
    Scotland add to Argentina gloom with comprehensive win in Uruguay

    Scotland add to Argentina gloom with comprehensive win in Uruguay


    Scotland bounced back spectacularly only a week after an historic loss to the United States by achieving a record-breaking 44-15 win over Argentina on Sunday (NZ time) in the last test of its rugby tour of the...

    Scotland bounced back spectacularly only a week after an historic loss to the United States by achieving a record-breaking 44-15 win over Argentina on Sunday (NZ time) in the last test of its rugby tour of the Americas.
    England ends losing run by beating Boks in series defeat

    England ends losing run by beating Boks in series defeat


    Captain Owen Farrell's six penalties and another Jonny May try earned England a much-needed consolation victory from its tour of South Africa as the visitors won 25-10 at Newlands on...

    Captain Owen Farrell's six penalties and another Jonny May try earned England a much-needed consolation victory from its tour of South Africa as the visitors won 25-10 at Newlands on Saturday.
    Frustrated Michael Cheika asks ref to explain to media after Wallabies loss to Ireland

    Frustrated Michael Cheika asks ref to explain to media after Wallabies loss to Ireland


    An exasperated Michael Cheika took the extraordinary step of inviting the referee and his assistants to the post-match press conference after Australia's series-deciding loss to...

    An exasperated Michael Cheika took the extraordinary step of inviting the referee and his assistants to the post-match press conference after Australia's series-deciding loss to Ireland.
    Ireland clinches 3-match series with 20-16 win vs Australia

    Ireland clinches 3-match series with 20-16 win vs Australia


    Six Nations rugby champions Ireland capped an outstanding season with a contentious 20-16 win on Saturday over Australia to clinch the three-test series...

    Six Nations rugby champions Ireland capped an outstanding season with a contentious 20-16 win on Saturday over Australia to clinch the three-test series 2-1.
    Steve Hansen and Jacques Brunel bang heads over Damian McKenzie try

    Steve Hansen and Jacques Brunel bang heads over Damian McKenzie try


    Good luck getting All Blacks coach Steve Hansen and French counterpart Jacques Brunel to agree on Damian McKenzie's controversial try in Dunedin on...

    Good luck getting All Blacks coach Steve Hansen and French counterpart Jacques Brunel to agree on Damian McKenzie's controversial try in Dunedin on Saturday night. 
    How the All Blacks players rated in the third test against France in Dunedin

    How the All Blacks players rated in the third test against France in Dunedin


    That was more like it. The All Blacks saved their best for last to over-run France 49-14, and keep them scoreless in the second half at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. Here's how we rated the men in black as they swept the...

    That was more like it. The All Blacks saved their best for last to over-run France 49-14, and keep them scoreless in the second half at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. Here's how we rated the men in black as they swept the series:
    Damian McKenzie does enough to hush critics after scoring 24 points

    Damian McKenzie does enough to hush critics after scoring 24 points


    OPINION: Damian McKenzie certainly didn't silence the howls for Steve Hansen to bury his first-five experiment, but he did somewhat hush them in Dunedin on Saturday...

    OPINION: Damian McKenzie certainly didn't silence the howls for Steve Hansen to bury his first-five experiment, but he did somewhat hush them in Dunedin on Saturday night. 
    Tonga exploit yellow card to beat Fiji in Pacific Cup Nations rugby

    Tonga exploit yellow card to beat Fiji in Pacific Cup Nations rugby


    Vereniki Goneva was both hero and villain as Pacific Nations Cup champion Fiji suffered a surprise 27-19 loss to Tonga in a one-off rugby test in Lautoka on...

    Vereniki Goneva was both hero and villain as Pacific Nations Cup champion Fiji suffered a surprise 27-19 loss to Tonga in a one-off rugby test in Lautoka on Saturday.
    Recap: All Blacks v France - third test

    Recap: All Blacks v France - third test


    Fresh-faced All Blacks line up against a new look France in a battle of unknowns under the roof in...

    Fresh-faced All Blacks line up against a new look France in a battle of unknowns under the roof in Dunedin.
    Hurricane warning: It's time to get back to what we do best, says Chris Boyd

    Hurricane warning: It's time to get back to what we do best, says Chris Boyd


    No one in Super Rugby likes the June test break. It's a momentum-killing strength-sapper, and the fact that this is its final intrusion into the ailing franchise competition is the best piece of news it's had for a...

    No one in Super Rugby likes the June test break. It's a momentum-killing strength-sapper, and the fact that this is its final intrusion into the ailing franchise competition is the best piece of news it's had for a while.